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    APC: Proper restructuring will be achieved under Buhari

APC: Proper restructuring will be achieved under Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says restructuring the country will be better achieved under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the APC, said this while reacting to the debate between Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Nabena said the ruling party believes that good, sincere and purposeful leadership at all levels "will propel the country [...]

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    Falana: Those who cornered our commonwealth shouldn’t talk of restructuring

Falana: Those who cornered our commonwealth shouldn’t talk of restructuring

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says those who have cornered the country’s commonwealth should not be allowed to talk of restructuring.Falana made the submission on Wednesday when he delivered a paper at the Mike Okonkwo annual lecture in Lagos.According to the lawyer, restructuring would not guarantee unity or political stability without the "democratisation of powers."He said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari, Osinbajo have different views on restructuring

Atiku: Buhari, Osinbajo have different views on restructuring

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy Yemi Osinbajo have lopsided views on restructuring.Abubakar said this in a tweet on Wednesday while reacting to Vice-President Osinbajo's view on state police."The president and his vice-president have asymmetrical views on restructuring. Thus, explains the lack of forthrightness on the matter by this government. This is a failed promise [...]

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    ‘Make a choice on restructuring and stick to it’ — Atiku fires back at Osinbajo

‘Make a choice on restructuring and stick to it’ — Atiku fires back at Osinbajo

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to stop "this continuous prevarication, this approbation and reprobation" and stick to whether he is in support of restructuring or not.The two men have exchanged a series of statements over their understanding of the concept of restructuring.While Abubakar accused Osinbajo of "lacking appreciation of the core tenets of the concept”, the vice-president [...]

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    Your understanding of restructuring is vague, Osinbajo replies Atiku

Your understanding of restructuring is vague, Osinbajo replies Atiku

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar does not have a clear understanding of the concept of restructuring.The call for the restructuring has been on the front burner under this administration, with political bigwigs disagreeing on whether the country should be restructured or not.While the debate had dwindled, Osinbajo raised the dust in a statement on Monday. He had [...]

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    ‘What exactly happened to oil money?’ — Osinbajo tackles Obasanjo, Jonathan, Babangida govts

‘What exactly happened to oil money?’ — Osinbajo tackles Obasanjo, Jonathan, Babangida govts

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has questioned the management of Nigeria's oil resources by previous administrations.Relying on OPEC statistics on oil revenues accruable to Nigeria under successive administrations between 1990 and 2014, the vice-president said not much was done in infrastructure development in spite of the huge oil revenues earned.Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, office [...]

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    Southern leaders ‘prevented’ from flying to Benue restructuring summit

Southern leaders ‘prevented’ from flying to Benue restructuring summit

The Southern and Middle Belt Forum says they were prevented from travelling to Benue state on Monday.They said they were prevented from going to Benue state by one A. Audu, commandant of the state’s airport, from Abuja.Speaking with journalists, John Nwodo (pictured), secretary of the group and president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, described the act as an infringement of their fundamental [...]

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    ‘Mr President, you are wrong’ — Dickson tackles Buhari over comment on restructuring

‘Mr President, you are wrong’ — Dickson tackles Buhari over comment on restructuring

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari on restructuring is a threat to the country's stability.When he hosted Niger Delta elders at the presidential villa in Abuja two weeks back, the president said those agitating for restructuring have ulterior motive."You mentioned something, which is topical these days; the restructuring of Nigeria. Every group [...]

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    Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes five vice-presidents, six-year single term for president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes five vice-presidents, six-year single term for president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has proposed a single tenure of six years for presidents in the country.The group made its position known through Chukwuma Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at the south-east summit on restructuring Nigeria in Awka, Anambra.It suggested five vice-presidents serving at a time — one from each geo-political zone.According to [...]

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    Nigeria will ‘remain in perpetual misery’ without restructuring

Nigeria will ‘remain in perpetual misery’ without restructuring

The Southern Nigeria and Middle Belt Forum for Development (SNMBFD) says Nigeria will remain in a state of perpetual misery unless urgently restructured.The group consisting of representatives of indigenes from southern Nigeria and the middle belt made the pronouncement at the conclusion of a two-day conference held in Lagos on Thursday and Friday.Speaking at the conference, Banji Akintoye, a senator [...]

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    ‘Every Nigerian is equal’ — southern leaders renew call for restructuring

‘Every Nigerian is equal’ — southern leaders renew call for restructuring

Southern leaders comprising of the south-south, south-west, south-east and middle belt have reiterated the need for the country to be restructured.The renewed call by the leaders was the outcome of a mega rally organised by the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state on Saturday.They said restructuring is the best solution to the current challenges confronting the country.Speaking [...]

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    Jonathan: Implementation of 2014 confab report will end ethnic agitations

Jonathan: Implementation of 2014 confab report will end ethnic agitations

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the implementation of the 2014 national conference report will end ethnic agitations in the country.He said this on Saturday while speaking at a rally tagged ‘Restructuring the Nigerian federation’, which held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.The rally was organised by the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum — under [...]

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    OBITUARY: Wakili, retired customs comptroller who spent less than a decade in politics

OBITUARY: Wakili, retired customs comptroller who spent less than a decade in politics

On Friday, Ali Wakili, lawmaker who represented Bauchi south senatorial district, joined the high and mighty at the Kano wedding of the daughter of Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man. They ate; they drank and enjoyed every bit of the moment. He probably planned to attend another high-profile wedding the next day, unknown to him that the party at the palace of [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi: APC considering restructuring because we want to win in 2019

Bolaji Abdullahi: APC considering restructuring because we want to win in 2019

Bolaji Abdullahi, publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party set up a restructuring committee so it could emerge victorious in the 2019 election.Speaking during an interview on The Osasu Show, Abdullahi said since restructuring was part of the party's manifesto in the electioneering campaign of 2015, it will not be able to ask Nigerians to re-elect [...]

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    APC restructuring report is Nigeria’s ‘biggest scam’

APC restructuring report is Nigeria’s ‘biggest scam’

Ken Okolugbo, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the document brought forward by the All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring is Nigeria’s “biggest scam”.He said this on Thursday when he featured on Channels Television.Last week, the committee headed by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, submitted its report to the party’s leadership.Among the things it recommended [...]

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    Jonathan: Implementation of APC restructuring report will move Nigeria forward

Jonathan: Implementation of APC restructuring report will move Nigeria forward

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the sincere implementation of the recommendations of the All Progressives Congress (APC) restructuring committee will move the nation forward.The committee led by Ahmad Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, submitted its report last week.Speaking when Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, led a delegation to the former president on Thursday, Jonathan said the implementation would also [...]

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