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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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    Oyegun says Nigeria is running a ‘bastardised’ federal structure

Oyegun says Nigeria is running a ‘bastardised’ federal structure

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the country is running a bastardised federal structure.Oyegun said this on Wednesday at a public presentation of the party's report on true federalism.The chairman said the country's federal structure is more like a unitary system of government."This is going to be the beginning of a historic event for this [...]

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    Ekwueme influenced my view on restructuring, says Atiku

Ekwueme influenced my view on restructuring, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says his stance on the need for restructuring Nigeria was influenced by late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme.Abubakar said this on Wednesday, while speaking at the interdenominational commendation service for Ekwueme in Enugu state.Ekwueme died on November 19 at a London hospital, aged 85.Abubakar said his personal relationship with Ekwume started in 1994, when both of them were [...]

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    2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says the 2019 presidential election is going to be a referendum on restructuring.Dickson said this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists after a four-hour meeting of Ijaw leaders which held at the country home of Edwin Clark, Ijaw national leader, at Kiagbodo, Bayelsa.The governor said the Ijaw leaders resolved to support any candidate who [...]

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    FILE: Similarities, differences in reports of APC restructuring and 2014 confab

FILE: Similarities, differences in reports of APC restructuring and 2014 confab

The All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring on Thursday released full details of its recommendations regarding key national issues.The committee was set up three years after the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan organised a conference with a similar agenda.The purpose of the 2014 conference, which was led by Idris Kutigi, a retired justice, never came to fruition as its [...]

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    INFOGRAPHICS: APC restructuring committee releases report on how various regions voted on key issues

INFOGRAPHICS: APC restructuring committee releases report on how various regions voted on key issues

The All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring has submitted its report to John Oyegun, the party chairman.The committee, set up amid increasing calls for restructuring of the country, believes the recommendations contained in the report “will significantly rebalance our federation” when passed by the national assembly.The committee said voting from various regions informed its recommendations.Below is a rundown of the [...]

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    ‘State police, fiscal federalism’ — 12 recommendations by APC committee on restructuring

‘State police, fiscal federalism’ — 12 recommendations by APC committee on restructuring

On Thursday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring submitted its report to John Oyegun, national chairman of the party.The ruling party set up the committee after a national working committee (NWC) meeting in July.Speaking at the presentation of the report, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna and chairman of the committee, said when the recommendations are passed by the [...]

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    CAN: Nigeria’s glory fading, restructuring needed

CAN: Nigeria’s glory fading, restructuring needed

Samson Ayokunle, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), says there is a need for the country to be restructured.Ayokunle said this on Saturday while speaking at international workers’ retreat of the convention in Abuja.The CAN president said the restructuring must be done without bias or prejudice.He said when Nigeria gained its independence, its glory was bright but that [...]

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    Reflections on the restructuring debate

Reflections on the restructuring debate

BY OKEZIE IKPEAZUOf recent, re-structuring has become the catchword in Nigeria's landscape with key political leaders and socio- political groups pushing forward certain ideas and views. 'What exactly is the idea of re-structuring?' and 'Is a restructured Nigeria feasible?' The answer is simply yes, provided it favours a peaceful, safe, prosperous, virile, united, and indivisible Nigeria that offers every man, [...]

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    Afenifere: We will support any party committed to restructuring in 2019

Afenifere: We will support any party committed to restructuring in 2019

Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, says it will support any party that is committed to restructuring in the 2019 general election.In a statement on Wednesday, Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, said it is clear that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government is not "keen on restructuring".Odumakin said any political party that is not committed to restructuring will be wasting its time. [...]

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    Nigeria needs restructuring, Balarabe Musa replies Buhari

Nigeria needs restructuring, Balarabe Musa replies Buhari

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of Kaduna state,  has called for economic restructuring to ensure the delivery of good governance in the country.Musa made the call in a telephone interview with NAN following President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year broadcast.In the speech, the president had said that the problem with Nigeria was not the structure but the process of doing things.Buhari [...]

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    Soyinka: Like petrol scarcity, Nigeria’s challenges overshadowing calls for restructuring

Soyinka: Like petrol scarcity, Nigeria’s challenges overshadowing calls for restructuring

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka says the many challenges faced by Nigeria have continued to relegate the call for restructuring to the background.He said this on Saturday in an article entitled 'Blame passing — the New Year gift to a nation'.Soyinka said such challenges, including the current petrol scarcity, have monopolised the attention of Nigerians amid other issues."Even before the current [...]

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    North desperate for oil over fear of restructuring, says Ekweremadu

North desperate for oil over fear of restructuring, says Ekweremadu

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says the northern region of the country has no reason to be scared of restructuring as crude oil is fast losing its commercial value.According to Ekweremadu, the north is "desperately searching" for oil because of its fear of restructuring.He explained that the fear is unnecessary, as many countries that patronised Nigeria's oil have also discovered [...]

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    Saraki: What the north must do before talking about restructuring

Saraki: What the north must do before talking about restructuring

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the north must emerge economically strong to be better placed to talk about restructuring.Saraki said this on Tuesday during the annual retreat of northern lawmakers which held in Katsina state.He said the profitable development of the north’s assets poses answers to the question as to what the region would bring to the table regarding the [...]

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