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    Atiku: This economic hardship has exposed FG’s fundamental weaknesses

Atiku: This economic hardship has exposed FG’s fundamental weaknesses

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says the current economic situation has exposed the weaknesses in having a central government. An advocate of restructuring, Atiku said the responsibilities of the federal government needs to be reduced to avoid it collapsing “under the weight of too many responsibilities it burdens itself with”. He questioned the rationale behind having a central government that can “no longer [...]

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    Tambuwal rejects restructuring, says Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable

Tambuwal rejects restructuring, says Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says the unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable. Speaking on Wednesday when he received members of various professional groups who paid him Sallah homage, the governor advised the country to focus on fiscal restructuring The groups included Sokoto Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture; Association of Resident Communities; Coalition of non-governmental organisations, among others. “Dialogue is also [...]

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    Ekweremadu: ‘Feeding bottle federalism’ responsible for Nigeria’s problems

Ekweremadu: ‘Feeding bottle federalism’ responsible for Nigeria’s problems

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, has reiterated his belief in the fact that restructuring can solve Nigeria's economic challenges. The debate on restructuring has been raging in the country over the past few months. Speaking on Tuesday at the second annual conference of the Young Parliamentarians Forum, Ekweremadu said Nigeria's "feeding bottle federalism" is the bane of her problems. "I disagree with those [...]

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    Osinbajo: Buhari has adopted 2 recommendations from confab report

Osinbajo: Buhari has adopted 2 recommendations from confab report

Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, says Nigerians require a deeper and better understanding of the restructuring debate, following widespread criticism of his recent comments on the subject. He also said President Muhammadu Buhari had already adopted two of the recommendations in the report submitted after the national confab convened during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan, his predecessor. In a statement released on Tuesday [...]

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    You’ve missed the entire debate on restructuring, Afenifere tells Osinbajo

You’ve missed the entire debate on restructuring, Afenifere tells Osinbajo

Afenifere, a socio-political organisation has criticised Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, for allegedly opposing the clamour for Nigeria's restructuring. In a statement released on its behalf by Yinka Odumakin, Afenifere said the vice-president must have been "pressured" to utter the comments credited to him. The Pan-Yoruba group asserted that Osinbajo probably has a myopic understanding of the calls for restructuring. "While we understand that [...]

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