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Break-up not solution to Nigeria’s problems – Wike

Tambuwal-Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has reiterated the need for Nigeria to remain as one, indivisible and united nation, saying the government and people of Rivers will not be part of agitation to break up the country. Speaking Tuesday at the Sultan’s Palace when he led a high-powered delegation of traditional rulers and leaders of thought from Rivers to a ...

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Atiku insists Restructuring Debate can’t be ignored

Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar commends the resolution of the APC Progressive Governors Forum which called for restructuring and true federalism, saying that the issue transcends religion and ethnicity. The former Vice President also describes as patriotic the convergence of positions around restructuring by leaders and stakeholders from diverse regions of the country noting ...

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Time For Restructuring Has Come – IBB

Ibrahim Babangida

Nigeria’s former MIlitary President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, fondly called IBB, has joined well meaning Nigerians canvassing for restructuring of the country. In a statement on Monday, which he personally signed, IBB, opined that the time for restructuring has come, adding that powers should be devolved to the states while the federal government only oversees Defence, foreign policy and the ...

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Jonathan Says No President Can Do Magic If There Is Tension

Goodluck Jonathan

The immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday called on Nigerians to pray and work toward the nation’s unity, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. Jonathan Jonathan made the call in Abuja, while playing host to a delegation of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ministers Forum. He said that no nation’s economy could grow where there was no peace. “We should always ...

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Osinbajo Recieves Ghanaian President, Sallah Homage Delegation 

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday evening welcomed the visiting President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, to Akinola Aguda House, his official residence. During the meeting that followed the two leaders highlighted the critical role that Nigeria and Ghana play as the “centrepiece” of ECOWAS and the West African sub-region. President Akufo-Addo thanked Acting President Osinbajo for receiving his delegation ...

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SESS Network Condemns Anambra Election Boycott Call

Ballot Box

The South East/South South Network (SESSNet) has advised the people of Anambra state not to yield to the myopic call by any group or persons to boycott the November 2017 governorship election in the state. It has been widely reported that some groups are presently campaigning for the election boycott if the Federal Government of Nigeria fails to call a ...

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Lagos appeals verdict on Otodo Gbame Community

Court

The Lagos State Government has asked the Court of Appeal to set aside the judgment of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere which faulted the demolition of illegal structures in Otodo Gbame Community and ordered the resettlement of displaced persons in the area. The State Government, in a Notice of Appeal dated June 22, 2017, filed before the Lagos division ...

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Alleged genocide: My critics are uninformed – Gov Ishaku 

Darius-Ishaku

The claims that Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, gave order for the extermination of Fulani ethic group, is untrue and those spreading the falsehood are uninformed, his Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Emmanuel Bello, has said. He however condemned the ongoing fracas between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Mambilla Plateau, Sardauna Local Government. According to him, bloodshed must be condemned wherever it happens, and not only when ...

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Eid-El Fitri: Ambode urges Nigrians to embrace tolerance

Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday urged Nigerians to embrace the virtues of tolerance, unity and cooperation regardless of their ethnic, religious or social status, saying that it was only in such atmosphere that the nation can make meaningful progress. The Governor, in his Eid-el-Fitri message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said it is ...

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