How APC Addresses Restructuring May Affect Its Fortunes In 2019 – Princewill

How APC Addresses Restructuring May Affect Its Fortunes In 2019 – Princewill
 

Tonye Princewill is a Rivers State-born politician, a two-time governorship candidate in the state, a bigwig of the APC and a successful entrepreneur. He speaks on governance and politics in his native state and at the national turf. He spoke to Tony Egbulefu and Maimunat Mohammed Nna. One of the ma...

Posted on Sep 16, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2017

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan
 

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Prominent Yoruba people and other eminent Nigerians are now in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for the mega summit of the Yoruba Standpoint on Restructuring that is ongoing at the main bowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Championing Restructuring

Championing Restructuring
 

IN his broadcast two Mondays ago, President Muhammadu Buhari suggested to self-determination agitators that both the National Assembly and National Council of State were the “legitimate and appropriate bodies for national discourse”. He was careful not to commit the two bodies to the task of res...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

Atiku’s Restructuring Call: In the Right Direction?

Atiku’s Restructuring Call: In the Right Direction?
 

ASA’s version of ‘There is fire on the mountain’ seems to capture the Nigerian situation perfectly, for the second line says ‘And nobody is on the run’. Our nation sits on a keg of gunpowder and everyone seems to carry on with their chores with a scary silence. The other day, a staff in ou...

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 11, 2017

Afenifere Slams Osinbajo Over Comments on Restructuring

Afenifere Slams Osinbajo Over Comments on Restructuring
 

By Chinelo Obogo Afenifere, a pan Yoruba organisation, has criticised Acting President Yemi Osinbajo over his recent comments where he denied describing those agitating for restructuring as ‘political jobbers’. Reacting to the denial by the acting president, Afenifere’s National Publicity Secr...

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 10, 2017

Restructuring: The Stance of the North Will be Clear Soon – Almakura

Restructuring: The Stance of the North Will be Clear Soon – Almakura
 

Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State says a committee of Northern governors and traditional rulers will soon come up with a stand on restructuring in the region’s and country’s best interests. Mr. Almakura stated that the committee is led by the Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. The ...

Posted on Aug 6, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 6, 2017

DSS Blames Calls for Restructuring On Poor Governance

DSS Blames Calls for Restructuring On Poor Governance
 

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja   Participants at the recently concluded Seminar on National Unity and Stability, organized by the Department of State Services (DSS), have blamed the persistent ethnic agitations and clamour for the restructuring of the polity on self-aggrandizement and poor governance. Th...

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 5, 2017

Restructuring: Listen to Nigerians, Bishop Martins tells FG

Restructuring: Listen to Nigerians, Bishop Martins tells FG
 

By Olayinka Latona THE Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev Adewale Martins has called on the federal government to listen to divergent voices of Nigerians who are clamouring for restructuring of the country. Speaking yesterday at his 5th installation anniversary ceremony, at the Holy Cross Cathed...

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 5, 2017

Restructuring: You’re Too Harsh on APC, VON DG Tells Atiku

Restructuring: You’re Too Harsh on APC, VON DG Tells Atiku
 

From Chidi Nnadi, Enugu The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has condemned former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s claim that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has betrayed Nigerians by the National Assembly throwing out restructuring and devolution of power...

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 1, 2017

Saraki: Senate May Revisit Restructuring

Saraki: Senate May Revisit Restructuring
 

The Senate may revisit its rejection, last week, of the devolution of powers bill to the states under the ongoing Constitutional Review, Senate President Bukola Saraki said yesterday. The Senate has come under attacks from many Nigerians for its decision to reject more powers to the states. But spea...

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 30, 2017

10 Pro-Biafra Groups Carpet NASS for Rejecting Restructuring

10 Pro-Biafra Groups Carpet NASS for Rejecting Restructuring
 

*Say no future elections in eastern region without restructuring *Give Oct. 1 deadline for commencement of process By Emeka Mamah, Vincent Ujumadu, Levinus Nwabughiogu Enugu — 10 pro-Biafra groups, including  the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday l...

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2017

Shekarau Calls for Caution on Agitation for Restructuring

Shekarau Calls for Caution on Agitation for Restructuring
 

By Dayo Johnson Akure—FORMER Kano State governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, yesterday called for caution in the agitation for the restructuring of the country. Although he supported the idea of restructuring, he however said that Nigerians give different interpretation to the word. Speaking with ne...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 27, 2017

Nigeria Needs Repackaging, Not Restructuring – Okorocha

Nigeria Needs Repackaging, Not Restructuring – Okorocha
 

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said Nigeria  needed to be repackaged and not restructuring as being demanded by some people. At the opening of the 67th annual conference of Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON) on Monday in Owerri, Okorocha said BON as critical stakeholder, should ...

Posted on Jul 18, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 18, 2017

Obasanjo Should Shut Up If He Can’t Speak The Truth On Restructuring – Clark

Obasanjo Should Shut Up If He Can’t Speak The Truth On Restructuring – Clark
 

BEVERLY HILLS, July 15, (THEWILL) – Convener of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has advised former president Olusegun Obasanjo to keep quiet over his criticism of the clamour for restructuring of the Nigerian federation. Clark, who made this known in a statement on ...

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 15, 2017

Restructuring: Southern Leaders Give Oyegun Hard Knocks

Restructuring: Southern Leaders Give Oyegun Hard Knocks
 

By Samuel Oyadongha, Dapo Akinrefon, Festus Ahon, Peter Duru & Peter Okutu FROM the lips of a host of South-South and South-East leaders, it is hard knocks for National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over his comments that the APC did not promise restructur...

Posted on Jul 4, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 4, 2017

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