The journey to nationhood - The Nation Newspaper

Nigeria, the most populous black nation-state in the world, appears to be in a fix. The 'federation' is facing the most challenging test of survival. Its brand of federalism is on trial. To its intended beneficiaries, it is confusing, divisive ...

Achuzia: I've great hope for Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper

Ogbueshi Joe Achuzia, ex-Biafran war hero and elder statesman, in this interview with OKUNGBOWA AIWERIE, speaks on the imperatives of restructuring. He says a review of the 1963 Constitution by the National Assembly is the best starting point for a ...

'Nigeria will break without restructuring' - The Nation Newspaper

Some Nigerians say the problem facing the country at the moment is not restructuring, but corruption. Do you agree sir? Anybody who says that does not understand the problems of Nigeria; he must be a newborn baby. To get to the root of the matter, we ...

Clark: Those talking about Biafra are talking rubbish - The Nation Newspaper

The Ijaw National Leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, in this interview with Bolaji Ogundele, explains his concept of restructuring and what the Southsouth hopes to take out of a restructured Nigeria. Excerpts. The clamour for restructuring ...

Restructuring is a cliché and a slogan- Junaid Mohammed - The Nation Newspaper

As the nation turns 57 today, a Second Republic member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, otherwise called the “Stormy Petrel” of the North shares his views with Managing Editor, Northern Operation, Yusuf Alli, on the journey so far ...

Nigeria can't wish away restructuring -Adiukwu - The Nation Newspaper

Frontline female politician and former governorship candidate in Lagos State, Chief Remi Adiukwu, in this interview with Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor, talks about failure of successive governments to address the unending agitation for true federalism.

'Restructuring not the same as true federalism' - The Nation Newspaper

Restructuring in my view means re adjustment, re- alignment, re- positioning or re- designing. Like all man made structures or entities, countries are prone to mal- adjustment and mis- alignment over a period of time, especially multi- ethnic, multi ...

Reuben Fasoranti 'Nigeria should return to parliamentary system' - The Nation Newspaper

My position is that of the Afenifere group and other Yoruba leaders. The only alternative to the present challenges facing the country is to embrace restructuring. The federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari should without further delay do the ...

No fanfare - The Nation Newspaper

Merely clocking 57 bears no special significance, whether in numeric or symbolic terms. But Nigeria marks its birthday today amidst a serious fracture in its sense of itself. So, this October One calls for a deep sense of introspection. As soldiers ...

Buhari, save Nigeria from disintegration - The Punch

NIGERIA is 57 years old today and still wobbling. Though, the country, Africa's most populous, is relatively young when compared with some other democracies of the world, it is important to look at the past with clear eyes in view of the corrosive ...

No president since 1960 good enough to transform Nigeria —Ayu - The Punch

Yes, I am very proud to be a Nigerian. I was born before independence. I lived through the colonial era as a kid. I witnessed the difficult crisis we went through in the First Republic. Later, I witnessed the Civil War as a matured young man. In spite ...

Why I rejected Biafra — Gowon - The Punch

A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd.), has urged those calling for Nigeria's breakup to have a rethink. Gowon said this in an exclusive interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, after an event organised by “Nigeria Prays” a Non-Governmental ...

In Proscibing IPOB, Buhari, Osinbajo Have Crossed The Red lines – Civil Society Coalition - SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

Abuja ( Sundiata post) – Coalition of South East – based Human Rights Group, under the aegis of International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law and Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) has said that by ...