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There is light at the end of the tunnel, Osinbajo assures Nigerians-

First, let me say how very honored I am to be here again at “The Platform,” this yearly event that I make a point of attending so long as I am invited!
And I thank the pastor because he has been inviting me since 2009. It is indeed a very useful way of communicating our ideas and also getting very useful feedbacks.

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Fake journalists, bloggers invent phantom stories, spend money to push such– Lai Mohammed –

Speech by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the Annual National Conference and General Meeting of the NIPR in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, 27 April 2017 PROTOCOL I am most honoured to be here today to attend the annual national conference and general meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Public
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Why we must unite and make progress, by Goodluck Jonathan

My dear party members, on behalf of the leaders of our great party, I welcome you all to this meeting of stakeholders. Thank you for finding time to attend, even at such a short notice. I specially welcome our State Governors and deputy Governors, our members of the National Assembly who are competently flying our party flag, as well as Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Ahmed Makarfi who are our eminent party leaders.

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Who’s afraid of restructuring Nigeria ?

The quest for the restructuring of the Nigerian political system has been made relentlessly since the 1914 amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates by the British colonial conquerors. The British employed violence and military might to defeat opposition to their take-over of native lands. Bloodshed and widespread destruction resulted from the final overthrow of indigenous political authorities at the time. The effects of the British action are still haunting Nigeria till this day.

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The North is a poor, pathetic shadow of its former self – Shettima

LET me place it on record that the decision to invite Your Royal Highnesses and other stakeholders to this crucial meeting was the collective decision of all the 19 Governors under our forum and was borne out of the recognition of the fundamental – if not indispensable – position and role the traditional institution occupy in the grand scheme of things in Nigeria, particularly in the Northern region. For us in Northern Nigeria, our royal fathers are, for the most part, custodians of both our cultural and religious values, highly revered and hold their traditional offices in virtual perpetuity.

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