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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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BEYOND RECESSION: Towards a Resilient Economy by Atedo N A Peterside

My focus will be on “Towards a resilient economy”, because virtually all the actions and policies that are required to help build a resilient economy are the exact same ones that will naturally take Nigeria well beyond today’s economic recession and unto a path of rapid and sustainable economic growth. If you aim for the skies you might end up at the ceiling. Likewise, if you do what is necessary to achieve rapid economic growth, then the chances are that you will at least attain modest growth, even where some plans fail.

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Every Govt has the sacred responsibility of addressing welfare … by Buhari

President Buhari’s Address at the inauguration of Kalambaina Housing Estate, Sokoto November 5, 2016 4:56 pm by ismaila.chafe – Nigeria – ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE COMMISSIONING CEREMONY OF 500 HOUSING UNITS AT KALAMBAINA HOUSING ESTATE, SOKOTO ON SATURDAY, 5TH NOVEMBER, 2016 It is my
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NJC stings DSS, accuses it of intimidating judiciary 

The National Judicial Commission (NJC) has accused the Directorate of State Services (DSS) of acting outside the bounds of due process and unconstitutionally, in the manner it carried out the arrest of judges in the ongoing anti-corruption exercise. It accused the DSS, being a department of the executive arm of government, of attempt to overawe and intimidate the judicial arm of the government.

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