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Where federalism works

By Rotimi Fasan THE world has for more than a week now been treated to images from Texas, in the United States of America, that many Americans thought belonged in the “Third World”. The state was plunged into prolonged darkness caused by extreme weather conditions that froze and disabled the power grid that was not
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Kaduna, Labour, Salary deduction

True Federalism, State Police: Buhari agrees, National Assembly must act now ― El-Rufai

•Says draft bills ready since 2018 but lawmakers failed to take action •On 2023: I don’t believe in rotation but zoning favours South •On Zabarmari killings: Governors are frustrated By Chris Onuoha Governor Nasir El-Rufai was the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism which was raised by the ruling party
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South-South leaders insist on true federalism

Leaders of the South-South on Tuesday insisted on restructuring of the country and true federalism, including devolution of powers to the federating units. The leaders made the demand at a consultative meeting with a Federal Government delegation with governors, ministers, and other stakeholders from the region at Government House, Port Harcourt. Chairman of the South-South
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Social critic, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has called for soberness and rebirth by our political players, leaders and appointees as the country mark the June 12 holiday on Friday.

Return to federalism to save Nigeria — NADECO

THE National Democratic Coalition, NADECO, on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of June 12,1993 victory of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, in a presidential election, which was annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida led military junta, the umbrella platform established by retired statesmen of both military and civilian governments, pro-democracy activists of various ideological bent, professional organizations, students, women, trade unions, religious and traditional rulers for the prosecution of a credible nation-wide and broad-based campaign for the de-annulment of that election victory and the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference, SNC wishes to observe that:

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Kenya 'headed for second wave of coronavirus'

COVID-19 and the practice of federalism

By Rotimi Fasan NIGERIA’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic both exposes the fault lines of our peculiar federal structure as well as throw light on our present bind and the way to achieving nationhood as a federation of states with disparate needs, goals and concerns. In the weeks following the announcement of the country’s index
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Lassa fever kills 1,047 Nigerians

Enugu confirms 4th Lassa Fever case

Govt takes awareness campaign to grassroots By Chinedu Adonu, Enugu Enugu State Government has confirmed the fourth case of Lassa fever in the state. The Permanent Secretary Enugu State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi gave the confirmation in telephone to our reporter on Tuesday Agujiobi, however, said that the patient had been going through
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Decay in education, source of Nigeria's crises — Babalola

Afe Babalola canvasses true federalism

Afe Babalola A legal luminary and elder statesman, Afe Babalola, has made a case for Nigeria to return to its 1960/93 constitution and restructuring along the path of true federalism. Babalola was a guest speaker at the 12th Faculty Week of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The forum had as
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