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Insecurity: Reps’ bills on restructuring, state police, others gaining support — Spokesman, Datti

By Levinus Nwabughiogu The clamour to restructure Nigeria and enthrone fiscal federalism may soon yield positive results as the House of Representatives is already in receipt of bills to realise the dreams. The bills are seeking to tinker with the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and transfer some items from Exclusive Legislative List to Concurrent List
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State police: Northern governors’ request reinforces agitation for restructuring

Despite the worsening state of insecurity in Northern Nigeria, which has grossly affected social and economic activities in the last one decade, majority of the governors of the region have always developed cold feet over the idea of a state police. For whatever reasons, the region’s influential leaders like President Muhammadu Buhari and his political […] Read Full Story

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Beginner’s guide to restructuring

By Hakeem Baba-Ahmed You cannot conquer what you do not confront—Anon I HAVE decided to publish an old material on restructuring in the hope that it will contribute to an understanding of an issue over which Nigerians agree. What is restructuring? Restructuring is the generic term applied to complex and varying demands by Nigerian elite
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Agbakoba to Buhari: Our policy choices divisive; we need Regional Autonomy, Devolution of Powers Bill

For a country that has diverse religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds such as Nigeria, there is a need for deliberate policy choices to create unity in diversity, as against the current ones that have resulted in divisive dialogue.

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Give bailouts to industries instead of giving youths pittance as empowerment- Sani tells Buhari

The former Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to bailout some of the ailing industries in the country rather than giving unemployed youths pittance in the name of empowering them. Sani, also a human rights activist, was reacting to the Special Public Works (SPW) launched by […] Read Full Story

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Prominent Nigerians converge on restructuring

The issue of restructuring is increasingly getting more traction across the country. It is believed in many quarters that Nigeria may not make the desired progress unless the country undergoes some form of restructuring. More eminent personalities in Business, politics, the academia and other fields of endeavour are converging on this sensitive topic as can […] Read Full Story

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NASS should respond to calls for restructuring — Soyinka

…Says many people would have been in prison for corruption if Buhari’s govt hadn’t run out of steam Nobel Laureate,  Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday urged the National Assembly to listen to the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria and take responsibility towards the effect. His call is in consonance with the Presidency which had repeatedly
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How to achieve restructuring before 2023 —Olawepo-Hashim

John Alechenu, Abuja  A former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), can achieve a lot in the area of restructuring by urgently sending an executive bill to the National Assembly in areas where a national consensus has been built. He said this […] Read Full Story

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NASS should respond to calls for restructuring, says Soyinka

Segun Adewole Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has urged the National Assembly to listen to the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria and take responsibility towards the effect. He said the National Assembly has the powers and moral authority to respond to the calls if the Presidency is not doing so. Soyinka said this while […] Read Full Story