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APC takes restructuring campaign to Gani Adams

The All Progressives Congress has taken its campaign for the restructuring of the country to the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams.

Governor Dickson backs establishment of state police

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State yesterday restated his belief that unless the Federal Government agreed to agitations for the establishment of state police in Nigeria, insecurity throughout the country would not end soon.

Ethnic agitations: True federalism non-negotiable – IYC’s Roland Pereotubo

He noted that there was never a time that the Nigerian people sat together to adopt both the 1979 and 1999 constitution as the constitutional conferences that reviewed them prior to adoption were the creation of military rulers then to fulfilled all righteousness as the input made were never taken into cognisance by the dictators in power.

Inheritors of the Niger Area

The counter coup led to so much bloodshed and instability, that the following month, an Ad Hoc Constitutional Conference was convened and the then four regions were asked to consult their constituents and submit comprehensive memoranda on the future of the country.

APC chief, Balarabe Musa berates Jonathan over economic claims

On the economic front, he said his government provided focused leadership through institutional reforms which he said impacted positively on the fundamentals for growth, especially in the last four years of his time in power.

The pursuit of ‘fiscal’ federalism

What is fiscal federalism? In economics, it is a subfield of public finance that studies the financial relations — revenue and expenditure — between the different levels of government in a federation.


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APC has increased people’s suffering in Lagos – ADP

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Boko Haram: Activist Zanna Mustapha offers scholarship to 300 orphans in Borno

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$40 million fraud: Ex-President Jonathan’s cousin knows fate March 29

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on March 29 decide whether or not Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has case to answer in the 7-count charge of money laundering and criminal breach of trust preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

North Korea hails Nigeria over handling of Boko Haram

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has commended the Federal Government for the effective tackling of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

Report: Emmerson Mnangagwa sacks dozens of Robert Mugabe workers

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