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Where is the Nigerian opposition?

Less than a year to the next general election in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition.

Ango Abdullahi: North will resist restructuring

Ango Abdullahi, chairman, board of trustees (BOT) of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says the northern region of the country will resist restructuring.

Kano, Katsina reject restructuring, devolution of powers

Kano and Katsina states have expressed their support for a strong and united nation even as they urged restraint in any process aimed addressing agitations for restructuring and devolution of powers in the polity.

Restructuring: Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara support devolution of powers

The position of Sokoto as presented by former deputy governor, Chiso Abdullahi, rejected the creation of new states, saying many states in the country at the moment are not viable.

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Forex: Central bank intervenes with another $210 million

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available the sum of $210million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the foreign exchange market.

Lai Mohammed: Police invited me when I made allegation of assassination like Governor Wike

The minister of information, Lai Mohammed, says the immunity enjoyed by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has shielded him from prosecution or arrest over his allegation that the federal government is planning to assassinate him.

Ivan Gazidis: Managing Arsenal is most attractive role in world football

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis welcomed Unai Emery as his club’s manager on Wednesday by claiming the Gunners’ job is the “most attractive” in world football.

47 Biafra agitators to face prosecution in Abia

Forty-seven arrested members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra/Biafra’s Independent Movement (MASSOB/BIM) will be prosecuted for alleged impersonation, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said.

Insecurity: Senate considers special funding for security agencies

The Senate on Wednesday, resolved to consider setting up a special funding for security agencies in the country.