Tag archive for ‘Restructuring’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

North wants restructuring–Gov Tambuwal

Northern leaders and groups including Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri, on Wednesday dismissed claims that the North was against restructuring Nigeria. They spoke at the on-going two-day conference on “The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Restructuring: Northern governors didn’t speak for the North—Junaid Mohammed

Explains why Igbo cant be president Unlike many politicians who speak from both sides of their mouths, Dr Junaid Mohammed is blunt, down-to-earth but unrepentantly committed to the interest of the North. In this More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Nigeria: Loudest advocates of restructuring are hypocrites – Balarabe Musa

A former governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Friday declared that majority of those advocating restructuring of the country were hypocrites, saying they were doing so for ulterior motives. Musa More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Orji Kalu rejects Nigeria’s breakup, votes for restructuring

Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has expressed opposition with Nigerians agitating for the balkanisation of the country. He called for restructuring as panacea to solving the problems facing the country. Mr. More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Restructuring; Uwazuruike disagrees with Buhari

Says Biafra, not restructuring or Igbo presidency is our ultimate target Founder of Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, on Monday disagreed with President More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 21st, 2017

PDP attacks APC over ‘sudden interest’ in restructuring

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday came hard on the ruling All Progressive Congress’s decision to restructure the country. The PDP said the sudden interest of the APC in the restructuring More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Restructuring: VON DG replies Atiku

Says he’s too harsh on APC, The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has replied former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his claim that the All Progressives Congress (APC) More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Why 15 political parties back restructuring of Nigeria—CNN

The push for the restructuring of the country along the line of true federalism on Monday received a boost. This is because not less than 15 political parties on the platform of the Coalition for New Nigeria (CNN) More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Nigeria’s unity negotiable—Pro Soyinka

Opposes break-up, gives support for restructuring As Gov Dickson queues behind Soyinka Erudite scholar and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Friday dismissed as arrant nonsense the claims by some political More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Restructuring: How best to solve Nigeria’s problem—Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday ruled out secession as solution to Nigeria’s problem. He said anybody in his right senses would not call for break-up of the country, adding that those clamouring More...