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“Federal Character, Restructuring and Rotation of Presidential Power in Nigeria”  By Prof. Greg I. Ibe

– A Keynote Speech By Prof. Greg I. Ibe, PHD, OFR, Enyi Abia At the Great Debate and Dialogue for National Unity organized by Igbo Leadership Development Foundation in collaboration with Gregory University Uturu, World Igbo Summit Group, Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies, New Generation Leadership Foundation at …

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APC Bayelsa says Douye Diri is an illegitimate Governor; Condemns N2.9billion loan for ‘operational vehicles’  

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Bayelsa State Chapter has said that the recently sworn-in governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Douye Diri did not win the state’s governorship election and is thus an illegitimate governor, stressing that he “will bear the burden of illegitimacy throughout his tenancy …

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Diaspora Group Commends US Congressman Smith on Supreme Court of Nigeria statement

A United States based Imo State Diaspora group, the Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy (IDCJD) has commended US Congressman Chris Smith for his recent statement expressing concern over the Supreme Court of Nigeria and its independence, ability to safeguard the country’s constitution and democracy. In a statement, with …

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Amotekun: Not yet ‘Uhuru’! By Bola Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 The South-west security outfit code-named “Amotekun” may have survived threatened abortion, widely-expected still-birth, vicious Fulani attacks and scantily-concealed bellicosity of the Federal Government; it may appear to be well and alive, loved by the mass of Yoruba people home and abroad; and supported by other conscionable …

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Reps granting immunity to principal officers is ripping up the constitution—SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the passing of a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption.” Responding to the development, SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare said: “Providing immunity for presiding officers against crimes of corruption is tantamount to ripping …

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‘Amotekun’ will attract more investors, improve Nigeria’s economy, says Gani Adams

By Adekunle Williams Lagos, Feb. 24, 2020 The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams, on Monday said that the successful implementation of ‘Amotekun’ would attract more investments to the six states in South-West. Adams said this while addressing newsmen on the sideline of a one-day Stakeholders’ Forum …

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Ohanaeze, PDP Leaders hail Ugwuanyi on participatory democracy …As party flags off LG chairmanship campaign amid excitement

The leadership of the Igbo apex organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Enugu State, on Thursday, joined stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in applauding Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his peace and good governance initiatives and inclusive leadership style, which have entrenched participatory democracy in the state. Speaking during the …

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