Does Nigeria Really Need Political Restructuring? -By Sampson Ikemitang

Several decades after the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 1914 by Lord Lugard, and 57 years of the nation’s independence, there are still strong and persistent agitations by some interest groups in the polity demanding the restructuring of the existing political arrangement. This, they say, should be done if the country must remain an indivisible and indissoluble entity. Their agitations are coming on the heels that Nigerian federalism has totally assumed the attributes of a unitary system of government. Pundits have also agreed with the above line…

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Music Stars And Rich Kid Hushpuppi Social Media Spat

In a new twist to the ongoing social media spat between Rich Kid Hushpuppi and music stars Phyno and Ice Prince, fellow music star Kcee took to his instagram to weigh in on the situation. The spat, which has been mostly one-sided, started when Hushpuppi called out Phyno and Ice Prince for wearing “fake” time pieces in recent photos. Ice Prince and Phyno responded to the jabs but it is KCee’s unexpected response that has got people talking tonight. Hushpuppi’s response to Phyno was a promise to give the latter 5 million…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Community Disown Biafra Agitation

The Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku Community in Umuahia north local government area of Abia State on Thursday dissociated themselves from the call for secession as being championed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Furthermore the community pledged their support and loyalty to a united and indivisible Nigeria. Isiama Afaraukwu ibeku community is the hometown of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Addressing journalists in a press conference organized by the community on Thursday, an elder statesman, Chief Geoffrey Onyemaobi said the people of Isiama Afaraukwu ibeku was…

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Kogi Voters File Suit To Stop Recall Of Sen. Dino Melaye

Concerned Kogi Registered Voters (CKRV) filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from following through on the verification of signatures collected in order to recall Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at senate. Addressing newsmen yesterday in Abuja, convener of the group, Olowosayo Gabriel Sunday, claimed that names of dead persons and people who did not reside in the district appeared on the recall register submitted to INEC. The applicants, who frowned at the 188,000 signatures which were submitted…

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