Yoruba Youths Endorse Tomori For APC Zonal Youth Leader

The apex body of Yoruba youths Worldwide, the Yoruba Youth Council (YYC) has endorsed Mr Segun Tomori’s bid for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Zonal Youth Leader, South-West. In a statement released Thursday by YYC President, Eric Oluwole, the group declared it’s unalloyed support for Tomori based on his antecedents as a progressive youth and his invaluable contribution to the success of the APC in the last election that led to the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group described Tomori as a service oriented and resourceful young politician, touting…

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Security Alert (Kidnapping)

By Ada Eze Kidnapping is a global phenomenon that has plagued the world for decades. Though not new to Nigeria, cases of kidnapping seem to be at an all-time high as we continue to hear of frequent reports in the country. One of the most recent cases was that of three friends (two girls and a guy) who were abducted opposite Coldstone Creamery in Wuse II, Abuja only to be released 8 days later. Cases like this are recorded frequently across the nation and most especially in the capital city.…

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The Problem Called “Federal Character”

The concept of federal character was introduced in the 1979 constitution as a solution to the problem of ethnic feuding that plagued the country mainly as a result of one ethnic group – the Igbos – occupying major government positions. This solution however was flawed but before I go ahead to explain how so, it is very important that I explain what federal character is. Federal character in simple terms is a system that ensures that public positions are split fairly amongst the various ethnic groups – in reality it’s…

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