• All is not well with Nigeria’s federalism – Lawmaker

    All is not well with Nigeria’s federalism – Lawmaker

    According to reports, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Senator John Owan-Enoh, has queried Nigeria’s federalism, saying all is not well with the way it is being operated.

    Owan-Enoh said clamours by some groups including the Indigenous People of Biafra, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Oodua Peoples Congress and violent agitation by the Niger Delta Avengers were indications that all was not well.

    Speaking in Calabar on Thursday during the opening ceremony of an international […]

  • Nigeria wasting time without true federalism – Tunde Bakare

    Nigeria wasting time without true federalism – Tunde Bakare

    Senior Pastor and Founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, on Saturday said Nigeria is just wasting her time without true federalism that will devolve power to the federating states.

    He stated this during the 14th anniversary of Foursquare Gospel Church, Asokoro, Abuja, as a guest speaker of the ceremony.

    He argued that the prevailing disconnect in governance and politics that has characterised the running of Nigeria as a country is tied to over concentration of power and economic resources at the […]

  • How Nigeria’s federalism was killed – Ogbemudia explains

    How Nigeria’s federalism was killed – Ogbemudia explains

    The destruction of Nigeria as a federal structure started when the position of Chief Justice as head of the judiciary in the regions was scraped and replaced by the Chief Judge.

    Two-time Governor of old Midwest and Bendel states, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, disclosed this at a reception to mark his 84th birthday.

    On the occasion, a school he built as military governor, New Era College, was renamed Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia College.

    His words: “Many years ago, regions had their constitutions and CJs were […]