• Why Nigeria finds it hard to progress – Atiku explains

    Why Nigeria finds it hard to progress – Atiku explains

    Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has stated that the continued concentration of power and resources in a central government would continue to suppress the advancement of the nation.

    Atiku, who has been a strong advocate for the restructuring of Nigeria, said this yesterday at the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) Congress held in Enugu.

    Atiku, who is the Chairman of the African Veterinary Association (AVA), said “if we diversify the economy but still let the state dominate economic activities as a […]

  • Political differences affecting Nigeria’s progress, says Keyamo

    Political differences affecting Nigeria’s progress, says Keyamo

    A Human Rights Activist and a Lawyer, Mr Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday said political differences was one of the major problems in the country.

    Keyamo said at a seminar in Lagos that people used political differences as a platform to express their long term grievances.

    The seminar organised by the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Lagos State branch, was titled: “Rising Insecurity, Child Molestation and Human Rights Violation in Lagos State: An Emergency’’.

    He mentioned historical differences between the people, adding that this had […]

  • Change isn’t about economic progress – Buhari tells Nigerians

    Change isn’t about economic progress – Buhari tells Nigerians

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that before Nigerians demand to see the changes he promised them during the 2015 election, they must first change their own attitude by shunning corruption and other social vices.

    He adds that change is not about economic or social progress, but it is in terms of citizens’ personal behaviour.

    Buhari said this while delivering a speech at the inauguration of the national re-orientation campaign tagged, ‘Change Begins With Me’ in Abuja on Thursday.

    The President acknowledged that Nigeria […]

  • Without restructuring, Nigeria won’t make progress – Ekwueme, Adebanjo

    Without restructuring, Nigeria won’t make progress – Ekwueme, Adebanjo

    His incarceration in 1984 at Kirikiri prisons following the military coup which aborted the second republic gave him time to think about Nigeria. It was a blessing in disguise as he came out of prison with the idea of six geo-political zonal structures, which he canvassed in the 1994 constitutional conference. It later became a convention, and has taken care of minorities in the South and Northern parts of the country.

    The 17th Annual Convention of the Igbo Youth Movement which […]