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Jang Urges National Assembly to Suspend Constitutional Amendment Till after National Dialogue

Plateau State Governor, Chief Jonah Jang, has urged the National Assembly to suspend amending the constitution until the proposed national dialogue has been done and its outcome duly certified. The governor, at a valedictory session yesterday in Jos, for the retired of state Chief Judge, Justice Lazarus Dakyen, also asked that the national dialogue should […]

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Fayemi, Amosun Mourn Ex-NUNS President, Okeowo

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and his Ogun State counterpart, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday mourned the death of a former President of the defunct National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS), Chief Segun Okeowo, whom they described as a “fearless reformer.” In separate statements issued Wednesday by Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Yinka Oyebode, […]

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TMG Cautions Jonathan against Military Shake-up

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a civil society organisation, has cautioned President Goodluck Jonathan against what it described as mass retirement of top military officers. TMG in a statement signed by its Chair, Zikrulahi Ibrahim, expressed concern over what it described as the in-appropriateness of replacing highly skilled military personnel with newer officers. “TMG is […]

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Why I Defected, By Bafarawa

Former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week from the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday hinged his action on the need to deepen and save democracy in Nigeria. On his part, Niger State Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, who was among PDP officials that worked out […]

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Babangida Denies Writing Jonathan

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has denied media report that he, like former President General Olusegun Obasanjo, has written a letter to President Goodluck Jonathan on the state of the nation. Babangida, in a statement yesterday by Mr. Kassim Afegbua, denied the report, which he described as “outright blackmail journalism and a sad commentary […]