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Dogara Goes Tough On Local Govt. Autonomy

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson| THE Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says he will not relent in pressing for the materialization of his political pet project- Local Government autonomy.     The local government is the third tier of Nigeria’s governance system, coming after the federal and state governments. But the system is being treated ...

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PHOTO NEWS: South-South and South-East Governor’s Meeting, Enugu, July 9, 2017

It's only fair to share... Pictures 1 and 2:Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, being welcomed by his Enugu State counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Government House   Enugu for the South-South and South-East Meeting  on Sunday evening Picture 3: Governor Wike, Ebonyi State Governor,  Dave Umahi and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu     at the Government House   in ...

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Defection Rocks Cross River Assembly!

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | THE Cross River State House of Assembly is currently being unsettled by the defection gale from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) that is sweeping across the country as politicians position themselves for power in 2019.   APC is not relenting in their quest to oust the ...

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Biafra: Nigeria’s constitution drafted to oppress Ndigbo who are seen as conquered territory  

It's only fair to share...An Igbo leader of thought and former Deputy Governor of Ebonyi state, Prof.Chigozie Ogbu, weekend, declared that the agitation for Biafra by the youths of the South-eastern region was a genuine struggle against injustice meted against Ndigbo in the Nigerian federation. Ogbu who stated this at his residence in Abakaliki insisted that since after the Nigeria ...

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Eastern, Southern Governors Regroup, Move To Abort Biafra

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | APPARENTLY rattled by the growing momentum for a sovereign state of Biafra in the Eastern and Southern blocs of Nigeria, governors of the two geopolitical zones are currently perfecting plans on how to abort the feverish agitation.   They are, therefore, exploring ways of integrating their economies and broadening the democratic space ...

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I agree with Biafra, it’s a protest against Nigeria’s imbalance – Mike Ahamba (SAN)

It's only fair to share...A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ahamba, yesterday, said the issue of Biafra has acquired a new meaning which no longer represents only South-easterners who want an independent state.   According to him, the new meaning of Biafra reflects, “protest against imbalance in Nigeria.”   Ahamba made this statement in Owerri, while reacting to the ...

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Inter-regional Cooperation: Akwa Ibom Governor Udom chairs South East / South South Governors’ Forum

It's only fair to share...A new group, South East and South Governors’ Forum, emerged on Sunday to politically work together and realign as a people that shared common heritage, culture and affinity. L-R: Governors; Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Profesor Ben Atade of Cross River State and Emmanuel Udom of ...

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