Restructuring can’t be done by executive order, says Dogara

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/DOGARA • APC women leader seeks devolution of power • Lagos lawmaker calls for clarity in clamour for restructuring The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has cautioned that Nigeria cannot be restructured by an executive order. The speaker disclosed this to State House correspondents yesterday, […]

INEC to recruit one million ad hoc staff for 2019 polls

Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Finance and Administration, Shuaibu Gambo (left); Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and DIG, ICT, Foluso Adebanjo, at the monthly conference with police commissioners in Abuja…yesterday<br /> • IGP involves all police commands in Anambra election • Commission registers 2,188,171 voters Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor […]

North split on restructuring

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar • Atiku insists power, resources should shift to states • Let’s return to south, north regions of 1914, says Ango Abdullahi • El-Rufai flays agitation for resource control Some Northern leaders and groups yesterday expressed divergent views on whether the country should be restructured. At the ongoing two-day conference on […]

Adamawa APC dumps Atiku, backs Buhari for 2019 election

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar The presidential ambition of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar may have suffered a major set back, as the Adamawa State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday declared their total support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. The state party chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal, during a briefing […]