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‘Nigeria copied its constitution from United States, but politicians removed federalism to suit their personal interest’

NIGERIA has been facing crises over the issue of what constitutes federalism; can you help shed light on the real meaning of this word? Federalism means a system of democratic government that allows the federating units significant autonomy in managing their affairs. Each federating unit...

‘Uzodinma too busy to witch-hunt anybody’

As the administration of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State clocked hundred days in office at the weekend, Simon Ebegbulem, the Commissioner for Special Projects, in this interview with ‘Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor, reviewed the administration of his boss, and declared that Uzodinma’s government...

‘2023 presidency: Nobody should underestimate Buhari’s politics’

Prince Tonye Princewill is a Prince of the Kalahari kingdom in Rivers state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He was a governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (APC). He was also the spokesman of the...

I am confident of defeating Obaseki to become next Edo state governor, Ize-Iyamu boasts

In this interview, one of the Edo State’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in this week’s primary election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, explains why he hopes to be elected the party’s standard bearer in this year’s election. Excerpts WHAT is the state of your mind...

After 21 years of leadership failure, Nigeria not matured enough for presidential system of government, but…- Professor Ango Abdullahi

Professor Ango Abdullahi is a former minister and former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. He is now the chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). In this interview with Daily Trust Saturday, he has, among others, blamed what he called...

Only Igbo presidency would heal the wound of Biafra war – Okechukwu, DG, VON

Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, VON and APC chieftain, Mr. Osita Okechukwu has detailed some of the sins of the embattled national chairman of the ruling party, Adams Oshiomhole, including how he allegedly betrayed the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He concluded...

Listen to your wife, Aisha’s advice on your next chief of staff, not selfish politicians, Primate Ayodele tells Buhari

Lawrence Enyoghasu Primate Elijah Ayodele, the founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church has said that President Muhammadu Buhari needs to consult his wife, Aisha, more for the stability and success of his govern- ment. This, according to him, is because the country needs a...

With old post-independence politicians retiring, 2023 presidential politics would be focused on new breeds – Abdullahi

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, former minister of Sports and Youths, former spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former editor and an author is always a reporter’s delight. He says it the way he feels, punchy and straightforward. Fielding questions from Sunday Sun in...

APC must not allow it’s internal politics to destroy Buhari’s legacy, Jonathan’s 2015 hand-over legacy to Africa’s democracy – Oyegun warns

The immediate past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has underscored an urgent need for National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling party to meet and institute a Caretaker Committee whose main responsibility will be to arrange for...

Abia2023: I am not desperate to become governor – Orji

The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, is the son of former Governor Theodore Orji, who now represents Abia Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly. The younger Orji may be considered a recluse, because he rarely speaks...
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