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We now expect the Northern State Governors Forum to hold their own summit and come out with a communique that looks like this

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] We wholeheartedly endorse the call by our southern counterparts calling for a restructured Nigeria run according to the dictates of the 1963 constitution whereby the federating units control all the resources within their domains 

[2] We are in 100% support of an immediate federal ban on open grazing 

[3] We shall open six mega cattle ranches in Borno, Yobe, Kaduna, Niger, Taraba and Bauchi states 

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Veteran Yoruba campaigner Prof Akintoye faults southern governors for not discussing self-determination

VETERAN Yoruba cultural campaigner Professor Adebanji Akintoye has faulted the recent declaration by the Southern Governors Forum calling for a national conference on restructuring saying what is needed is a gathering to debate self-determination.

 

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Leading virologist Prof Tomori laments the fact that Nigeria is not a vaccine-producing nation

RENOWNED virologist and former vice chancellor of the Redeemer’s University Professor Oyewale Tomori has blamed inconsistent government policies and personal interest as being among the reasons why Nigeria is unable to produce human vaccines.

 

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EFCC chairman laments the fact he is not able to prosecute Diezani after seizing 80 houses from her

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa has revealed that the agency is unhappy about the fact that it has been unable to prosecute former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke because she is out of its jurisdiction.

 

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Buhari uses his Eid Mubarak message to appeal to Nigerians for patience over the growing insecurity

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has used his Eid Mubarak message to appeal to Nigerians to exercise more patience with his government as it reels from the effects of widespread violence that has resulted in a breakdown of law and order across the country.

 

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Insecurity spreads across southeast as about 100 gunmen attack Abia police station

NIGERIA'S growing insecurity has taken a turn for the worse as it spreads across the southeast geo-political zone as over 100 gunmen attacked the Bende Divisional Police Station in Abia State and burnt it to the ground.

 

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As we celebrate Eid Mubarak, Nigerian Muslims should use it as an opportunity to reflect on how to attract Islamic finance to fund key developmental projects

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Our herdsman crisis can only be resolved by opening cattle ranches. We need to attract about $5bn to build six mega ranches with accompanying leather tanneries, milk processing plants, veterinary clinics and animal feed compounders

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Attacks on security facilities grow across the south-south and southeast geo-political zones

NIGERIA'S insecurity crisis has taken on a new dimension across the southeast and south-south geo-political zones with law enforcement agents now fleeing from armed hoodlums and seeking refuge within the populace.

 

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Southern Senators’ Forum praises their governors for their stance on restructuring and cattle grazing

LAWMAKERS representing the 17 states that make up southern Nigeria have commended steps taken by their state governors to stem the rise in insecurity across the country at their recent meeting in the Delta State capital Asaba.

 

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Investors withdraw $4.2bn of portfolio investments from Nigeria in response to growing insecurity

NIGERIA'S growing insecurity is having a dire effect on the country's economy as foreign investors have withdrawn N1.64trn ($4.26bn) of portfolio investments over the last three years in response to the crisis according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

 

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