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There’s No True Federalism


Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) is one of 492 delegates attending the National Conference at the National Judicial Institute, Abuja. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on federalism and independence of the judiciary among other issues. Our Editor-at-Large, Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu, captured his views here Are you satisfied with decisions coming out of the various committees especially the recommendation against state police? ...

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Leadership, Labour Party’s Problem


Chief Patrick Eholor, the vice chairman, Labour Party, Edo State chapter, shoots from the hip. The philanthropist and activists, believes leadership is the problem of the party. He speaks to Felix Omoh-Asun on the state of Labour Party and other issues.   Last week, some members of Labour Party in Edo North defected to PDP. What does this portend for ...

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Nigeria Won’t Advance On Current Mindset——— Udechukwu

Udechukwu Christian

Christian Chukwudozie Udechukwu carries the hopes, expectations and desires of Nigerians resident in Europe to the ongoing National Conference. He is the one of two delegates from the diaspora representing Europe. He tells Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu in this interview that mindset re-orientation is needed to advance Nigeria in line with the expectations of most of its citizens. How does the Nigerian ...

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We Must Restructure This Feeding Bottle Federalism—Olajide

kunle akinjide

Aare (Dr.) Kunle Olajide is one of the 37 delegates at the National Conference as elder statesmen. He tells Achilleus -Chud Uchegbu in this interview that delegates from nothern and southern parts of the country are on the same page on the issue of restructuring the country.   What is your perspective on the National Conference? How has it gone ...

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Confab Will Set Stage For Next 100 Years

Raymond Dokpesi

High Chief (Dr.) Aleogho Raymond Dokpesi is one of the two delegates representing Broadcasting Organization Of Nigeria (BON) at the National Conference in Abuja. He tells Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu in this interview that the conference will set the stage for Nigeria’s 100 years. How would you assess media coverage of the National Conference thus far? I believe the media has played ...

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