See The 12-State Federal Structure of 1967 That Northern Leaders Are Clamouring For Northern leaders for the first time since the agitation for resource control started have formally thrown their weight behind the struggle for the restructuring of Nigeria. According to Vanguard, On 13th October, 2020, some northern leaders sent a memorandum to the National Assembly Committee on the Review of the 1999 constitution seeking the restructuring of Nigeria. The leaders who described themselves as friends of democracy
This is Good News to Niger Deltans As Northern Leaders Support 100% Resource Control Some Northern leaders have thrown their weight behind the restructuring of Nigeria proposing 12-state structure and 100% resource control. This would be the first time some prominent Northern leaders would make a move to address the issue of restructuring that the nation has been battling with for years. According to Vanguard Newspaper, the Northern leaders who described themselves as friends of democracy wrote a memorandum
The Honourable Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo is gradually telling Nigerians that he is a tough man who cannot be intimidated or cajoled. His stand at the National Assembly Committee meeting against the lawmakers shows that he truly believes in Buhari's change mandra. The 774, 000 jobs which the Federal Government approved to mitigate the effects of coronvirus has been an apple of discord between him and the National Assembly committee members who performed their oversight functions
According to a report from Daily Trust, it was reported that the Senate has listed some conditions for the creation of new states in Nigeria. The National Assembly Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, had on numerous occasions received many requests beseeching the creation of new states in Nigeria.
I was watching one of the National Televisions where the National Assembly Committee on NDDC were in a meeting over the allegations of misappropriation of money in the commission. I just imagined within myself what foreigners or Nigerians abroad who watched how the lawmakers lamented over the rot in the NDDC will feel. I mean in a country where millions of people are hungry and can barely live above two dollars a day. I really pity the Niger Delta people who have spoons but eat with bare hands. Their fellow