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Restructuring the Federal Union (2)

State Constitution As our national experience has shown, centralization kills initiative, suffocates and reduces states to entities that merely collect allocations from the centre to pay salaries and spend the…

Restructuring the Federal Union

Last week, we noted how the leadership question is always at the centre of our nation’s political problem. For example, succession crisis was the catalyst of events that led to…

National Assembly and the Pension Fund Graft

By Ekeng Anam Ndu There is hardly any week that passes without front-page news of stealing of public funds reported in the dailies. The frequency of the crime as reported…

Will Nigeria break up in 2015? (1)

  By Ekeng Anam Ndu Comments on Nigeria’s continued existence as one country have attracted media attention in recent weeks following federal government’s high profile campaign for the celebration of…

Celebrating failure

By Ekeng Anam Ndu The amalgamation of Northern and Southern Protectorates of Nigeria into one country in 1914 by Lord Luggard will be one hundred years old next year. Backed…

Of manipulations, self interest and national disaster

By Ekeng Anam Ndu I am glad to be back in this Column to continue with the seemingly endless wailings for an unfinished history called Nigeria. Sounds pessimistic, yes, encouraged by…