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Dr Alex Ekwueme group rejects confab modalities

AS complaints continue to pour in from the South-East geopolitical zone over the proposed national conference, another group from the zone, under the leadership of former vice-president, Dr Alex Ekwueme, has kicked against the selection and decision-making formula proposed for the confab. The group, South-East Peoples Assembly (SEPA), an organisation of elders, leaders, professionals, businessmen,…

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“Proposed National Conference: Jonathan Has Hidden Agenda”

Group Wants CONFAB To Hold After General Elections A Muslim group, known as the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has  accused the federal government of Nigeria of having hidden agenda  following the announcement of the modalities and guidelines for the  proposed national conference.In a statement signed by the Director of the organization, Professor  Ishaq Akintola, and made…

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Are they preparing for elections or a civil war? 2015: Arms importation to Nigeria rises

As preparations for the 2015 general elections* and* 2014 governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states gather steam, there are strong  indications of increase in the smuggling of arms and ammunition into the  country.Saturday PUNCH also learnt that the demand for imported bulletproof cars had increased in the last few months.A report of the Nigeria…

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INSECURITY: Negotiate With Boko Haram Or Crush Them Now Kwankwaso Tells Jonathan and his service chiefs

Negotiate With Boko Haram Or Crush Them Now – Gov. Kwankwaso Tells FGConcerned by the wave of violence, destruction of lives and property by insurgents in the North-Eastern flank of Nigeria, the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has asked the Federal Government, President to either negotiate with the perpetrators of the violence…

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Igbo leaders disagree on confab

The Professor Nwabueze led Concerned Igbo Leaders of Thought yesterday disagreed on the modalities for the proposed national conference as released on Thursday by the Federal Government through the SGF Anyim Pius Anyim. While the Igbo leaders of thought faulted the government position saying, that it was in total contrast with recommendations and yearning of…