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Nwabueze, Okurounmu, 11 others named members

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the membership and terms of reference of the Federal Government’s Advisory Committee on National Dialogue/ Conference. A terse statement on Tuesday night in Abuja by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, named a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, as one of the…

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Don’t sack Odimegwu, NPC chair, group begs Jonathan

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, International Network on Inter-Cultural Dialogue, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan not to yield to pressure to sack the National Population Commission, NPC, Chairman, Chief Festus Odimegwu. Twenty-four commissioners in the NPC had recently demanded Odimegwu’s sack. The President of the organisation, Mr. Chris Ajugwe, made the call yesterday in Onitsha,…

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Ohanaeze wants equal representation for six zones

The apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan for accepting its earlier proposal to convoke a national conference as a matter of urgency. Ohanaeze was however quick to state the modality for the conference, saying the six geo-political zones of the country should be represented by the same number…

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Nigeria’ll not break up despite challenges Lar

Pioneer chairman of the Peoples Democratic Paty, Chief Solomon Lar, has expressed optimism that despite Nigeria’s current travails, it would still remain a united and indivisible entity. Lar in his message on Nigeria’s 53rd Independence Anniversary said he was privileged to be part of the celebration of yet another independence anniversary. Lar spoke in a…