Archive for: Federal Character

Simon Kolawole: Nigerians are full of hypocrisy and prejudice

Simon Kolawole: Nigerians are full of hypocrisy and prejudice

by Simon Kolawole If we believe in fairness, what is pepper soup for Yahaya should not be poison for Yohanna. As Nigeria gallops towards 100 years of amalgamation, one of the most contentious...

 

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Instituting a culture of meritocracy

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Instituting a culture of meritocracy

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu …it is high time we jettisoned the quota system, federal character or political considerations in determining who should occupy certain critical agencies of government. Last...

 

Down with federal character – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

Down with federal character – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze When your uniformed personnel do not believe that the machinery of the state will serve them justice, there is a tendency for them to take a look at the, err, machinery in their...

 

House committee issues arrest warrant on Festus Odimegwu, NPC chairman

House committee issues arrest warrant on Festus Odimegwu, NPC chairman

by Isi Esene The House of Representatives committee on Federal Character has issued an arrest warrant on Festus Odimegwu, the chairman of the Nigerian Population Commission who has allegedly refused...