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1. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, says that he is ready to sacrifice his presidential ambition for the restructuring of Nigeria. He stated this in Abuja over the weekend while delivering a keynote address at a youth forum organized by a coalition of civil society groups. “I want to agree essentially that there is every need for us to sit down and talk about our future. This is because the arrangements in the last 50 years or so have not served us very well.” “I am not a product of the current structure of Nigeria. I am a product of regional government. I saw the government at work and I have also seen the current arrangement at work. He said
2. Senator Tayo Alasoadura, the Chairman Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), said that he was offered bribe to throw away the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by some forces working against the bill. “They offered me money but I said no, that the little money I have that God has provided for me is enough to cater for my well-being and that of my family. He said
3. Mrs. Habiba Lawal, the Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, in Abuja stated that the Federal Government will stop the proliferation and duplication of biometric-based identity systems in Nigeria. The National Drivers Licence, BVN, the National Identification Number (NIN) and others will be merged and integrated into a National Identity Database (NIDB).
4. Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, the head and founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, said that by 2035, Nigeria will be no more, added that five (5) nations will merge from Nigeria and two will be greater than three.