Former governor of Anambra state, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has cautioned Nigerians who are against the restructuring of the country saying they should not remain myopic or continue to lay the foundation for disintegration.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday, March 19, in Abuja expressed support for auditing and restructuring the existing federal system to give a sense of belonging to all Nigerians.
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that the rising rate of unemployment has indicated that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder, adding the country is not talking about birth control despite having 70 percent youths.
Essien, a member of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP), during a live interview with Inspiration 105.9 FM, Uyo said the APC's proposal for the restructuring of Nigeria is aimed at frustrating the development of Akwa Ibom state.
The umbrella body for Igbo youths, Ohanaeze Youth Congress (OYC), Bayelsa state chapter, has demanded a total restructuring of the country, stating that it is the only way peace can reign among all the regions in the country.
The Movement for Cognitive Justice (CMJ), on Monday, February 12, at a press conference in Kaduna state said Nigeria must recognise and give equality to its diverse ethnic groups to end recurring conflicts in the country.
Twenty-two political parties, under the umbrella of Committee of Concerned Political Parties (CCPP) have constituted six committees on security, restructuring and 2019 general elections. Interim chairman of CCPP made this known.
A Nigerian man on Facebook has blasted the opposition party, PDP, saying that the party does not have a substantive policy on restructuring. He said he supported the recommendations presented by the APC committee on restructuring.
Chief Olusengun Obasanjo, Nigeria's former president has cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria. Obasanjo made the call while presenting a plaque to Professor Ehosa Osaghae at NOUN convocation.
The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED) has described the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the nationwide demand for restructuring in Nigeria as a retrogressive and callous act.
Yakubu Gowon has urged the federal government to listen to the agitations of the people and create a true fiscal federalism for Nigerians to enjoy peace.
The governor of Katsina state, Malam Aminu Bello Masari, has stated that the northern part of Nigeria is not poor and is not afraid of restructuring.
Deputy president of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, says restructuring Nigeria is inevitable for all-inclusive advantages it will confer on federating units.
The restructuring debate is a constitutional issue given the fact that it was thrown up by the federal system of government as practiced in the country.
Abubakar urged all Nigerians to dwell on peace and unity to enable the three tiers of government provide the much need dividends of democracy to the people.
Dickson frowned at the attitude of the government towards those calling for restructuring, adding that those calling for the process are true lovers of Nigeria.
Yakubu Gowon, the former military Head of State, has asserted that the current composition of Nigeria makes it impossible for the country to be restructured.
Yakubu Dogara, the speaker of House of Representatives, has explained why the National Assembly is making serious efforts to amend the nation’s constitution.
President Buhari has been accused of fuelling secessionist agitations with his words and body language towards those calling for the restructuring of Nigeria.
A chieftain of the Afenifere group has said that there is the likelihood elections may not hold in 2019 as widely expected if there is no restructuring.
Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe has said that in 2019 Nigerians may not vote for politicians who are opposed to the clamour for the restructuring.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said that it was not interested in the restructuring of Nigeria, but a...