‘Northern Nigeria should embrace economic restructuring’ – Veteran broadcast journalist, Sa’idu Carpenter

A veteran broadcast journalist, Sa’idu Carpenter has advocated that Northern Nigeria should embrace economic restructuring as canvassed by some Nigerians. Carpenter stated this during a LibertyTV discussion programme, ‘Guest of the week’ yesterday in Abuja. The veteran broadcast journalist, while sharing his opinion on how the country should tackle the issue of restructuring, said, “Although many political leaders have made several statements on their understanding of restructuring, we shouldn’t forget that a lot of Northerners are the ones facing the brunt of most the challenges facing the nation, whether in…

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“Northern Govs. must put aside their political differences to end this insecurity” – Amb. Salisu Bala

 A prominent leader in the North, Ambassador Salisu Bala Sulaiman said that were the northern governors to put political differences aside, they could have done what is necessary to make the security situation a thing of the past in northern Nigeria.  The ambassador made the remarks during a programme: ‘Dialogue’, hosted by Liberty TV, Abuja.  According to him, “If you look at how the governors of Katsina and Zamfara States came together despite their political differences, especially on the issue of kidnapping of students of the Government Secondary school Kankara,…

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No development plan’ll succeed without women’s involvement – Tallen

The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, says any development plan that does not involve or put women at the center of it is bound to fail. She said many of the challenges Nigeria is facing is because women, who constitute a huge segment of the population, are being neglected. The Minister stated this when she featured on Guest of the Week, a programme on Liberty Television. Dame Pauline, who noted that Women were key towards growing the nation, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for recognizing their roles in nation…

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