The history of federalism in contemporary Nigeria

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Ijaws New Leader Speaks: Violence Is Part of Every Struggle
Interview with President by Sam Onwuemeodo, Vanguard Daily, 16 September 2000. Interview with Dr. Kimse Okoko, President of the Ijaw National Congress. His background, and how he hopes to lead the Ijaw nation. Criticism of his predecessor, Chief Fumudoh. Nigerian governments have neglected our people, despite the enormous petroleum wealth we contribute.
Tinubu Slams Northern Governors, Gana Over Resource Control
By Kenneth Ehigiator, Vanguard Daily (Lagos), 27 February 2001. Governor Bola Tinubu of Lagos State berated his Northern counterparts over their recent claim that the continued clamour of Southern governors for resource control and institution of true federation would lead to the disintegration of the country.
Govt Might Ignore Wishes of Nigerians - Oshiomhole
By Victor Ahiuma-Young, Vanguard (Lagos) 16 May 2001. President of Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that going by government antecedent of deceits in the last sixteen years, President Obasanjo's government might not respect Nigerians' verdict in the on-going constitutional review exercise.
Igbo'll Resist Secession, Says Kalu
By Oma Djebah and Tunde Okoli, This Day (Lagos) 17 May 2002. Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has warned that the Igbos would resist attempts by any group or ethnic nationality to break up the Nigerian Federation. The unity of Nigeria is paramount to the Igbos.