Termination of employment is not a ground for disqualification of a candidate under 1999 Constitution
The appellant and the 1st respondent contested for the National Assembly primary election conducted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to select its candidate for the House of Representatives for the Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency of Benue State in the general election slated for 14th February 2015.
For a better Nigeria
The 1999 Constitution strengthens the already choking powers of the Federal Government and whoever is in the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
‘1999 constitution, a fallacy that must be discontinued’
A lecturer from the University of Benin, Dr Pedro Obaseki has described the 1999 Constitution as a fallacy that must be discontinued if Nigeria must move forward. He called that the document, which was the most dastardly act of the military needed to be reconstructed so that Nigerians can have direct say on how they…
Issues and challenges of restructuring Nigeria
The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) has provisions for the necessary steps that must be taken and adhered to in amending...
Southern leaders insist on new constitution
A statement yesterday by the Chairman of the group, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, said restructuring would not meaningfully be done by amendment to the existing 1999 Constitution, and therefore proposed a new constitution to be adopted by the people through a referendum.
1999 Constitution outdated, illegal, say NADECO, ISDS
The National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) and Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS), have charged the Nigerian authorities to jettison the 1999 constitution as it has outlived its usefulness.
Why National Assembly rejected devolution of power bill, by Yakassai
An elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, yesterday gave an insight as to why the bill on devolution of power was turned down by the National Assembly during the review exercise of the 1999 Constitution.
Reps, Senate differ on FCT ministerial nominee
The House of Representatives has disagreed with the Senate on a provision that the Federal Capital Territory should also be represented in the federal cabinet in the concluded constitution amendment process.