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5 Dec 2017
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...
23 Oct 2017
Without a doubt, Section 138 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, bars the President of Nigeria from taking any paid employment or holding executive office in any capacity.
7 Sep 2017
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.
15 Aug 2017
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.
9 Aug 2017
It gladdens my heart seeing the youths of Nigeria occupy some top diplomatic positions in global bodies, while also calling the shots in development of affairs on the world stage.
31 Jul 2017
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.
27 Jul 2017
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.
27 Jul 2017
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, in Abuja on Thursday said the alteration of the 1999 constitution will promote good governance.
26 Jul 2017
The issue became so contentious that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, severally intervened to calm frayed nerves as he declared that the leadership of the National Assembly had not taken any position on any proposal.
26 Jul 2017
The constitution puts emphasis on spending rather than making money, thereby intensifying the battles for supremacy between the legislature and the executive while the judiciary is being corruptly tainted and discredited.
14 Jul 2017
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday urged the National Assembly to identify and address provisions in the 1999 Constitution that had become stumbling blocks in the spirit of true federalism.
11 Jul 2017
As at today, the president has spent about 64 days in medical vacation, in which he has not put up any public appearance nor disclose the nature of his illness outside what is gleaned from grapevines.


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