National Assembly constitution review committee has separated the office of Minister of Justice from that of Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), saying the move will make the latter independent, non-partisan and restore dignity to the justice system.
16 Dec 2021
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo-led Committee for the Goodness of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to accord the issue of constitution review the urgency it deserves.
26 May 2021
Following the internal crisis in the Edo State chapter of the PeopleS Democratic Party (PDP), some leaders of Edo South Senatorial District of the party, yesterday...
23 May 2021
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the review of the country’s Constitution currently being undertaken by the National Assembly.
15 Feb 2020
Penultimate Thursday, the Senate embarked on a fresh attempt to review the 1999 Constitution with the composition of a 56-member committee by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
28 Sep 2017
EIGHT - REVENUE ALLOCATION FORMULA… There have been eight ad hoc revenue allocation commissions since 1946 - viz: Philipson Commission (1946), Chick’s Commission (1953), Raisman Commission (1958), Binns Commission (1964), Dina commission (1966), Aboyade Committee (1977), and Okigbo Commission (1980) - when the fiscal battle began in earnest. The nationalists politicians, right up to 15…
7 Aug 2017
Surprisingly and unlike in the past, the likes of former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, General T.Y Danjuma and others from the North, joined in the clamour for restructuring.
4 Aug 2017
As useless as the 1999 Constitution is today, if you’re going to do true federalism, fiscal policy, devolution of power, you will start with the National Assembly. You cannot rule that out because nobody else has the power.
30 Jul 2017
The Conference of Speakers is happy as the National Assembly separated the issues into different Bills, such that it is easy to vote on different issues in a clear manner.
29 Jul 2017
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB), has flayed the National Assembly (NASS) over their position on the restructuring of Nigeria, restating their position that no meaningful result would come out of it especially with the Hausa/Fulani dominated Nigeria Senate. The group argued that this latest position of the NASS…
23 Jul 2017
Over the years, the Federal Government has been unable to prioritise and provide the resources that are necessary to pay, equip and train policemen to the level required by the challenges they face.
14 Jul 2016
As the two chambers of the National Assembly intensify efforts to subject the Constitution to another round of amendment, they have come under pressure to consider popular requests and agitation for the restructuring of the Nigerian nation.