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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.
7 Sep 2017
It is significant to recognise that many civil society platforms, notably the Bar, reproduced the fire and polemical ardour of the Aka-Bashorun hue in the early days of the nation’s return to democracy.
7 Sep 2017
PENGASSAN has cautioned the Joint Tax Board ((JTB) and some state internal revenue boards over their interference in the operations of voluntary Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) as stipulated in the Pensions Reform Act 2014.
3 Sep 2017
It is a welcome development that Nigerians resident abroad have expressed the wish to participate in elections in their home country. Even if symbolically, this expression of interest by citizens in the way their country is governed should be applauded and their wish granted.
31 Aug 2017
Participants at a conference on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) have called on the National Assembly to pass a bill on sickle cell control and management to better insure the life of the people living with the disease.
28 Aug 2017
We are gradually returning to the spirit of mass disenchantment again. It is true that there are millions of extremists parading themselves as spokesmen of the people on blog sites, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter.
23 Aug 2017
Discerning students of British constitutional history or of the political development of that realm are sure to find an un-refreshing parallel or are able to plot the graph of an uncanny verisimilitude between Nigeria’s National Assembly and the parliament in England ....
22 Aug 2017
The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday confirmed a receipt of the letter. Buhari, on May 7, transferred power to his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as acting president.
22 Aug 2017
One Governor declares a public holiday to celebrate the return of the President from Great Britain after 104 days (and a prior 57) away on treatment for an unknown illness with an unknown prognosis.
20 Aug 2017
Following the Federal Government’s pronouncement to henceforth treat hate speeches as an act of terrorism, legal practitioners differ on the legality of doing so, without an amendment of the Terrorism Act 2011, by the National Assembly.
16 Aug 2017
The legislators ought to have treated the letter from the Acting President exhaustively before going on vacation. There are fundamental challenges with the implementation of the 2017 budget the way it is. 
14 Aug 2017
The most recent of such public pronouncements was the alleged N30 trillion revenue loss, and the allegedly missing 288 vessels by the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise, Tariffs and Marine Transport.

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