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8 Aug 2017
Amending the constitution of any functioning democracy is extremely difficult, rare and nearly impossible both politically and procedurally. Politically; because it requires that a supermajority of the country acknowledge the flaws of its founders...
7 Aug 2017
Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has described as injustice the minimum age contained in the constitution for presidential candidates in the country.
4 Aug 2017
Restructuring can mean a whole gamut of concepts depending on the perspective from which one looks at the word. In Nigeria, the whole system has gone out of control.
2 Aug 2017
The lawmaker representing Lagos West senatorial district at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Olamilekan Solomon Adeola has faulted the lopsided structure of the country, particularly as it affected Lagos, which has been demanding for special status.....
1 Aug 2017
The Bill also seeks to promote efficiency in the creation and harnessing of capital, as well as creating liquidity in the market and adopting and strengthening corporate governance best practices.
31 Jul 2017
Of the three arms of government in Nigeria, the most often attacked, abused, and suspended is the Legislature. This is most unfair.
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.
30 Jul 2017
Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the defeated bill on devolution of powers still has chances of being passed again, as part of the amendment to the 1999 constitution after the resumption of both chambers of the National Assembly...
30 Jul 2017
Against the groundswell of calls for a restructured Nigeria, the National Assembly still acted true to type, maneuvered its way to avoid inclusion of weighty issues of the day in its ongoing exercise of amending the constitution.
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…
29 Jul 2017
According to the National Speaker of NYAN Akhigbe Olumhense, the group has resolved to embark on a nationwide sensitisation campaign to educate young people about the bill, starting with the...
28 Jul 2017
According to him, the 2018 budget is one of the matters that was agreed between the Legislature and the Executive at the assent session by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

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21 mins ago
About four members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have allegedly returned a total of N122.4 million paid to their accounts by the party’s leadership ...
25 mins ago
Stakeholders have applauded All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential standard-bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for creating Local Government Directorate in the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).
33 mins ago
Kebbi State Police Command has confirmed death of three officers in a motor accident. The Command’s spokesperson, Nafiu Abubakar, who confirmed the incident in a statement...
34 mins ago
Lagos State Government has suspended all activities of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) with immediate effect to fulfill one of the cardinal objectives of the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda.
37 mins ago
Sports enthusiasts from within and outside Akwa Ibom State have gathered in Eket for the official commissioning of the city’s new 18,000-seat stadium today.