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Not Too Young To Run Bill

28 Sep 2020
Sir: The mass media such as newspapers, magazines, radio and television are the major instruments in raising the awareness level of youth so that they can understand and exercise their political rights...
7 Jun 2019
As the 8th National Assembly wraps up their four-year tenure of legislative duties, here are four notable bills the Red Chamber passed since its inauguration in 2015. National Minimum Wage Bill After several deliberations, protest and negotiation between National Labour Congress and government for about two years, the Senate passed the N30, 000 minimum wage…
9 Dec 2018
Ms Charity Idahosa, a candidate seeking to represent Oredo West Constituency at the Edo House of Assembly, says Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s decision to throw up youths in the governance system motivated her ambition. Idahosa made this disclosure while fielding questions from newsmen in Benin on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Idahosa…
5 Jul 2018
Sir: I have heard people who travel into the Valhalla of their dreams say that what Nigeria needs now are youthful leaders who can think outside the box to develop the country.
7 Jun 2018
Although Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has begged the country’s youths not to contest against him in 2019 shortly before signing the Not Too Young Bill into law, a poll shows that 64 per cent of Nigerians are likely to vote for middle-age presidential candidates in the 019 general elections.
5 Jun 2018
The signing of the Not too Young to Run bill by President Muhammadu Buhari is a positive development representing a classic constitutional amendment that not only satisfied the desires and aspirations...
1 Jun 2018
Nigerian’s youths eyeing the presidency will have to wait until 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday, as he signed into law the Not Too Young To Run¬ bill.The act, signed in the presence of selected y¬ouths from the 36 states of t-he federation and the Federal Capital Te¬rritory ....
31 May 2018
Buhari signed the bill today at the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.
31 May 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to sign the Not Too Young to Run Bill into law, has elicited excitement in the country’s political space, as Nigerian youths have signified their readiness to actively participate in governance. They said even before the passage of the bill, they were ready to take charge and move the country to…
30 May 2018
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, indications have emerged that President Mohammadu Buhari would soon sign the ‘not too young to run’ bill into law.
29 May 2018
Nigerian president Tuesday said he will assent to a bill that will pave a way for more young people to contest elections in Africa's most populous country. Known as 'Not Too Young to Run' Bill, when passed into law later this week, the bill will lower the age limit for those seeking political office in…
4 Mar 2018
With the adoption of the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill by 25 state houses of assembly, Nigerian youths have been cautioned that the bill was not open to persons without substance. Mr Bamikole Omishore, Special Assistant to the President of the Senate on Foreign Affairs and International Relations, disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News…

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