Tag: 1999 Constitution

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2018

The Late 5: Nigerian Senate to amend Constitution to allow for state, community police; Oprah Winfrey says running for president would kill her and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Programme Coordinator of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Temitope Sinkaye, has disclosed to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 3, 2017

Simon Kolawole: 1999 Constitution as “enemy of progress”

by Simon Kolawole   With the campaign for #BringBack1963Constitution gaining momentum, how many Nigerians have bothered to read the document? ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 27, 2017

Simon Kolawole: This thing called 1999 Constitution

by Simon Kolawole The most evil document in circulation in the world today, I am told, is the 1999 Constitution ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

This Senate is the worst in history – Sagay

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), says the 8th Senate is the worst in the history of Nigeria, adding that they will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. House Of Reps Passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Just like the Nigerian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

House of Reps passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Just like the Nigerian Senate, the House of Representatives has passed the Bill that reduces the age for election as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. Nigeria May Stay Longer In Recession – Emefiele Governor of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

1999 Constitution review: Immunity for lawmakers, restriction of tenure of Presidents and Governors, 31 others (DETAILS)

The Senate had received a 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria on Tuesday. Wednesday, ...

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AzeezJuly 26, 2017

1999 constitution is Nigeria’s greatest misadventure – Bisi Akande

Former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande has said the 1999 constitution is Nigeria’s “greatest misadventure.” The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. 1999 CONSTITUTION: SENATE CONSIDERS 35 YEARS AGE QUALIFICATION FOR PRESIDENT, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

1999 constitution: Senate considers 35 years age qualification for President, 32 other amendments

The Senate has received the 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria. The report tabled ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Vacate order on Dino Melaye’s recall, INEC urges court

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to set aside an ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

1999 constitution cause of recession not Buhari – Bisi Akande

by Omoleye Omoruyi Former Osun State governor, Chief Bisi Akande, has blamed the current economic recession and poverty in Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 9, 2016

Opinion: A case for the devolution of power to Nigeria’s federating units

by Ugochukwu Amasike Recently a bill seeking to grant states control over mineral resources within their domain passed the second ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

House of Reps vote to remove immunity clause for President and Governors, but what does it mean?

by Kolapo Olapoju Members of the House of Representatives have endorsed new amendments to the 1999 Constitution, one of which ...

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March 14, 2014

Opinion: 5 reasons why striking oil in the North may remain a mirage

by Zainab Suleiman Okino In a nutshell, striking oil in the North is becoming a mirage and a political tool ...

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February 17, 2014

Opinion: National Industrial Court and Judicial Absolutism in Nigeria

by Jiti Ogunye As can be seen from the items under its “exclusive judicial list“, the NIC has now gravitated ...

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December 4, 2013

Okey Ikechukwu: Why not share resources in Nigeria according to ‘ekiti mass’?

by Okey Ikechukwu If the United Nations (UN) wants the state with the highest number of carrying ‘ekiti’ prefixed towns ...

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November 10, 2013

Opinion: Our 1999 constitution is absurd, slacking and desultory

by Eric Teniola Except for them to queue and vote every four years, the 1999 constitution has no role for ...

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July 29, 2013

Enyinnaya Abaribe: The Senate did not vote on marriage age

by Enyinnaya Abaribe At no time was marriage as a section of the constitution discussed or voted for. The Senate ...

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