Tag: Constitution

Ado AminuMay 31, 2021

Constitutional review | Nigeria’s 9th Senate has a chance to shine as champions of inclusion

Nigeria has for the longest time paid lip service to inclusion – of women, the disabled, children and gender and ...

AzeezDecember 17, 2017

Nigerian constitution allows hijab | Sultan tells Law School

Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad has berated the Nigerian Law School for denying a student from being called to the bar ...

EzinneDecember 15, 2017

The Thread: “They said ‘take off your hijab’. She said ‘Girl’s not hot'” | TwitterNG reacts to the Hijab outrage

Pushing for progress is fantastic; attacking injustice is necessary, but at what cost? Last night, a hashtag began to make ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 10, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Of course, Nigeria is highly negotiable

by Simon Kolawole Where do you stand in this ongoing debate on the state of the Nigerian union? I have ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Opinion: Lessons Nigeria should take away from Kenya’s Supreme Court decision

by Jide Ojo Last Friday, September 1, 2017 the unprecedented happened in the East African country of Kenya.  The Supreme ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

You have breached the constitution | Ngige tells striking doctors

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has blasted the National Association of Resident Doctors for embarking on strike. Ngige said ...

EditorAugust 5, 2017

The Explainer: Now that Buhari has spent over 90 days in the UK, what next?

by Samuel Okike Today marks exactly 91 days since President Muhammadu Buhari flew out Nigeria on his second medical vacation ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

‘How Nigerian Senators took bribes to pass Peace Corps Bill’

Nigerian Senators allegedly received  ‘favours’ in form of job slots and cash reward from the promoters of the proposed paramilitary ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

N’Assembly to remove certain functions from exclusive list – Ekweremadu

The National Assembly has began the process of amending the 1999 constitution, which will ensure more power devolved to the ...

ItunuoluwaJune 12, 2017

Two US attorney generals sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels

The attorney generals of Maryland and Columbia plan to file a lawsuit that foreign payments to President Trump violate the ...

Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

Dele Momodu: Before they set Nigeria ablaze again

Fellow Nigerians, let me confess my sadness over the unfortunate, illogical and irrational bickering and grandstanding going on all over ...

Rachel OgbuMay 28, 2017

Conservative MP, Helen Grant is speaking out in support of a free press

by Rachel Ogbu// 56-year-old British-Nigerian, Helen Grant has spoken out in support of a free press in her constituency where ...

AzeezApril 11, 2017

Senate wants Nigeria constitution in circulation withdrawn

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate on Tuesday called for the immediate withdrawal of different versions of the constitution in circulation, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Opinion: The #NotTooYoungToRun bill is NOT the answer to Nigeria’s rigged politics

by Jude Feranmi I had promised to focus on the problems and how we can solve it in the last ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2017

The Thread: Trump’s presidency will be a lesson in democracy

Many Americans are feeling a loss of hope over Trump’s entrance into the white house. And a for a good ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Opinion: From Nigeria to the world, the youth are making a bold statement

by Eta E. Uso On November 22, 2016, the Not Too Young To Run campaign which originated in Nigeria, became a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria Police – creating a tenable environment for change agenda

by Adewole Kehinde “He Who Saves A Nation Breaks No Law” – Napoleon  The Nigeria Police is the principal law enforcement ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

BREAKING: House of Reps back state police

The House of Representatives on Tuesday backed the establishment of state police in all the 36 states of the Federation ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Earthquake – #PrayForKaduna to be safe from God’s wrath

Seismologists have warned that more tremors should be expected in Nigeria. Tremors are baby earthquakes and sometimes come before or ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Opinion: A case for implementation of the 2014 National Conference Report

by Ugochukwu Amasike The foundation of Nigeria’s problems is its obsolete political-economic system that sustains rent-seeking, and nurtures corruption. The beneficiaries ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

Senators, AGF clash over Saraki, Ekweremadu forgery case

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday finally honoured the invitation of the Senate ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

‘To fight corruption…the president should not have immunity’ – Dino Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi West constituency, Dino Melaye has blamed the ambition of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Fresh court order sacks already sacked PDP chairman, Sheriff

Embattled former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has once again been hit with a ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

Why Saraki, Ekweremadu must face trial for forgery – AGF Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has insisted that the senate president, Bukola Saraki ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 21, 2016

‘I have immunity just like the president’ – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of placing a restriction on his ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 14, 2016

Senate begins amendment of 1999 constitution

The senate, today, decided to begin the process of amending the country’s 1999 constitution. The amendment of the constitution would ...

Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

Defecting to APC won’t be attractive if these changes are made

New members of the All Progressives Congress will no longer be considered for automatic qualification to run for any political ...

Mazi EmekaMay 26, 2016

In 7 tweets, the strongest argument for why religions should not set laws for countries #ShariaBill

With the latest discovery that the House of Representative is considering a bill on Sharia law, many have questioned the ...

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