Tag: Constitutional amendment

Ado AminuJuly 15, 2021

South West Governors’ Forum may get us one step towards ending child marriage

There is a dangerous contradictory of the Nigerian constitution that has been a thorn in the side of all right-thinking ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Opinion: Applause for the Nigerian Senate’s constitutional amendments

Adedamola David Adejobi The 8th Senate under the distinguished leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki deserves to be commended for ...

AzeezAugust 2, 2017

Constitution amendment: We have learnt from past mistakes – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the efforts to amend the 1999 Constitution wi succeed this time. Saraki said this ...

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 ...

EditorJuly 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The National Assembly has killed #NotTooYoungToRun, and Nigerian youth are fighting back

You should know YIAGA (Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement), they have pioneered the massively successive #NotTooYoungToRun campaign alongside ...

ToluDecember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Let’s talk about this removal of immunity for a minute

The Senate has reportedly started a much awaited process of amending the Constitutional provision of the Consttitution that gives the ...

AzeezDecember 9, 2016

‘Constitutional amendment will compel President, governors to appoint cabinet within 60 days’

The Senate Committee on Conditional Review on the 1999 Constitution has said the amendment if passed into law will compel ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 21, 2015

House of Reps making moves to override Presidential veto power

by James Sambo The Federal House of Representatives has moved to amend its rules to pave the way for the override ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 7, 2015

Supreme Court halts constitutional amendment

by Kolapo Olapoju The Supreme Court has ordered the National Assembly to desist from its efforts to amend the ‎1999 constitution. A seven-man panel ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 19, 2015

NASS amends constitution to give politicians salary-for-life || See the beneficiaries

by Kolapo Olapoju On Wednesday, February 18, while Nigerian troops were at war with Boko Haram insurgents, some politicians converged ...

July 29, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Why we need an entirely new Constitution

by Ochereome Nnanna  We are in this constitutional mess because the military bequeathed a document that is simply unviable, inchoate ...

July 21, 2012

More, More! Senate Committee gets 56 requests for state creation

by Isi Esene The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu has revealed that the Senate Committee on the review of ...

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