Tag: Constitution Amendment

Senate on Constitution Amendment for Gender Parity

AMT Tanimu- March 10, 2021

The Senate has resolved to carry out an amendment of the Nigerian Constitution to expunge any aspect that infringes on the rights of women. This ... Read More

Senate Passes The Whistleblower Protection Bill

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

The 8th Senate has passed the Whistleblower Protection Bill at today's senate plenary. The Bill, which seeks to encourage and facilitate the disclosures of improper ... Read More

Why State Assemblies,Governors, Are Obstacles To LG Autonomy – Dogara

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called on Nigerians to lend their voices to the push for financial and administrative autonomy ... Read More

Senate Bill Seeks To Move Presidential Inauguration To NASS

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2016

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu is the sponsor of the bill. The first reading of the Bill for an Act to provide ... Read More

Nigeria Governors' Forum Meets

admin- August 12, 2013

By Femi Johnson The Nigeria Governors' Forum has constituted a five man committee to streamline the proposed constitutional amendment. Governor Shehu Shema of Katsina State ... Read More

House Concludes Constitution Amendment

admin- July 25, 2013

By Bosede Adebayo The House of Representatives has amended the Constitution, granting autonomy to local Governments. Three Hundred and Twenty Nine Lawmakers were in attendance ... Read More

Senate to Revisit Vote on Contentious Section of the Constitution

admin- July 25, 2013

By Adamu Sambo The Senate has agreed in principle to revisit it's vote on section 29 sub-section (b) of the 1999 Constitution for possible deletion ... Read More

Symposium on Constitutional Amendment

admin- June 26, 2013

By Femi Okeowo The fastest means for Nigeria to Political and socio economic development is the enforcement of the Rule of Law at all levels, ... Read More