Tag: Constitution

Buhari’s Elevation Of ‘National Interest’ Above Rule Of Law Legal, Constitutional

Abdul Jimoh- August 30, 2018

Project-2019 (P2019), a civil society organisation on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s statement on national interest and the rule of law is legal ... Read More

Executive Order 6 to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595bn – FG

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 16, 2018

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have an immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over ... Read More

Lawyer Cautions Adamawa Assembly Against Tenure Elongation of LGC Chairmen

Henry Solomon- June 4, 2018

A legal practitioner in Yola, Mr. Sunday Wugira, has cautioned Adamawa House of Assembly against conceding to the request of elected council chairmen in the ... Read More

Presidential Panel on Human Rights Abuses Begins Sitting in Lagos

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2017

The Presidential Investigation Panel instituted to review compliance of the Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement on Tuesday began sitting at ... Read More

Constitution Review: Sentiments Responsible For The Rejection Of Devolution of Power – Saraki

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2017

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has blamed sentiments from parts of the country for the rejection of devolution of powers clause in ongoing ... Read More

Police Warns Against Blockage Of Major Roads In Abuja

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2017

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) FCT Command has warned against the blockage of major roads in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. The Command's Police ... Read More

Hate Speech: Biafra Agitators, Arewa Youths Risk Jail Terms – Osinbajo

Abdul Jimoh- June 18, 2017

Hate Speech: Biafra agitators, Arewa youths risk jail terms – Osinbajo Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has warned that persons agitating for secession and the northern ... Read More

Northern Governors Disown Arewa Youths On Ultimatum To Igbos

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2017

Governors of the nineteen northern States on Wednesday disowned a coalition of Arewa Youths, who reportedly issued ultimatum to Igbos to vacate the northern part ... Read More

Bill to Amend National Flag Proposes N100, 000 Fine For Distortion

Henry Solomon- May 5, 2017

Towards preserving Nigeria’s identity and natural heritage, a Bill for an Act to Amend the National Flag and Coat of Arms Act of 2004, has ... Read More

Metuh Seeks Suspension of N400m Fraud Trial

Abdul Jimoh- March 23, 2017

Olisa Metuh Seeks Suspension Of His Trial The trial of Olisa Metuh, a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continued on March 22, ... Read More

Supreme Court Settles Niger State Governorship Tussle

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2017

The Supreme Court has upheld the nomination of Governor Abubakar Bello Sani as the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2015 governorship election ... Read More

Early 2017 National Assembly Will Complete Constitution Amendments

Tanimu- November 24, 2016

Chuks Okocha, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the on-going process of amending the 1999 Constitution being undertaken by the 8th ... Read More

National Assembly Snatches CCB, CCT Powers from President

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 28, 2016

The National Assembly transferred presidential powers over the Code of Conduct Bureau and Code of Conduct Tribunal Act (CCB and CCT) to itself. The National ... Read More

PMB to Declare Open N’Assembly Seminar on Corruption

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2016

National Assembly Building, Three Arms Zone In line with the anti-corruption stance of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Tuesday declare open a two-day ... Read More

US Senate Fails To Amend Laws Regulating Gun Sales

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2016

Media report from Washington says that the U.S. Senate has failed to pass any changes to laws regulating gun sales, in spite of calls for ... Read More

US Senate Poised To Vote On A Possible Gun Control Restrictions

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2016

Against a backdrop of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a long-running battle over gun control in the United States reaches a critical stage ... Read More

Electoral Reforms: Ekweremadu Canvasses Early and Direct primaries

Abdul Jimoh- June 6, 2016

  The Deputy President of the Senate has called for early and direct primaries by political parties to make the nation’s electoral process more credible ... Read More

N600m Fraud: Court Grants Bail to Atawodi

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 16, 2016

Justice U.P. Kekemeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Monday, May 16, 2016, granted bail in the sum of N500 ... Read More

Lawmakers Order Re-seal of The Kogi State House Of Assembly

Henry Solomon- May 6, 2016

The House of Representatives on Thursday called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, to immediately re-seal the Kogi State House of Assembly pending ... Read More

Deputy Speaker Assures Nigerians Of Workable Constitution

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2016

Yusuf Lasun, Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, has assured Nigerians of the readiness of the 8TH National ... Read More