<p class="">The Senate on Wednesday resolved to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Constitution, 1999 (Fourth Alteration No. 28) Bill, 2018 and the Industrial Development (Income Tax Relief) Amendment Bill, 2018.</p> <p class="">This followed presentation of a report by the Chairman, Technical Committee on Declined Assent to Bills by President Buhari, Sen. David Umaru […]
The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday vowed that the forthcoming 2019 presidential election would be the last he would contest. Continue reading This’ll be my fifth and last election; I’ll not abuse constitution – Buhari vows at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Atheists in Kenya have given their reasons for supporting calls for the amendment of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, that will expunge any reference to God. Continue reading Atheists want ‘God’ expunged from constitution at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The United States has urged all parties in Zimbabwe’s electoral dispute to respect the country’s constitution and the rule of law. Continue reading ‘Respect the constitution’ at Vanguard News.
Lawal Yahaya Gumau, the APC candidate in today’s Bauchi South Senatorial by-election, has made his main reason for wanting to go to the Senate will be to protect the political interest of Pres. Buhari. Not stopping there Gumua also said he will talk to Senators to ensure a constitutional amendment that will enable Buhari to rule […]
The Nigerian Senate has set a two-week target for itself to urgently amend the 1999 Constitution to allow for the establishment of state and community policing. This was revealed by Senate President Bukola Saraki. “Today, my colleagues and I in the 8th Senate resolved to begin the process of amending the Constitution to allow for […]
Agitators for the restructuring of political and economic structures of the nation on Thursday re-echoed their demand for return of Nigeria to regions and cancellation of the 1999 ‘military constitution’. They spoke at a colloquium organized by a Think-Tank Group, Voice Of Reason (VOR) at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Lagos with […]
Bishop Oyedepo has reacted to the killing of over 100 people in Plateau state by Fulani herdsmen who attacked 11 villages and burnt about 50 houses. At last night’s evening service and this morning’s Hour of Prayer at the Canaanland premises, Bishop Oyedepo fired at the killers and their sponsors as he stated that self-defense […]
He said in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Uche Anichukwu, on Sunday in Abuja, that provision of the time-frame showed that Nigeria’s democracy was coming of age. The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, said inclusion of time-frame for pre-election litigations in the Constitution would ensure that challenges of prolonged […]
By Jacob Ajom The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation took a giant step to getting readmitted by the International Rugby Union when the newly constituted board led by Kelechi Mbagwu ratified its new constitution. At an extra-ordinary Annual General Meeting, attended by delegates from the various state chapters, and representative of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Ministry […]
Lawmakers approve 10 provisions, step down two others and reject three of the proposed amendments. The post Constitution amendment: Osun assembly rejects independent candidature appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Judex Okoro, Calabar The on-going constitutional amendment has received a boost as the Cross River State House of Assembly has passed the Not-Too-Young to Run Bill. Other bills that got unanimous approval of the lawmakers included the strengthening of the judiciary for speedy dispensation of justice, autonomy of the legislature, time frame for determination of […]