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NASS Committee on Constitution Review – A journey to nowhere

Northern Elders Forum and Constitution Amendment

By Uche Anichukwu Rightly sensing that the constitution amendment exercise will take the front seat as the National Assembly, NASS, returns from annual vacation, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has queried the value of past efforts at amending the 1999 Constitution and cautioned northern groups against “being railroaded into making submissions” to NASS for an
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NASS Committee on Constitution Review – A journey to nowhere

CONSTITUTION REVIEW: Yoruba group backs NEF, tackles Senate

…Yoruba Summit Group agrees with NEF on wastefulness of NASS constitution review …2023 election’ll be a farce without restructuring —PANDEF …Insists on implementation of 2014 National Conference recommendations …Nationwide consensus’ll make more impact —Igbo group By Chioma Onuegbu Pan-Yoruba Summit Group, YSG has joined forces with the Northern Elders Forum, NEF to decry the constitution
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NASS Committee on Constitution Review – A journey to nowhere

Northern Elders Forum knocks Senate over move to review 1999 Constitution

By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has faulted the Senate’s move to review and alter some provisions of the 1999 constitution (as amended). According to the Elders, federal lawmakers, since 1999, have spent huge amounts of Nigerian people’s money to fund the constitution review process without any meaningful impact on the lives of the
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Presidency

Lawyers divided over NASS call for service chiefs’ sack

By Henry Ojelu Some senior legal practitioners have expressed divergent views over President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection of the resolution by the National Assembly asking for the service chiefs’ sack, or for them to step aside, over rising insecurity in the country. While some were of the opinion that the President should heed the call of
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EFCC probe: Drama as Salami orders Magu’s lawyers out of proceedings venue

Magu still has rights ― Tayo Oyetibo

Tayo Oyetibo, SAN, has said that with the cloud of uncertainty over suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, he still has constitutional rights as spelt out in the Nigerian constitution. Oyetibo explained that the law explicitly states that every person who is arrested or detained upon reasonable suspicion
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Constitution review

Nigerian governors that are above our Constitution

By Tonnie Iredia The ideals of governance such as free education and other developmental projects which citizens can look up to from their government are contained in Chapter 2 of the Nigerian constitution titled ‘Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy.’ Unfortunately, the objectives are classified as ‘not justiciable’ rendering it impracticable for anyone
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