Governors, State Assemblies agree to hold public hearing on 1999 constitution
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly have resolved to hold public hearing on ongoing efforts to amend certain sections of the 1999 constitution. The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Abdul-Aziz Yari, and the Chairman, Conference of Speakers, Ismaila Kamba, made this... Read more
Ekweremadu proposes single term of five years for presidents
The Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, has advocated a single-term presidency of five or six years for Nigeria and other African countries to deepen democracy and good governance. Ekweremadu spoke while delivering a lecture entitled: ‘Constitutionalism and the Challenges of Leadership in Africa: an Evaluation of Tested Models’... Read more
Constitution amendment battle shifts to state assemblies
The 36 State Houses of Assembly will begin work on the proposed amendment to the 1999 Constitution any moment from now, Hotnewsnaija Online gathered yesterday. They are to consider the bills already adopted by the Senate and the House of Representatives in respect of the amendment. National Assembly sources said... Read more