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How Former Senate President Revealed He Witnessed Biafran War & 4 Things Igbos Should Note From Him

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is a major separatist group in Nigeria that has so much heightened up the level of its agitation in a discouraging manner. Considering the fact that the main purpose of their agitation is to divide Nigeria and dominate its South East region, the government has made commitments to repel the group and maintain unity in the country.

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How Former Senate President Revealed He Witnessed Biafran War & 4 Things Igbos Should Note From Him

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Opinion: What If Obasanjo's Third Term Agenda Had Succeeded?

On May 16 2006, the Nigeria Senate under the leadership of Senator Ken Nnamani, voted against the Constitutional Amendment Bill that would have created a window that would allow President Olusegun Obasanjo to contest for a third term. Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has just launched a memoir dealing with that event, which many dignitaries have praised as a big achievement for Nigeria's democracy.

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Opinion: What If Obasanjo's Third Term Agenda Had Succeeded?

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How 6 Serving Senators in 2006 were instrumental in ensuring that Obasanjo's third term bid failed.

In 2006, it was alleged President Olusegun Obasanjo was nursing the ambition to extend his tenure in office. It is good to note that since Nigeria began practicing the democratic system of government in 1999, it is mandated that a president can only serve for two tenures (eight years) after being duly elected.

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How 6 Serving Senators in 2006 were instrumental in ensuring that Obasanjo's third term bid failed.

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"Those Looking For War In The SouthEast Will Be Wiped Out In Two Weeks" Ken Nnamani Warns IPOB

Former Senator and Chieftain in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Ken Nnamani has warned secessionist agitators in the Southeast to drop their arms and pursue peace because war is not the solution. Nnamani, who made this statement during an interview on Tuesday in Lagos, insisted that it will be better for the Igbo race to remain and achieve more in Nigeria than anywhere else.

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Notable Things Osinbajo Said About Ken Nnamani: A Motivation To Present Day Leaders

The vice president, in one of his recent statements, extolled the leadership capabilities of a former Senate President of the country who was an Igbo extraction. Sen. Ken Nnamani is among the politicians in Nigeria that performed outstandingly in their political career. He was the president of the Senate from 2005 to 2007 at the time when Olusegun Obasanjo was the President of the country.

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Notable Things Osinbajo Said About Ken Nnamani: A Motivation To Present Day Leaders

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How Obasanjo's Third Term Agenda Was Aborted Based On The Revelations Of Ken Nnamani

In 2006, former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo sought to extend his tenure beyond the constitutionally-allowed 2 terms of four years each.Photo credit: Vanguard The move generated a lot of controversies among Nigerians and it was strongly resisted by many power brokers as at that time. Ken Nnamani who was the Senate president as at that time was one of those who resisted the move entirely.

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How Obasanjo's Third Term Agenda Was Aborted Based On The Revelations Of Ken Nnamani

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"You Stop Obasanjo's 3rd Term Bid" Ex-Senate President Praises Tinubu In Lagos

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has praised All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu, for his assistance in "putting an end to former President Olusegun Obasanjo's third term bid." Nnamani made the remarks during a courtesy call to Tinubu in Lagos on Monday, following the latter's return from a medical trip from the United Kingdom.

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2 Important Points Ken Nnamani Revealed As What Led To The 'Killing' Of Obasanjo's 3rd Term Agenda

Former Senate President and All Progressive Congress chieftain, Ken Nnamani has revealed why Obasanjo's third term ambition was aborted. (Photo Credit - Google) Ken Nnamani, an Igbo leader from the South East was Senate President during the second term administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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2 Important Points Ken Nnamani Revealed As What Led To The 'Killing' Of Obasanjo's 3rd Term Agenda

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How Ken Nnamani Used Live Transmission Of Plenary Proceedings To Abort Obasanjo's Third Team Agenda

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has disclosed how he used live transmission of the plenary on May 16, 2006, to abort the third team agenda of former President Mr. Olusegun Obasenjo when an alteration of the constitution to allow three terms for Nigeria’s presidents was debated.

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How Ken Nnamani Used Live Transmission Of Plenary Proceedings To Abort Obasanjo's Third Team Agenda

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Former Senate President reveals how proposed third term for Obasanjo was aborted

The Senate President of the fifth Senate and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Senator Ken Nnamani, has disclosed some of the steps he took to abort the proposed amendment of the 1999 constitution which was to pave way for a third term in office for former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Former Senate President reveals how proposed third term for Obasanjo was aborted

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Two Tactical actions Sen. Nnamani took that truncated Obasanjo's third term bid in 2006.

The alleged third-term ambition of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2006 was stifled at that time. However, the then senate president Ken Nnamani has come out to reveal how the whole issue of the third-term bid was not allowed to be fulfilled. Sen. Ken Nnamani, made the revelation while speaking at the public presentation of his book titled; “STANDING STRONG: Legislative Reforms, Third Term and Other Issues of the 5th Senate,” at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday.

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Two Tactical actions Sen. Nnamani took that truncated Obasanjo's third term bid in 2006.

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Understanding The Facts Raised By Senator Ken Nnamani As He Cautions Agitators In South-East

Former President of the Nigerian Senate and APC Chieftain, Ken Nnamani has advised his Igbo brothers to sheathe their sword and embrace peace, following their unending agitations and worsening security situation in the region. According to Daily Post Nigeria, he warned them that war should never be an option because war is not a child's play.

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Understanding The Facts Raised By Senator Ken Nnamani As He Cautions Agitators In South-East

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Photo: Ken Nnamani Visits Tinubu, Praises Him For Assisting Senate To Stop Third Term Bid

Photo Credit: The Nation & Joe Igbokwe The photo of Senator Ken Nnamani's visit to Chief Bola Tinubu filtered online yesterday, the former senator of the federal republic of Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to the leader of the All Progressive Congress(APC) after his return from the UK where he has gone for a medical check.

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Photo: Ken Nnamani Visits Tinubu, Praises Him For Assisting Senate To Stop Third Term Bid

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Senator Akpabio reveals Ken Nnamani as the brain behind Uncommon Transformation in Akwa Ibom

Former Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio has named former Senate President Ken Nnamani as the man who made it possible for him to put in place Uncommon Transformation in the state. Akpabio, 58, who currently heads the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, made the revelation at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday.

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Senator Akpabio reveals Ken Nnamani as the brain behind Uncommon Transformation in Akwa Ibom

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Security: President Muhammadu Buhari Makes A Strong Statement About States Of The Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated again that his administration will not rest until Nigeria's current security concerns are addressed appropriately. Buhari remarked this in Abuja during the public presentation of the book "Standing Strong," wherein he was represented by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonayan Onu.

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Security: President Muhammadu Buhari Makes A Strong Statement About States Of The Nation

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How We Aborted Obasanjo's ''Third Term Agenda'' - Ken Nnamani

Ken Nnamani, former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has narrated how the 5th Senate aborted a planned amendment of the 1999 constitution to allow for a third term in office during during ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo regime. Nnamani asserted that the 5th Senate's model of legislating was premised on the debate that centred on whether a legislator is a trustee or an agent.

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How We Aborted Obasanjo's ''Third Term Agenda'' - Ken Nnamani

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My Regrets As Senate President-Nnamani

Ken Nnamani, the former senate president has expressed his regrets as a senate president. The former Senate President has said the upper chamber during his administration scuttled the third term plan of Olusegun Obasanjo but neglected to amend the 1999 Constitution. Mr Nnamani, who was Senate President between April 2005 and May 2007, spoke at a media conference in Lagos in front of the arrival of his new book.

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My Regrets As Senate President-Nnamani

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How we aborted Obasanjo’s ‘third term’ agenda – Ken Nnamani

The former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, has revealed a portion of the means he took to cut short the residency extension plan (also called Third Term) of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr Nnamani, while talking at the public show of his book: "Remaining steadfast: Legislative Reforms, Third Term and Other Issues of the fifth Senate," at the International Conference Center, Abuja, on Thursday, said by dismissing the senate over the span of the sacred correction process, a few congresspersons on the side of the bill had a difference at the top of the priority list in the wake of connecting with their constituents.

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How we aborted Obasanjo’s ‘third term’ agenda – Ken Nnamani

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Photo: Ken Nnamani Visited Tinubu, Praised Him For Assisting Senate To Stop Third Term Bid

Photo Credit: The Nation & Joe Igbokwe The photo of Senator Ken Nnamani's visit to Chief Bola Tinubu filtered online yesterday, the former senator of the federal republic of Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to the leader of the All Progressive Congress(APC) after his return from the UK where he has gone for a medical check.

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Photo: Ken Nnamani Visited Tinubu, Praised Him For Assisting Senate To Stop Third Term Bid

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How we nullified Obasanjo's 'third term' agenda – Ken Nnamani

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has revealed some of the steps he took to thwart former President Olusegun Obasanjo's tenure elongation agenda (also known as the Third Term). Mr. Nnamani stated at the public presentation of his book "STANDING STRONG: Legislative Reforms, Third Term, and Other Issues of the 5th Senate" at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Thursday that by adjourning the senate during the constitutional amendment process, some senators in support of the bill changed their minds after interacting with their constituents.

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How we nullified Obasanjo's 'third term' agenda – Ken Nnamani