As secessionists continue to demand for secession, and some well meaning Nigerians also demand for reconstruction of the country through protests and other obvious ways, the Senate has decided to review the 1999 constitution starting with the zonal public hearing for the six geopolitical zones; North Central, North East, North West, South East, South West and South South.
Following calls from Nigerians in some quarters for amendment of the Nigerian constitution of 1999, a former Minister of Education and a co-convener of #BringBackourGirls campaign, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the development saying anyone who supports the move for amendment of the Nigerian constitution (1999), should indicate their intentions on her Twitter page.
The call for review of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria seems to have received an answer.It can be recalled that the 1999 Constitution as Amended which has been in force since the country returned to democratic rule in 1999 has been criticized by many for being weak, and not clear on certain issues.
Ijia Notis.Pic: Chinanu Ndumele.A University of Abuja trained Political scientist,Chinanu Ndumele has described the communique released by Southern governors after their meeting at Asaba yesterday as poorly calculated.According to him the major demands of the communique require constitutional dressing and hence the need to balance it by involving legislators from the zone.
The economic stagnancy of Nigeria has become something of serious concern to well meaning people of Nigeria.The current hardship in the current coupled with the security challenges has heightened the call for restructuring.Most Nigerians believe that Nigeria will never become a working country if she continues to stick to the current structure.
For a while now, the Nigeria Citizens have sent across their agitations to the Federal Government regarding the 1999 Constitution which many feel was drafted by the Military Government.Therefore, in order to ensure equity and respect for the general public, the House of Senate in conjunction with the Federal Government has cordially invited Nigerians to her Zonal Public Hearing of the 1999 Constitution.
Falana calls for Buhari's impeachment and highlights constitutional grounds for removal A Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has called for Buhari impeachment due to the worsening insecurity in Nigeria.While speaking, Falana said Nigeria is plagued by security challenges and this country current administration can no longer perform its saddled responsibilities.
Speaking in a viral video, the renown Nigerian Televangelist and the founder of House on the Rock Ministry, Pastor Paul Adefarasin reveals the kind of President Nigerians must look out for, ahead of the 2023 election.Here is everything Pastor Paul Adefarasin said in the video: "Nigeria has problems that are more significant than she ever has and many of these issues needs to be dealt with.
Fula also known as Fulani is widely spoken as a set of various dialect in a continuum that spreads across about 20 african countries in the west and central africa, by more than 65 million people.fula population is prevalent in the following african countries below.Nigeria: In Nigeria fulani comprise the most populous and politically influential among the 250 ethnic groups.
Ijia Notis.History is not a dead subject.The essence of knowing it is to learn from it and no one is a great learner than the one who asks fundamental questions about what he has been taught.It is generally believed among most Nigerians that the first military head of states of the country,General J.T.U.
Why I Warned Agitators From Disrespecting Akeredolu Despite Kicking Against Yoruba Nation - Akintoye
Professor Banji Akintoye has explained the reasons why he warned and stopped Yoruba Nation agitators from disrespecting or attacking the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu despite he kicks against the seccession being agitated for in the South West!The Don who happens to be one of the strongest chief campaigners of the proposed Oduduwa Republic said the governor is like a son and brother to him!
The Senate committee on the review of the 1999 constitution tweeted on it's tweeter handle about it's Zonal Public Hearing.The invitation reads this: The chairman and members of the Senate committee on the review of the 1999 constitution cordially invited the general public, Government functionaries, Civil society/interest groups, Professional Bodies and other interested parties to a 2days Zonal Public Hearing on the proposed "Aberation to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999" holding at two centers in each of the 6 Geo-political.
Political parties are key players in any democratic phase, with the governing party normally being referred to as the ruling party, with the opposing party or parties being referred to as the opposition party or parties, as the case might be.Nigeria has been a multi-party country since the first republic, allowing for competition between parties.
The sad news surfaced on social media today that three out of the abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna state were killed today as their remains were found in Kwanan Bature village, a place close to the university.It was recall when armed gunmen stormed the institution on tuesday and kidnapped many students in which the numbers of students kidnapped are yet unknown till now.
Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has contributed to the discussion on restructuring and devolution of power in Nigeria.The media aide said any conversation on restructuring without the National Assembly and State House of Assemblies is a waste of time.
Garba Shehu and his Pantami's "cancel challenge" indicate how the Nigerian Presidency has robbed the Spirit of the Nigerian constitution of the provisions on secularism, gender, and aiding the cover-up for Dr Pantami's alleged contributions to the killing of Christians in Nigeria.The Presidency has clearly chosen to sideline our constiturional provision on secularism and gender equality to defend an Islamic fundamentalist.
The House of Representatives on Thursday (today) directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to restore Nyamatsor State Constituency of Benue State.The House resolution was sequel to a motion by Hon.Kpam Jimin Sokpo, representing Buruku Federal Constituency.Presemnting the motion titled: “Need to Restore Nyamatsor State Constituency of Benue State” Hon.
For the past two weeks, one of the trending topics in Nigeria have been that of Baba Ijesha molesting a fourteen years old girl.There are also video evidence gotten from CCTV camera's and also a video of him admitting to the crime.He is now in police custody and also ready to be tried in the Court of law.
With current security challenges across the world, Nigeria have gotten that bad.It's just that the government of the day is dealing with common enemies which does not needs maximum forces.The world are watching.Robert Clarke, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) while speaking on Insecurity on Today's Politics on Channels TV stated that we want a state of emergency to be created now.
Former Governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has back the Nigerian Constitution and reveals there is absolutely nothing wrong with the Constitution.Orji Kalu made these claims on Sunday while being interviewed on the security situation of things in Nigeria on Channels TV.According to Orji Kalu, the security challenges we face in the country, particularly Southeast, have nothing to do with the Constitution, rather it's a community thing.