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Nigeria: Imo State: Where There Is No Legislature

Nigeria: Imo State: Where There Is No Legislature

By Walter Duru, Ph.D In modern democratic societies, the legislature performs three conventional functions of representation, law-making and oversight responsibilities. The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) has provided the legislature in different sections, the powers to perform these functions at both the central and state levels. The legislature controls through […]

Nigeria: Suspension Of PDP Lawmakers, Protesters Storm Kaduna Assembly Demanding Reinstatement

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria)–Protesters on Tuesday stormed the Kaduna State House of Assembly, northwest  of the country, demanding the House leadership to reinstate two PDP members who were recently suspended. The demand is contained in a document issued by the Joint Stakeholders of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in  Zangon Kataf and Kaura Constituencies, who […]

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Nigeria: Suspension Of 2 PDP Members By Assembly, a Disgrace To Democracy: Hyat

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria)–The suspension of 2 PDP members in the Kaduna State House of Assembly, northwest of the country, has  been described as a disgrace to democracy . As a result, the affected members have therefore been advised to go to court. The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna State Chapter,  Felix Hassan […]

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Government To Sustain Made-In-Nigeria Patronage Campaign — Minister

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government will intensify  sustaining  the campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products. This is part of  efforts towards diversifying  the economy, create employment and generate wealth. The Minister stated this in Lagos on Monday while jointly  […]

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NGO Tasks Northern Nigerian Leaders On Promotion Of Peace, Uniity 

By  Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – A Non-Governmental Organization, Gamji Members’ Association has asked present leaders and politicians in northern Nigeria to imbibe the spirit of togetherness for peace and unity in the region and the country in general. The National  President of the NGO, Abdullahi Bala Isa made the call at a memorial lecture […]

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Nigeria’s Unity Hinges On Justice, Fairness In Governance, Says Gov. Fayose

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) — Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Southwest Nigeria, says the unity of the country is not negotiable, but must be strictly backed by justice and fairness by whoever is governing the nation. Fayose stated this Friday, while speaking with Journalists in Billiri town, northeast Nigeria, at a cultural fiesta […]

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Eid- Maulud: Nigerian Speaker Felicitates With Muslims, Calls For Continued Prayers For The Nation

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has felicitated with Nigerian Muslim Ummah as they join other believers all over the world to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Muhammed. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker enjoined the faithful […]

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Mnangagwa Has The Capacity To Focus On The New Zimbabwe. But Will He?

  Robert Rotberg, Harvard University Emmerson “Crocodile” Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s crafty new interim President, is known as a ruthless, deeply unprincipled and a political infighter. He has lost several recent parliamentary elections but retained his party positions over four decades largely because he was ex-President Robert Mugabe’s chief enforcer and tribute collector. But now President Mnangagwa has a golden […]

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