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The Senate is a difficult terrain- Akunyili

Former minister of information and communication, Dora Akunyili says she has decided to drop out of the ministry and join in the senatorial race to help out her state of ...

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Nigeria: State Lawmakers slow down Constitution review

Tutu Folashade-Koyi laments that Nigerian State law makers seems not to be taking serious the need to review the 1999 Constitution

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Nigeria:Independent Candidacy suffers set back

// Thee Imo State House of Assembly has rejected the alteration of section 106 and 107 of the Constitution dealing with independent candidature in an election. The Assembly also disapproved ...

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Nigeria’s legislators to hold hearing on women empowerment

 The Joint Committee on Women Affairs of the National Assembly, Abuja is holding a public hearing on a bill on “A bill for an act to amend the Family Economic ...

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Soyinka wants Legislators to hands off constitution’s review

  Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has cautioned National Assembly to desist from its ongoing effort to review the 1999 Constitution, saying the legislators lack power to draft a constitution ...

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Yar’adua approves 3.1trillion 2009 budget, expresses fears

The 2009 Appropriation bill was signed into law yesterday by President Umaru Yar’Adua who expressed fears about on Government’s ability to finance the 3.1 trillion naira ($21.2 billion) budget for ...

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