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Nigeria’s electoral reform

Nigeria News…Assemblyonline   http://assemblyonline.info   Highlights of Nigeria’s Federal Government decision of electoral reform in Nigeria 1. INEC COMPOSITION: The Establishment of a new, truly, non-partisan independent and impartial INEC composed ...

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Yar’adua will run for second term

A cabinet minister in President Umaru Yar’adua’s administration  Senator Adamu Aliero has dispelled speculations that his boss is unlikely to contest the 2011 elections for a second term, on account of ...

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Group canvasses for election of INEC chairman

The Presidential Candidate of National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro has   criticized the Federal Government white paper on electoral reforms, particularly the powers given the President to appoint the ...

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Nigeria: Activists warn against deregulation of Oil sector

 Nigeria News..Assemblyonline The Federal Government has been called upon to drop its plans of deregulating the Oil sector, as this will compound the social and  economic problems of the masses. ...

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Global economic crisis affects Osun state

Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola Osun State Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola says the state is already being affected by the global economic recession, pointing out that the state recorded a N800m shortfall ...

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Nigeria’s Legislators to screen awardees of National honours

 The National Assembly is seeking to screen all nominees of Nigeria’s national awards. This function is currently performed by the National Council of State, which has serving and former presidents/ ...

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Maurice Iwu to be probed for N30 alleged fraud

Nigeria News Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu  is to be probed for alleged N30b fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC The Conference of ...

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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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British police mistook Nigeria’s football star for shop robber

Nigeria’s footballer star Victor Anichebe and a friend were arrested by British Police yesterday, who mistook the duo for   robbers planning to raid a Jewellery shop. Anichebe who plays for ...

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Nigeria’s Teachers strike: Lagos state Government says no plans to sack teachers

The Lagos State government has assured that the on going strike embarked upon by teachers in the state will neither lead to mass sack or salary slash. The State Commissioner ...

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