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Approve Confab Report Without Delay, Ekwueme Tells NASS

Approve Confab Report Without Delay, Ekwueme Tells NASS
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Former vice president Dr. Alex Ekwueme has called on the National Assembly to avoid delays and treat the report of the recently-concluded National Conference with all seriousness, unlike the way it does to other bills. Ekwueme said that the National Assembly should go ahead and approve the report instead of “taking it sentence by sentence,” […]

Jonathan Vows to Implement National Conference Recommendations

Jonathan Vows to Implement National Conference Recommendations
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said the peaceful conclusion of the National Conference has put to shame cynics who never gave it a chance to succeed. He also explained why his administration did not intervene in the affairs of the Conference while it lasted. The president made the remarks after receiving the report of the […]

Confab Committee Proposes Modified Presidential System

Confab Committee Proposes Modified Presidential System
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The National Conference Standing Committee on Restructuring and Forms of Government co-chaired by retired General Ike Nwachukwu and Hon. Mohammed Kumalia has proposed a modified presidential system of government for the country with various characteristics akin to a parliamentary government while it maintains its federalism. The proposal is contained in the report of the committee […]

Abuja remains short-Changed, By Aliyu Modibbo

Abuja remains short-Changed, By Aliyu Modibbo
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In another few weeks or thereabout, the National Conference holding in Abuja will wind up after what has been a series of climax and anti-climax. Notwithstanding its shortcomings, it is the hope of many Nigerians that the conference will come up with strong recommendations that will help to move the nation forward. Regrettably however, Abuja […]

Delegates call for state of emergency in the power sector

Delegates call for state of emergency in the power sector
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The National Conference monday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency in the power sector as part of strategies to arrest the deteriorating state of electricity supply in the country. While voting on recommendations of the Committee on Energy chaired by former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Rasheed Ladoja, the delegates […]

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