Tuesday, April 15, 2014

National Conference: Another delegate slumps

April 15, 2014

National Conference in plenary Security operative smashed the camera of a photo-journalist taking the photograph of the ailing delegate A National Conference delegate, Abubakar Abdulmumuni,... read more

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National Conference names membership of 20 Standing Committees

April 15, 2014

National Conference in plenary Jibril Aminu, Adebanjo, Nnamani top members of the Devolution of Power Committee The National Conference on Tuesday announced the composition of... read more

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National Conference announces composition of Standing Committees Tuesday

April 14, 2014

Confab forced to adjourn over inability of leadership to conclude work on Committee allocation.…... read more

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National Conference: Ex-military leaders blame civilians for Nigeria’s woes

April 14, 2014

Issues of military coups and governance surface at Confab.…... read more

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National Conference condemns Abuja explosion

April 14, 2014

Over 200 people are believed to have died in the early Monday morning explosion.…... read more

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National Conference concludes debate on Jonathan’s address

April 10, 2014

Delegate rained curses on corrupt Nigerians The delegates to the National Conference, on Thursday concluded debate on President Goodluck Jonathan’s inaugural address to the Conference.... read more

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National Conference: Okurounmu wants presidential system jettisoned

April 9, 2014

Other delegates demand true federalism. The Chairman of the defunct Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue, Femi Okurounmu, has advocated for the scrapping of the... read more

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Nigerian lawmakers should work part-time, ex-Punch Newspapers Chairman says

April 9, 2014

“Any person, male or female, who fathers or mothers more than three children, is contributing to Nigeria’s population problem,” Mr. Ogunshola said.…... read more

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National Conference: Delegates demand reform of government structure

April 9, 2014

National Conference in plenary A delegate canvassed three vice presidential slots, rotation of presidency, governorship and inclusion of Office of First Lady in Constitution. More... read more

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National Conference to come clean on delegates’ allowance Wednesday

April 9, 2014

National Conference in plenary Delegates are bothered about media reports and speculations on their allowance. The National Conference would, on Wednesday officially disclose how much... read more

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We didn’t deny Fayose use of Ado-Ekiti Stadium – Ekiti Government

April 7, 2014

Government accused PDP of crying foul over nothing. The Ekiti State Government has denied claims that it refused to approve the use of Ado-Ekiti Stadium... read more

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INEC to prosecute political parties breaching electoral laws

April 7, 2014

The Commission said it would not change its 2015 elections timetable. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it is set to prosecute political parties... read more

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INEC detects 114,882 multiple registrations in Ekiti, Osun

April 7, 2014

INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega … Photo Credit:234NEXT INEC vowed to checkmate manipulating the registers of voters ahead of governorship elections in the states.…... read more

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INTERVIEW: Though married, we’re in National Conference as individuals – Joe and Yinka Odumakin

April 5, 2014

Yinka and Joe Odumakin The two activists talk about their marriage and passion for Nigeria. Joe and Yinka Odumakin are the only married couple in... read more

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NMA President demands mental fitness test for Nigeria’s leaders

April 3, 2014

National Conference in plenary Mr. Enabulele says Nigeria loses $800 million on account of foreign medical care A delegate representing the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA,... read more

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Conference leadership cautions delegates over choice of word during debate

April 3, 2014

Former External Affairs Minister, Bolaji Akinyemi The conference says words such as genocide could attract international probe The leadership of the National Conference has cautioned... read more

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Falana, Falae chart way forward for Nigeria

April 3, 2014

An ex-TUC President causes stir at conference A delegate of the Civil Society Organisations at the ongoing National Conference, Femi Falana said on Wednesday that... read more

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National Conference: Civil Society delegates reject recommendation of 50-member committee

April 2, 2014

National Conference in plenary The group wants committees to elect their leaders as approved at plenary. The 24 delegates representing the Civil Society Organisations, CSOs,... read more

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Nigerians stash away $400 billion abroad, Ex-Minister says

April 2, 2014

National Conference in plenary The former minister argued that it was not the president that was weak, but the Nigerian system. A delegate of the... read more

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Female delegate blames women for corruption in Nigeria

April 2, 2014

“Let us tell ourselves the truth, women are the source of the whole problem we have in this country.” A delegate at the National Conference,... read more

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Tinubu, Sheriff in near fisticuff at APC NEC meeting

March 29, 2014

The recent meeting of the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, almost turned violent following the threat by a former governor... read more

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National Conference proposes 20 standing committees

March 24, 2014

National Conference in plenary The membership of the committees will emerge Thursday The National Conference has proposed the composition of 20 standing committees to facilitate... read more

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National Conference delegates get vital working documents

March 18, 2014

National Conference in plenary The delegates will get Standing Rules on Monday. The Federal Government on Tuesday gave working documents to all the delegates at... read more

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National Conference: Jerry Gana, Auwalu Yadudu disagree on outcome

and March 18, 2014

National Conference in plenary The former Information Minister explained why 2005 NPRC failed to achieve its objective…... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria, France, Cameroon, three other countries sign deal on massive, joint offensive against Boko Haram

March 18, 2014

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau Following the upsurge in the Boko Haram insurgency the North-East geopolitical zone, Nigeria has entered into agreement with France and... read more

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