Author Archives: Festus Owete

2014 National Conference most difficult since Independence – Kutigi

2014 National Conference most difficult since Independence – Kutigi

The Chairman of the National Conference, Idris Kutigi, on Thursday described the task of the Conference “as the most arduous” in the history of conferences in the post-independence history of Nigeria. Mr. Kutigi said the National Assembly has a pivotal role to play in ensuring that the Conference report translate into law. At the closing

Key National Conference Recommendations You Need to Know

The National Conference will today present its report to President Goodluck Jonathan at a ceremony in Abuja. The Chairman of the Conference, Idris Kutigi will lead the other members of the leadership as well as the 492 delegates to present the document, which is in three volumes, at a ceremony scheduled for 3p.m. at the

New Map of Nigeria, as proposed by National Conference #NGConfab

The National Conference in its final report recommended the creation of 19 additional states to bring the number of states in the country to 54. The recommendation was made by the Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government jointly headed by Ike Nwachukwu and Mohammed Kumalia. Initially, some Northern delegates kicked against moves to