The resolutions that have been reached at the National Conference will give more Nigerians stake in governance, a Federal Government’s delegate at the conference has said.
Umaru Hadejia is a delegate representing Jigawa State at the National Conference.
It is business-as-usual at the National Conference, with the proposal for the creation of 18 states. The development puts a question mark on the commitment of the delegates because their proposal is not in tune with the reality that necessitated the conference, writes Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI.
National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Dr. Nasir Isa Fagge, yesterday said the union boycotted the on-going National Conference because it lacks constitutional backing and its outcome would be deemed illegitimate. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, Dr. Fagge said the conception of the conference was dubious in intent and that its main…
“The House of Representatives should be scrapped”, a veteran journalist and member of the committee on politics and governance, Mr Ray Ekpu has said. He said instead the number of senators from each state should be increased to four and one for the Federal Capital Territory. He said the present bicameral arrangement where there is…
The Chairman of Channels Television, Mr John Momoh, on Tuesday said that the role of the media at the ongoing National Conference Debate was more of an observer. According to him, the media has the power to shape public opinion.
PUNCH reported that Pastor Tunde Bakare, Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly who would be representing Ogun State at the National conference said that he won’t be receiving the N12m which would be paid to each delegate to the three-month National Conference.
A day after the inauguration of the National Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan, religion struck a sensitive nerve when a delegate,