Indications have emerged that intense pressure is being mounted on selected prominent Northern delegates to adopt a new constitution at the conference.
Dansadau advocates commission for divorcees
A delegate at the National Conference Senator Sa’idu Musa Dansadau has called for the establishment of a body that will protect female divorces and their children in northern Nigeria.
CONFAB abolishes plea bargain, rejects electoral offences commission
The National Conference yesterday resolved that the practice of plea bargain should be abolished, saying it breeds corruption.
Confab say no more to foreign medical treatment for public officers, telecom masts In residential areas
Conference also decided that the Federal Government should put into effective use, the National Policy on Women adopted in 2004 which was replaced with the National Gender Policy in 2006.
Confeerence approves take-off grant for HYPPADEC, refineries in 36 states
Delegates also asked government to ensure level playing ground for the independent power producers and other genuine investors in the power business.
Committee recommends office of Vice President as National Planing Minister
The committee also wants the Federal Account Allocation Commission (FAAC) which sits monthly to meet weekly.
Remove Local Government from constitution, Lagos tells confab
Lagos State Government has called on the national conference to extract local government from the Constitution.
Environment Committee Recommends 2 Percent Ecological Fund Increase to States
A two-percent increase in Ecological Fund allocation to States of the Federation has been recommended by the Committee on Environment at 2014 National Conference in Abuja.