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Late submission of budget now an impeachable offence – Confab

THE National Conference Committee on Politics and Governance has recommended late submission of budget by the executive as an impeachable offence just as it pegged deadline of budget presentation before the legislature at September 30th of every.

Committee on Public Service recommends part-time legislature

The Committee on Public Service yesterday said legislators at both State and Federal levels should be on part-time basis and their remunerations should be comparable to other arms of government. The committee also recommended the amendment of the portion of the constitution that requires the president to appoint at least one minister from each state

Issues that may remain unresolved after the National Conference

As the 20 committees of the National Conference gradually wind down their sittings and ready to submit their reports, some contentious issues remain unresolved by the various committees. Though the committees made recommendations to be debated at the plenary, some of those decisions are not going down well with some members of the various committees.

How National Conference can help traditional institution play more active role in governance – Ugwoke

INTERVIEW His Royal Majesty, Igwe Spencer Ugwuoke, is one of the oldest traditional rulers in the South-east, having reigned as the monarch of the highly-populated Obimo Community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State since the last 35 years. In this interview with Christopher Isiguzo, Ugwoke talks about the National Conference and the place of traditional