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The 2014 Nigerian National Conference: Facts Nigerians Must Know, By C.D. Orike

The 2014 Nigerian National Conference: Facts Nigerians Must Know, By C.D. Orike

Before January 1914, there was no COUNTRY in the world called and known as NIGERIA. The Northern territory of what is now known as Nigeria was inhabited by different independent ethnic nationalities, kingdoms and some socio-economic formations. The JIHAD brought about the imposition of Islamic religion on the people of the Northern territory. Similarly, the

Jonathan raises panel on implementation of National Conference report

President Goodluck Jonathan has constituted a seven-member committee to develop appropriate strategies for the implementation of the report of the just-concluded National Conference. A statement by Oise Johnson, a spokesperson to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the committee would also “advise Government on all matters necessary for the effective implementation of

Remarks by President Jonathan On the Occasion of the Submission of the 2014 National Conference Report

Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On the Occasion of the Submission of the National Conference Report (Thursday 21st August, 2014) PROTOCOLS 1. Mr Chairman, very distinguished delegates, it is with all gladness that I address you this day. After nearly five months endeavour to find the appropriate verb for the noun

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

Submission by Berom community to the National Conference

The Berom Community in Abuja and Environs (BECA) articulated its position on the National Conference and came up with the following recommendations: 1. FORMS OF DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE • Accepts the Presidential system of Government to suit our peculiarities as a nation. Duplication of functions should be streamlined to reduce cost of governance. • Retention of

Update: National Conference ends, delegates adopt final report

The National Conference, which began on March 17, came to an end on Thursday morning. The series of meetings the Confab chairman, Idris Kutigi, held with zonal leaders on Wednesday paid off as the delegates agreed on a position on the controversial draft constitution. The confab ended with a minor amendment to the third volume