The Akwa Ibom delegation to the National Conference has protested an attempt to excise parts of the state towards the creation of the proposed Oil Rivers State. In a petition to the Conference Chairman, Idris Kutigi, members of the delegation said the attempt to dismember Akwa Ibom State was a treacherous plot capable of scuttling…
The debate on resource control split delegates along ethnic lines.
Another South-South delegate accuses Devolution of Power Committee of lying
In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the Co-Chairman of the National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, speaks on how decisions were reached during Committee’s stormy sessions.
Committee to take decision on onshore/offshore dichotomy Tuesday.
While delegates from the North insisted on retaining resource control on the Exclusive List, their counterparts from the South wanted it moved to the Concurrent List.
Committee wants all elections in the country conducted by INEC
The secretary of the National Conference says only one committee stopped journalists from covering its deliberations. The leadership of the National Conference on Wednesday said it never issued any directive for journalists to be barred from covering any of its Committee sittings. Journalists accredited to cover the Conference proceedings were on Tuesday prevented from accessing…