1999 Constitution

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 4th, 2013
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THE question, ‘Can President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan contest the 2015 presidential election?’, has been asked for the umpteenth time by the Nigerian literati and politicians alike. The question derives from a befuddled reading of the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Nov 12th, 2012
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Kwali – Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, the Chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform, an NGO, has called for the removal of the authority vested in the President to appoint INEC’s Chairman and Commissioners. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sections 153 and 154 of the 1999 Constitution empowere...