National Assembly

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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by kingsley ahanonu To start with and frankly speaking, I had wanted to be a part of the round-table discussion in the on-going National Conference. I had wished to be nominated as a delegate. I had imagined being among the select few, who has being saddled with the onerous task of evolving a lasting...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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by Frederick Fasehun Opening address by Dr. Frederick Fasehun, principal convener of the”Pan-Yoruba agenda for the 2014 national conference,” holding at yard 158 Arena, Cregun, Lagos, on February 20, 2014. We, whom the exigencies of history and destiny have appointed as emblems and foot-s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2014
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– by Yinka Odumakin The National Conference will take place in March this year and I think the modalities that the Federal Government released is a big improvement on what the (Femi) Okurounmu panel recommended. If the government had gone with the Okurounmu panel’s recommendation, perhaps we would ha...
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Feb 10th, 2014
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by Olanrewaju Suraju The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has requested for the Nigerian Senate under Freedom of Information Act, 2011, to make available to them a breakdown of the National Assembly’s newly budgeted =N=150 billion for the year 2014. The anti-corruption coalition in a ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 9th, 2014
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By Olusola Daniel An unbiased examination of the 2014 budget proposal presently under consideration of the National Assembly will reveal that it is not doomed after all, as those opposing it would have us believe. From all indications, the budget has a potential to lay a great foundation for the grow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee on finance, o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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Amanuel Ghebre The National Service Myth in Eritrea National service is of utmost importance to Eritrea, a country that has not only been ravaged by decades of bloody struggle for independence, but, also as a state that was brought into existence by a revolutionary struggle. The vital role of nationa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 13th, 2014
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba The Sun Newspaper recently reported as follows: The Deputy Senate President and Chairman, Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Ike Ekweremadu, recently proffered a controversial panacea to the country’s seemingly intractable political succession crisis. He suggested tha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2014
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by Danjuma Azemobo Musa About two weeks ago, I expressed disappointment at CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s Volte-face on the unaccounted/missing $49Billion he expressed concerns about in a memo he wrote to President Goodluck Jonathan. My disappointment at that time stemmed from the fat that...
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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by Fejiro Oliver The 2014 budget which was submitted to the National Assembly will see Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan spend N2,999,106,500 just for his office use, figures which were not detailed on what those uses are, while a whooping N.378 billion will be use to junket round the country and b...