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Falana: Nigeria’s constitution disqualifies Jonathan from contesting presidency in 2023

    Falana: Nigeria’s constitution disqualifies Jonathan from contesting presidency in 2023

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says former President Goodluck Jonathan cannot run for president in 2023. Although the former president is yet to declare his interest in the

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Ozekhome: N’assembly tried to amend constitution illegally with section 84(12) of Electoral Act

    Ozekhome: N’assembly tried to amend constitution illegally with section 84(12) of Electoral Act

Mike Ozekhome, human rights lawyer, says the national assembly acted beyond its powers in its amendment of section 84(12) of the Electoral Act. The section reads: “No political appointee at

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Falana: Why Nigeria needs new constitution

    Falana: Why Nigeria needs new constitution

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says Nigeria needs a new constitution. Falana said this over the weekend when he featured on ’90MinutesAfrica’, an online

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Constitutional order will return when conditions are right, says Burkina Faso coup leader

    Constitutional order will return when conditions are right, says Burkina Faso coup leader

Paul-Henri Damiba, leader of Burkina Faso’s military junta, says the West African country will return to constitutional order when conditions are right. Damiba spoke for the first time on national

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Keeping Nigeria together and the media’s dilemma

  Keeping Nigeria together and the media’s dilemma

The media naturally should serve only the public interest. What determines ‘’public interest’’ may be amorphous, but safety and security

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Ngige: Obasanjo wouldn’t grant Nigerians the freedom they enjoy under Buhari

  Ngige: Obasanjo wouldn’t grant Nigerians the freedom they enjoy under Buhari

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says President Muhammadu Buhari is afraid of breaching any law or the constitution

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Why constitution is not Nigeria’s major problem

  Why constitution is not Nigeria’s major problem

To convince Nigerians that she did not call one of her constituents a thug last week, Senator Oluremi Tinubu told

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Malami: I never asked Buhari to suspend the constitution

  Malami: I never asked Buhari to suspend the constitution

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says he never wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to suspend the

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Fayemi sets up committee on review of 1999 constitution in Ekiti

  Fayemi sets up committee on review of 1999 constitution in Ekiti

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, has set up a nine-member committee to harmonise the views of the government and

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Having the best constitution under bad leaders won’t change anything, says Agbakoba

  Having the best constitution under bad leaders won’t change anything, says Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), says Nigeria’s problems are beyond amending the constitution. Speaking at

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