Thursday, July 11, 2019

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    Jonathan: Solution to Nigeria’s problems is in Confab report

Jonathan: Solution to Nigeria’s problems is in Confab report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has again called for the implementation of the 2014 national conference.Speaking at the public presentation of a book by Femi Okurounmu, a former senator, Jonathan said his administration inaugurated the national dialogue to reconcile ethnic differences, heal old wounds and promote peace.The conference was chaired by late Idris Kutigi, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).He said [...]

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    PHOTOS: Kutigi laid to rest in Abuja

PHOTOS: Kutigi laid to rest in Abuja

Idris Kutigi, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), who died in London on Sunday has been laid to rest.He was buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja.Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president; Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state; Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger state; Olusegun Osoba, former governor of Ogun; Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police; Babangida Aliyu, former [...]

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    OBITUARY: Kutigi, the judge who ‘rejected N200m’ to screen out Atiku from presidential race in 2007

OBITUARY: Kutigi, the judge who ‘rejected N200m’ to screen out Atiku from presidential race in 2007

Mr. President, please permit me to pay tribute to four of our delegates who died during the pendency of the Conference. Barrister Hamma Misau who died on March 27; Dr. Mohammad Jumare who died on May 5; Professor Dora Akunyili, on June 7; and Professor Mohammad Nur Alkali, on August 1, 2014. May their souls rest in peace.Those were the [...]

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    Confab ends as plenary adopts final report

Confab ends as plenary adopts final report

The five-month national conference inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on March 17 officially ended on Thursday in Abuja after conclusion of its plenary which adopted the final report.The session, presided over by Idris Kutigi, chairman of the conference, ended with a motion moved by chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), the oldest delegate, and seconded by Miss Yandoma Mandara, the youngest delegate.The [...]

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    Confab delegates ripped apart by ethnic biases

Confab delegates ripped apart by ethnic biases

Atmosphere at the plenary of the ongoing national conference was tensed on Tuesday, as delegates engaged in heated debates over recommendations proposed by the committee on devolution of power.Earlier on Monday, a consensus could not be reached, as co-chairmen of the committee – Obong Victor Attah, a delegate from south-south; and Ibrahim Coomassie, head of the northern delegation – presented their report.Delegates [...]

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    National Confab adjourned till Monday

National Confab adjourned till Monday

The National Confab has been suspended for the rest of the week, following the death of Maryam Kutigi, wife of Confab Chairman and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Idris Legbo Kutigi.Maryam, 70,  died at the National Hospital, Abuja, in the wee small hours of Wednesday.She will be buried today, in line with Islamic rites.Vice Chairman of the Conference, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, announced [...]

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    Tenure elongation is Osung’s personal agenda, says Kutigi

Tenure elongation is Osung’s personal agenda, says Kutigi

Chairman of the National Conference, Justice Idris Kutigi, has dissociated the conference from alleged plan to elongate the tenure of elected public officials by 18 months.This is contained in a statement issued by the Assistant Secretary of the conference, Media and Communications, Mr James Akpandem, in Abuja on Tuesday.Kutigi said the conference never made the issue of tenure extension for [...]

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    Exclusive: Tension at confab as CAN demands Nigeria’s withdrawal from OIC

Exclusive: Tension at confab as CAN demands Nigeria’s withdrawal from OIC

A delicate subplot at the National Conference has reopened the wounds in Nigeria's religious balance.The cold war between Christians and Muslims further deepened following the submission of "toxic memos" to the National Conference by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).The memos were said to be "too hot" for the leadership of [...]

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