Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tag "Not Too Young To Run"

    Dogara: House of reps stands for the truth at all times

Dogara: House of reps stands for the truth at all times

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representative, says the lower legislative chamber stands for the truth at all times. The nation's number four citizen said this in an interview on the performance on the 8th assembly.Commenting on his emergence, Dogara waxed spiritual, quoting the biblical King Solomon as saying the race is not to the swift, nor the battle [...]

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    Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (I)

Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (I)

Nigeria operates a rigid constitution. Rigid constitutions by their nature are complicated and painstaking to change. It takes time, effort and resources to insert a comma, full stop or delete a word from a rigid constitution. This is attributed to the cumbersome amendment process prescribed in the law that makes it nearly impossible to amend a section of it. As [...]

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    No independent candidacy, the untouchables — alterations to ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill and signed Act

No independent candidacy, the untouchables — alterations to ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill and signed Act

On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari, and a team of young Nigerians, led by Samson Itodo, made history, as the Not Too Young To Run bill was signed into law by the nation's number one citizen.Young Nigerians, on and offline, went into expected celebrations. While some declared political intentions, most revelled and soaked in the feat just accomplished.But amidst all this, [...]

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    ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement demands reduction of age qualification for gov, senator

‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement demands reduction of age qualification for gov, senator

The 'Not Too Young To Run' movement has asked the national assembly to review its vote on the age qualification for governors and senators.On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill seeking to reduce age qualification to hold elective office in the country.The bill had sought to reduce the age qualification for the office of the president from 40 to [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian youths are resilient, says Jega

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian youths are resilient, says Jega

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, says Nigerian youths are resilient, energetic, and have been instrumental in improving the integrity of Nigerian elections.Speaking with TheCable on the sidelines of the recently concluded Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018) in Westminster, UK, the professor said he wished the national assembly would pass the not too young [...]

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    Not too young to run – senate’s golden gift

Not too young to run – senate’s golden gift

BY FOLAKUNLE ADEAGBOThe Nigerian Senate gets a lot of flak from young Nigerians, especially in the social media space. Interestingly, on Twitter, there is a Qatari businessman called Nasser Al-Saadi whose handle is @NASS, who is regularly at the receiving end of frank, unsavoury and angry opinions from Nigerians who have mistaken him for the National Assembly. Luckily, he is [...]

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    Beyond ‘not too young to run’, what the Nigerian youth needs

Beyond ‘not too young to run’, what the Nigerian youth needs

 BY ABDULKAREEM MASOKANO[...]

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