BREAKING! Nigeria Senate Approves One Term For President And Governors

Published 1 year ago by: onuigbo felicia
at 10:32 AM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)

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The process of amending the 1999 constitution was concluded on Wednesday by the Nigerian Senate , they also voted in support of the Local Government Autonomy and 28 other bills up for amendment in the 1999 Constitution.‎
The Senate also approved single term for president and governors as well as voted for Independent Candidacy.
The Senate also approved the separation of the office of the Minister and Commissioner of Justice from the Attorney General of the Federation and of states to create an independent office of the Attorney General of the Federation insulated from partisanship.
The lawmakers voted in favour of the amendments that the President must nominate Ministers within 30 days and attach the portfolios of the Ministers to the Senate when sending for confirmation.
‎The Red Chamber amongst others voted against devolution of powers and in favour of immunity in respect of words spoken or written at plenary sessions or committee levels.
However, the Senators voted against ‎35% affirmative action for women as ministers and public office holders while in favour of Independent Candidacy for elections in Nigeria.
The clause also makes it obligatory for the President to deliver a State of the Nation address in a joint session of the National Assembly. ‎
In his remarks the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said with the amendment, ‎there were enormous opportunities in the hands of the younger generation, adding that this amendments would strengthen democracy at large.
Meanwhile, Senator Abiodun Olujimi from Ekiti state sought the indulgence of her colleagues to include the Gender affirmative into the upcoming Gender equality bill consideration.
Ninety-seven lawmakers were in attendance while ‎29 bills and 33 clauses were considered.

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victorstic1 at 11:39 AM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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THIEVES U DID THAT TO PREVENT BUHARI FROM CONTESTING IN NEXT ELECTION
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Mykie010 at 01:45 PM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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Very good one from the ministers, its time to make things work in Nigeria, a lot has gone wrong
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tegonwa at 03:12 PM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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Hoohyaaah Our Senate Is Now Alive And Working.Good One.I Hope This One Is Passed Into Law.At Least It Will Keep Anx Wise Leader Up And Doing Instead Of Procrastinating.So Hopeful Of This And Never Hopeless.
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EDDYPRINCE at 05:33 PM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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THIEVES NA ALL OF THEM BE, JUST FOR THEIR SELFISH INTEREST
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wolefafo at 09:23 PM, 27/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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Quote from: Mykie010 on 01:45 PM, 27/07/2017
Very good one from the ministers, its time to make things work in Nigeria, a lot has gone wrong
[/quote. ....Ministers?Huh?Huh?? Pls read again
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