​FULL LIST OF AMENDED SECTIONS OF THE  1999 CONSTITUTION

1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This bill seeks to amend the Third Schedule to include former Presidents of the Senate and Speakers of the House of Representatives in the composition of the Council of State. 2. Constitution…

FG Releases Another Paris Club Refunds of N243bn to States

FG has released a State by State breakdown of another tranche of Paris Club refund of over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans and Multilateral debts on the accounts of States and Local Governments (1995-2002)   as contained in the table below:   S/N        STATE   AMOUNT PAYABLE (NGN) 1            ABIA            …

​ATIKU’S ROAD TO DAMASCUS ON RESTRUCTURING

Atiku By Prof. Moses Ochonu, USA  Atiku is saying all the right things about restructuring and resource allocation, positioning himself as a different kind of northern politician, one that is not afraid to have the difficult conversation about reforming our over-centralized governing and resource allocation formula and the dangerous dependencies and suspicions it has engendered….

PRNigeria wins 2017 African Excellence Award 

In the middle, Shuaibu, PRNigeria CEO The PRNigeria has won the African Excellence Award 2017 for the best PR Platform at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa. The PR outfit had previously received SABRE African Public Affairs Award hosted by African Public Relations Association (APRA) in Casablanca, Morocco and Golden World Award (GWA) on Crisis…

Restructuring: Atiku commends APC Govs, others

Abuja, 27 June, 2017: Former Vice President and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar commends the resolution of the APC Progressive Governors Forum which called for restructuring and true federalism, saying that the issue transcends religion and ethnicity. The former Vice President also describes as patriotic the convergence of positions around restructuring by leaders…

Arewa Youths’ Letter to Osinbajo

June, 19th 2017 His Excellency,  Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President,  Federal Republic of Nigeria,  Aso Rock Presidential Villa Abuja OPEN LETTER Your Excellency, APPRECIATION On behalf of this coalition and all the peace-loving people of Northern Nigeria, we begin this letter by commending your efforts towards finding a lasting solution to the lingering Igbo-induced crisis…

Sokoto farmers get groundnut improved varieties

Farmers in Sokoto were yesterday introduced to improved varieties of groundnut at a seed fair that took place in Tambuwal, Tambuwal ‎local government of the state. Provided in collaboration with the International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the SAMnuts 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 ‎improved varieties are resistant to aflatoxin and…

PRESS RELEASE: 50th Anniversary: IITA Inaugurates 205.5ha Research Farm

The Ago Owu research station is located in Ayedade Local Government Area, Osun state, and will primarily serve as a research and training facility that will backstop the state’s agricultural programs and offer training support to the youth OSHOGBO, Nigeria, June 12, 2017/ — As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) (www.IITA.org) marks its…