• Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    The Federal Government has formally inaugurated the 24-man committee headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, to review the 2012 Electoral Act.

    During the ceremony at his office, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the setting up of the committee was based on one of the promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari upon his inauguration, where he promised to deepen the country’s commitment to democracy and entrench the culture of an enduring electoral […]

  • FG names Ken Nnamani head of electoral reforms c’ttee

    FG names Ken Nnamani head of electoral reforms c’ttee

    According to reports, the Federal Government has constituted what the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation called a “constitutional and electoral reforms committee”.

    A statement issued by Salihu Isah, the Special Adviser to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, said the committee was set up to reform the electoral process.

    The committee will be inaugurated on Tuesday October 4, 2016 at the HAGF’s Conference Room, Abuja by 11am.

    The statement said the 24-member strong […]

  • Kill straying cattle in Abuja – Senate c’ttee tells residents

    Kill straying cattle in Abuja – Senate c’ttee tells residents

    Angered by continued movement of cattle in Abuja metropolis despite several warnings by the Federal Capital Territory Authorities, the Senate Committee on FCT has ordered slaughtering of any cow found in the city centre.

    The directive was handed down by its chairman, Senator Dino Melaye (APC Kogi West) to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Mohammed Bello, when he appeared before the committee yesterday.

    Melaye, who gave the order in a speech read at the session, said it was very “disappointing, […]

  • Jonathan approved virtually everything his aides brought to him – C’ttee

    Jonathan approved virtually everything his aides brought to him – C’ttee

    According to reports, the Chairman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Transition Committee, which interfaced with former President Goodluck Jonathan’s team, Ahmed Joda, has revealed that a major undoing of Jonathan when he was in office as president was that he gave presidential approval to virtually everything his aides came to seek from him.

    Speaking recently with select journalists in Yola, Adamawa State, the retired permanent secretary regretted that this even extended to the affairs of state which ought to have been handled […]