National Confab

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Download: Nigeria 2014 National Confab Report #NGConfab

After five months of national restructuring debate held at the National Judicial Institute Abuja, the National Conference have produced its draft final report, drawn from reports of the twenty committees set up during the conference. The report is tipped to morph into a constitution. PREMIUM TIMES obtained a copy of the report. Download your copy … Continue reading

Confab report ready — Kutigi

ABUJA — AHEAD of August 11 resumption date, the leadership of the National Conference disclosed, yesterday, that the final report made up of four volumes was ready and was being reproduced for the delegates. Disclosing this to Vanguard, yesterday, through SMS, the Assistant Secretary, Media and Communications, James Akpandem, who noted that the report was … Continue reading

National Confab: Delegates Express Divergent Views over Federal Government’s Funding of NDDC

As the debate on Devolution of Power commenced in earnest at Monday’s plenary of the National Conference, there were divergent views among some delegates on the true state of Federal Government’s funding for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). While advocating for the increase in the derivation to the Niger Delta states, Chief Sergent Awuse … Continue reading


2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: PRESS RELEASE JULY 7, 2014 CONFAB DELEGATES DEBATE DEVOLUTION OF POWERS, RESOURCE CONTROL Fervent debates flourished during the plenary session of the National Conference on Monday as conferees commenced debate on the report of the Committee on Devolution of Power. The slim-volume submission, loaded with serious issues, focused principally on devolving power … Continue reading


2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE JULY 2, 2014 Intensive debate on Wednesday greeted the Report of the National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government, presented to the Conference on Tuesday by the Committee’s co-chairmen, General Ike Nwachukwu and Hon Mohammed Kumalia. Although the Committee’s recommendations are yet to be adopted by the … Continue reading

Jonathan has touched Nigerian women — Ajayi Mama Diaspora

Chief Temitope Ajayi alias Mama Diaspora was selected to represent the National Council of Women Societies at the ongoing National Conference. In this interview, she talks about the treatment of women by the Jonathan administration and what the Diaspora people are bringing to Nigeria to assist the government in boosting the economy. Excerpts: By Soni … Continue reading

CONFAB: North, South delegates disagree on Presidency, resource control

It’s total control or nothing— SOUTH It’s our last chance on unity— Adebanjo REGIONAL sentiments and emotions took centre stage, yesterday, during contributions on resource control by members of the National Conference Committee on Devolution of Powers. Delegates almost had a free-for-all as they hurled abuses at one another. At a stage contributions were suspended. … Continue reading

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