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Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, said in Abuja on Tuesday that Nigeria’s real problem was lack of leadership and not corruption as was widely claimed.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has clarified which he was reported to have made while speaking at an event organised by the Not Too Young To Run Movement.
“As noted earlier, the movement reaffirms its identity as a non-partisan citizen-led movement dedicated to the defense of democracy, political inclusion and transformative leadership.
The ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement has dissociated itself from the formal declaration by Bukola Saraki to run for president on the platform of the opposition party, PDP.
Who can blame them? There is little to convince anyone that Nigeria values life. If it is not communal clashes, it is tankers and trailers. If it is not malaria, it is cholera, or some other disease long forgotten in much of the world. If it is not armed robbers, it is SARS. It is sometimes difficult to tell the difference between the two.
#NotTooYoungToRun: Senator Ekweremadu explains why age qualification for governor, senate not reduced
The deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says it is important that the age qualification for the senate and president are the same.
The Not Too Young To Run Movement has called on members of the National Assembly to review its vote on the age qualification for the senate and governors.
A Coalition of 55 youth organisations has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill before Democracy Day to enhance youth participation in electoral process.
Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement, the group seeking inclusion of youths in governance, has urged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to facilitate presidential accent to Bill backing young people’s participation in elective-politics.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday challenged youths in the country to brace up for political leadership of the country in the years ahead.
Convener of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, has called on the Federal Government to remove age restrictions for young people seeking elective offices in the country.
The Not-Too-Young -To-Run Movement by a coalition of Civil Society Organisations on Friday at a meeting urged National Assembly to transmit the Not-Too-Young-To-Run bill for Presidential assent.
As the debate on leadership in Nigeria – in view of the 2019 election – continues to gather momentum, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has warned that the country would be embarking on a dangerous journey if it elected a youth as president.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the confirmation of Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday remanded one Maxwell Oriaku in prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s nine-year-old daughter.
Nigerian legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has identified two dangermen Percy Tau and Thembinkosi Lorch for Bafana Bafana quarter-finals clash with Super Eagles on Wednesday night at Cairo International Stadium.
Tottenham are being strongly linked with a swoop for Roma’s teen sensation Nicolò Zaniolo.
Some retirees in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have appealed to the Federal Government to establish specialised units in primary health care centres to cater to the needs of elderly