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Minister Adebayo Shittu, Omoyele Sowore bicker on radio in Ibadan

There was heated exchange between Nigeria’s communication minister, Adebayo Shittu, and a presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, on a public affairs radio programme in Ibadan on Saturday.

States assemblies speakers okay #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

There are indications that the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill aimed at removing age limits for running for elective offices would sail through in at least two-thirds of the 36 states Houses of Assemblies in the country.

A grubby, illegitimate constitutional amendment

In the last week of July 2017, both chambers of Nigeria’s National Assembly voted on a slate of 33 amendments to the 1999 Constitution. The proposals under consideration were extensive but way short of the 116 amendments proposed in a similar but unsuccessful exercise in 2006.

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