Posts Tagged ‘state’

Is Nigeria A Secular or Non-Secular State? Part 2

Written on May 25th, 2012 by
Categories: Sovereign National Conference (SNC) Project

Secularism in Other countries Even though not all legally secular states are truly secular in practice, few of them are secular to a greater extent. All countries of the world are multi-religious and as such secularism is seen as the only option to... Read More | Share

Is Nigeria A Secular or Non-Secular State?

Written on May 25th, 2012 by
Categories: Sovereign National Conference (SNC) Project

Section 101 of the Nigerian Constitution provides: “The Government of the Federation or of a State shall not adopt any religion as State Religion.” It is in the light of this constitutional provision that some people say – Nigeria is a... Read More | Share

Tribunal Declares Oshiomhole Winner of Guber Election in Edo State over Osunbo

Written on March 20th, 2008 by
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The Chairman of the Edo State Governorship Petition Tribunal, Justice Peter Umeadi, this afternoon, declared Adams Oshiomhole governor of Edo State. Ruling on the petition filed by Oshiomhole, Action Congress Governorship Candidate in the 14 April,... Read More | Share

Oil governor removed in Nigeria

Written on October 26th, 2007 by
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Oil governor removed in Nigeria Nigeria's Supreme Court has annulled April's election of the governor of oil-rich, violence-prone Rivers State. The court said current Governor Celestine Omehia had not been the legitimate candidate of the governing... Read More | Share

Fear, jubilation trail Obi`s return

Written on June 14th, 2007 by
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THE UBA-OBI SHOW: It was a mixture of fear and jubilation in Anambra State on Thursday as the news of the Supreme Court's reinstatement of the state Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, spread.Read... Read More | Share

Queen concludes visit with toast, joke

Written on May 9th, 2007 by
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WASHINGTON - The queen had the last laugh. Dispensing with protocol briefly at the formal dinner she hosted for President Bush, Queen Elizabeth said, "I wonder whether I should start this toast by saying, 'When I was here in 1776.'Read... Read More | Share

Mother of Rivers State Governor-Elect Omehia Abducted

Written on May 1st, 2007 by
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KIDNAP: Gunmen have kidnapped the mother of the newly elected governor of Nigeria's richest state. Celestine Omeiha's mother was taken from her village near Port Harcourt in oil-rich Rivers State.Read... Read More | Share

US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election

Written on April 19th, 2007 by
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18/04/2007 21:22 WASHINGTON, April 18 (AFP) US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election The United States called on Nigeria's opposition parties Wednesday not to carry out a threatened boycott of presidential elections this... Read More | Share

Obasanjo Re-imposes state of emergency on Ekiti State [April 18, 2007]

Written on April 19th, 2007 by
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--- THE SPEECH OF PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO ON THE RE-IMPOSITION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY ON EKITI STATE TILL MAY 29, 2007 April 18, 2007 I am, once again, constrained to address the nation on an issue that presents a clear danger of possible... Read More | Share

REMARKS: Nigeria’s April 14 and 21, 2007 Elections by Don Heflin of US State Department

Written on February 9th, 2007 by
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US GOVT. REMARKS: "Now Nigeria faces a set of elections in April that will define that country's political landscape well into the next decade. The success of these elections is vital to the continued democratic development of Nigeria, and of keen... Read More | Share

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