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    Confab Adjourns, To Discuss President’s Speech Monday

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    The national conference has been adjourned to Monday, March 24, 2014 by 10am, when it will reconvene and discuss the inaugural speech of President Goodluck Jonathan. Confrence chairman, Justice Idris Kutigi, made the disclosure at the day one session of the conference yesterday. Kutigi, at about 12:23pm declared the session adjourned with an overwhelming support…

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    Jonathan Reserves Right To Convene Confab – Falana

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    A human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday said the 1999 constitution (as amended) empowered President Goodluck Jonathan to convoke the ongoing National Conference without an approval from the National Assembly. Falana, a delegate, made this known in Abuja yesterday when he addressed newsmen at the venue of the conference in Abuja. He said…

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    Confab: Discordant Drums Already Beating?

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    Even though yesterday was day one of the conference, there were already signs of discordant tunes amongst the delegates. Some of the delegates apparently came with the belief that the conference will not achieve anything. However, majority of the delegates expressed positive views towards the conference. Already realizing the divide, President Goodluck Jonathan said in…

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    Confab: Behold, The Recycled Delegates

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    About 38 members of the defunct National Political Reform Conference (NPRC) convened by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, are staging a comeback as delegates to the National Conference, which is to be inaugurated today. Among the names of the delegates released so far, some members of the defunct NPRC, which had about 398 delegates and sat…

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    National Confab Begins Today Amidst Skepticism, High Hope

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    The 492-member National Conference convened by President Goodluck Jonathan will be inaugurated today at about 4.30pm at the National Judicial Institute (NJI) located along Airport road, Abuja. The venue is said to possess the needed ambience for the proposed three-month duration of the conference comprising politicians, academics, royal fathers, civil society organisations, professionals, ethnic groups…

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