1999 constitution

4 November 2020

Statutory Transfers in the proposed 2021 Budget

  A whopping sum of ₦128bn is apportioned to the National Assembly as part of the Statutory Transfer in the proposed budget for 2021. Accordingly, this […]
4 November 2020

Key Spending in the Education & Health Sector of the proposed 2021 Budget Review

#YMonitorSpotlight Proposed 2021 Budget review; Called, the Budget of Economic Recovery And Resilience. Presented October 8th, 2020 to the National Assembly. We take a keen look […]
4 November 2020

Nigerians are starving Nigerians; World Capital of Poverty – Dotun Famoriyo

The past four weeks in Nigeria has been particularly challenging for citizens of Nigeria, home and abroad. From Nigeria being 60 and still experiencing significant setbacks […]
2 November 2020

The FOIAct is a weapon for accountability

Secrecy is a cowardly government’s weapon of choice against public scrutiny. The contempt for the Freedom of Information Act is a sign that the foundations of […]
23 October 2020

YMonitor Issue 72: Viva La Resistance

Despite all feint passive-aggressive speech to quench it, Despite all the efforts of “forces beyond their control,” Despite all the ignorance & arrogance of even corrupted […]
23 October 2020

Your Vote Is Your Power

The Power of your Vote – The Power of Choice Nobody should take away your rights, that has been fought for: your right to vote, your […]
23 October 2020

Leadership & Accountability

To be accountable means to take responsibility for results, good or bad. It means finding solutions to problems & applying lessons learnt in order to improve […]
22 October 2020

#YMonitorArchives: What He Said

Digging deep into archives. Taking a page from this book. The Nigerian Youths brave & hardworking, as against contrary opinions took to the streets to demand […]
22 October 2020

The Silence is Deafening | 20-10-2020

The Silence is deafening. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power” – Abraham Lincoln More […]
22 October 2020

20-10-20

20.10.2020 The Nation witnessed gross misuse of democratic power and privileges, a total neglect for human rights & lives. Men in military uniforms sworn to protect […]
28 September 2016

House of Reps passed bill on state police to constitution review committee

by Usman Alabi A bill yesterday seeking to amend section 214 of the constitution to give room for state and community police in the country scaled […]
1 May 2017

House of Reps committee recommends Independent candidacy

by Ajadi Daniel House of Representatives Special Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 constitution at a retreat in Abuja made this recommendation. If […]
24 July 2017

National Day of Action: #NotTooYoung To Run Movement marches to the National Assembly

Press Release As the National Assembly prepares to vote on constitutional amendment clauses from Tuesday the 25th of July 2017, the Not Too Young To Run […]
8 August 2017

#LGAutonomy: There is need to free Local government from the States

by Opeoluwa Quadri Analysis The Local government in Nigeria considered as the third tier of government is not real. In reality, there is no local government […]
14 August 2017

LGAutonomy: Know the functions of your Local Government

by Opeoluwa Quadri Local government in Nigeria is grappling  with the issue of citizens apathy, so that those active in government at the grassroots are not […]
29 August 2017

Constitution Review: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent Candidature

by Samson Itodo The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This is coming on the heels of avalanche […]
29 August 2017

#Constitutionalreview: Amendment of Section 162(6) of the 1999 constitution

by Chinedu Brown  
29 August 2017

Constitutionalreview: Amendment for LGAs to have their own separate account

by Opeoluwa Quadri It is important that LGAs are given a considerable level of financial autonomy. The absence of this is perhaps responsible for lack of […]