The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. Yakubu Dogara read the letter to colleagues during plenary on Tuesday. Members of the Honourable Yakubu Dogara-led Federal House of Representatives has on Thursday, dashed any hope of reviving the Peace Corps bill which was. His rejection of the bill was contained in a communication to the legislature today (Tuesday). President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent on the Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill recently passed by the National Assembly. The House of Representatives has dashed any hope of reviving the Peace Corps bill. Hope is not lost yet on the Peace Corps of Nigeria Establishment Bill as the House of Representatives has vowed to override President Muhammadu Buhari. The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to kindly reconsider his decision on the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill. Dickson Akoh, commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, says the rejection of the Peace Corps bill shows there is “conspiracy against the Nigerian youth”. Abuja The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has faulted reports in one of the dailies insinuating that President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected its bill, saying the bill is not part of those rejected. The chapter chairman, Mr Roy Oribhabor, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. Buhari also withheld assent to seven other bills passed by the National Assembly and transmitted to him. The bill seeks to turn the Peace Corps, currently a non-governmental organisation, into a government para-military agency. President Buhari has withheld assent to the bill seeking to establish the Peace Corps. The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps. “They Cheer You Into Crime. Buhari Shuns Peace Corps’ Bill, Says It’s Duplication Of Existing Security Agencies. The President informed the lawmakers of his decision in a letter read during plenary on Tuesday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The Bill titled ‘Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment). The bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps has finally arrived President Muhammadu's table for assent. Premium Times disclosed that the much awaited Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has been passed to the President. The Senate adopted the conference report on the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps, after it was so advised by its committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters. The President cited security concerns and financial burden of funding the organisation by the government as his reasons for rejecting the bill. Buhari had declined to assent to the Nigeria Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed in 2017 by the National Assembly. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected, Punch reports. This section features a variety of news in and about Nigeria that our editors deem of interest to our community, particularly items our community might have missed from their daily news feeds. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. But One thing I have noticed is that those who accepted that i was in the best interest of the country are more than the opposing side…. Obviously, the Nigerian Presidency is scared of any form popular resistance that would ultimately culminate in the abortion of the Muhammadu Buhari administration that has been profiting a few, and tilted towards the continued dominance of the Fulani ethnic nationality. The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. Reacting to reports of the tragic death of some APC supporters due to the overwhelming crowd at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, the President said:. The Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. Na for Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday talk say na fund be the main reason wey make him reject the Peace Corps bill wey den recently pass for National Assembly. By Yemi Itodo. The group said this in a statement signed by its Coordinator, Mr Austin Braimoh and Secretary Mr. The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), Edo Chapter, on Saturday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his rejection of Peace Corps bill. Senate confirms the 43 persons nominated by President Buhari for appointment as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Abuja - The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. 17 was re-introduced and sponsored by the Chief Whip, Rt. Abuja The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has faulted reports in one of the dailies insinuating that President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected its bill, saying the bill is not part of those rejected. Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. The Emir, who is also the Chairman of Katsina State Council of Emirates pledged total support of the Emirates in Council to the recently passed bill by the National […]. The National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Ambassador Dickson Okon has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to assent to the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill passed by the National Assembly. "When the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill becomes law, Stay updated with the latest Nigerian news from Information Nigeria. Buhari will sign Peace Corps Bill - Senator Ohuabunwa Buhari would gladly assent to the Bill establishing Nigerian Peace Corps. Nigerian peace corps is an organisation supervised by federal ministry of interior and it. To successfully do this, a two-third majority of members of the house of representatives and the senate will be needed in a joint sitting of […]. Buhari refused to sign NIGERIA PEACE CORP BILL, because the person heading the organization is not a Fulani man. The Nation reports the non-signing of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) bill by President Muhammad Buhari is generating ripples among stakeholders especially youths in Ondo state. THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano State on Thursday rendered free medical services and donated some essential commodities to some …. With the Nigerian Peace Corps bill recently passed by the National Assembly still awaiting presidential assent to become law, the Lagos State police command, on Friday said it had arrested 34. President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he declined assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. By Yemi Itodo. Ita Enang, says Nigeria Peace Corps Bill is yet to be presented to the President for assent. The bill, which intends to establish another security agency, to be known as the Nigerian Peace Corps was passed by the National Assembly and sent to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent last. Some days ago, President Buhari withheld assent to the bill seeking to establish the Peace Corps. "By law, the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill will not fly in Nigeria as the President has not appended his signature to it within the period prescribed by law," the official explained. Yakubu Dogara read for Tuesday plenary. On 14 October Aisha Buhari claimed the President knew only a few of his own ministers, that his government had been hijacked by 'a few people', and if things went on like this she might not even support him in another election. The Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari “may have been misled” into rejecting the Peace Corps bill. The Upper House made the appeal during plenary. Late DCP Umar, before his death, was the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command, while Owolabi was fatally shot while on an assignment for Channels Television. President Buhari had cited duplication of duty and funding challenges in declining assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2017 recently passed by the National Assembly. Nigeria Peace Corps Bill And Buhari. The President should rescind his decision. Reacting to reports of the tragic death of some APC supporters due to the overwhelming crowd at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, the President said:. National Assembly proposed Nigeria Peace Corps Bill for second reading. Buhari refused to sign NIGERIA PEACE CORP BILL, because the person heading the organization is not a Fulani man. In 2010, Friends of Nigeria–an affiliate group of the National Peace Corps Association–established their Archive at American University. His rejection of the bill was contained in a communication to the legislature today (Tuesday). President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of his administration to creating jobs for the youthful population of Nigeria. Benjamin Omoike I Thursday, July 27, 2017 IKEJA, Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian Peace Corp South- West Zone today stormed the streets of Lagos to celebrate the passing of the Bill establishing the Corps, while lauding the National Assembly for demonstrating deep sense of commitment to national security and development. President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the bill seeking to establish the Peace Corps. Nevertheless, the bill cannot work without the President's signature. President since he did not sign it into law within the stipulated 30 working days. By Yemi Itodo. The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined to sign the controversial Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment Bill) 2017 recently passed by the National. BREAKING: Buhari rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to him last year. , President Muhammadu Buhari stirred a predictable hornets' nest when he dismissed, in a most patriarchal manner, criticisms his wife had made of his presidency. As the pressure on the President to sign the Peace Corps bill into law intensifies following increased malefactions by the Boko Haram sect and Fulani herdsmen,I have never agreed with President Buhari more than I do with his decision to withhold his assent. The organization should be assigned to protect schools against gun men and kidnappers. The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. NEWS DIGEST - Chief Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa, the South-South Coordinator of Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Wing, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Peace Corps Bill passed by both chambers of the National Assembly in the interest youths. The house of representatives says it will override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill as well as nine other bills. March 30, 2017 March 30, 2017. First, as the Executive President and Commander-in-Chief, the President should use relevant provisions of the 1999 Constitution to reconcile Nigerians, so that everyone would believe in the unity and oneness of Nigeria. James Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, Enugu State. Members of the House of Representatives have reacted to the rejection of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill by President Muhammad Buhari. The house of representatives has re-introduced a bill that seeks to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps organization. Views: 907 •President Buhari. The National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Ambassador Dickson Okon has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to assent to the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill passed by the National Assembly. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. Speaker Yakubu Dogara read the letter to colleagues during plenary, on Tuesday. He said this while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday. A former President of United States of America, Bill Clinton, is expected to visit Nigeria a day before the presidential election, The PUNCH learnt on Monday. The National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dr Dickson Akoh, on Thursday, expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari would do justice to the newly passed NPC Bill by the National. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday written the Green Chamber, stating his reason for rejecting the bill. Senate gives Gov. By Tunde Johnson The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider signing the Peace Corps Bill. The South-South Coordinator of Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Wing, Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa,has urged Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, to assent to the Peace Corps Bill passed by both chambers of the National Assembly in the interest youths. While speaking after raising a point of order at the plenary, Mr. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected. The symbol of National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Organisation shall be a dove of peace on unification map of Nigeria surrounded by a circle and a Laurel covering 95 upwards and below is the ACRONYM NUPEC, above the circle is an eagle in a motion to fly. It has, no doubt, become one of the. The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to kindly reconsider his decision on the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill. Peace Corps Bill To Be Passed By Nigeria's Parliament Sahara Reporters 09:38 25 can tells Buhari The Punch 01:09 Leah Sharibu Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria Terrorist. Buhari refused to append his signature to the NPC Establishment Bill, which was officially sent to him by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, in the last week of December 2017. Reacting to reports of the tragic death of some APC supporters due to the overwhelming crowd at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, the President said:. The source said, "By implication the bill has been rejected by Mr. Members of the House of Representatives have reacted to the rejection of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill by President Muhammad Buhari. The Nigerian Senate has drawn a battle-line with the presidency following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to the bill establishing Peace Corps of Nigeria. His rejection of the bill was contained in a communication to the legislature today (Tuesday). President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to approve the Peace Corps of Nigeria Establishment Bill. The Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has arrived the Presidency for a possible assent, Ita Enang, President Muhammadu Buhari's special adviser on Senate, has confirmed. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara read the letter from. NYCN’s President, Mr Murtala Garba and NANS’ President, Mr Aruna Kadiri, made the plea while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. The house of representatives has re-introduced a bill seeking to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps organisation. President Buhari has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill into law. The Bill was amongst those denied assent. "By law, the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill will not fly in Nigeria as the President has not appended his signature to it within the period prescribed by law," the official explained. The Peace Corps is one of the most recognizable organizations in the world. The Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained why he declined assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. An officer of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Gombe State, Command allegedly fainted upon hearing the news that President Buhari rejected the bill seeking it's establishment. The President's rejection was conveyed in a letter which Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, read during plenary on Tuesday. Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun visited President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, along with his deputy, Mrs. Dino Melaye, lawmaker wey dey represent Kogi west, don ask the senate say make den override President Muhammadu Buhari on the bill wey den pass to establish Peace Corps of Nigeria. The Peace Corps of Nigeria, PCN, has reacted to the report that its bill before President Muhammadu Buhari for assent has been rejected. ABUJA – The struggles by Peace Corps of Nigeria, to become an agency of government, received a final blow on Thursday, in the House of Representatives, as its bid to secure an override of Presidential veto on its Bill failed to scale through second reading. The Speaker, Hon. In a letter read by the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, Mr. President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the bill on Tuesday, citing security concerns, duplication of roles and lack of funds as his reasons. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had ruined Nigeria. Frowns at the Continuous Siege on the Office of the Corps by Police. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass the bill into law without Buhari's assent if the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. Home › News Now › Nigerian Students Carpet President Buhari for Rejecting Peace Corps Bill. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has, in a scathing preview of the forthcoming general elections, alleged plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to return himself to power through manipulation of state institutions including the judiciary and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Premium Times disclosed that the much awaited Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has been passed to the President. Says It’s Peoples’s Bill That Would Create Employment … Frowns at the Continuous Siege on the Office of the Corps by Police Senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has assured Nigerian youths that President Muhammad Buhari would gladly assent to the Bill establishing Nigerian Peace Corps. While he (Buhari. net is a leading native digital news site with a primary focus on Nigeria and world news coverage. Buhari had declined to assent to the Nigeria Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed in 2017 by the National Assembly. The president witheld his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. A presidential aspirant of the National Conscience Party, NCP, Dr Thomas Wilson lkubese, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the Peace Corps Nigeria (PCN) Bill after he claimed that a man committed suicide on the grounds of the President's refusal to assent to the bill as passed by the National Assembly. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass the bill into law without Buhari's assent if the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly tread the same path with the House. NEWS DIGEST - The recent decline by President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Peace Corps of Nigeria Establishment Bill has continued to elicit impassioned reactions. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined to sign the controversial Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment Bill) 2017 recently passed by the National Assembly. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. The Bill, which was sponsored by Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali. While some people including prominent Nigerians and member of President Buhari's cabinet, Mr. The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps. A security concerns regarding the proposed Nigeria Peace Corps bill being authorized to undertake activities currently being performed by extant security and law enforcement agencies. Na for Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday talk say na fund be the main reason wey make him reject the Peace Corps bill wey den recently pass for National Assembly. President Buhari special adviser on Senate, Ita Enang confirmed. Nevertheless, the bill cannot work without the President's signature. Nigerian youths under the auspices of National Youth Council of Nigeria has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit his decision on th e Peace Corps establishment bill, the Youths made the call today in Gombe during the opening ceremony of the elective congress of the council, the youths who came from all states in Nigeria noted that. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected. With the Nigerian Peace Corps bill recently passed by the National Assembly still awaiting presidential assent to become law, the Lagos State police command, on Friday said it had arrested 34. President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. The president who disclosed this in a letter to the House of Representatives citied financial incapability as the major reason for his position on the peace corps bill. The distinguished senator gave reasons for his support of the bill to include employment for the […]. The bill, which was passed by the National Assembly amidst controversy was rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari, who refused to sign it into law. Nasarawa state commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Bala Joshua, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to. Report had it that Buhari refused to append his signature to the NPC Establishment Bill, which was officially sent to him by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, in the last week of December 2017 because there was no need for such an outfit under. The President should rescind his decision. ABUJA – The struggles by Peace Corps of Nigeria, to become an agency of government, received a final blow on Thursday, in the House of Representatives, as its bid to secure an override of Presidential veto on its Bill failed to scale through second reading. The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), Edo Chapter, on Saturday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his rejection of Peace Corps bill. However, a reliable source revealed that the Senate might not pass the bill as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is doing everything to stop the passage of the bill. The House of Representatives has dashed any hope of reviving the Peace Corps bill. The president conveyed his rejection of the bill in a letter which Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, read during plenary on Tuesday. The bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps has finally arrived President Muhammadu Buhari’s table for assent. By Queenesther Iroanusi. This section features a variety of news in and about Nigeria that our editors deem of interest to our community, particularly items our community might have missed from their daily news feeds. Yakubu Dogara, has just read the letter to members in plenary. By Chibuike Nwabuko. The Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. They presented their INEC certificates of return to the president. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. The president said the functions of the corps as contained in the bill were duplication of existing security agencies. 03800/26/7. The president witheld his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. President since he did not sign it into law within the stipulated 30 working days. The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of withholding assent on the bill to establish Peace Corps of Nigeria. The source said, "By implication the bill has been rejected by Mr. This statement is attributed to a presidential aspirant of the National Conscience Party, NCP, Dr Thomas Wilson lkubese and he has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the bill. The president witheld his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. KYCI’s, Convener, Zaharadeen Ahmed, who briefed newsmen on Monday in Kano, said the youths were surprised that the president declined assent to such youth-oriented bill. The Peace Corps enacted further reforms to volunteer training, Peace Corps Response, the recruitment process, and returned volunteer activities (so-called “Third Goal” programs, for the third of Peace Corps’ three-part legislative mandate). The president, in a letter read by the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, cited security concerns and financial implications amongst reasons for his decision. From the Daily Post of Nigeria Senate passes Peace Corps Bill. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected. The Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill has a long history with the formal procedure. In a letter he wrote to the lawmakers, Buhari. This followed the adoption of a Point of Order raised by Sen. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined to sign the controversial Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment Bill) 2017 recently passed by the National Assembly. Your administration has ruined Nigeria, Atiku tells Buhari ENTERTAINMENT Police arrest UNN student for allegedly killing schoolmate over electricity bill. A letter which speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu. His rejection of the bill was contained in a communication to the legislature today (Tuesday). The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), Edo Chapter, on Saturday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his rejection of Peace Corps bill. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. he attempt by honourable members of the House of Representatives to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision not to sign the Peace Corps Bill establishment bill has failed. DAILY POST recalls that the Senate at its sitting on Thursday 10th March, 2016 debated on the general principles of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, 2016 (SB. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, read the letter on the floor of the chamber on Tuesday. Abuja - The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. The president conveyed his rejection of the bill in a letter which Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the. The bill has been a subject of controversy after it was passed by both chambers of the. President Buhari has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill into law. Nigeria Peace Corps Bill And Buhari. File photo of Members of the Nigerian Peace Corps during a procession in Ibadan on Wednesday (26/7/17) to celebrate the passage of the Corps bill by the Senate. Nevertheless, the bill cannot work without the President's signature. The source said, “By implication the bill has been rejected by Mr. The Nigeria Peace Corps Ondo State Command is on Facebook. The new bill should open up new possibilities for the Corps. The bill seeks to turn the Peace Corps, currently a non-governmental organisation, into a government para-military agency. The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to review his stance for withholding assent on the Peace Corps bill sent to him on the establishment of the. The Nigerian Senate has drawn a battle-line with the presidency following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to the bill establishing Peace Corps of Nigeria. He stated this in his address on Friday at the graduation of the National Defence College, Course 27, in Abuja. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass the bill into law without Buhari's assent if the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. The Peace Corps of Nigeria has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to a bill that would make it a paramilitary agency. The House of Representatives says it will override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the recently rejected Peace Corps Bill. Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house, announced this during a press briefing on Wednesday. According to Femi Adesina, spokesman of the president, Buhari assured the investors of handsome returns within a short time. LAGOS FEBRUARY 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Peace Corps. The bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps has finally arrived President Muhammadu Buhari’s table for assent. [Vanguard] For three months running, Nigeria s rig count remained unchanged at 14 for the month of June, the same number it recorded in May and April, while the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), appreciated by two, having recorded 576 in June, as against 574 recorded in May. About the Author: CISLAC Admin. Peace Corps Bill: Igbo youth leader appeals to Buhari. The distinguished senator gave reasons for his support of the bill to include employment for the […]. In a suprising twist, members present resoundingly rejected the 'bill for an Act to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps to develop, empower…. He said the bill seeks to empower the Peace Corps to undertake activities currently being performed by extant security and law enforcement agencies. The bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps has finally arrived President Muhammadu's table for assent. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), Edo Chapter, on Saturday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his rejection of Peace Corps bill. Says It’s Peoples’s Bill That Would Create Employment … Frowns at the Continuous Siege on the Office of the Corps by Police Senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has assured Nigerian youths that President Muhammad Buhari would gladly assent to the Bill establishing Nigerian Peace Corps. Global Sentinel is an online Magazine that brings professional insights and analysis to security, defense, crime, judicial, cultural and diplomatic reportage. “I call on the President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari, to exercise speed in ensuring that the Bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps is being signed into law. The details of the letter written by Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari to the House of Representatives, rejecting the bill for the establishment of Peace Corps of Nigeria has been revealed. Good thought Mr. This means the Bill shall be passed after clause-by-clause considerations at the Committee of the Whole. The Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. Enang said copies of the bill, tagged 'Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill 2017, were. Want to know what president Buhari said about the Peace Corps in Nigeria? Continue reading to find out! Peace Corps of Nigeria 2018. The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps. The Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision of not assenting to the Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly. The President had, through a letter dated 25th January 2018 and submitted to the House yesterday, cited financial implications and duplication of duties of existing security agencies, as reasons for withholding his. NewsBreakNg Newspaper is among the Nigeria's most authoritative newspapers in Politics, apart from its mission in adding value to news business. The victim whose name was given as Gambo Timothy Dogo, was until his demise a voluntary member of the corps. Refusal of President Mohammadu Buhari to sign the Peace Corps bill passed by the National Assembly is in the national interest, anchored on the need to avoid proliferation of security agencies and unnecessary overlapping of their functions. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined to sign the controversial Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment Bill) 2017 recently passed by the National Assembly. The bill was opposed by existing military and security institutions in Nigeria and the Peace Corps leader Dickson Akoh is currently being prosecuted for alleged fraud. The President informed the lawmakers of his decision in a letter read during plenary on Tuesday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The president witheld his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed commitment to the continuous integration of the youth, Persons Living With Disabilities and Internally Displaced Persons into the electoral process in Nigeria and other countries in the West African sub-region. He conveyed his rejection to the House of Representatives. The bill seeks. President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria Establishment Bill, 2017. The chapter chairman, Mr Roy Oribhabor, said the rejection of the bill was a welcome development and right step in the right direction. 03800/26/7. The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), Edo Chapter, on Saturday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his rejection of Peace Corps bill. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass. The House of Representatives which boasted it would override the veto of the Buhari could not achieve its aim. Buhari will sign Peace Corps Bill – Senator Ohuabunwa Buhari would gladly assent to the Bill establishing Nigerian Peace Corps. Council of Commandants and Board of Trustees of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to "reevaluate and reconsider his decision to withhold his assent" to the Peace Corps Bill. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. Apart from lawmakers, the bill is also supported by some prominent Nigerians including the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, who also asked Mr. Noimot Salako Oyedele. The Senate adopted the Bill in July 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the bill to establish Peace Corps which was transmitted to him last year. The Bill which was reintroduced by Hon Mohammad Tahir Monguno who was representing Jere Federal constituency of Borno State. The president said the functions of the corps as contained in the bill were duplication of existing security agencies. President Buhari Rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill Posted by Mr Ejump on February 17, 2018, Under: 9ja news As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to. Home Nigeria N’Assembly Urged to Veto Buhari on Peace Corps Bill. However, Melaye said that the bill should be given priority by Buhari. The President talk am for one letter wey Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. The Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill has a long history with the formal procedure. As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to him last year. SAN FRANCISCO, February 27, (THEWILL) - President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. The national assembly don pass the bill but Buhari reject am, with the reason say na duplication of duty and money wey den go […]. The National Commandant, PCN, Mr Dickson Akoh, made the call at the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Peace Corps Bill, citing financial implication and duplication of duties among reasons for his decision. Views: 4,166 •Peace Corps Commandant Dickson Akoh. Yakubu Dogara, has just read the letter to members in plenary. The bill has been a subject of controversy after it was passed by both chambers of the. The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill to address youth unemployment and restiveness in the country. The bill, which intends to establish another security agency, to be known as the Nigerian Peace Corps was passed by the National Assembly and sent to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent last. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected. Daily Post Photo. President Buhari Rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill Posted by Mr Ejump on February 17, 2018, Under: 9ja news As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to. A former President of United States of America, Bill Clinton, is expected to visit Nigeria a day before the presidential election, The PUNCH learnt on Monday. The Bill stipulated that the Federal Government should set aside $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) for the immediate completion of the moribund Ajaokuta Steel Company. The Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill was passed by the National Assembly but was however rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari who insisted that there was no fund for the corps and that it would amount to duplication of roles. The much-anticipated Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has arrived the Presidency for a possible assent, Ita Enang, President Muhammadu Buhari’s special adviser on Senate, has confirmed. Its Public. Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. The President had on Tuesday, transmitted to the National Assembly that he was withholding assent on the Nigerian Peace […]. BREAKING: Buhari rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to him last year. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass the bill into law without Buhari’s assent if the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly tread the same path with the House. James Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, Enugu State. The implication of this is that the lawmakers will pass the bill into law without Buhari's assent if the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. The President informed the lawmakers of his decision in a letter read during plenary on Tuesday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The first reading of the bill which was done on Wednesday signals the move by the house, to override the President’s decision. Former Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of pursuing a strange interest against the country with his constant attacks on government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Senate has passed the bill establishing the Nigeria Peace Corps on Tuesday 25, 2017. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, read the letter on the floor of the chamber on Tuesday. Taking this position in a Press Statement in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. Why Buhari refused to sign Peace Corps Bill – Dogara Oak Television March 1, 2018 5:58 pm The Speaker cited funding, clash in functions of similar government agency as some of the reasons President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the bill. The chapter chairman, Mr Roy Oribhabor, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. President Buhari cited security concerns and. But the corps, which claims it has membership of. Furthermore, Buhari said that the organisation was a duplication of existing security agencies. The Senate adopted the Bill in July 2017. The House of Representatives has dashed any hope of reviving the Peace Corps bill. Click Here to Join Newsnow Nigeria WhatsApp Group for Breaking News Alerts. From the Daily Post of Nigeria Senate passes Peace Corps Bill. A man has allegedly committed suicide after President Buhari refused to sign the Peace Corps Nigeria (PCN) Bill as passed by the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. The Peace Corps currently exists as a volunteering organization. He should sign the Peace Corps Bill. An officer of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Gombe State, Command allegedly fainted upon hearing the news that President Buhari rejected the bill seeking it's establishment. On 14 October Aisha Buhari claimed the President knew only a few of his own ministers, that his government had been hijacked by 'a few people', and if things went on like this she might not even support him in another election. Prosperity will surely remember him and his effort. Melaye urged the Senate to. Nigerians are watching and learning. First, as the Executive President and Commander-in-Chief, the President should use relevant provisions of the 1999 Constitution to reconcile Nigerians, so that everyone would believe in the unity and oneness of Nigeria. He said this while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday. President Buhari Rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill Posted by Mr Ejump on February 17, 2018, Under: 9ja news As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its establishment bill, which was transmitted to. Photo: Watch the video:. Buhari’s decision to turn down the prospective organization threw many members of the Peace corps into panic and confusion. President Buhari cited security concerns and financial. The Bill was amongst those denied assent. According to Femi Adesina, spokesman of the president, Buhari assured the investors of handsome returns within a short time. 173) sponsored by Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South); and the National Unity and Peace Corps Bill, 2016 (SB. President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the bill to establish Peace Corps which was transmitted to him last year. Alhaji Umar is the. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that the bill was yet to complete its legislative process at the National Assembly. The Emir, who is also the Chairman of Katsina State Council of Emirates pledged total support of the Emirates in Council to the recently passed bill by the National […]. By Tunde Johnson The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider signing the Peace Corps Bill. The House of Representatives has said it will override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto on the Peace Corps Bill he had earlier rejected. Members of the House of Representatives have reacted to the rejection of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill by President Muhammad Buhari. He said the information was passed to him by a security source in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Peace Corp Establishment bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. On 14 October Aisha Buhari claimed the President knew only a few of his own ministers, that his government had been hijacked by 'a few people', and if things went on like this she might not even support him in another election. Obaseki one week to issue fresh proclamation inaugurating the Edo State House of Assembly. The embattled commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to unseal its. Says It’s Peoples’s Bill That Would Create Employment … Frowns at the Continuous Siege on the Office of the Corps by Police Senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has assured Nigerian youths that President Muhammad Buhari would gladly assent to the Bill establishing Nigerian Peace Corps. UN Flays Nigeria For Having 91. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined to sign the controversial Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment Bill) 2017 recently passed by the National. The special adviser to the president on National Assemble (Senate) matters, Ita Enang, confirmed that the bill had already been signed and the President confirmed his positive attitude towards the bill with his signature. DAILY POST recalls that the Senate at its sitting on Thursday 10th March, 2016 debated on the general principles of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, 2016 (SB.