National Conference Delegates remove immunity clause for President, govs, other elected officers

IF the decision taken yesterday by delegates at the on-going National Conference sails through, the President of the country, the governors and all elected officers will no longer enjoy immunity, as it was unanimously agreed that the immunity clause be removed from the constitution.Adopting the report of the Hajiya Bola Shagaya-led Committee on Economy, Trade…

Jonathan Nominates Alison-Madueke As Secretary-General Of OPEC

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan to become Secretary-General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), when the tenure of incumbent Abdullah al-Badri of Iraq expires in December 2014. If the move sails through, Alison-Madueke will become the first female Secretary-General of OPEC. Seventy-four-year-old al-Badri…