Breaking: Supreme Court Prevents Constitution Amendment, Orders NASS To Maintain Status Quo

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Emerging report has it that the Supreme Court has stopped the National Assembly from taking further steps towards amending the ‎1999 constitution.

According to the verdict this morning,‎ a seven-man panel of justices of the apex court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, ‎Justice Mahmud Mohammed, ordered the National Assembly to maintain status quo on the matter until June 18.

The Supreme Court also ordered the issuance of hearing notice on the NASS for it to appear on that date to respond to the suit that was lodged against the proposed alterations to the constitution, by President Goodluck Jonathan.

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