Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by Usman Alabi The Lagos House of Assembly has on Thursday passed a bill aimed at checking the spate of kidnapping in the state into law, with stiffer penalties including death sentence for offenders The lawmakers passed the Bill for a...
by Usman Alabi According to the News Agency of Nigeria, President Buhari has signed a total of 17 bills into law in 2016. The bills are listed below. Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act, 2016 2. Prevention...
by Usman Alabi The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed through second reading a bill seeking to grant special economic status to Lagos and some other deserving states in the federation. The bill succeeded even when similar bill failed in the...
by Usman Alabi A bill on Resource control passed through second reading on Wednesday in the House of Representatives.  The bill seeks to grant the control of revenues derived from mineral resources domiciled in the states to their various governments. Nigeria is...
by Usman Alabi The lower chamber of the National Assembly, House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the bill to the committee stage.  The bill which is to provide for the establishment of the Ecclesiastical Court of Appeal in the country...
by Ajadi Daniel The Senate did not probably thought it could find a lasting solution to the problem of the farmers/herdsmen crisis when it brought up three bills to address the issue, but it realized on Wednesday that the issue...
by Usman Alabi A bill for the reform of the Nigerian prisons has passed second reading at the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Sen. Shaba Lafiagi (Kwara North) and Sen. Babajide...
by Ajadi Daniel A bill seeking for the establishment of North East Development Commission has been passed by the Nigerian Senate. Despite earlier discordance over funding sources and headquarters, the bill scaled through the third reading on Thursday. For the purpose...
by Alabi Usman The Senate has passed passed two bills aimed at protecting whistleblowers and witnesses directly involved in the prosecution of certain criminal cases to the committee stage on Wednesday. The two bills were harmonised by the Senate on the...
by Usman Alabi A bill against jungle justice has passed the second reading in the state. The bill titled "Bill for an act for the prohibition and protection of persons from lynching, mob action and extrajudicial executions and other related offences...

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