Thursday, October 19, 2017
On July 14th, A "Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Non-Governmental Organisations Regulatory Commission for the supervision, coordination and monitoring of Non-Governmental Organisations, Civil Society Organisations etc in Nigeria and for related matters" (HB585),...
Musa Azare, a blogger who was arrested by the police for allegedly criticizing Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has regained his freedom. Azare, who works with the Judicial Service Commission, was reportedly picked up in Abuja, last week, for...
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 the best of the best. Many citizens cannot relate with the idea of a...
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 Electoral act was passed by the Senate last week Thursday after intensive and divisive debates. The Senate approved voting and legalize existing electronic voter accreditation system, it also gave new guidelines for political parties on the...
by Aliyu A. Ammani Analysis The idea of local government councils was born out of the need to bring government closer to the people as a mechanism for engendering socio-economic development at the grassroots level. However, reading section 7 of the Constitution...
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 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 this is accepted, the provision would be included in a new constitution to be...
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 through the second reading in the house of representatives. The bill which was sponsored by...

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