Saturday, April 21, 2018
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 YWriter The amended Bill (SB.324) was brought forward for amendment by Senator Aliyu Wamako. It was first read on the 8th of November, 2016. The sections amended were sections 11(1)(a) & (2) which is about increasing the Federal Government’s block...
by Chinedu Brown The Senate President, Bukola Saraki disclosed yesterday that the Senate will pass the Whistle Blower Protection Bill in July 2017. He disclosed this at the launch of  Senator Dino Melaye’s book “Antidotes for Corruption; The Nigerian Story” at...
Press Release The Not Too Young To Run movement received with pleasure, the statement issued by the office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara reaffirming his commitment and that of the House of Representatives...
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 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...
by Usman Alabi It is called the “communication service tax bill It has passed the first reading both in the Senate and the House of Representatives It seeks to introduce a nine percent tax on electronic communication service fees charged by service...
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 Opeoluwa Quadri It is important that LGAs are given a considerable level of financial autonomy. The absence of this is perhaps responsible for lack of vibrancy at that level as well as citizens apathy. The amendment of the constitution which...
by Ajadi Daniel You recall that the Political Debates Commission Bill scaled through the second reading on the floor of the Senate in October 2016. The bill seeks to establish a commission that would be responsible for the organization of debate...

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