Thursday, October 19, 2017
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 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 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 The National Assembly has passed a total of 8 bills which would be presented to the President for his assent. The bills which are expected to tackle the recession currently being experienced in the country are: Telecommunication and...
by Opeoluwa Quadri Contrary to the statement made by the Chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation that the budget would be passed before the expiration of the 2016 budget, the Senate has failed to pass the 2017 budget. The  Senate...
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 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 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 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...
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...

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