Monday, June 25, 2018
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 Opeoluwa Quadri Analysis The Local government in Nigeria considered as the third tier of government is not real. In reality, there is no local government autonomy in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, what we have is two tier federal...
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 Ayo Opeoluwa The Gender equality bill has been referred to the committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters after scaling through the second reading. The bill which was reintroduced to the house by senator Abiodun Olujimi representing Ekiti south...
by YMonitor The Senate has passed the INEC Electoral Reform Bill after several months of intense debate. Below are is a video of their deliberations. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBjgsw5-Eoc]
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 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 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 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...
by Usman Alabi The bill seeks to establish a commission to be called “Nigerian Political Debates Commission” which would be responsible for the organization of debates for all candidates of registered Political Parties cleared by INEC to participate in election...

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