Monday, January 22, 2018
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 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...
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),...
  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 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 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 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 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 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...

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