Monday, August 21, 2017
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 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 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 Usman Alabi A bill for the reform of the Nigerian prisons has passed second reading at the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Sen. Shaba Lafiagi (Kwara North) and Sen. Babajide...
by Ajadi Daniel A bill seeking for the establishment of North East Development Commission has been passed by the Nigerian Senate. Despite earlier discordance over funding sources and headquarters, the bill scaled through the third reading on Thursday. For the purpose...
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 against jungle justice has passed the second reading in the state. The bill titled "Bill for an act for the prohibition and protection of persons from lynching, mob action and extrajudicial executions and other related offences...
by Ayo Opeoluwa President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the National Assembly for approval. The MTEF and FSP lay the framework for the 2017 budget which members of...
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 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...

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