Friday, August 17, 2018
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),...
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...
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 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 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 YWriter Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Amended Gubernatorial Pension Bill meant to give life pension to governors and their deputies. Presenting the bill for its third reading, the Leader of the House, Ikechukwu Ezeugwu, said the...
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 Ajadi Daniel 2018 proposed budget stands at N8.612 trillion Capital Expenditure in the 2018 proposed budget is 30.8 percent of the entire budget, it stands at N2.652 trillion, the key capital spending in the budget on sectoral basis are: Power,...
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 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...

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