Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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 Analysis The state as an institution exists to balance the various political temperaments in the political space. The Hegelian perspective of the state believe that it is a neutral institution that mediates between the various classes in the...
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 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 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 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 Electoral act was passed by the Senate last week Thursday after intensive and divisive debates. The Senate approved voting and legalize existing electronic voter accreditation system, it also gave new guidelines for political parties on the...
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...

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