Friday, August 17, 2018
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 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 Usman Alabi A bill yesterday seeking to amend section 214 of the constitution to give room for state and community police in the country scaled through the second reading in the house of representatives. The bill which was sponsored by...
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...
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 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 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 Usman AlabI Analysis While it is a welcome development that the National Assembly is working on decentralising the police so that each state can have and control its own police force, it is however important that the legislature be careful...
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 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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