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“Consideration Of Infectious Diseases Bill Not Suspended By Court” –Reps

The House of Representatives has disputed the reports that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of the ongoing process of the consideration of the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020. The Chairman of the House Committee on Media, Mr Benjamin Kalu, according to Channels TV, faulted the claims in a […]

Bill Seeking Ban Of Generator Importation Passes First Reading

A bill seeking to ban the importation of generators in the country has passed the first reading in the Senate. The proposed legislation scaled the first reading after it was introduced to lawmakers present at Wednesday’s plenary in the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. A member of the Senate from Niger State, […]

Oyo Assembly Passes Amotekun Bill Into Law

The pride of Amotekun security outfit was shown at the Oyo State Assembly has the the State Lawmakers, dressed in Amotekun Regalia, pass Bill into Law. According to the Chairman, Oyo House of Assembly Committee on Security, Hon. Akeem Obadara, about 21 Government, Non-Governmental Organizations and other Stakeholders memoranda were considered during the public hearing. […]

Immunity For Lawmakers: SERAP Condemns Bill

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the passing of a bill seeking to give Leaders of Federal and State Legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption. SERAP in a statement issued by its Deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, said the move is tantamount to ripping up the Nation’s […]

Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers From Prosecution Scales Second Reading

A bill seeking to extend immunity to cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which was sponsored by Hon. Odebunmi Olusegun was supported by the majority of the Lawmakers who say it is important to safeguard the sanctity of the National Assembly. In supporting the […]

Ekiti Assembly Passes Amotekun Bill Into Law

Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed the bill for the establishment of Ekiti State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps into law. The Speaker, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, said on Friday, February 14, 2020, that the bill, having passed through the third reading, has become law. Hon. Afuye, who lauded the Lawmakers for the leadership […]

Buhari Signs Finance Bill, 2020 Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2019 finance bill alongside the 2020 appropriation bill into law. The law alongside the 2020 Budget is aimed at reforming Nigeria’s tax system to align with global best practices, support MSMEs through the Ease of Doing Business initiative. It also hopes to raise Government revenues, as well as incentivize […]

Christmas: “Retrace Your Steps”, Buhari Tells Criminals, Looters

As Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Christ, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the people to show love to their fellow neighbours, noting that this among others was the essence of the season . President Buhari noted this in his message to the nation, and called on insurgents, armed robbers, and kidnappers, […]