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House Of Reps Consider Scrapping NYSC Scheme

The House of Representatives is considering discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps scheme (NYSC). The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Alteration Bill, 2020, which is seeking to repeal the NYSC Act, is billed for the second reading. The Sponsor, Hon. Awaji-Inombek Abiante in the explanatory memorandum of the proposal, listed the various […]

FEC Approves New Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy, submitted by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. The decision was taken on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the weekly meeting of the Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the Special Adviser to the President […]

Senate Passes AMCON Amendment Bill

The Senate has passed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Amendment bill. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions. The amendment bill passed by the Chamber empowers the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria to, amongst others, take possession, manage or […]

Omituntun Free Health Mission: 400 Patients Receive Free Medical Treatment

The Medical Team of the Omituntun 2021 Free Health Mission was in the Igboora General Hospital in the Ibarapa Central Local Government Area, where 400 Patients received free medical attention within a period of two days. Speaking on the activities of the Free Health Mission in Ibarapa Central and Ibarapa North, the Mission Coordinator, Dr […]

Oyo State Budgets Between The Years 2018 To 2021: An

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, November 23, 2020, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year. The budget presented was higher than the 2020 budget of ₦208.8 billion […]

“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 […]