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Ondo Lawmakers Pass Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have passed the anti-Open Grazing bill into law. The Bill, when signed into Law, would help to regulate security, rearing and grazing of livestock as well as establishment of Ranches. Violators of the Ondo anti-open grazing bill would be arrested and prosecuted by the Nigeria Police. Presenting […]

Stakeholders In Petroleum Sector Advocate For Subsidy Removal From Petrol

Stakeholders in the petroleum sector have advocated for outright removal of subsidy from petrol with a view to optimally harness the opportunities in the sector for the benefit of Nigeria and Nigerians. The Director, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economic and Law, University of Ibadan, Prof. Adeola Adenikinju and the Chairman,Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, […]

Senate Passes Bills To Establish Health Sciences Varsity, ICT Institute

The Senate has passed a Bill which seeks to establish the Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State. The Upper Chamber also passed a Bill to establish the Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Suleja, Niger State. The passage of both bills followed the consideration of two separate reports by the Senate Committees on […]

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, […]