Tags : Law

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 […]

“Bandits Responsible For South-East Attacks, Not IPOB” –Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi has said bandits are responsible for attacks in the South-East, but accuse the Eastern Security Network, ESN, operated by the Indigenous People of Biafra of being the masterminds. Governor Umahi however said the Governors of the South-East will not back illegality in any form, but will operate within the […]

International Day for Universal Access to Information: “Guarantee Public Access

Governments at all levels have been advised to recognise the importance of respecting legal and institutional frameworks that guarantee the right to information in the Country in line with continental and international standards. The International Press Centre, IPC, gave the advise on Monday, September 28, 2020, in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Ms. […]

COVID-19: “Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law” -Osinbajo

Regarding the legality of the shutdowns announced by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, 2020, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said it is entirely legal, proactive, very relevant, important and backed by law. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, Prof. Osinbajo […]

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. […]

L.G Crisis: ‘We Won’t Allow Breakdown Of Law, Order’ -Oyo

The Oyo State Government has said it would not allow any group of persons to throw the State into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of Local Governments in the State. The State added in a statement signed by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Oluseyi Makinde, […]

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 […]

“States Have No Reason Not To Pay Minimum Wage” –

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says State Governments do not have any reason not to pay the ₦30,000 minimum wage. According to the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, the wage is now binding on all States following President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent. Mr Wabba disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, on Monday, January […]