By Rose Moses At the Senate the other week, another controversial subject was thrown into the political space as Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger) proposed a Bill seeking for establishment of an Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches. The Bill also prescribes death sentence...
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Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the petroleum industry bill (PIB) for its second reading.
The Bill, seeks to split the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) into two independent entities, passed the stage, and was referred to the committee on petroleum (upstream and downstream) for...
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Common Sense Advocate and Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Ben Murray Bruce through his official twitter handle yesterday listed some of the bills he has presented befoe the the upper chamber.
Murray-Bruce, who was reacting to a question raised by a Nigerian concerning...
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Hajiya Zainab Kure, who represents Niger South constituency of Niger State sponsored the National Grazing Reserve Bill.
The bill is titled: ‘An Act To Provide For The Establishment Of The National Grazing Reserve (Establishment And Development) Commission For The Preservation And Control Of...
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sent his first two executive bills to the Senate, seeking to prohibit money laundering and criminal activities in the country.
The bills are: ”The Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2016″ and “The Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal...
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Six months after the inauguration of the National Assembly, the senate yesterday passed the second bill, since inception, DailyTrust learnt.
The first bill passed by the senate was the supplementary budget, an executive bill by President Muhammadu Buhari. It was passed on December 1.
Nigerian music star, Davido, has said he is of the opinion that the social media bill be passed into law.
The artist was reacting to a recent circulated post claiming that the HKN singer may be expecting a baby number two out of wedlock following claims from a certain South African woman that...
A total of 130 bills passed first reading at the House of Representatives on Thursday, a development the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, described as “unprecedented.”
The Clerk, Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, almost got tired reading out the titles of the bill to cross first reading.
Nigerians have criticized a bill seeking a two-year jail term for any person who makes allegation or publishes any statement or petition in the newspaper, radio or medium of whatever description against another person, institutions of government or any public office holder, passed second reading...