nigerian political news 061119

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    Politics BREAKING: Senate proposes 14-year jail term for sexual predators in tertiary institutions - Daily Trust

    The Senate, on Wednesday, debated a bill which proposed up to 14 years jail term, with a minimum of 5 years, without an option of fine for any educator who commits sexual offences in tertiary institutions. Read more:
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    Politics EXPLAINER: What’s the big deal about this ‘$1.4bn PSC law’ just signed by Buhari? - The Cable

    There has been so much noise about the amendment of PSCs in the deep offshore and inland basin production sharing contract (DOIBPSC) law which President Muhammadu Buhari signed on Monday. What’s PSC, for goodness sake? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, oil prices were very low and Nigeria was...
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    Metro Senate reintroduces bill to regulate social media — with 3 years imprisonment for ‘offenders’ - The Cable

    A bill seeking to regulate social media in the country has passed first reading at the senate. The bill entitled, ‘protection from internet falsehood and manipulations bill, 2019’ is sponsored by Mohammed Sani Musa, senator representing Niger east. The proposed legislation was one of the 11...