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National Blood Service Commission Bill passes third reading

A bill for the establishment of National Blood Service Commission passed third reading at the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, May 18. The bill, which was...

Bill proposing 111 exclusive seats for women passes second reading

THE bill seeking to create additional 111 seats exclusively for women in the National Assembly has passed second reading. This was announced on the Twitter...

Senate considers bill to protect victims of rape, insurgency

AHMED Lawan, Senate President on Wednesday directed the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters to look into a bill seeking to protect victims...

Bill seeking to ban importation of generators passes first reading in Senate

A BILL seeking to ban importation of generators into Nigeria on Wednesday passed the first reading on the floor of the Nigerian Senate. The proposed...

Hate speech, fake news bills harmful, despicable — Soyinka

NOBEL laureate and professor of creative writing, Wole Soyinka, has described the controversial Social Media and Anti-Hate Speech Bills as harmful, cowardly, and despicable,...

ANEEJ, NGOs urge Buhari to sign Proceeds of Crime, Mutual Legal Assistance bills

THE Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and its partner organisations have urged  President Muhammadu Buhari to sign two bills before him:...

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Emmanuel signs Akwa Ibom’s anti-open grazing bill into law

AKWA Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, signed the state’s anti-open grazing bill into law. The bill was signed...

Analysts want govt assets in equity market as CBN eyes international financial centre

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Central Bank to work towards enlisting the government’s corporate assets into the equity market...

Naira weakens to N562/$ in parallel market amid drop in inflation

NIGERIA'S naira is sinking against the dollar in the parallel market, closing at N562/$ on Wednesday against N557/$ at...

Akwa Ibom House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

A bill prohibiting open grazing in Akwa Ibom State has been passed by the state house of assembly. The bill...

Funding infrastructure with external loans blamed for problems in Nigeria’s education, health sectors

AN economist has blamed the Nigerian government's reliance on external loans to fund infrastructural projects for problems in the...
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