Reps receive Electoral Act amendment bill

The House of Representatives on Wednesday July 14, received report of the Committee on Electoral Matters on a bill to amend the Electoral Act. The report which was laid before the House at plenary by Chairman of the Committee, Rep.

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New bill to jail protesters for 5-years passes first reading in house of reps

A bill that was brought before the house of representatives on Thursday to jail protesters for five years has reportedly passed the first reading. The Bill entitled: ‘An Act To Amend The Criminal Code ACT, CAP 38, Laws Of The

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Bill to Scrap NYSC Passes First Reading.

The Nigerian Senate has been contemplating signing a bill into law that scraps the compulsory National Youth Service Corps which fresh graduates in Nigeria are obliged to go for immediately after graduation. NYSC which serves as first working experience to

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Bill to Impeach President After 30 days Without Cabinet Passes Second Reading

A bill seeking to impeach a President after 30 days without a cabinet has passed its second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which gives the President a 30-day time frame to pick his cabinet, scaled its first

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Lawmakers Consider Bill to Permit Muslim Female Military Officers to Wear Hijab

The House of Representatives is currently deliberating on a bill seeking to compel the Armed Forces and paramilitary organizations to permit Muslim female officers to wear the Islamic veil, commonly known as hijab. The bill, known as the Religious Discrimination

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