House of Reps makes u-turn on three rejected ‘women-related’ bills

The house of representatives has rescinded its decision on three ”gender bills” in the constitution amendment. The bills are on indigenship, citizenship, and 35% affirmative action for women. The bills will be recommended for consideration and will be part of

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House of Reps move to reduce penalty for attempted suicide

The House of Representatives has proposed an amendment to the Criminal Code Act of 2004 to reduce the penalty for attempted suicide. The amended bill which scaled second reading during plenary on Tuesday, February 15, seeks to amend Section 327

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House of Reps propose 10-year jail term for ponzi scheme operators

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill to repeal the Investments and Securities Act (ISA) 2007 and enact the Investments and Securities Act to establish Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The bill, which seeks to make

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Reps pass 2022 budget of N17.126trn

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 21 passed a 2022 budget of N17.126 trillion against the N16.391 trillion sum presented by the president. While the major capital, recurrent, debt service, statutory transfers remain untouched, the House made provision for

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Gbajabiamila declares seat of late House of Reps member vacant

Seat of late lawmaker who represented Akure South/Akure North Federal Constituency of Ondo State, Hon. Adedayo Omolafe, has been declared vacant by speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. Gbajabiamila noted that the vacancy is as a result of

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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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