Tag: bill

Senate Passes Harmonised version of Electoral Act

Henry Solomon- January 25, 2022

The Senate  has rescinded its decision on Clause 84 of the electoral Act amendment Bill 2010 and passed a harmonised version of both Chambers.   ... Read More

President Buhari withholds assent to electoral act amendment bill

Suleiman Idris- December 21, 2021

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated the House of Representatives notifying members on reasons for withholding assent to the electoral act amendment bill 2021.   ... Read More

Bill for Establishment of Police Academy Passes 2nd Reading in Senate

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2020

 A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate. ... Read More

President Buhari Signs National Minimum Wage Bill

Henry Solomon- April 18, 2019

Abuja, April 18, 2019 (NAN) President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday gave assent to the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act approving N30,000 for the least paid ... Read More

Buhari Declines Assent to Ajaokuta Completion Bill

Henry Solomon- April 2, 2019

President  Muhammadu Buhari has communicated his non-assent to Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion Fund Bill, 2018. The President also declined assents to seven other bills forwarded to ... Read More

NANS lauds President Buhari for signing “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’’ Bill into Law

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’’ Bill into law. The News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

Ooni urges youths to support present administration for better Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife, Ojaja II The Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged Nigerian youths to support present ... Read More

Presidential Assent #NotTooYoungToRunBill: Buhari Describes It as Historic

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law the `Not Too Young To Run’ bill and raised eyebrow on the non-reduction of the age limits ... Read More

House of Reps Urge Buhari to Stop Concession of Ajaokuta

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2018

The House of Representatives on Thursday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop Mines and Steel Development Minister, Dr Kayode Fayemi, from concession moves of Ajaokuta ... Read More

In Few Days, Disability Bill to Be Passed – Speaker Dogara

AMT Tanimu- March 14, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the House of Representatives will give expeditious passage to the ... Read More

Edo Assembly Approves State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2018

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for a Law to prohibit trafficking in persons and also approved the establishment of a ... Read More

Nigeria Targets Zero Import Bill for Food Consumption – President Buhari

AMT Tanimu- March 1, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the Federal Government is already targeting a regime of self-sufficiency in food production and consumption, ... Read More

We Passed Bill Demutualising NSE to Reduce Inequality – Dogara

AMT Tanimu- January 29, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has explained that the decision to demutualise the Nigerian Stock Exchange was ... Read More

Plenary of House of Representatives for Tuesday, 28th November, 2017

AMT Tanimu- November 29, 2017

Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The Deputy Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Yussuf Lasun presiding After the ... Read More

Edo Teachers Call for Rejection of Bill Transferring Salary to LG

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2017

Primary school teachers in Edo have called on the state’s House of Assembly to reject any Bill prescribing transfer of payment of teachers’ salary to ... Read More

North East Development Commission Bill: Gov Bindow Commends President Buhari for Assenting

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2017

Governor of Adamawa state, Sen Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, has commended president Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the North East Development Commission Bill, describing ... Read More

National Assembly Vows to Stand Against Activities Inimical To Sports

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has said the National Assembly will not tolerate any activity that will have adverse effect on ... Read More

CBN Entrench Parliamentary Accountability Bill Passes Second Reading

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2017

A Bill for an Act to amend Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act to entrench parliamentary accountability and enhance the bank’s efficiency scaled second reading ... Read More

Nigerian Senate To Accelerate Passage of Occupational Safety Bill

AMT Tanimu- September 10, 2017

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the 8th Senate will give accelerated consideration to the Occupational Safety ... Read More

Benue Flooding: House To Pass Climate Change Commission Bill – Dogara

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the government and people of Benue State over the flooding that has displaced ... Read More