Entities That Must Agree Before a Bill can Become a law in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the process of passing a bill into law involves several stages and requires the participation and agreement of various individuals and entities. According to Nigeria Constitution, the key parties involved in the legislative process of passing a bill into law include: The National Assembly Section 4(1) of 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As amended) provides that “The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly for the Federation which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representative”.
The President of Uganda signs anti-gay legislation into law.
According to his administration and the nation's parliament, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda signed a contentious anti-gay bill into law on Monday, ushering in harsh punishments for homosexuality. According to his administration and the nation's parliament, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda signed a contentious anti-gay bill into law on Monday, establishing punitive penalties for homosexuality that have been compared to some of the worst in the world. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 is Museveni's "sensation."
Tinubu urged to declare assets publicly
The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to declare his assets in accordance with Paragraph 11 of Part I of the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution and make it public as a way of committing to the genuine fresh beginning he promised Nigerians. The AFRICMIL Coordinator, Dr. Chido Onumah, said on Wednesday in a statement that declaring his assets and making it public would place President Tinubu on a much higher moral pedestal than his predecessors
Today's Headlines: Tinubu’s Inaugural Speech Celebration Of Lies, Deceit — LP, My cabinet members feared being jailed by Buhari – Jonathan
Tinubu’s Inaugural Speech Celebration Of Lies, Deceit — LP Photo Credit: Independent Nigeria ABUJA – The Labour Party (LP) has criticised the inaugural speech delivered on Monday by President Bola Tinubu, describing it as a celebration of lies and deceit. The party also said that Nigerians know that they were robbed at the last presidential election, stressing that it is the reason for the absence of “pomp and pageantry usually associated with a major feat like what we had today”.
Today's Headlines:5 Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Sokoto Town, Bandits Gun Down 9 Farmers In Kaduna
5 Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Sokoto Town Photo credit: daily trust Five persons were feared dead and several others injured as explosion rocked Isa town in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A resident of the area, Sanusi Surajo, told Daily Trust that the explosion took place around noon on Sunday.
Gusa Dedicates Achievements to Staff of Ministry of Justice
... appreciates Ortom for appointing him twice By David Mzer The immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice,Benue State, Barrister Michael Gusa, has dedicated his achievements in office to staff of the Ministry of Justice. Barr. Gusa disclosed this last Friday, during his valedictory meeting with staff of the ministry, held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice in Makurdi.
Herders allegedly displace farmers in Kwara
There is tension in Kwara South senatorial district over alleged displacement and takeover of farmlands by suspected herders. The invasion of farmlands was said to be have been perpetrated by herdsmen dislodged about two years ago, from Igangan area of Oyo state. The displaced herdsmen had found sanctuary in Kwara State.
Clubs with the Highest Wage Bills in the 22/23 campaign
With astronomical transfer fees and lucrative contracts becoming the norm, it comes as no surprise that certain clubs have been making huge investments in their wage bills. In this article, we will be looking at the clubs that currently boast the highest wage bills in Europe's top five leagues.
Today's Headlines: Bandits Kill 9, Injure Others In Kaduna Community, Explosion Rocks Sokoto Town
Bandits Kill 9, Injure Others In Kaduna Community Photo credit: punch newspaper Suspected terrorists have reportedly killed at least nine at the Ungwan Dakwa village around the Dogo Dawa ward of troubled Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The incident, it was learnt took place on Saturday at about 2 pm when the hoodlums raided the community, shooting indiscriminately.
Today's Headlines: Aisha Buhari Guides Remi Tinubu On First Lady Roles, Singer Tina Turner Is Dead
Aisha Buhari guides Remi Tinubu on first lady roles The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has said that her office has handed over relevant documents to the wife of the President-elect, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu. Speaking at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on Wednesday, the outgoing First Lady disclosed that the office documents will serve as pointers towards the success of the office.
ICPC Lauds College For Winning 2022 International Anti-Corruption Day Quiz Competition
Following its emergence as the winner of the 2022 International Anti-Corruption Day quiz and debate competition, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has lauded staff, students and members of the Students Anti-Corruption Club of Bill Clinton College, New Nyanya, Nasarawa State for remaining steadfast to the fight against corruption.
Uganda Signs Anti-Gay Bill into Law
Uganda announced on Monday that President Yoweri Museveni has signed a tough new anti-gay law, described as one of the harshest laws in the world, sparking protests from human rights groups. The anti-gay bill was passed despite warnings from Uganda's international partners, including its close ally the United States, that there would be consequences if the opposition did not agree.
While Farmers Were Trying to Chase Away Cows from their Farms, the Herdsmen Opened Fire – Witnesss
The report of the shooting of a farmer by suspected Fulani herdsmen has sparked reactions from Nigerians. The Punch Newspaper reported that a group of marauding herdsmen attacked some farmers in Kwi Community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, on Sunday, claiming the life of a farmer.
Gender and Equality Opportunities Bill Passes Second Reading in Senate
According to reports, the Gender and Equality Opportunities Bill passed the second reading in the Senate on Wednesday, a significant development in the fight for gender equality in Nigeria. The bill, which was introduced by Senator Biodun Olujimi, seeks to combat all forms of discrimination against women and individuals with disabilities.
Senate In Emergency Plenary Over CBN Act Others
On Saturday morning, the Nigerian Senate commenced an emergency plenary over the amendment of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act 2004. Keep in mind that Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the Senate's regular sitting days. On the other hand, a plenary was scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. Nigeria news agency acknowledges that the session began a few minutes after 11 a.m.
Delta State: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday Signed the Supplementary Estimate Bill of N71 Billion
Senator Ifeanyi okowa, Delta State Governor on Monday 22,may 2023, signed the Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N71 Billion for the state. Based on reports it was passed by the state House of Assembly Last Week Wednesday. Okowa had on Tuesday, last week, forwarded a letter containing the additional budget proposal, which compromised N65.5 billion for capital expenditure and N5.6 billion as recurrent expenditure to the House for necessary legislative actions.
Plateau State: Herdsmen Kill Farmer for Refusing Grazing
A tragic incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday morning as suspected Fulani herders attacked farmers in Kwi community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, resulting in the death of one person. The victim, identified as Nuhu Nyango, was shot by the herders when he and other farmers attempted to prevent them from grazing their cattle on their crops.
BIll to provide compensation to the EndSARS victims approved by the senate
According to vanguardngr (25 May 2023). On Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill for a second reading that aims to compensate victims of the EndSARS protests. This bill, called the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Act Amendment Bill, was introduced by Senator Bassey Gershom of the PDP Cross-River party.
Senate approves legislation to compensate victims of #EndSARS
The Senate approved a bill on Wednesday for second reading that seeks to recompense anyone harmed by the 2020 #EndSARS protest. When thousands of mostly young Nigerians took to the streets in October 2020 to demonstrate against police brutality, especially that committed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad police unit, which has since been disbanded, the #EndSARS campaign was born.
Okowa signs N71bn supplementary budget
A supplemental appropriations bill for N71 billion was signed on Monday by Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, who has seven days left in office. Okowa had already signed the N571.64 billion budget for 2023 in December 2022, but last Tuesday, the state House of Assembly approved a N71 billion supplemental budget, which Okowa also signed.