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8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: National Lottery Act (2005) Amendment Bill, 2016

Sponsored by Senators Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) and Obinna Ogba (PDP, Ebonyi), this bill seeks to make certain changes regarding the regulation and operations of lottery in Nigeria. Click to download full bill: National Lottery...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: Currency Conversion (Freezing Orders) Amendment Bill, 2015

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: Currency Conversion (Freezing Orders) Amendment Bill, 2015 Sponsored by Hon. Ahmed Idris (APC, Plateau), this bill seeks to empower a judge of a federal High Court with discretionary powers to order...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: PPPRA (Amendment) Bill (HB.15.12.245)

Sponsored by Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue) of the House of Representatives, this Bill seeks to amend the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory (Establishment) Act 2004 with respect to tenure of office. Click to download full Bill PPPRA...

8th NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: Constitutional Amendment Bill on Reduction of Age Limit for Elective...

Sponsored by Tony Nwulu (PDP, Lagos State), the Bill seeks to reduce the age limit for contesting for elective offices in Nigeria. Click link below to read or download Bill on Reduction of Age Limit...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: Constitutional Amendment Bill on Jurisdiction of Sharia Law

Sponsored by Abdullahi Salame (APC, Sokoto), this Bill seeks to increase the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory and the Sharia Court of Appeal of a State by...

8th NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: Sexual Harassment Bill, 2016

Sponsored by Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (LP) and 45 other senators, this bill seeks to criminalize any form sexual relations between lecturers and students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It is the Senate's answer to...

8th National Assembly Bills: Position paper of the Ministry of Transport on the Railways...

Click/download the file below for details 8th National Assembly Bills: Position paper of the Ministry of Transport on the Railways Amendment Bill

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS: National Grazing Routes and Reserve Bill, 2016

Sponsored by Mr. Karim Sunday (PDP, Kogi State) in the House of Representatives, this bill seeks to establish a National Grazing Routes and Reserve which shall acquire lands in all the 36 states of...

8th National Assembly Bills: Local Industry Patronage Bill, 2015

Sponsored by Senator Mohammed Lafiagi (APC, Kwara) in the Senate, this bills seeks to promote made-in-Nigeria products.  Download full bill below: Local Industry Patronage Bill 2015

8th National Assembly Bills: Unemployed Youths, Elderly and Indigent Sustainability Allowances Trust Fund Bill,...

Sponsored by Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno) in the senate, this bill seeks to cater for teeming unemployed youths, elderly and very poor in society in line with campaign promises of the APC Government. Download...

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NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

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EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in...