Tag Bill

Bill Seeking To Expunge Police Law That Discriminates Against Female Officers Regarding Marriage And Pregnancy Passes Second Reading

The increasing global awareness in favour of gender equality is paying off and female officers in the Nigerian police force will now benefit from the reforms that the advocacy is creating. A bill seeking to expunge the police act which

Continue reading…

Ministry Of Women Affairs Reveals Plans To Ban Early Marriage & End Violence Against Women And The Girl-child

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, has revealed the steps the ministry is taking to put an end to early marriages and violence against women and the girl-child, Daily Post gathers. According to the minister,

Continue reading…

Mental Health In Nigeria: Senate Rises To Duty

The Nigerian government is now on a commemdable path to demystify the scourge of mental health issues as well as create a safe place for sufferers within the country. Nigeria, the world’s 7th largest country has a population of 200 million

Continue reading…

#SexForGrades: Senate Proposes Bill With 27 Clauses That Will Nail Erring Lecturers

The Senate, on Wednesday, debated a bill which will see to the discouragement of bad behaviour in the form of sex-for-grades in tertiary institutions across  Nigeria. This comes after the viral reports of the investigative documentary  carried out by BBC

Continue reading…

”It’s unacceptable,” Sultan of Sokoto Kicks Against Bill Seeking Equal Inheritance of Family Wealth for Men and Women

On Tuesday, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, rejected a bill seeking to ensure men and women have equal right to inheritance, saying that the bill was against Islamic religion and, therefore, unacceptable to Muslims. The Sultan made

Continue reading…

Lagos State House Of Assembly Approves Death Sentence For Kidnappers

On Monday, November 28, the Lagos State House of Assembly passed a bill approving death sentence for kidnappers, whose victims died in their custody. The bill was sponsored by the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, and it approves life

Continue reading…