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The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Maritime University in Delta State. Also passed were two bills to establish the University of Technology in Edo State; and Federal College of Education in Kaduna State. The three bills were passed following a clause-by-clause  consideration of the report of the Senate Committee […]

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that seeks to protect students, especially the females from all forms of sexual harassment on campus. The bill was sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege who represents Delta central senatorial district. Titled, “a bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress sexual harassment of students in […]

The senate will approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request despite public outcry, according to Senate President Ahmad Lawan. Explaining why the senate will endorse the N10.7 trillion loan request, Lawan says the federal government needs the loan to build critical infrastructure. Buhari had for a second time, sought the approval of the loan, hinging the […]

Yesterday, the Nigerian senate revisited the sexual harassment bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the Eighth Senate. The Bill, which was introduced in October 2016, prohibits any form of sexual relationship between lecturers and their students and prescribes jail term of up to five years for those who engage […]

Former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South), is working on a bill that if passed, will impose taxes on communication and cable television services. The bill scaled first reading on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The ‘Bill for an Act to establish the Communication Service Tax’ is the senator’s […]


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