The committee set up by the National Economic Council to end the protracted herdsmen-farmers crisis has asked Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, to review the state’s anti open grazing law. The committee, which is headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said the review has become imperative in order to accommodate all parties to the crisis.... Read More
Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN on Tuesday signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N181.4 billion and two other bills passed by the State House of Assembly into law. The two other bills signed into law by the governor at the Cocoa Conference Hall, Governors Office, Alagbaka, Akure, were the Health Insurance Scheme Bill... Read More
A commission that will deal with electoral breaches is about to be consummated, going by the traction it has got in the House of Representatives. The Committee of the Whole House recently considered and adopted the work of its Committee on Electoral Matters on a bill to this effect, thus making its Third Reading and... Read More
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, yesterday signed the 2018 appropriation bill of N145 billion into law, noting that government will ameliorate the challenges being faced in all critical sectors of the economy, and provide the avenue for sustainable livelihood for the people of the state. Lalong had in December last year presented the budget... Read More
The member representing Takum I constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hosea Ibi, who was abducted by unknown gunmen two weeks ago was on Tuesday afternoon found dead. The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP. David Misal, who confirmed the death of the lawmaker, said his body was found at Kwari village, along the... Read More
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday warned lawyers and other members of the public against making “unguarded comments” on live cases before various courts. Justice Onnoghen, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant (Media), Mr. Awassam Bassey, specifically expressed concern about comments in the media concerning the ongoing legal dispute... Read More
A lawmaker in Osun State, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has called for intense measures that will produce de-radicalisation of all militants and aggressor groups or individuals as continued incidence of bloodletting being experienced in the country was not acceptable. Similarly, he advocated implementations of policies and reports that will de-escalate tension and conflicts in the country.... Read More
Property and Transactions The definition of property can be approached from different legal perspectives. It is either regarded as real or personal or any estate or interest in any property, debt and other choses in action. It can also be described as a building or any other thing attached to the earth or permanently fastened... Read More
[Vanguard] When Ministers began the defence of their budgets, last week, errors in the document made the Senate to express worries over what has now been described as padding by the Executive arm arising from high overhead and personnel costs, just as ...
[Daily Trust] The confusion that has trailed the consideration of the 2016 budget estimates of various Federal ministries and agencies by the National Assembly has been without parallel in recent times. Allegations of errors, padding up of figures, cha...