Buhari signs Defence Research bill, three others into law
Bill 2022, the Defense Research and Development Bureau Bill, was approved by the National Assembly and is now a law.
This was stated in a statement made on Wednesday in Abuja by Babajide Omoworare, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate) Matters.
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons Act of 2022, the Nigerian Tourism Development Authority Act of 2022, and the National Assembly Library Trust Fund (Establishment) Act of 2022 are additional laws that the president has signed.
Senate Passes Bill That Makes HND Minimum Requirements For President And Governor
Earlier today Thursday 12th of March 2020, the Nigeria's Senate passed for the second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent as the minimum educational requirements for aspirants seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors.The bill which is being sponsored by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Plateau State, Senator Isfifanus Gyang, also prescribes Nation...
Enugu passes anti-grazing bill to law
The Enugu State house of assembly has joined their Ondo state counterpart to pass the prohibition of open grazing and regulation of cattle ranching Bill into law. And with this, it has become unlawful for any herdsmen irrespective of their tribe or ethnicity to publicly graze cattle in the state.The passing of the bill is coming two days after the House held a public hearing on the BillThe bill, which was sponsored by the leader of the House, Hon. Ikechukwu Ezeugwu,...
Gov. Matawalle backs death penalty for bandits, signs bill
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has thrown his weight behind the death penalty on those convicted of banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and cultism in the state.The Governor announced this after signing into law a Bill passed by the Zamfara State House of Assembly prohibiting and punishing terrorists, cattle rustling, cultism, kidnapping and other incidental offences.Matawalle noted that under the law, anyone found guilty of aiding or abetting...
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