House Of Reps Seeks Financial Autonomy For Local Governments

Members of the House of Representatives have passed for...
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I’m In Support Of Restructuring The Country – Hon Gaza Gbefwi

Hon Gaza Jonathan Gbefwi represents Karu/Keffi/Kokona...
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Increasing Young Women’s Participation In The Legislature

Across the world, women face discrimination in leadership,...
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Increasing Young Women’s Participation In The Legislature

Across the world, women face discrimination in leadership, political participation and governance. Despite their proven abilities to lead and effect change, women continue to be underrepresented in governance, leadership positions, private sector, public service, etc.... read more

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Taking A Look At Relationship Between Legislature and Constituency

The saying that, “To whom much is given, a lot is expected” may seem like an over-used cliché, when it comes to appraising the inputs of elected public office holders in Nigeria’s political narrative vis-a-vis the amount of tax payers funds spent in facilitating their...
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#NASSREVIEW: MOST NIGERIANS ARE IGNORANT OF THE CORE MANDATE OF THE LEGISLATURE- STUDY SHOWS

Legislator-constituent relationship in Nigeria is fraught with several challenges. Nigerian electorates have excessive expectations of their legislators. The legislators, in turn, haven’t quite figured out appropriate and genuine ways of managing these expectations....
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#NOTTOOYOUNGTORUN: AN ANALYSIS OF THE AGE REVIEW OF CANDIDATES

The Monday Discourse Hon. Tony Nwulu’s proposed reduction in the age ceiling for persons seeking political offices in the country is a welcome idea. Shola Oyeyipo and Segun James write The news, last week, of a bill seeking to reduce the age qualification for...
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We Want To Build Models Of Legislative Accountability And Transformative Leadership In Nigeria – Itodo Samson

Young Legislators Accountability Project was launched today in Abuja, Nigeria. The Young Legislators Accountability Project is an initiative of Young Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)...
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