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Sexual Harassment Bill, A welcome Development  —  Media Women Forum

Sexual harassment bill The Media Women Forum has described the Sexual Harassment Bill recently passed by the Senate as a welcomed development as it would prevent sexual harassment and exploitation of female students by lecturers in the Nation’s tertiary institutions. The bill which was passed on Tuesday, July 7, prohibits and redresses sexual harassment of […]

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Women group wants inclusion of secondary, special schools in sexual harassment bill

File: National Assembly Complex Wants NASS to enact law banning rape offenders in political, public service By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-A women interest group under the aegies of Nigeria Female Youth Organisation,NFYO, has appealed to the House of Representatives to enlarged the Sexual Harassment Bill in Tertiary Institutions pending before it by including secondary and special […]

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A Girl Project: Nigeria’s New Anti- Sexual Harassment Bill – PR Stunt or Necessary Action?

It is estimated that up to 70% of women in Nigeria have experienced some form of sexual harassment. Most sexual violence cases, however, go unreported in our country, mostly due to the victim’s fear of being stigmatized, blamed, and shamed. “Where was she?” “What time was it?” “What was she doing?” “What did she wear?” […]

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Senate passes anti-sexual harassment bill

The bill proposes up to 14 years jail term for sexual harassment in Nigerian educational institutions. The post Senate passes anti-sexual harassment bill appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038

Germany heavily relies on coal, which accounts for around a third of the country’s energy needs. The post German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Nigerians Fume Over Inflated Electricity Bill

LEADERSHIP : Electricity consumers in the country have lamented the outrageous hike in the monthly electricity bills given to them by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). Protesting the increase which was reflected in the new bill brought to each household in March and sighted by LEADERSHIP Sunday, Nigerians also expressed dissatisfaction over poor electricity […]

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CAN Rejects Control Of Infectious Diseases Bill

LEADERSHIP : The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020 would trigger anarchy, disorder, and insecurity in the country if passed into law. The Christian body said tthat he bill is “superfluous” and undermines every other authority in the Federal Republic of Nigeria (the President, State Governors […]

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Former minister of communication kicks as she gets N29k estimated bill during lockdown

Omobola Johnson, a former minister of communication, says her office has been disconnected over N29,000 electricity bill while it was shut during the COVID-19 lockdown. In a Twitter post on Thursday, the former minister said not even one light bulb was used for a whole month for which the bill was issued by the Eko […]

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Infectious Diseases Bill: Court bars House committee from probing bribery allegation

The lawmakers had been accused of receiving kickbacks to sponsor a controversial bill. The post Infectious Diseases Bill: Court bars House committee from probing bribery allegation appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Infectious Disease Bill: House tackles Tambuwal, governors’ forum

The house says the Nigerian Governors’ Forum was misguided. The post Infectious Disease Bill: House tackles Tambuwal, governors’ forum appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Nigeria Senate introduces bill to legalise virtual court proceedings

The bill seeks to introduce tech platforms like Zoom, Skype into the constitution. The post Nigeria Senate introduces bill to legalise virtual court proceedings appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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