SB 132: PROTECTION FROM INTERNET FALSEHOOD AND MANIPULATIONS BILL, 2019

2020-11-13T16:07:28+00:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Bill Analysis|

ANALYSIS OF SB 132 By Ugochukwu Munachi SB 132: PROTECTION FROM INTERNET FALSEHOOD AND MANIPULATIONS BILL, 2019   BILL SUMMARY Bill type: Senate Bill Sponsored by: Sen. Mohammed Sani Musa Explanatory memorandum: The Bill seeks to prevent falsehoods and manipulations in internet transmission and correspondences in Nigeria. To suppress falsehoods and manipulations and counter the effect of [...]

CAMA 2020; SECTION 839: REVIEW OF CONTENTIOUS PROVISIONS

2020-11-13T16:05:06+00:00September 13th, 2020|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Munachi Ugochukwu The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 signed into law on the 8th of August, 2020, repeals and replaces the extant CAMA (1990) and has been quite rightly touted as the most significant business legislation in the last three decades, particularly as it introduces several corporate legal innovations aimed at enhancing ease of [...]

CAMA, 2020: Corporate Accountability and Transparency

2020-08-14T14:17:29+00:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Bill Analysis|

CAMA, 2020: Corporate Accountability and Transparency A Summary Review of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 By Munachi Ugochukwu   Background While legitimate corporate businesses have an integral role in national development, the involvement of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) who conceal corruptly acquired wealth through the complex networks of companies deliberately created to hide their identities [...]

AN ANALYSIS OF HB. 836

2020-06-09T12:38:34+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Munachi UGOCHUKWU A BILL FOR AN ACT TO REPEAL THE QUARANTINE ACT AND ENACT THE CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES ACT, MAKE PROVISIONS RELATING TO QUARANTINE AND MAKE REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING THE INTRODUCTION INTO AND SPREAD IN NIGERIA OF DANGEROUS INFECTIOUS DISEASES, AND FOR OTHER RELATED MATTERS (HB. 836)   SUMMARY Bill type: House Bill Sponsors: Hon. [...]

ANALYSIS OF SB 340

2020-03-31T10:43:51+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Muna Ugochukwu   SB 340: NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE EDUCATION, REHABILITATION, DE-RADICALISATION AND INTEGRATION OF REPENTANT INSURGENTS IN NIGERIA Sponsored by Sen. Ibrahim Gaidam BILL SUMMARY Bill type: Senate Bill Sponsored by: Sen. Ibrahim Gaidam First Reading: 20/02/2020 Bill Status: Awaiting second reading   BACKGROUND The Bill sponsored by All Progressives Congress member representing Yobe East Senatorial [...]

ANALYSIS OF THE SB 384

2020-03-31T10:34:30+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Muna Ugochukwu   SB 384: Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990 CAP C20 LFN 2004 (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Sponsored by Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege   SUMMARY Bill type: Senate Bill Sponsored by: Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege Explanatory memorandum: The Bill seeks to amend laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and for the establishment of state Corporate [...]

AN ANALYSIS OF HB. 01

2019-10-08T11:08:16+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Muna Ugochukwu HB.01: A BILL FOR AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELECTRIC POWER SECTOR REFORM ACT, 2005 TO PROHIBIT AND CRIMINALIZE ESTIMATED BILLING BY ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES AND PROVIDE FOR COMPULSORY INSTALLATION OF PRE-PAID METERS TO ALL POWER CONSUMERS IN NIGERIA; AND FOR RELATED MATTERS (HB.1) Sponsored by Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila SUMMARY Bill type: House [...]

ANALYSIS OF HB. 06

2020-03-31T10:31:46+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Bill Analysis|

AN ANALYSIS OF HB. 06 By Munachi UGOCHUKWU 06: Student Loan (Access to Higher Education) Bill, 2019 Sponsored by Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila SUMMARY Bill type: House Bill Sponsored by Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos State) Explanatory Memorandum This Bill seeks to provide easy access to higher education for Nigerians through students’ loans with a view to [...]

AN ANALYSIS OF HB. 1530

2020-03-31T10:12:36+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Bill Analysis|

  By Munachi UGOCHUKWU and Ayo OBASEYE   HB 1530: A BILL FOR AN ACT TO FURTHER ALTER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE POLICE AND FOR RELATED MATTERS Sponsored by Hon. Tajudeen Adekunle Obasa SUMMARY Bill type: House Bill Sponsored by Hon. Tajudeen Adekunle Obasa Explanatory Memorandum [...]

ANALYSIS OF HB. 1176

2020-03-31T10:39:02+00:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Bill Analysis|

By Muna UGOCHUKWU     A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Tobacco Control Act, 2015, to address the Lacuna that may be easily exploited by Tobacco Industry in Nigeria Sponsored by Hon. Muhammed Tahir Monguno   SUMMARY Bill type: House Bill Sponsored by Hon. Muhammed Tahir Monguno Explanatory Memorandum The Bill seeks to [...]