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July, 2020

March, 2020

  • 19 March

    Two US Lawmakers Test Positive For Coronavirus

    Two US lawmakers including a Florida representative on Wednesday became the first members of Congress to announce they have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read Also: Petrol Price Now N125 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart’s office said in a statement that “just a short while ago, he was notified that he …

February, 2020

  • 17 February

    Lawmakers To Hold Simultaneous Public Hearing On Amotekun Bill Today

    Houses of Assembly in the six Southwest states will on Monday simultaneously conduct public hearings on the Operation Amotekun Bill. Read Also: Buratai Promotes Three Soldiers For Gallant Performance Against Boko Haram The lawmakers made this known over the weekend after a meeting in Ibadan. Speakers Mudashiru Obasa (Lagos); Kunle Oluomo (Ogun); Adebo …

December, 2019

  • 20 December

    Brexit: UK Lawmakers Approve Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Bill

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    Lawmakers in the United Kingdom on Friday, backed Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s amended Brexit bill, which means the country is on course to leave the European Union by January 31, 2020. The lawmakers have agreed to the bill in principle, and it will now be debated further by both chambers …

  • 3 December

    Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Ban Virginity Test

    Two New York state lawmakers have introduced bills preventing doctors from performing virginity exams, describing it as a violation of women’s rights. The move comes on the back of a recent confession by Clifford Harris Jr., American rapper and actor better known as TI, that he takes Deyjah, his 18-year-old …

October, 2019

September, 2019

  • 18 September

    Lawmakers Raise Marital Age For Girls To 19

    Rights groups on Wednesday welcomed the Indonesian parliament’s decision to raise the marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 as a victory in the fight to end rampant child marriages. The House of Representatives on Monday passed revisions to the country’s 1974 marriage law, increasing the marriageable age for …

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