Infectious Disease Bill
Infectious diseases bill and ‘copy and paste’ democracy
Now that the Court has ruled on the Infectious Disease Bill (IDB), one can safely comment on it. The Court ruling seems to indicate that the bill is still...
COVID-19 secrecy: Nigerian media, health privacy and public safety - Part 5
Media expert, Tonnie Iredia, recently made reference to the secrecy surrounding an infectious disease bill lying before the National Assembly. He said
Foundation wants infectious disease bill rejected
The Foundation of African Cultural Heritage (FACH) has called for the rejection of the ‘Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020
Reps justify infectious disease bill
The House of Representatives insists that the decision to consider the infectious disease bill was in line with the dictates of the 1999 Constitution.
Coalition urges Reps to host virtual, physical public hearing on Infectious Bill
A coalition of civil society organisations has called on the House of Representatives to host a virtual and physical public hearing on the controversial Control of Infectious Disease Bill.
House of Reps denies receiving $10 million for Infectious Disease Bill
Nigeria's House of Representatives on Tuesday denied receiving $10 million from an external body to introduce and pass the Infectious Disease Bill. House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila in a statement said the allegations as reported in some local media outlets were untrue. The bill, Gbajabiamila said, "is still a proposal, subject to consideration, amendment…