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21 Apr 2022
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Board of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), and the Governing Council of the National Institute for Labour Studies (NILS), for the effective operations of those establishments.
6 May 2018
Lovers of democracy in Nigeria have Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to thank for the little flashes of legislative independence demonstrated by the eighth plenary of the National Assembly.
17 Jan 2018
The National Assembly is processing a fresh legislation, with stiff penalties, including impeachment for non-implementation of national budgets. The bill, which is being given expeditious consideration, also provides specific timeline for the preparation, consideration and enactment of national budgets, emanated from reports of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) after series of engagements with…
8 Dec 2017
The United Nations yesterday reviewed the growing spate of criminal activities in West Africa and declared that $35 million worth of small arms are imported to the sub region yearly.
30 Nov 2017
A former Finance Minister, Shamsudeen Usman, yesterday projected that Nigeria would need $2.9 trillion in the next 30 years to finance infrastructure.
16 Oct 2017
Umar Ghali Na’Abba made the assertion at the 2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment ceremony of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) in Abuja at the weekend.
20 Mar 2017
Some stakeholders in the power sector have urged synergy between the executive and legislature to address the challenges facing the area.
26 Jan 2017
The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has described the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) as the best institute for the training of legislators in Africa.
27 Dec 2016
Stakeholders in the health sector at a retreat in South Africa organised by the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) have called on the Federal Government to increase budgetary allocation ...


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Banks in satellite towns of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Saturday opened for business as directed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
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At least 19 people were killed when a tornado and severe storms swept through the US state of Mississippi late Friday, authorities told ABC News. Search and rescue operations were underway in Sharkey and Humphreys counties, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) north of state capital Jackson, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) said, according to…
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Fiercely outspoken Rwandan government critic Paul Rusesabagina, whose efforts to save people during the 1994 genocide inspired the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda", has been freed from prison after more than 900 days behind bars. Rusesabagina was released late Friday away from the media glare and will return to the United States after the Kigali government…
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The European Union and Germany on Saturday said they had struck a deal after a dispute over the planned phaseout by 2035 of the sale of cars using fossil fuels.
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An anti-terrorism court in northwest Pakistan has convicted and sentenced a Muslim man to death after he was accused of posting blasphemous content in a WhatsApp group. Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where even unproven allegations can stir mobs and violence. Syed Muhammad Zeeshan was convicted under the Prevention of Electronic…