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30 Nov
The Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC), yesterday, warned that the clamour for more women participation in partisan politics should sacrificed on the altar of cost.
25 Nov 2021
Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions, Jerry Alagbaso, yesterday, accused security agencies of human rights violations during the COVID-19 lockdown
Nigeria Senate
10 Aug 2021
Clerk of the National Assembly, Ojo Amos Olatunde, has said it is unfair for Nigerians to describe the National Assembly as a rubber-stamp to the executive. Speaking on Tuesday at the Model Legislative Assembly (MLA) programme organised by the Policy and Legal Advocacy Center (PLAC), Olatunde explained that Nigeria has continued to experience democratic renewal…
29 May 2021
The second leg of the serial premiere of the documentary film, Unmasked: Leadership, Trust and COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria holds today at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Conference Centre, Ibadan.
26 May 2021
Two conflicting arguments about how a nation can entrench masses- focused leadership and public institutions devoid of corruption/transparent governance stemmed this piece.
8 Feb 2020
Mixed reactions have trailed INEC’s decision to remove the names of 74 political parties from its register, particularly when as many as 30 states...
29 Nov 2019
Submitting a memo to the Nigerian National Assembly on draft legislation (bill) can seem like a big deal. However, here are simple rules that you must follow:
24 Mar 2019
Clement Nwankwo, executive director, Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC) and Convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room responded to questions posted by The Guardian. Trom all that transpired in the two elections of Feb 23 and March 9, will you say Nigeria has learned from the elections of 2015? WE did not take the needed…
23 Jul 2018
Last week Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate requesting the lawmakers to approve the sum of N254,445,322,600 to be drawn from the 2018 and 2019 budgets to prosecute the 2019 general election.
5 Dec 2017
Former Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly Hon. Elizabeth Ativie, Senator representing Abia South District, Eyinnaya Abaribe has emphasized the need to implement...
28 Nov 2017
Some media professionals have expressed concerns over the negative impact of the economic recession on the media industry in the country.

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