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David Oputah, Author at OrderPaper

Oputah David M is a Bloomberg-trained Journalist with a diversified experience in online journalism and newsroom management. He is a 2023 MTN Media Innovation fellow!
House of Reps: Top Bills and Motions for the week

OrderPaper presents the top bills and motions that are scheduled for discussion on the floor of the House of Representatives this week. Shaping policies that define our collective future is a task judiciously handled by the House of Representatives. With each passing week, lawmakers embark on a journey of deliberation, collaboration, and decision-making aimed at addressing the most pressing issues facing our society. Join us as we delve into the heart of the legislative agenda,...

LIFE SERVICE: NASS to focus on constitution amendment and Socioeconomic challenges this week

From constitution amendment bills to the inclusion of Anambra state as an oil-producing state, lawmakers are poised to have robust discussions and dissenting views. In the bustling corridors of the National Assembly, this week promises to be a pivotal one as several crucial bills vie for attention. From constitutional amendment bills to the inclusion of Anambra state as an oil-producing state, lawmakers are poised to have robust discussions and dissenting views. As the nation grapples...

OrderPaper LIFE predictions proven accurate as National Assembly tackles key issues

OrderPaper in its recent LIFE article predicted that the State Police Bill, expanding the powers of the FCT Area courts and protests in major cities due to rising food costs and a return of fuel queues due to strikes by unions would be core issues before the National Assembly this past week. Find out how accurate the predictions were. In a striking validation of predictive analysis, OrderPaper’s Legislative Intelligence Forecast Entry (LIFE) has once again...

Capacity strengthening on fiscal reforms able to reposition our country – Deputy Speaker Kalu

“It is imperative to recognize the effects that fiscal reforms can have on our nation. Our collective commitment to encouraging transparency fostering accountability, and responsible governance is why we are here today.” Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC, Abia) has stressed the need for lawmakers to consistently engage in capacity development concerning fiscal reforms and debt management to be abreast with global best practices to reposition the country’s financial sector....

OrderPaper to host NASS members to capacity strengthening workshop on fiscal responsibility and public finance management

The workshop designed for members of the National Assembly aims to address aspects of financial prudence, debt management, and fiscal reforms essential to alleviating current economic hardships. OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative, Nigeria’s foremost independent parliamentary monitoring organisation and policy think tank that bridges the gap between people and parliament, is set to host a capacity-strengthening workshop on fiscal responsibility and public finance management. The crucial capacity-strengthening workshop designed for members of the National Assembly aims to...

Nigerians are yearning for a reformed police force – Oke Epia

He said for state police to work effectively and independently it will require state legislation that is independent, vibrant and can ultimately stand its ground. Nigerians are persistently yearning for the reformation of the police force which will assist the security outfit in effectively discharging their primary responsibility of protecting the lives and property of Nigerian citizens. This was revealed by Oke Epia, Executive Director, OrderPaper, a guest on the Morning Show at Arise TV...

EXPLAINER: All you need to know about the State Police Bill

The State Police Bill has become the most talked about item from the National Assembly this week. In this article, we present everything there is to the bill. OrderPaper, in its Legislative Intelligence Forecast Entry (LIFE) article for the week, had predicted that the issue of state policing would be on the radar at the national assembly. (Read the full article here.) As predicted, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for a second reading...

See top Bills and Motions before the House of Reps this week

OrderPaper presents the top bills and motions that are scheduled for discussion on the floor of the House of Reps this week. The House of Representatives remains at the forefront of shaping policies that define our collective future. With each passing week, lawmakers embark on a journey of deliberation, collaboration, and decision-making aimed at addressing the most pressing issues facing our society. Each week brings forth a flurry of legislative activity, as lawmakers navigate the...

LIFE SERVICE: National Assembly with full plate as State Policing, rising food costs, fuel queues… on radar

As the National Assembly gears up for another week of legislative activities, a series of crucial bills and issues poised to take centre stage are up in this Legislative Intelligence Forecast Entry (LIFE) by OrderPaper. From state policing to expanding the powers of the FCT Area courts to protests in major cities due to rising costs of food and a return of fuel queues due to strikes, the Lawmakers have a full plate! As Nigeria’s...

LIFE Article Scorecard: OrderPaper predictions on point

We explore and present a scorecard of our recent LIFE article and predictions showing how well the predictions aligned with the actual legislative landscape. In the ever-evolving landscape of legislative affairs, accurate predictions play a crucial role in understanding the direction a country’s governance might take. OrderPaper’s Legislative Intelligence Forecast Entry (LIFE) article exemplified this proficiency by successfully predicting pivotal legislative developments. As anticipated, a series of pivotal bills have indeed driven robust debates, discussions,...

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