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Olabode Afurewaju, Author at OrderPaper

Graduate of political science and international relations with a passion for public relations, He aims to support all current frameworks that promote development and the integrity of democratic processes through discussion and advocacy.
Leg’ACE Communique from the National Security Conference on State Policing

The OrderPaper Leg’ACE community is willing to lend its expertise to the process of ensuring a unified policing system devoid of political, ethnic, and religious segregation and abuse of power. The Legislative Accountability and Constituency Engagement Programme (Leg’ACE) followed up on its Active participation in governance by submitting a memorandum to the constitutional amendment committee and arbitration on March 26, 2024, on the State Police Bill ahead of the public hearing. READ MORE: OrderPaper Leg’ACE...

Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Gombe State 

Nine lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Gombe State – three in the Senate and six in the House of Representatives. This article by Olabode Afurewaju tells you about them and the constituencies they represent. Gombe State, located in northeastern Nigeria, is the 21st largest state, by land mass, and the 32nd most populous state in the country – with an estimated population of about 3.25 million as of 2016. Commonly referred to...

Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Enugu State 

Eleven lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Enugu State – three in the Senate and eight in the House of Representatives. This article by Olabode Afurewaju tells you about them, their Senatorial Districts and their Constituencies. Enugu is Nigeria’s 29th largest and the 22nd most populous state in the country. It is located in the South-East geopolitical zone. Nicknamed the ‘Coal City’, the Igbo people primarily inhabit modern-day Enugu. It is divided between...

OrderPaper’s Leg’ACE community engages NASS over State Police bill

“The Leg’ACE Programme remains committed to fostering a supportive community where citizens can actively participate in the legislative process and collectively impact government service delivery. The Legislative Accountability and Constituency Engagement (Leg’ACE) Programme, a community-driven initiative by OrderPaper Nigeria, has officially addressed the 10th National Assembly Committee on the State Police Bill. This is as the National Coordinator of the community, Efio-Ita Nyok, presented its recommendations to the Deputy Senate President on March 18th, 2024,...

Everything about the Student loan repeal and re-enactment bill

The student loan policy has garnered significant traction recently with its indefinite postponement just 48 hours before its scheduled launch and a letter to the National Assembly from the President seeking a repeal and re-enactment of the Act. The long-awaited implementation of the student loan policy garnered significant traction as the Federal Government announced the indefinite postponement of the scheme, just 48 hours before its scheduled launch. The criticisms levelled at the qualifying requirements for...

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy good, Fiscal reforms better

The current fiscal policy and debt servicing mechanisms need serious and urgent attention and inclusion to boost the steps taken by the MPC. Fiscal reforms have been a recurring call by many experts and stakeholders, as the ripple effects of the nation’s fiscal policy are becoming evident in the socioeconomic challenges being witnessed. In a recent development, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), through its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), to stimulate growth, took steps to...

What regulations mean for Civil Society Organizations 

Following the public uproar that the National Assembly is pushing for regulation of CSOs/NGOs, Churches, and Mosques in Nigeria, we take a cursory look at its possible consequences on Nigeria’s democratic processes. The “Bill for an Act to Establish Non-Governmental and Civil Society Organisations Agency for the Promotion of Social Development Activities in Nigeria and for Related Matters” (HB. 941)’ was recently re-introduced in the House of Representatives. So far, there has been uproar concerning...

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