Oluremi Agbejule, Author at OrderPaper

Oluremi is a program assistant at OrderPaper, broadcaster, writer and Alumni of Nigeria media innovation program NAMIP.
Rep urges JAMB to extend UTME registration by Two weeks

If the UTME registration is not extended, many candidates and students will be deterred from participating in the examination. To encourage and increase the participation of candidates for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the House of Representatives is considering extending the registration by two weeks. Rep. Bello Shinkafi (APC Zamfara) pushed for this when he moved a motion on matters of national importance on the need to extend the registration of the exams...

Reps to investigate frequent collapse of National Grid

Nigeria recorded three national grid collapses in a week recently while the grid collapsed twice within 6 hours on 19 August 2023. The constant collapse of the National Grid in Nigeria has necessitated the House of Representatives to take a massive step in investigating the matter which is of huge national importance. Sequel to a motion sponsored by Rep Billy Osawaru (APC, Edo), the House noted that sustainable energy is essential to any modern economy, and...

Reps to investigate Ministries, Department and Agencies over discrimination against persons with disability

The discrimination against persons with disabilities prohibition Act specifies that persons with disability have the right to access the physical environment and buildings like others. To ensure equality, and fairness and reduce discrimination against persons with disability, the House of Representatives has taken a bold step to investigate discrimination against disabled people. The motion, sponsored by Rep.Lanre Okunlola (APC, Lagos), stated that Sections 3–8 of the Discrimination against persons with disabilities prohibition Act, 2018 specifies...

Navigating Educational Challenges: A Call for Alternatives to Tuition Hikes

Hikes to tuition and other fees by tertiary institutions in Nigeria make it difficult for indigent students to get the education they deserve. In the face of economic hardships gripping Nigeria, tertiary institutions across the country have been making headlines for their recent decisions to increase tuition fees. This move has sparked concerns among students, parents, and advocacy groups, who argue that such fee hikes exacerbate the financial burden on families already grappling with the...