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LGBTQ+: A Decade of Nigeria’s Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Law

From Bobrisky to the “Queen of Africa” and the reoccurring arrest of gay suspects, it’s been ten years since the enactment of Nigeria’s Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Law. On the GESI Tracker this week, we delve into one of the most controversial laws in recent times, considering its composition, implementation, and criticisms in the past decade and what all these mean for the LGBTQ+ community. On January 7, 2024, the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) bill, commonly referred...

EXCLUSIVE: Fall of PDP from majority to minority in NASS

Once touted as the biggest political party, the PDP has receded drastically in fortunes from majority to minority in the National Assembly within the last 25 years of the federal legislature  For certain, the mantra of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being the largest party in Africa has been stopped dead. In the past few years, the party has experienced a wave of defections despite its 16-year domination of Nigeria’s electoral politics, which was...

Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Borno State 

Thirteen lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Borno State – three in the Senate and ten in the House of Representatives. This article by Oluwafunke Ajayi tells you about them and their constituencies  Borno, a state in the northeastern part of Nigeria, has Maiduguri as the capital. Nicknamed ‘God’s own state,’ Borno was created in 1976 when the former North-Eastern region was broken up. “Borno” takes its name from the historic emirate of...

Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Akwa Ibom State 

Thirteen lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Akwa Ibom State – three in the Senate and Ten in the House of Representatives. This article by Catherine Onyeka tells you about them and the constituencies they represent. Akwa Ibom State is a state in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria, bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean....

LIFE This Week: Electricity bands, bullying, fuel queues…issues as NASS resumes

After a twice-extended break from plenary, the National Assembly (NASS) resumes core parliamentary business today. In this Legislative Intelligence Forecast Entry (LIFE), OrderPaper highlights pressing national issues that are predicted to make it before the hallowed chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives during the week. The return to plenary parliamentary duties heralds a period of intense deliberation and decision-making with lawmakers at the forefront, braced and ready to tackle a diverse array of...

LANDLORDS: 7 longest-serving members of the National Assembly

In the 25 years of the 4th Republic National Assembly, these 7 lawmakers have managed to return to parliament in every 4-year electoral circle. They are unarguably the landlords of the space.  These lawmakers have served in the National Assembly for well over a decade. Because lawmakers in Nigeria enjoy an unlimited term by statute, unlike the executive arm, which has an eight-year term restriction, some have remained in office since Nigeria’s return to democracy...

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