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Ibifubara Abbiyesuku, Author at OrderPaper

Ibifubara Abbiyesuku is a young researcher, peacebuilder and programme associate with a cumulative 3 years’ experience. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in History and Diplomacy and a Master of Arts in Peace and Security, from the University of Port Harcourt and University of Ibadan respectively.
#FactFile: Breakdown of the 2023 Election Budget

Nigeria’s election management body would be spending at least N305 billion on the 2023 Elections, with an estimated $5.39 to be spent per voter (using an estimate of 100m registered voters). This week’s episode of our Parliament Fact File is a breakdown of the 2023 Election Budget as prepared by the Independent National Electoral Commission and approved by the National Assembly for the crucial polls   BREAKDOWN OF THE 2023 ELECTION BUDGET S/N Item Cost...

Throwback Thursday: Nigeria’s National Flood Crisis: A Recurring Disaster

Throwback Thursday is OrderPaper’s special programme focused on historical trends in the polity. It spotlights the genesis of the same and previous interventions by the National Assembly in that regard; while exploring the present as well as the way forward In 2012, rivers burst their banks and submerged vast lands in 30 states, killing over 400 people and displacing over 2.1 million others as of November 5th 2012. According to the National Emergency Management Agency...

Parliament Spotlight: Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf | All Progressives Congress (APC)

Following a successful term after his election to the Red Chamber on the platform of the majority All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015, he won a re-election to the Ninth Senate and has five bills to his credit in the 9th National Assembly. Guess who the spotlight is on   This week’s episode of Parliament Spotlight is on 66-year old Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf;  a member of the Ninth National Assembly and current Chairman of...

#MondayMeme: Rules of Debate in the Senate (Part 1)

A core part of the law making process is the debate on ‘general principles of a bill.’ Indeed, the House of Representatives and the Senate both adhere to conventional parliamentary procedures, just like most official  gatherings.  There are however, rules guiding this process in parliament and this week’s episode of #MondayMeme highlights some of the Rules of Debate in the Nigerian Senate; the red chamber of the National Assembly. Below are a few of them:...

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