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LGBTQA: Reps demands ban of gay materials in schools

The lawmakers say lax implementation of existing laws has encouraged the use of LGBTXA content in educational materials used in nursery and primary schools. The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to ban educational materials containing words that promote Lesbianism, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Asexual (LGBTQA) orientations in schools throughout Nigeria. The lawmakers expressed concern about the  influx of foreign educational materials which are “alien and inimical to our cherished norms and...

Channel fuel subsidy savings to healthcare, Reps to Tinubu

The motion sponsor posited that the country’s healthcare crisis cannot be resolved without Universal healthcare coverage. The House of Representatives has asked President Bola Tinubu to allocate part of the Fuel subsidy removal savings to the provision of healthcare for vulnerable people. This is even as it advocated for increased access to quality and affordable healthcare in Nigeria. These were contained in a motion “Calling on the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to cover Vulnerable...