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ECOWAS parliament to assume legislative status

Efforts are underway to transform the ECOWAS Parliament from an advisory body to a legislative body, a statement has said. The statement by the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) on Friday in Abuja, said the transformation […]

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France elects 233 women to parliament

France voted a record number of women into parliament, election results showed on Monday, after President Emmanuel Macron’s victorious Republic on the Move (LREM) party fielded a gender-balanced candidate list. Of the 577 newly elected […]

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Gambia gets female parliament speaker

The Gambia’s first female barrister was sworn in Tuesday as National Assembly speaker, days after the African country’s United Democratic Party emerged from decades in opposition to win an absolute parliamentary majority. Mariam Jack Denton, […]

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Buhari condemns London parliament attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack near the United Kingdom Parliament Building at Westminster, London. The President, who sympathized with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, assured her that the government and people […]