Tag Archives: Debate

ICYMI: Major Highlights From UK Parliament’s Debate On #EndSARS Protest Fallout

After receiving a petition to sanction the Nigerian government for allegedly clamping down on the rights of #EndSARS protesters, members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday pushed for possible sanctions over alleged human rights abuses during the anti-police brutality demonstrations. The calls for sanctions were made on Monday evening when the Petitions Committee of the UK Parliament held a debate…

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Senate President Lawan Thinks The Call For Lawmakers’ Pay Cut Is ‘Misplaced’— Read Why

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has challenged Nigerians to a debate on the real essence of the National Assembly in relation to the salaries of the members, which many consider to be bogus. Lawan who spoke while flagging off the two-day retreat for top management of National Assembly and the National Assembly Service Commission at Transcorp Hilton…

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US Election: Donald Trump And Joe Biden’s Second Presidential Debate Cancelled

The second US presidential debate between incumbent President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden have been cancelled, the Commission on Presidential Debates said on Friday. This comes after the Trump said he would not participate in a virtual format. “Each (candidate) now has announced alternate plans for that date,” the commission said in a statement,…

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#OndoDebate2020: 6 Takeaways From Ondo Governorship Debate Between Akeredolu And Jegede

Incumbent Ondo governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) met for their sole debate on Wednesday October 7, ahead of the state’s gubernatorial election billed for Saturday October 10. The debate, organized by Channels Television, in partnership with the Civil Society Elections Situation Room and UK AID with support from…

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#Debates2020: Major Takeaways From Trump And Biden’s First US Presidential Debate

On Tuesday September 29, major candidates in the 2020 United States presidential election, the incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden faced off from a social distance in the nation’s first presidential debate in Cleveland, just five weeks out from Election Day. The first presidential debate which was held at Case Western Reserve University and…

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House Of Representatives Dismiss Castration As Punishment For Rapists

On Thursday June 4, members of the House of Representatives, rejected castration as punishment for rape convicts. According to LIB, the suggestion was made by Hon James Faleke during a debate on the motion of increased sexual violence against women particularly the rape and murder of two girls in Oyo and Edo states recently.  The lawmakers who…

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#StoptheNCDCBill: Nigerians Reject Bill To Strengthen NCDC, Allow Forceful Vaccination

Nigerians have taken to social media to express their displeasure towards the Control of Infectious Diseases bill which has just passed second reading in the House of Representatives. According to Vanguard News, the Bill for an Act to repeal the Quarantine Act and enact the Control of Infectious Diseases bill grants the Nigeria Centre for…

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MediaRoomHub, BBC News Pidgin And PulseNG Team Up To Host Eti-Osa LG House Of Reps Debate

Media Room Hub, an online media platform in conjunction with BBC Pidgin and Pulse Nigeria will be organizing a debate for five of the candidates vying for the House of Representatives position in Eti-Osa local government. The debate scheduled to hold on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Civic Centre, Lekki, Lagos will see the…

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2019 Debate: Peter Obi – “You Cannot Shut Down Your Shop And Be Chasing Criminals.”

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has criticised the anti-corruption war of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, insisting that it killed jobs in the process. Obi said this at the Vice-Presidential debate organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria and the Nigeria Elections Debate Group. He argued that war…

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2019: Vice Presidential Debate, Osinbajo Blames PDP For Poor Economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for Nigeria’s weak economy. The Vice-President said this at the Vice-Presidential debate organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria and the Nigeria Elections Debate Group. He was asked to respond to questions on why Nigeria’s aggregate investment had not risen beyond 16 per cent in the…

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