Nigeria's NGO Bill Met By Protests & Zero Support in Hearings

Opponents provided the only testimony at a public hearing convened by Nigeria's House of Representatives on December 13 to examine a bill that would regulate the activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Outside the National AZssembly, hundreds of protesters expressed opposition to the legislation.

Protesters besieged the National Assembly in Abuja to oppose passage of a bill that would establish a regulatory commission. for non-governmental organisations.


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