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Reactions Trail Court Ruling On Electoral Act Amendment

·       We Will Respond When CTC Of Judgement Is Received —Reps ·       Falana Faults Deletion Of Section 84 (12) From Electoral Act An order by a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia to delete Section 84 (12) of the amended Electoral Act has continued to generate reactions. The House of Representatives last night said it will react […]

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2022 Electoral Bill: The Highlights  which every Nigerian should know

The Electoral Amendment Bill of 2022 is an amendment to the 2010 Electoral Act. The bill is supposed to help Nigeria improve its electoral process from the past ones. President Muhammadu Buhari has, since 2015, declined to sign the electoral bill for a number of times with varied excuses. This has led many observers to […]

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YIAGA Africa Describes Signing Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill As Victory For Democracy

By Babajide Okeowo The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa has described the signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as a watershed in Nigeria’s democratic journey. Executive Director of the pro-democracy group, Samson Itodo, said this on Thursday when he featured in a Channels Television’s special programme on the signing of […]

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At Last, President Buhari Signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill Into Law

By Babajide Okeowo With a week to the expiration of the window to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 into law, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the bill at past midday on Friday at a brief ceremony held at the Council Chamber of the Aso Villa in Abuja. The President of the Senate, Ahmed […]

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Signing Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill Underway

By Babajde Okeowo After several delays, the ceremony for the signing of the re-worked Electoral Act Amendment Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari has started at the State House, Abuja. The event is ongoing at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Details Soon…

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Constitution amendment e-voting: Speaker threatens to publish names of absentee lawmakers

Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Femi Gbajabiamila,  has threatened to publish names of absentee members duding the e-voting on the constitution amendment  on  March 2 and March 3. Gbajabiamila, who made this known at plenary on Wednesday, urged the lawmakers to participate because of its significance to the country. “Honourable members, we will be […]

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Fresh Troubles For Electoral Bill, 13 Civil Groups Reject Senate’s Inclusion Of Consensus Option

There appears to be no end in sight to the crisis that has plagued the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as thirteen Civil Society groups have rejected the introduction of consensus as a mode for the nomination of candidates seeking election into public offices in the bill. The groups in a statement they jointly signed on Wednesday […]

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