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Direct Primary

28 Nov
The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, has said that the controversy surrounding the amendment to the Electoral Act to accommodate direct primary didn’t connote that the governors were at loggerheads with the National Assembly members.
25 Nov
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday, said the electoral body would ensure implementation of direct primary as passed by the National Assembly as soon as it is assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari.
25 Nov
Tension surrounding the controversial October 30, 2021 state congress in Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seems to have temporarily subsided in readiness for whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari ...
22 Nov
A chieftain of Kebbi State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Nataro, has described the introduction of direct primary in the amended Electoral Act as a commendable move to prevent corrupt persons from public offices.
2 Oct 2018
Mr John Okoli-Akirika, a legal practitioner based in Awka, Anambra said that direct primary method of electing aspirants remained the best for Nigerian democracy, compared to indirect method. Okoli-Akirika said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Awka. He said that direct primary election ensured citizens’ vote had equal…
30 Sep 2018
As the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) primaries kick off today, a Lagos State House of Assembly aspirant from Surulere Constituency II, Hon. Quadri Onikeku...


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