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30 Jan 2022
The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC), yesterday, commended the direct primary adopted by Ekiti State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) to select its flag-bearer in the forthcoming governorship election scheduled for Saturday, June 18, 2022.
18 Jan 2022
As the National Assembly resumes plenary today after the Yuletide break, governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday...
22 Dec 2021
It was a death foretold. It was also a golden opportunity that presented itself for President Muhammadu Buhari to show that of a truth, he is a born-again democrat.
7 Dec 2021
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has expressed support for adoption of electronic transmission of results in the 2023 general elections.
Atiku Bagudu
28 Nov 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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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