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22 Aug
Penultimate week’s suspension of the processes of procuring electronic voting machines by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the delay in the passage of the Electoral Act amendment into law...
26 Jul
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum is meeting today in Bauchi to discuss a number of burning issues, including the parlous state of the economy and the health of Nigeria’s democracy, particularly the amended Electoral Act.
17 Jul
The House of Representatives, yesterday, passed the Electoral Act (Repeal/Re-enactment) Bill, 2021, after the full consideration of the report on the bill by members in the Committee of the Whole.
16 Jul
It was a raucous scene at both chambers of the National Assembly yesterday, over the mode of transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on election day...
6 Jul
The members of the House of Representatives from the 17 Southern states have joined many Nigerians by rejecting the moves to outlaw the electronic transmission of the election result in the Electoral Act. The Victor Nwokolo led caucus also faulted moves to confer exclusive jurisdiction in pre-election matters on the Federal High Court. The lawmakers…
5 Jul
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has cautioned the National Assembly over the planned passage of the New Electoral Amendment Bill without electronic transmission of election results.
9 May
The major impediment to the passage of the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 simply stems from the reluctance of the political elites to effect radical changes to the electoral system necessary for the emergence of credible and acceptable polls in the country.
15 Feb
Participants at a virtual media roundtable on gender and electoral reforms yesterday called for amendment to the Electoral Act to make it mandatory for political parties to include women...
31 Dec 2020
As a response to a recent intervention entitled’ Youths Quest For New Order; Still an Elusive Search” which among other things frowned at the youths inability to use the Saturday 5th December, 2020...
10 Dec 2019
This appeal is against the judgment and orders of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State.
2 Jul 2019
This is an appeal against the decision of the Federal High Court. At the trial Court, the Appellant's Originating Summons was filed on October 30, 2018.
13 Mar 2019
International Observers, Pan African Women (PAN), have appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari to review the Amended Electoral Act. Publicity Secretary to PAN, Mphoentle Keitseng, who monitored the general elections on Saturday in Akwa Ibom made this known to Journalists in Uyo. According to her, the bill will help regulate electoral processes in the country,…

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