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25 Feb 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with a lasting legacy to the country. The president stated this while signing the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022 into law at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja,…
29 Dec 2021
The Presidency, yesterday, declared that the rejection of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill was to avert a severe spike in the cost of holding primary elections
29 Dec 2021
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act
5 Dec 2021
At what point the compulsory direct primary mode of candidate selection by political parties find its way into the Electoral Act Amendment Bill already passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly
5 Dec 2021
Weeks after it was passed by the National Assembly (NASS) on November 9, 2021, and thereafter transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, diverse reactions have continued to trail the bill.
2 Dec 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the media to exert pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the amended Electoral Act.
25 Nov 2021
Women rights groups, Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre, Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), have said National Gender Policy (NGP) could not be implemented ...
6 Nov 2021
Thank you very much for taking interest to come and have a word with me. I want to start by appreciating God for directing the leadership of the caretaker committee to see us, as fit and proper persons that they believe will do the job of reconciliation.
4 Nov 2021
Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Reconciliation Committee, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has said the clamour for power shift to the south is negotiable by the political elite.
3 Nov 2021
Chidi Odinkalu has cut a niche for himself as a critic of the intellectual hue in the last few years in Nigeria so much that his views are well regarded. His place in advocacy and as a former Chairman of Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC) place him in a privileged position. They confer some credibility…
22 Aug 2021
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 2021
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.

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