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Electoral Amendment Bill

1 Mar 2022
Stakeholders in Rivers State have urged the National Assembly to review the contentions sections of the Electoral Amendment Bill recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
25 Feb 2022
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to roll out its guidelines for 2023 general elections following the signing of the Electoral Amendment Bill into law.
19 Feb 2022
There are strong indications that unless the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) amends its Regulations and Guidelines for the Conduct of Elections (2019), it might use the Electoral Act 2010...
28 Dec 2021
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has given reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari denied assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, stating that the law had not captured the interest of all Nigerians.
25 Dec 2021
The National Assembly has dismissed media reports that members of the two chambers of the assembly...
Nigeria Senate
15 Jul 2021
The Senate on Thursday passed the electoral act amendment bill 2021 amidst a rancorous atmosphere after a disagreement over clause 52(3) almost torn the red chamber apart. Some senators of the ruling All Progressives Congresses (APC) kicked against the electronic transmission of results during the plenary session. The Senators considered the bill which had 158…
15 Jul 2021
The Senate had a rowdy session on Thursday while it considered the electoral act amendment bill especially clause 52(3) which indicated that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable at its discretion. Senator Sabi Abdullahi had sought for an amendment to the clause saying,…
29 Sep 2020
Centre for Liberty (CFL) a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has demanded the immediate passage of the Electoral Amendment Bill as the National Assembly resumed sitting from its nine weeks recess.
29 Jun 2019
Immediate past governor of Kogi State, Idris Ichalla Wada, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to leave a legacy by signing into law, the Electoral Amendment...
8 May 2019
The House of Representatives has reconsidered and adopted a report on the Electoral Amendment Bill of 2018, which took into consideration all the observations made by President Muhammadu Buhari before declining assent prior to the 2019 general elections. The report was presented by the Chairman, Rules and Business, Edward Pwajok (PDP, Plateau), at the Committee…
10 Jan 2019
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not committed to free, fair and credible elections. Wike said the president intends to use the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and police to rig the 2019 general election. "It is INEC and security that don’t want us to have peaceful elections…
11 Dec 2018
Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Obiageli Ezekwesili said the latest rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari showed he was against the tenets of democracy. Buhari had rejected the bill for a fourth time last week, saying, among other things, that signing the bill into…


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