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17 Mar 2022
To the excitement of all and sundry, especially to those patriotic Nigerians that desire a sound electoral legal framework for our fledging democracy, the assent of the President of the Amended Electoral Bill...
24 Feb 2022
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Atahiru Jega, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to delay any further in appending his signature to the amended electoral bill; since signing such bill into law would go a long way in enhancing the confidence of Nigerians in the nation’s electoral process.
22 Feb 2022
The Presidency, yesterday, urged Nigerians to refrain from stampeding President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the new electoral Act Amendment Bill, insisting the President has 30 days to look at the document.
20 Feb 2022
Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has accused some governors of working to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the Electoral Bill into law. Speaking, yesterday, at the flag-off of campaigns for the Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency and Akpabuyo State Constituency...
3 Feb 2022
In its quest for the emergence of a Nigerian president of Igbo descent, a civil rights group, the South East Resilience and Support Group (SERSUG), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari,...
26 Jan 2022
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, called for immediate passage of the Electoral Bill to prevent constitutional crisis.
20 Jan 2022
Exactly a month after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primary,....
19 Jan 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it would not release the 2023 general election timetable until the Electoral Act Amendment Bill is signed into law...
17 Jan 2022
On December 21, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari alarmingly declined assent to the long-awaited Electoral Act Amendment Bill through a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and his counterpart at the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
30 Dec 2021
Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, has urged the National Assembly to remove the contentious direct primaries in the proposed law or override President Muhammadu Buhari...
27 Dec 2021
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Malam Abubakar Malami, says the amended electoral bill is supportive of insecurity and discriminatory for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law.
26 Dec 2021
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said members of the National Assembly have allowed

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8 mins ago
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has approved Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt for the All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu’s rally, with a waiver on the N5 million statutory payment stipulated by Wike’s Executive Order 21.
10 mins ago
Education stakeholders in Oyo state have called on candidates in the forthcoming polls to prioritise learning and pay serious attention to education of the girl-child.
14 mins ago
The Supreme Court, yesterday, dismissed two appeals brought against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, Uba Sani, by Sani Mahmoud Sha’aban.
17 mins ago
Graduating students from the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo Town, Ondo State, have been urged to create life-changing opportunities out of the current challenges of the country and not be dampened by them.
18 mins ago
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ebonyi State, Chief Ifeanyi Odii, yesterday, promised to reform the state’s civil service and education sector, among other prospects that would be beneficial to Ebonyi citizens if elected governor next month.