Making history in electoral act bill 2021
The passage of the 2021 Electoral Bill presents a historic moment to create electoral reform legacies by the Ninth National Assembly
Legislative rascality by National Assembly members
The furore in the national assembly over the recent amendment of the electoral bill has not escaped the attention of millions of Nigerians who have been following the said exercise with religious interest.
INEC and the electoral bill: The danger ahead
Strong democracies are built on the idea of equality, justice, and liberty. But democracies endure because citizens are empowered with the inalienable rights to freely assemble
Ex-commissioner urges NASS to re-send Electoral Bill to Buhari
A former Commissioner for Lands and Survey in Benue, Mr John Tondu, has advised the 8th National Assembly to re-send the Amended Electoral Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari before the end of its tenure. Tondu, in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, said that the bill should be re-sent to the president for…
Buhari rejects electoral bill for the fourth time
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has for the fourth time declined to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (Senate), Ita Enang, refused to state the reasons behind the President's rejection and said he has communicated to the National Assembly on the decision taken on…
NASS joint committee reconvenes for amendment of Electoral Bill
The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday reconvened to deliberate on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 for the fourth time.
PDP decries Buhari’s delay in signing Electoral Bill
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deliberately delaying signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to promote his hidden agenda. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party alleged that “Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are quavering because the draft law effectively checked…