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23 Dec 2021
After some chest-thumping and tough-talking, Senators, yesterday, climbed down on their threat vow to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to veto the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) bill...
Nigeria Senate
23 Dec 2021
Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, former Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged the National Assembly to act fast in Nigerians’
22 Dec 2021
The Senate said it would consult with the House of Representatives on the line of action to take on the electoral act amendment bill after President Muhammadu Buhari declined to give assent to it. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan made this known after the upper chamber rose from a closed session where they deliberated on…
22 Dec 2021
It was a death foretold. It was also a golden opportunity that presented itself for President Muhammadu Buhari to show that of a truth, he is a born-again democrat.
21 Dec 2021
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Buhari announced his decision in a letter to the National Assembly where he cited several reasons for declining assent to the electoral act ammendment. President Buhari's letter was read on Tuesday's plenary session at the Senate and the House of Representatives. Buhari…
21 Dec 2021
A day after the expiration of the 30-day window for the President’s assent or rejection to the electoral act amendment bill, President Muhammadu Buhari, it was gathered yesterday, may have declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act Amendment bill,....
20 Dec 2021
The waiting game over the yet to have assented amended electoral bill continued yesterday, with the expiration of the 30-day deadline. President Muhammadu Buhari, who had last Thursday
20 Dec 2021
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kebbi State chapter, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to frustrate the passage of the Electoral Bill.
20 Dec 2021
A non-governmental group, League of Patriots, Edo State chapter, has joined the ongoing clamour by Nigerians for President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law.
18 Dec 2021
We remind the President that during his swearing in, he said that he belonged to nobody but everybody. If he truly belongs to everybody, he should sign the amended electoral bill without further delay so that his name can be edged in gold as a President that gave Nigeria...
17 Dec 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, departed Abuja for Istanbul, Turkey, to attend the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, further putting Nigerians in suspense over the yet...
3 Dec 2021
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on the National Assembly to veto President Muhammadu Buhari, should he decline assent to the 2021 electoral bill currently before him.


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