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21 Nov 2021
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has called for deliberate efforts in preparing the children and youth of Nigeria to become leaders of tomorrow...
15 Nov 2021
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the debate generated by the issue of direct primary for political parties by the National Assembly must not be allowed to scuttle the passage of the amended Electoral Bill.
10 Nov 2021
Despite spirited attempts by governors on the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to scuttle lawmakers’ resolution on direct primaries as legal mode for political parties...
12 Aug 2021
The passage of the 2021 Electoral Bill presents a historic moment to create electoral reform legacies by the Ninth National Assembly
22 Jul 2021
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. 
7 Jul 2021
The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has told the National Assembly to be prepared for mass action by Nigerians if it passes the 2021 electoral bill into law without Clause 50
16 Apr 2021
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
15 Apr 2019
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…
7 Dec 2018
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…
17 Sep 2018
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.
17 Aug 2018
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…


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Election monitoring group, Yiaga Africa, has called for the investigation and prosecution of electoral officials, who aided and abetted irregular conduct in the March 18 elections in Rivers State.
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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has called on his co-contestants in the just-concluded governorship election in which he emerged victorious to join hands with him to move the state to greater heights.
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The leader of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), in the South East, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, has alleged that his members are facing discrimination and denied accommodation in many communities across Anambra State.
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Abuja School of Social and Political Thoughts (ASSPT), at the weekend, said outcome of the 2023 general elections had shown that Nigeria needed more than an independent and well-funded electoral umpire to guarantee free, fair and credible polls.