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Senate to submit Electoral Act before Buhari

The National Assembly has reassured that it will submit the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent before the end of February.

Lawmaker calls for strengthening of Electoral Act

Mr Benjamin Kalu, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, says Nigeria must strengthen its laws to ensure politics is practised without ethnic, religious or tribal considerations.

A Case for 2020 Electoral Act

The last time an amendment was made to the laws governing elections in Nigeria was in the year 2010. That is clearly ten years ago, when the Electoral Act was amended.

Agbakoba urges Buhari to sign amended Electoral Bill 2018

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral act amendment bill into law.

PDP advises Buhari to sign amended Electoral Act

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act, as amended.

Kano Assembly supports Buhari on refusal to sign Electoral Act

The Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Ata, says the house is in support of President Muhammad Buhari on his refusal to assent to the bill on amendment of the Electoral Act.

Electoral Act: Don’t condemn Buhari for withholding assent – Group

A Yoruba sociocultural group, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, says President Muhammadu Buhari should not be condemned for withholding his assent on the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly.

President Buhari rejects amendment to Electoral Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the amendment to the Electoral Act, which intended to change the country's elections sequence.

INEC promises to obey any timely, legitimate amendment to Electoral Act

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it would obey any timely and legitimate amendment to Electoral Act.

Saraki constitutes Committee on Electoral Reforms Bill

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has constituted a six-man committee to reconcile the Senate’s version of the amended Electoral Act with...

Senate assures Nigerians on Electoral Act

The Senate has assured that it would give Nigerians the best in the ongoing amendment of the Electoral Act.

A  Laudable Step By Nigeria’s House Of Reps

On Tuesday, the Nigerian House of Representatives urgently came up with a motion and, indeed, approved that the electorate in the country with the temporary...

2015 And The Violation Of Electoral Act

In blatant violation of Section 99 of the Nigerian Electoral Act, huge billboards urging the electorate to return President Goodluck Jonathan to office in 2015...

Early campaigns: INEC orders politicians to remove billboards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has given politicians in Taraba seven days to remove all campaign billboards and posters or face prosecution. Austin Okojie,...

Court backs National Assembly to regulate party nominations

A Federal High Court in Lagos has upheld the powers of the National Assembly to legislate on how political parties should nominate candidates...

PDP Wins Ebonyi Re-run Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the PDP candidate the winner of the re-run election for Ezza South constituency in Ebonyi House...

53 Political Parties Up For Extinction

There are strong indications that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may invoke a section in the amended Electoral Act to deregister more than...

New Tribunal For Anambra Guber Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu this afternoon dismissed an appeal filed by Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State South East Nigeria that...

Kano CPC Gov. Candidate Saga: Court Adjourns For Judgement

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday adjourned to Friday 4th March to deliver judgment in a suit filed by son of...

ACN Vow To Fight Lawmakers On Electoral Bill

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has vowed to fight, through the courts, the  ongoing attempt by federal lawmakers to gatecrash into the NECs...

Eid-el-Kabir: Ismalic Chief Charges Muslims

Nigerians have been advised to use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir to pray for Muslims  on pilgrimage and celebrate the festival in line with the...

ACN Rejects New Clause In Electoral Act

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has condemned an alleged plan by the National  Assembly to insert a new clause that will regulate political...

Aregbesola V Oyinlola: Court Admits Final Submissions Of Parties

The two parties involved in the appeal suit in Osun State 2007 governorship election  today adopted their written addresses before the Court of Appeal...

Mixed Reactions Trail New Timeline For The 2011 Polls

Mixed reactions on Thursday trailed the new timetable approved by the Senate for the 2011 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Shitta-Bey Wants Utomi’s Party Sacked

The Mega Progressive People’s Party, MPPP, has called on the Independent National   Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the registration of Social Democratic Mega  Party,...

Court Of Appeal Not A Trial Court, ACN Warns

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has urged the National Assembly to take another look  at the Amended Electoral Act 2010 to stop the...

Why We Need More Time —INEC

The interactive session between the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and  the leadership of Nigerian political parties kicked off this morning in Abuja, Nigeria’s ...

INEC Boss Bemoans Lack Of Time For 2011 Polls

Weeks after the release of the funds demanded by the Independent National Election Commission and the subsequent signing of the amended Electoral Act into...

Elections Hold In January, Jonathan Signs Electoral Act, Releases INEC’s N87billion

President Goodluck Jonathan today signed the Electoral Act into law, thus paving way for the general elections scheduled to hold in January next year. The...

2011 Election: INEC To Register 70 Million Voters

Chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega, said in Abuja that the commission would register an estimated 70 million voters for the 2011 general elections. Jega gave...

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