Buhari asks national assembly to delete clause in electoral act which stops political appointees from contesting for electoral positions unless they resign

President Muhammadu Buhari who signed the electoral act today February 25, has asked the national assembly to expunge section 84 (12) of the electoral act of 2022 which he claimed disenfranchises serving political officers. Commenting on the section which reads

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President Buhari to sign electoral bill in a matter of hours – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that in a matter of hours, President Buhari will sign the amended Electoral Act Amendment Bill. There has been apprehension over when the President will sign

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There is too much in the electoral bill to be thrown away – NBA President, Olumide Akpata

President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olumide Akpata has said that the electoral bill should be passed because there is too much in it for it to be ‘thrown away’. Reacting to President Buhari withholding assent to the bill

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I will sign electoral bill if NASS includes consensus candidates and indirect primaries – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he didn’t sign the electoral bill which was passed in the national assembly in 2021. The President in an interview on Channels Television, expressed readiness to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill if the

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Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral bill not surprising – Senate spokesman

Nigerian senate spokesperson, Ajibola Basiru has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the electoral bill is not surprising. Basiru who spoke in an interview on Channels Television, said he would have been surprised if Buhari assented the electoral

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Senate passes Electoral Bill, votes for NCC and NASS to determine use of electronic transmission

The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill was passed on Thursday July 15, following a clause-by-clause consideration of the report of the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Though the Committee had in its report recommended in Section 52(3) that, INEC

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