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2019: Atiku Asks Buhari To Sign Electoral Act Amendment Bill

 The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. Atiku made this call in Abuja while signing the peace accord initiated by the

Reps Prevented From Reacting To Buhari’s Decline Of Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

A file photo of lawmakers during a plenary at the House of Representatives.   Members of the House of Representatives have been prevented from reacting to the president’s letter declining assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The house leader,

Again, Buhari Rejects Electoral Act Amendment Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a meeting at the State House in Abuja on November 2, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has again declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The President explained the reasons for his decision in

Buhari Must Scrutinise Electoral Act Amendment Bill Before Assent, Says Lawan

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) may have to fall back on the 2010 Electoral Act as amended, used for the 2015 general elections in the event that the Electoral Act Amendment Bill is not signed

Firearms Act Amendment Bill Passes Third Reading In Senate

This file photo shows some of the 661 pump-action rifles intercepted by Customs in January 2017   The Firearms Act Amendment Bill has been read and passed for the third time in the Senate. The lawmakers passed the bill after

I’m Fully Committed To A New National Minimum Wage Act – Buhari

President Muhammdu Buhari holding the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the State House on November 6, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari says he has been working hard to ensure that the nation

Reps Pass Electoral Act Amendment Bill

A file photo of lawmakers at the House of Representatives in Abuja   The House of Representatives has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The lawmakers passed the bill at Wednesday’s plenary in Abuja after they adopted the report by

Senate Passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill As Saraki Anticipates Buhari’s Assent

File photo of a plenary at the Senate   The Senate has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The bill was passed on Tuesday after it was read for the third time on the floor of the Senate at the

Senate stands down Electoral Act Bill consideration

Nigerian Senate The Senate on Thursday stood down consideration of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood down at plenary for more legislative

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Passes Second Reading

Senate Chamber (file)   The amendment of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Act 2010 has passed the second reading in the Senate. The bill which was passed on Wednesday contains all corrections made to the initial one sent to President

Osun Election: Aregbesola Describes Protest By PDP Leaders As Irresponsible Act

 Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Friday reacted to the protest by leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the outcome of the Osun Election. Aregbsesola told journalists during a visit to the presidential villa that the protest

NASS Passes Fourth Version Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

National Assembly Complex (file photo)   The Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Assembly on Electoral Matters on Tuesday passed the fourth version of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Suleiman Nazif, explained that

Electoral Act Amendment: Wike Accuses Presidency Of Plot To Rig 2019 Elections

(File) Rivers State Governor Nyesome Wike addresses a conference at the Government House in Port Harcourt.   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act bill into law is part

Reps Reject Electronic Voting, Pass Electoral Act Amendment Bill

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