Tag Archives: Electoral

Odumakin Insists Things Have Worsened, Faults Buhari’s Electoral Promises

  A former spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has faulted the promises made by the President to improve the nation’s electoral process. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television programme, Politics Today, he insisted that rather than

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,

Buhari’s Rejection Of Electoral Bill ‘An Assault On Our Democracy’, Ezekwesili

 The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says the latest rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari is an assault on the country’s democracy. At a press conference

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 Has Taken A Decision On Electoral Amendment Bill – Ita Enang

  President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a decision on the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018. The Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters Senator Ita Enang, said this on Friday. According to him, the president’s decision has been communicated

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

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

Osun guber poll: PDP demands reconstitution of Electoral Tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate reconstitution of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. The party, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday in Abuja, said that further delay would

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 poll: Oyetola votes, commends INEC over smooth electoral process

Oyetola votes after being accredited Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election so far. Oyetola spoke shortly after casting his

2019: EFCC Set To Tackle Vote Buying, Electoral Fraud

File photo of voters in Ekiti State.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday said it is determined to stamp out corruption in Nigeria’s electoral process. The anti-graft agency in a statement signed by its Head, Media