Tag Archives: Electoral

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

Osun Election: INEC Distributes Electoral Materials Amid Tight Security

  Ahead of the Osun State governorship election on September 22, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of electoral materials. The materials were moved from the Osogbo branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria to the

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

National Assembly panel decides on electoral bill today

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The National Assembly has begun work on the Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill that President Muhammadu Buhari rejected and sent back to the legislature over drafting issues. The joint Senate and House of Representatives Committee on the

CVHub develops E-Politics app to simplify electoral process

FILE PHOTO: Casting of vote. The Computer Village Hub (CVHub) is developing and promoting E-Politics application that will simplify the electoral processes in the country. The CVHub Manager, Mr Joseph Etim, made this known in an interview with the News

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

Why Buhari Declined Assent To Electoral Amendment Bill – Presidency

Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang   The Presidency has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari declined his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator

President Buhari Declines Assent To Electoral Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari   President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018, his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters said on Monday. Senator Ita Enang explained in a statement that the President communicated his decision