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Nigerian political parties reject direct primaries

THE INTER-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) - the umbrella body of registered political parties in Nigeria - has rejected the inclusion of a provision for...

Why I refused to sign electoral bill – Buhari

A LETTER written by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly explained that the inclusion of a provision for compulsory adoption of the...

How Buhari bowed to pressure in declining assent to electoral bill for fifth time

PRESSURE from state governors who opposed the introduction of a provision for compulsory adoption of direct primaries by political parties forced Nigerian President Muhammadu...
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Direct primaries: INEC rules out government funding for political parties

THE INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out government funding for political parties as debate rages over possible hike in the cost of...

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