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Electoral reform: Buhari gets 6th chance as National Assembly transmits amended bill

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has a sixth opportunity to implement electoral reforms in the country after the National Assembly transmitted the amended Electoral Act...

I will sign electoral bill if parties are given options for selecting candidates -Buhari

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law if other options for selecting candidates for elections...

More setback for direct primaries as Kukah backs Buhari, NASS to remove clause

THE INTRODUCTION of a provision for mandatory adoption of direct primaries by political parties in the electoral act suffered further setback on December 30...
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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...

Uncertainty over electoral bill as 30-day period for Buhari’s assent ends

THE 30-day period for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law expired on December 19 with uncertainty surrounding the...

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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Electoral Act: Pressure mounts on Buhari amid concerns president may decline assent for the fifth time

NIGERIANS are mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. The bill was passed by the National...

SABOTAGE: PDP to query senators who dodged crucial vote on e-transmission of results

  THE People's Democratic Party (PDP) is set to query senators elected on the platform of the party who stayed away on the day the...

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