Tags: "Elections"

15 Dec
0

Coalition Calls on National Assembly to Pass Electoral Bill at First Sitting in 2021

We have come to restate our unwavering commitment to electoral reforms and to ask the National Assembly to urgently have the Bill for an Act to Repeal the Electoral Act No. 5, 2010 (As Amended) and Enact the Independent National ...

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07 Dec
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Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms

Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms Introduction The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on December 5, 2020 conducted bye-elections into Six Senatorial Districts (Bayelsa Central, Bayelsa West, Imo North, ...

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04 Dec
0

ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL 2020

AN ACT TO REPEAL THE ELECTORAL BILL NO. 6, 2010 (AS AMENDED) AND ENACT THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION ACT 2020, TO REGULATE THE CONDUCT OF FEDERAL, STATE AND AREA COUNCIL ELECTIONS AND FOR RELATED MATTERS, 2020 Sponsored by Hon. ...

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01 Mar
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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY LACK POWER TO CHANGE ELECTION ORDER by Polycarp Dama Datau

 The constitution is the grund norm in the country and as such all arms, tiers, organs, institutions and bodies derive their powers and functions from it. Section 1(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) speaks about its supremacy and binding force over all authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria. ...

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01 Mar
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How Politicians Threaten Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy – Moshood Isah

Show me a Nigerian Politician who would rather lose a credible election than win in a flawed process – Moshood Isah Last week, Thursday 22nd February to be precise; the media was awash with revelation made by erstwhile Chairman of ...

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24 Jan
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Only Your Votes Will Determine Outcome Of 2019 General Elections, INEC Assures Nigerians

Nigerians have again been assured that only their votes will determine the outcome of the 2019 General Elections and future polls. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance at the 15th edition of ...

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