Tags: "National Assembly"

05 Jan
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2020: A year of Adaptive Organising and Civic Activism 

2020: A year of Adaptive Organising and Civic Activism  Dear Friends, What a year!  2020 was indeed the year no one planned for as we watched our world battle against a pandemic that changed everything, but our spirit to remain ...

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15 Dec
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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 May
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 Before National Assembly Jeopardize Assent to NotTooYoungToRun Bill – Moshood Isah

  Strong indications have emerged that the National Assembly may be tactically delaying the transmission of the Age Reduction Bill popularly known as the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill alongside other constitutional amendments to the Presidency in a bid to prevent Nigerian youths ...

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26 Apr
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2019: Court nullifies National Assembly’s amendment of Electoral Act

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the amendment of Section 25 of the Electoral Act, which was passed in February by the National Assembly. In a judgement on Wednesday, the court presided by Justice Ahmed Mohammed ...

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30 Mar
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Not Too Young To Run Movement raises concern over the Non-Transmission of the Not Too Young To Run bill to the President For Assent

The Not Too Young To Run Movement is concerned about the delayed transmission of the age reduction bill for political office (a.k.a Not Too Young To Run bill) to the President for assent. The movement is agitated as this delay ...

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19 Mar
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Who benefits from reversed election sequence? By Alabi Williams

Curiously, the National Assembly, late in the day added a controversial aspect to its proposed 2018 amendment of the Electoral Act. The vexed aspect seeks to reverse the order of elections, bringing forward that of the Legislature and taking back ...

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06 Mar
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N/Assembly sued over elections sequence

A top member of the APC, Chief Anike Nwoga, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Enugu challenging the bill passed by the National Assembly which changed the sequence of the 2019 elections. Nwoga, who is the ...

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29 Jan
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INEC May Head to Supreme Court to Determine Election Sequence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering heading to the Supreme Court for determination of its powers to fix the date for general elections, following fears that the National Assembly would change the order of general elections. Changing the ...

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