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Why I’m happy Buhari didn’t sign electoral bill – Sen. Adamu

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Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West), said on Wednesday, that he is happy President Muhammadu Buhari did not sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into...

President Buhari Is Protecting Nigeria’s Democracy By Declining Assent To The...

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Presidential aide, Garba Shehu has stated that the reason Buhari refused to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021 is that he is...

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Will Worsen Insecurity And Political Instability –...

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Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, has reacted to the amended electoral bill which President Muhammadu Buhari declined...

Why Buhari will not sign proposed electoral law – Malami

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The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has given reasons why the President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would...

Buhari vows to tackle North-West bandits

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President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the Armed Forces will continue to take decisive actions against bandits terrorising the North-West. Buhari made the vow on...

N305bn too much for 2023 elections – NANS tells Buhari

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The National Association of Nigerian Students, South West, Zone D, told the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari that the N305bn proposed by the Independent...

Senate suspends action on Electoral Bill till January

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The Senate on Wednesday said it will wait till January to respond to the withholding of assent to the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill by...

Senators move to override Buhari on Electoral Bill

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 has sparked a big row between him and the National Assembly. Aggrieved...

Electoral Act: Senate makes u-turn, fails to override President’s veto

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The Senate on Wednesday failed to override the President’s veto on the 2010 Electoral Act (amendments) Bill 2021. The red chamber made the u-turn...

14 reasons Buhari withheld assent to Electoral Act Bill

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained why he withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which he has returned to the National Assembly. His...

Governors not afraid of direct primary, says Fayemi

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Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Chairman and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has debunked insinuations that President Buhari’s decision to veto the Electoral Act Amendment...

Reps pass Infectious Diseases Bill despite opposition

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On its last legislative day of the year, the House of Representatives unanimously passed into law the Infectious Disease Bill. The bill,...

COVID-19: Omicron spreading faster than Delta variant – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is now “consistent evidence” that the Omicron variant was outpacing Delta, as COVID-19 continues to account for...

Buhari Explains Why He Declined Assent To The Electoral Bill

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given a reason for refusing to assent the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021. In a letter addressed to the President...

Anxiety in APC over plot to hold primaries before convention

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There is anxiety in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over an alleged plot to hold presidential, governorship and other primaries before the National Convention...

Electoral Act: Saraki calls for more transparent electoral system

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Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Amendment Act Bill into law. He said the amended law would...

Buhari may assent proposed Electoral Act amendment

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Controversy over direct primary clause in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill may soon end. President Muhammadu Buhari may sign the Bill as passed and transmitted...

Electoral Act: APC govs lobby NASS caucuses over direct primary

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Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are reaching out to the party’s caucuses in the National Assembly in their...

Direct primary and controversial Electoral Act

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It is curious that in their squabble over direct or other types of primaries, governors and National Assembly members have bickered only from the...

Politicians undermining BVAS deployment during polls, INEC alleges

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Politicians are trying to undermine the electoral process and the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for elections, the Independent National Electoral...