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All Progressives Congress releases this time-table and schedule of activities for the By Elections

In accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, the All Progressives Congress (APC) hereby releases this time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of Legislative By-Election into Isoko South I State Constituency of Delta State.

  5 months ago ago
All Progressives Congress releases this time-table and schedule of activities for the By Elections

POLITICS

OPINION: The Electoral Act Bill Passed By The National Assembly Is Conspiracy Against 2023 Elections

The sophisticated drama that took place in the two Chambers of the National Assembly two weeks ago were subplots of a complex conspiracy to make sure people's votes will not count in the 2023 general elections. Photo credit: Wikipedia The two Senates of the National Assembly has passed two different Clause 52(2) of the Electoral Amendment Bill.

  5 months ago ago
OPINION: The Electoral Act Bill Passed By The National Assembly Is Conspiracy Against 2023 Elections

POLITICS

Electoral Amendment Bill: Senator Abba Moro’s Stand

The Nigerian media space was during the week inundated with the news of the passage of the Electoral Amendment Bill, which seeks to repeal and re-enact the 2010 Electoral Act and the controversy that greeted the amendment of the Section 52(3) of the bill, which borders on electronic transmission of results.

  6 months ago ago
Electoral Amendment Bill: Senator Abba Moro’s Stand

POLITICS

One Strong Point Chief Olu Falae Made On Why E-transmission of election results Should Be Considered

followed a report stating that the national assembly has blocked the proposed electronic transmission of election results in Nigeria, as they set to pass the electoral act amendment bill, that could repeal the purpose of the proposed law. The bill which has been under consideration for years, seeks to repeal and re-enact the 2010 electoral act.

  5 months ago ago
One Strong Point Chief Olu Falae Made On Why E-transmission of election results Should Be Considered

POLITICS

Senator from Benue takes a stand on electronic results transmission.

Comrade Abba Moro, the Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, has debunked reports that he was absent from last Thursday's plenary when the Electoral Amendment Bill, which seeks to repeal and re-enact the 2010 Electoral Act, and the controversy that greeted the bill's amendment of Section 52(3), which deals with electronic transmission of results, was passed.

  6 months ago ago
Senator from Benue takes a stand on electronic results transmission.

POLITICS

Opinion: After What NCC Boss Said, Electronic Transmission Of Votes May Lead To Immense Fraud.

(Photo Credit: Google) The amendment of the Electoral Act has continue to generate controversies among Lawmakers. The House of Representatives on Thursday, couldn't agree to the clause on Electronic Transmission of votes in the amendment of the Electoral Act. Due to the failure of the House of Representatives to reach an agreement, the Deputy Speaker of the House, Idris Wase ruled against the Electronic Transmission of Votes despite the support of many Lawmakers for the Clause to be added to the Electoral Act.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: After What NCC Boss Said, Electronic Transmission Of Votes May Lead To Immense Fraud.

POLITICS

Electoral Act: Your Action Is A National Disaster— Ozekhome Tackles National Assembly.

Human rights activists, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has criticized the National Assembly over the passage of the Electoral Act Amendment that restricts the electronic transmission of results. Photo credit: Vanguard. The popular lawyer in his statement criticised the lawmakers for their action, explaining that they have destroyed democracy in the country.

  6 months ago ago
Electoral Act: Your Action Is A National Disaster— Ozekhome Tackles National Assembly.

POLITICS

INEC Fixes Maximum Amount for Election Expenses by Political Candidates

Photo: INEC Logo, culled from INEC website The ongoing Electoral Act amendment Bill will give the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) power to fix maximum amount of money for election expenses by political candidates. In this article, we will look at how this amendment will strengthen the Nigerian democracy and enhances delivery of good governance.

  6 months ago ago
INEC Fixes Maximum Amount for Election Expenses by Political Candidates

POLITICS

OPINION: Electoral Act Amendment Bill, PDP Lawmakers’ Walkout Protest is Politically Suspicious

Photo: Cross session of House of Representatives, culled from the Vanguard. The House of Representatives, today, passed the new Electoral Act amendment Bill into third reading in the absent of the lawmakers elected under the platform of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

  6 months ago ago
OPINION: Electoral Act Amendment Bill, PDP Lawmakers’ Walkout Protest is Politically Suspicious

EDUCATION

Ogun Takes Continuous Voter Registration Awareness To Students Of Higher Institutions

Continuous voter registration is one of the Electoral procecees in a democratic Governance that allows for the registration of citizens who turned 18 years of age after the last registration exercise For those who for one reason or the other could not Register in the previous exercises, the 2010 Electoral Act as amended mandates the Commission to carry out a continuous voters registration exercise Nationwide and to make available to every Political party within sixty days, after each year the name and the addresses of each person registered during that year.

  5 months ago ago
Ogun Takes Continuous Voter Registration Awareness To Students Of Higher Institutions

POLITICS

Opinion: Why APC Senators were right to vote against e-transmission of votes

It is no longer news that the Senators on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, voted against electronic transmission of election results. Photo credit: Vanguard The 52 APC Senators had voted against the clause that would have made it compulsory for INEC to transmit election results through electronic means when the matter came up for hearing on Thursday.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: Why APC Senators were right to vote against e-transmission of votes

POLITICS

OPINION: Senates, Reps Must Reconvene to Reconcile Conflict in Electoral Act Amendment Bill

Photo: National Assembly, culled from the Nation Following the passage of the Electoral Act amendment Bill by both House of Assembly (Senate) and House of Representatives, there could be necessity for the two federal legislative Houses to reconvene for a mutual decision on the bill.

  6 months ago ago
OPINION: Senates, Reps Must Reconvene to Reconcile Conflict in Electoral Act Amendment Bill

POLITICS

PDP Plans To Use ‘Hush Puppy’ To Rig 2023 General Election – Ndume

A prominent Nigerian senator, Ali Ndume accused the People's Democratic Party (PDP) of planning to rig the 2023 Nigerian elections using electronic voting system. As gathered by Naija News, Senator Ali Ndume revealed that the Electoral Act Amendment bill on the clause electronic voting was invited by PDP as a way of rigging the 2023 elections.

  6 months ago ago
PDP Plans To Use ‘Hush Puppy’ To Rig 2023 General Election – Ndume

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Saraki Urge NASS Panel To Act In National Interest, Lagos Employ 400 Health Worker

Saraki Urge NASS Panel To Act In National Interest Immediate-past President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised members of the Joint Conference Committee of the National Assembly to move fast in considering the different versions of the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill passed by both chambers and let their decisions be guided only by national interest.

  4 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Saraki Urge NASS Panel To Act In National Interest, Lagos Employ 400 Health Worker

POLITICS

Senate Approves Electronic Transmission Of Elections And Party Primaries

The Senate today, October 12, 2021 passed a bill to rescind its decision which subjected the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to seek approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission before it could transmit elections results electronically, according to a report released today, October 12, 2021 by THE PUNCH.

  3 months ago ago
Senate Approves Electronic Transmission Of Elections And Party Primaries

POLITICS

INEC is Trying to Abdicate its Responsibility of Conducting Free and Fair Elections- Uche Secondus.

The National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is trying to abdicate its constitutionally assigned responsibility of conducting a free, fair and transparent elections. His statements came after media reports that INEC will stop procurement of electronic voting machines for the 2023 polls because of the rejection of e-transmission of election results by the National Assembly.

  5 months ago ago
INEC is Trying to Abdicate its Responsibility of Conducting Free and Fair Elections- Uche Secondus.

POLITICS

PDP Lawmakers Stage Walkout as Reps Pass Controversial Electoral Bill

The House of Representatives has passed the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, maintaining the controversial Clause 52(2) as presented. Nigerian Tribune reports that the clause allows the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine when,where and how voting and transmission of results will be done.

  6 months ago ago
PDP Lawmakers Stage Walkout as Reps Pass Controversial Electoral Bill

POLITICS

Full list: APC, 10 other parties substitute nominations ahead of Anambra poll

Eleven political events have substituted their nominations for the November 6 Anambra governorship poll. This turned into contained in a declaration on Thursday through the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye. Okoye stated the timetable and time table of sports accepted through INEC on January 18, supplied for withdrawal/substitution of applicants, in step with Section 35 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).

  5 months ago ago
Full list: APC, 10 other parties substitute nominations ahead of Anambra poll

POLITICS

Lawmakers energizing security challenges in the north to fix 2023 races – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Wednesday, alarmed that lawmakers were energizing the security challenges in northern states to guarantee that races didn't happen in such regions in 2023 to empower them rig the races. He cautioned anybody wanting to fix races in Benue state to say his last petitions since Benue individuals were completely activated to check any designs to undercut their desires communicated through the voting form.

  5 months ago ago
Lawmakers energizing security challenges in the north to fix 2023 races – Ortom

POLITICS

House Of Representatives Amend Electoral Act Despite PDP Disapproval

The Nigeria House of Representatives has passed the Electoral Amendment Bill after opposition lawmakers left the National Assembly Chambers in disagreement. This is coming after the Senate also passed the long-awaited Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021 on Thursday at the floor of the house. The lower chamber by this have removed the controversial section 52(3) of the bill that deals with the electronic transmission of election results.

  6 months ago ago
House Of Representatives Amend Electoral Act Despite PDP Disapproval