Former Nigerian presidential candidate, Adamu Garba, has reacted after the Nigerian Senate accepted the electronic transmission of election results.Image credit: Google, Facebook Newsdirect reported that the adoption was not without controversy, but the presiding Senate President managed to calm down the aggrieved members. Before it was adopted in the Committee of the Whole, Former Kogi state governor, Senator Adamu Aliero, encouraged all Senators to approve the amendment in a bid to deepen democracy.
As Nigerian youths in some parts of the country marked the first year remembrance of the alleged Lekki Toll Gate shooting, many notable Nigerians have lended their voices to remember all the victims of Police brutality across the country. The former Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, founder of Daystar Christian Center, Pastor Adeyemi are some of the notable Nigerians who made comments today, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in regard to last year's event.
The Nigerian Senate is highest lawmaking body in Nigeria that oversee the activities of the Executive arm of Government. Out of the 109 Serving Senators in Nigeria, there are Two Lawmakers currently serving a Fifth-term in Office, These Longest Serving Senators have been winning Elections since 2003.
In a recent speech, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, a former President of the Nigerian Senate, stressed the importance of the duty that young people have when competing for public office in the country. According to Senate President Bukola Saraki, who spoke at an independence day gathering with young people in Abuja, any young person seeking to compete in Nigeria's existing political system faces tremendous obstacles due to the limits imposed by the current election system, according to a source.
The Nigerian Senate approved direct primary for all political parties in the country ahead of coming elections. To many people, this is a welcome development but to some others, it is not a popular policy decision. Leading this second side of the argument is the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Loan: 1 Statement Buhari Made At UN Assembly Which Should Be A Reason For FG To Stop Borrowing Money
The issue of borrowing loan from other countries has raised a lot of arguments within the country. The federal government led by President Buhari has borrowed a large sum of money from different nations. (Buhari. Credit: Afrikinfo). Also, a lot of people have advised the federal government to stop borrowing money because of future purposes.
The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday empowered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit election results electronically. With this new development, voting under the bill will be conducted in accordance with the procedure determined by INEC. There are two things to learn from the new development.
It made headlines that the Nigerian Senate approved electronic transmission of election of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Image credit: Vanguard By that decision, INEC is empowered to choose to transmit election results electronically in the coming elections especially the 2023 general election.
Former President of the Nigerian Senate and APC Chieftain, Ken Nnamani has advised his Igbo brothers to sheathe their sword and embrace peace, following their unending agitations and worsening security situation in the region. According to Daily Post Nigeria, he warned them that war should never be an option because war is not a child's play.
According to Daily Post Nigeria, The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday adopted electronic transmission of election results, a position that was contained in the Conference Committee report submitted to the chamber. (Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria) The electronic transmission of election results which is a proviso in clause 53 of the Electoral amendment act places on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the right to transmit results without subjecting their discretion to any other organ as was firstly captured that generated controversy.
2023: This is not time for you to win election, don’t contest – Saraki tells Nigerian youths Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, a former President of the Nigerian Senate, has told youths nursing the ambition to run in the 2023 presidential election to shelve the idea.
2023 Election: Why Saraki Is Right In Telling Nigerian Youths Not To Run For Political Post In The Next Election
Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, a former President of the Nigerian Senate, has told youths nursing the ambition to run in the 2023 presidential election to shelve the idea. Saraki said it was already too late for such people to stand any chance of winning an election in this country, adding that the system is too rigid, according to the source.
A former President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki says Nigeria will remain a work in progress because it was never a single entity but two countries joined together by the British for administrative purposes. Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki Speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of an event on Nigeria’s progress since its Independence held in Abuja at the weekend, he insisted that Nigeria should not be compared with other countries that do not have diversity from day one in terms of its process.
Members of the Nigerian Senate have asked the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari to declare all bandits who are terrorizing the country as terrorists. Also, president Muhammad Buhari was asked by the upper chambers of the National house of assembly to proclaim all known leaders of bandits wanted and track them down so that they can be prosecuted by the law.
Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari's special adviser on media and publicity, revealed why Nigerian Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe should be imprisoned. He believes Abaribe should be imprisoned for his support of Nnamdi Kanu, who is bent on the dismemberment of Nigeria, and for using foul language against those in positions of power.
The immediate past President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki has disclosed how he found himself in the Medical Profession and what being a Medical Doctor means to his family. Dr. Bukola Saraki Photo Credit: Google Saraki who is a trained Medical Doctor graduated from the University of London in 1987, he later worked as a Medical Officer at Rush Green Hospital, Essex from 1988 to 1989.
The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of President Buhari's nominees for the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Senator Suleiman Abdul Kwari,disclosed the news of the confirmation following the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Anti- Corruption, and Financial Crimes.
According to "VON news, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the Nigerian Senate for approving the transmission of election results electronically. The Governor gave the commendation in an interview with State House Correspondents, on Wednesday, after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The issue of electoral law amendments and reforms made by the Nigerian Senate continues to cause controversy in the country. After a long hiatus and pressure, the Nigerian Senate has given the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the option to use the internet to post the election results.
The former Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki commiserates with the family of the American Diplomat and Statesman, Colin Luther Powell who died on October 18, 2021. The late African-American Secretary of State died of COVID-19 complications amid battling cancer. Commiserating with Powell's family, the former Nigerian Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki described the late American Statesman as a spirited leader who will always be remembered as a great leader and a public servant of high repute in our generation.