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Electoral bill: We’ll create more problems if we adopt direct primary now, says Jega

    Electoral bill: We’ll create more problems if we adopt direct primary now, says Jega

Attahiru Jega, a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says more problems may be created if the direct primary mode is made compulsory for political parties. Speaking

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Gbaja: National assembly may remove direct primary clause from electoral bill

    Gbaja: National assembly may remove direct primary clause from electoral bill

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says the national assembly may remove the direct primary clause from the electoral act amendment bill.  The national assembly transmitted the bill

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Electoral bill: Buhari withholds assent, says adopting direct primary ‘violates spirit of democracy’

    Electoral bill: Buhari withholds assent, says adopting direct primary ‘violates spirit of democracy’

President Muhammadu Buhari has, in a letter to the national assembly, withheld assent to the electoral act amendment bill. The national assembly had, on November 19, transmitted the bill to

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Reps panel: Why INEC didn’t provide cost implication of direct primary

    Reps panel: Why INEC didn’t provide cost implication of direct primary

The house of representatives committee on appropriations says the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified political parties as responsible for determining the cost implication of organising direct primary.

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Electoral bill: Reps invite INEC chairman over funding for direct primaries

  Electoral bill: Reps invite INEC chairman over funding for direct primaries

The house of representatives has invited Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Yakubu is expected

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Gbaja: Direct primary will give youths fair chance for involvement in governance

  Gbaja: Direct primary will give youths fair chance for involvement in governance

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says direct primaries for political parties will give youths a fair chance

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Do Nigerians want direct primary in elections?

  Do Nigerians want direct primary in elections?

BY MON-CHARLES EGBO Since the inception of this republic, the major index reflecting Nigeria’s stunted democratic growth is her faulty

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Yahaya Bello: Governors are not afraid of direct primary — but there should be options

  Yahaya Bello: Governors are not afraid of direct primary — but there should be options

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says governors are not completely against the adoption of direct primary for political parties to

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Direct primary will strengthen our democracy, says reps spokesman

  Direct primary will strengthen our democracy, says reps spokesman

Benjamin Kalu, spokesman of the house of representatives, says the national assembly adopted direct primary as part of efforts to

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Electoral bill: APC tripartite committee fails to reach agreement on direct primary

  Electoral bill: APC tripartite committee fails to reach agreement on direct primary

The tripartite committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, held a meeting to deliberate on the decision by

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