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Electoral act amendment bill will be passed in second quarter, says senator

    Electoral act amendment bill will be passed in second quarter, says senator

Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the senate committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the electoral act amendment bill will be passed by the national assembly in the second

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‘Fix electoral act and pack your bags’ — ex-Atiku campaign spokesman tackles FG

    ‘Fix electoral act and pack your bags’ — ex-Atiku campaign spokesman tackles FG

Segun Showunmi, former spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government no longer has anything to offer the country.  Speaking on Thursday when he featured

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Allowing underage married girls to vote may impede Nigeria’s electoral process

    Allowing underage married girls to vote may impede Nigeria’s electoral process

Who would have thought that some “stakeholders” will propose that married underage girls be recognised as eligible voters? Anyway, it happened. In December, the national assembly joint committee on the

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CSOs ask n’assembly to uphold citizens’ recommendations on new electoral law

    CSOs ask n’assembly to uphold citizens’ recommendations on new electoral law

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the national assembly to uphold citizens’ recommendations in developing a new electoral law for the country. The CSOs, which made the demand

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National assembly wants voting right for married underage girls

  National assembly wants voting right for married underage girls

The national assembly joint committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is recommending that married underage girls be recognised

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ANALYSIS: Amid extreme poverty, can digital voting clean Nigeria’s electoral mess?

  ANALYSIS: Amid extreme poverty, can digital voting clean Nigeria’s electoral mess?

Two weeks ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted bye-elections in 11 states across the country. As usual, the

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EXCLUSIVE: INEC speaks on postal voting in Nigeria ahead of 2023 elections

  EXCLUSIVE: INEC speaks on postal voting in Nigeria ahead of 2023 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) has weighed in on the debate about Nigeria’s capability to introduce postal voting ahead

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Give assent to electoral act, ADP tells Buhari

  Give assent to electoral act, ADP tells Buhari

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended electoral act. Buhari has refused assent to

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Senate endorses bill to make election debate mandatory for president, governors

  Senate endorses bill to make election debate mandatory for president, governors

A bill seeking to make election debates compulsory for presidential and governorship candidates has scaled second reading at the senate.

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General election ‘should be conducted’ in one day

  General election ‘should be conducted’ in one day

The Center for Liberty (CFL), a civil society organisation, says conducting general election in a day would significantly curb incidents

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