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CAN to political parties: Don’t alienate the church — you need us to win presidency

    CAN to political parties: Don’t alienate the church — you need us to win presidency

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says any political party interested in winning the 2023 presidential election must involve the church. Samson Ayokunle, national president of CAN, said this on

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INEC asks presidential candidates to keep to deadline for naming running mates

    INEC asks presidential candidates to keep to deadline for naming running mates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has restated that June 17 is the deadline for political parties to submit list of candidates for — president, vice-president, senate and house of

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Electoral Act: N’assembly shouldn’t make laws that choke political parties, says Jonathan

    Electoral Act: N’assembly shouldn’t make laws that choke political parties, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the national assembly shouldn’t make laws that “choke” political parties.  Jonathan spoke in Abuja on Thursday at the public presentation of a book authored by

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EXCLUSIVE: We’ll recognise only delegates from congresses we monitored, says INEC

    EXCLUSIVE: We’ll recognise only delegates from congresses we monitored, says INEC

Parties that held parallel primaries are in for more drama as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has read the Riot Act over eligible delegates. In a memo to all

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NDLEA asks political parties to make drug test mandatory for elective office hopefuls

  NDLEA asks political parties to make drug test mandatory for elective office hopefuls

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has asked political parties to make drug integrity tests part of the screening requirement

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Electoral act: Amaechi, Ngige, Sylva must resign before June if they want to contest presidency

  Electoral act: Amaechi, Ngige, Sylva must resign before June if they want to contest presidency

While many Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief when President Muhammadu Buhari signed the electoral act amendment bill into law,

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SPOTTED: Parties can take N50m in donations under revised electoral bill — up from N100k

  SPOTTED: Parties can take N50m in donations under revised electoral bill — up from N100k

The revised electoral bill allows political parties to accept up to N50 million in donations. The country’s political parties can

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Southern, middle belt leaders: No support for any party that doesn’t zone presidency to south

  Southern, middle belt leaders: No support for any party that doesn’t zone presidency to south

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) has asked political parties in the country to zone its presidential ticket

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Audu Ogbeh: Political parties should have public platforms for assessing elected officials

  Audu Ogbeh: Political parties should have public platforms for assessing elected officials

Audu Ogbeh, chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), says political parties in Nigeria should hold conferences where they debate

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CSOs: Political parties should merge primary elections to reduce cost

  CSOs: Political parties should merge primary elections to reduce cost

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have asked political parties to merge their primary elections to reduce cost. The decision of the

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