2023: Curiosity as presidency is silent over new electoral reform bill

Senate Warns Against Rushing Bill Into Law Reforms A Must For Transparent, Fair Polls – PDP INEC Hopeful Of New Act By June ‘Delay Shows Insincerity Of Political Leadership’ With the 2023 general elections less than two years away, the much-awaited Electoral Reform Act is yet to be passed into law. And President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Electoral Act: Unheeded groundwork for credible poll

Twenty-two years after Nigeria’s return to presidential democracy, politicians have continued to play tricks with the country’s Electoral Act. Even with several attempts to retool the crucial implement for credible polls, only in 2010, 11 years into the nascent democracy could a review, albeit imperfect alteration, sail through. Overtime, Nigerians saw how elections came and […]

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Bayelsa APC crisis deepens as faction opens parallel secretariat

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Wednesday deepened with the Ebierien Fala Itubor-led faction opening a new secretariat in the state capital. The faction accused Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, of allegedly failing in his leadership role. The parallel secretariat is located at the Dimrose […]

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Ekiti 2022: Ekiti South insists on producing next governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi Stakeholders urge political parties to pick governorship candidates from zone Major stakeholders and prominent politicians from Ekiti South Senatorial District have resolved to ensure that presentation of candidates for the 2022 governorship election from the zone was a mandate for political parties participating in the poll. The stakeholders, under the […]

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Adeyemi’s tears as symbol of a Parliament held hostage

It had all the elements of drama. But, deeply etched on Senator Smart Adeyemi’s histrionics and lachrymose display was the dilemma of the Ninth Senate’s being unequally yoked with the Presidency. The Senator representing Kogi West, while making his contributions to the debate on the nagging security situation in the country, gave the impression that […]

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INEC says attacks on facilities may affect future polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says recent attacks on its facilities, if remained unchecked, may affect future polls. The commission expressed concern, particularly with the ongoing conversion of voting points to polling units, voter registration and the conduct of future elections. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said […]

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PDP NEC passes confidence vote on Secondus

Governors’ Absence Raises Concerns Orbih: Afegbua On His Own We Support NEC, Says Plateau PDP The National Executice Committee, NEC, of Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has passed a confidence vote on the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. Its passage is said to be PDP NEC’s last resort after concerned […]

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2023 is time to reject godfather in Lagos politics – Adeniran

says Lagos has had one governor since 1999 Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adeniran (Jandor), is the Convener of Lagos4Lagos Movement, within the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with Seye Olumide, he disclosed that the 2023 APC governorship candidate would be independent of any godfather’s endorsement. • ­­­Lagos can be truly […]

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