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Electoral Act: Senate To Appeal Court Judgment Deleting Section 84(12) 

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has resolved to appeal last week Friday’s judgment by a Federal High Court in Umuahia, nullifying the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022. The resolution was reached during plenary on Wednesday, following

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Senate To Discuss Court Judgment Nullifying 84(12) Of New Electoral Act, Wednesday

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, will tomorrow, Wednesday, March 23, 2022, consider a motion to discuss the recent judgment by a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, nullifying the provisions of Section 84(12) of the newly amended Electoral Act 2022

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Court Judgement On Electoral Act Will Make 2023 Poll More Open – MBYF

By Deborah Musa, Abuja With the judgement pronounced on Friday by Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal high Court, Umuahia, where the Judge ruled that section 84(12) of the Amended Electoral Act is unconstitutional, invalid, illegal, null, void and of

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Zamfara Govt Directs Workers, Political Appointees Contesting Election To Resign

By Ahmad Ibrahim Gusau Zamfara State Government has asked all categories of civil servants and all political appointees wishing to contest for elective positions in the 2023 general elections to resign from Friday 18th March 2022. The directives followed the

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Electoral Act: We Still Have Options On NASS Refusal On Amendment – Malami

Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would explore the available options to deal with the National Assembly’s refusal to review the recently signed Electoral Act, 2022. It would be recalled

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Legal Opinion On The Legality Or Otherwise Of Section 84(12) Of The Electoral Act, 2022

1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 It is no more news that President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, 25th February, 2022 signed the Electoral Act, 2022 into law.-1- It suffices to recall that the said Bill was signed into law after it has suffered protracted

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Electoral Act: NASS Bows To Buhari

Amends controversial sections Parties to determine process for primaries Consensus candidates now part of new scheme AljazirahNigeria predicted NASS won’t veto bill Abdul Lateef Bamgbose With Agency Report Senate yesterday re-amended the Electoral Act, Amendment Bill, 2021, passed by the National

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Electoral Bill: Still In The Abyss

There appears to be some form of raging muteness over the signing into law of the electoral reform bill. The protracted disquiet hovering over the entire polity as political gladiators and a cross-section of interest groups express their displeasure over

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Electoral Act: APC Reps Vow To Thwart Moves To Override Buhari’s Veto

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says APC house members will thwart any plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto to sign the Electoral Act into law. Gbajabiamila, an All Progressives Congress Chieftain from Lagos told

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Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two for the Price of One

Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two for the Price of OneBy David Onmeje But for President Muhammadu Buhari’s foresight Nigeria would have scored a world record in addition to whatever other unpalatable records we already hold as the land of the

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