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Buhari not committed to credible elections, Wike alleges

Buhari not committed to credible elections, Wike alleges

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not committed to free, fair and credible elections. Wike said the president intends to use the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and police to rig the 2019 general election. “It is INEC and security that don’t want us to have peaceful elections […]
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Group defends Buhari for refusing to sign amended electoral bill

Members of CCSO-JE during a world press conference By Salisu Sani-Idris  A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Justice and Equity (CCSO-JE), on Tuesday, said that the misconceptions arising from President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended electoral act was unnecessary. Chief Convener of the group, Mr Olayemi Success, stated

Buhari against democracy to decline Electoral Act, says Ezekwesili

Buhari against democracy to decline Electoral Act, says Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Obiageli Ezekwesili said the latest rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari showed he was against the tenets of democracy. Buhari had rejected the bill for a fourth time last week, saying, among other things, that signing the bill into […]
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Buhari lied to decline assent to Electoral Act, says Agbakoba

Buhari lied to decline assent to Electoral Act, says Agbakoba

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a member of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), said Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari lied about his reason for declining assent to the amended electoral bill. The president refused to assent to the bill on three occasions in 2018. The last time due […]
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Electoral bill: PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari

Electoral bill: PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign Organisation (PPCO) has asked the national assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari and pass the electoral act amendment bill. Buhari had rejected the
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Electoral Amendment bill: President Buhari communicates decision to NASS

Senator Ita Enang: By Ismaila ChafeSenior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, says President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated his decision on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 to the National Assembly. Enang, who briefed State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday, said President Buhari’s decision to the

CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plans to frustrate the credibility of the 2019 elections. The group,
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2019: NASS agrees with Buhari, harmonizes Electoral Amendment Bill

AHEAD of   the 2019 presidential and general elections, the National Assembly, yesterday, adopted the fourth Electoral Amendment Bill which seeks to strengthen the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and ensure free, fair and credible elections.
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