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Reps probe INEC, political parties over party primaries

Reps probe INEC, political parties over party primaries

At the session, lawmakers accused governors and the leadership of the major political parties of manipulating the nomination processes… Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives has resolved to probe the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and political parties over the just-concluded primaries, held for the nomination of candidates for the 2019 general election. READ […]
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Party primaries: Nigerian democracy not advancing – Dogara

Party primaries: Nigerian democracy not advancing – Dogara

“You begin to wonder, judging from different primaries conducted by political parties whether we are making progress in the advancement of our democracy” Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has said with the outcome of the recent primary elections by political parties, to nominate candidates for the 2019 general election, […]
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APC, INEC fight over ban on Zamfara from fielding candidates

APC, INEC fight over ban on Zamfara from fielding candidates

INEC insisted that the move to bar the party from fielding candidates for the elections was consistent with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are at each other’s jugular following directive that the ruling party might not field candidates […]
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INEC insists on Oct. 7 deadline for parties’ primaries

Oct.7 remains deadline for all parties’ primarie By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded political parties that Oct. 7 remains the deadline for conduct of primaries for all elective positions for the 2019 general elections and resolution of disputes emanating from the primaries. The reminder is in a statement

Party primaries: Nine APC governors meet Buhari, demand justice

Party primaries: Nine APC governors meet Buhari, demand justice

This comes against the backdrop of states like Imo and Ogun holding parallel primaries in which the governors’ prefered candidates lost their respective elections Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with nine APC state governors over the ongoing party primaries. The governors were Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha (imo), […]
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