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Electoral Act: Senators insist on overriding President Buhari’s veto

Senators pushing for the override of President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 rose from a meeting in Lagos at the weekend dashing hopes of resolving the face off between the Senate and the President on the matter.

Electoral Act: We’ll respond appropriately to President Buhari – National Assembly

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have vowed to respond “appropriately” to the rejection of the amended Electoral Act by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Court stops National Assembly from overriding President Buhari on of Electoral Act

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Assembly to stop further action or proceeding on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill which President Muhammadu Buhari rejected.

Senator Adamu: Senate sabotaging President Buhari’s govt

The senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Abdullahi Adamu, has accused the Senate of taking decisions that are frustrating the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

We’ll override President Buhari’s veto on polls re-ordering – House of Reps members

The House of Representatives said on Wednesday that lawmakers would not hesitate to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto if he withheld his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

Senate begins probe of lawmakers who rejected election re-ordering

Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petitions is set to begin investigation of 10 Senators who kicked against the chamber’s re-ordering of sequence of elections in 2019.

2019: APC members in NASS distancing themselves from President Buhari – Senator Lanlehin

The National Assembly recently passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which places the presidential poll last, contrary to the initial order in the timetable released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Uproar as Senate reverses election sequence of 2019

Intrigues ahead of next year’s general election took a fresh twist, yesterday, with the Senate’s approval of a new sequence for the polls.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
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Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

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DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.