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Lawan sheds more light on electronic transmission of election results Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has shed more light on the Bill concerning electronic transmission of election results According to him, the votes against the electronic transmission of election results was not only done by only members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) but by some People Democratic Party, PDP, senators as well. Recall that the upper legislative chamber ...

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Opeyemi Bamidele denies voting against electronic transmission of results

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters Opeyemi Bamidele has said he did not vote against electronic transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said he was one of the few Senators who fought hard for inclusion of electronic transmission of results in the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. He said he ...

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Voting against transmission of results put APC on wrong side of history- Senator Gyang

The Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has described the refusal by the All Progressives Congress senators to admit Electronic Transmission of election results in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as scoring an own goal. The also said their action has put them on the wrong side of history, as they have denied the nation an ...

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Uproar erupts on Senate floor over transmission of election results

The upper legislative chamber, the Senate on Thursday turned rowdy over the electoral act amendment bill. It was learnt that the uproar erupted  when Sabi Abdullahi, senate deputy whip, proposed an amendment to section 50 (3) of the electoral bill. “The commission may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable,” the section reads. According to Abdullahi, ...

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Electoral Bill: Those accusing Senate are ignorant, mischievous- Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has debunked widespread speculation that the Senate had introduced extraneous clauses into the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill. He made this denial following the laying of the report on the Bill by the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Kabiru Gaya (Kano South) at plenary. Among the clauses reported to have been secretly ...

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Breaking: Senate refuses to confirm Onochie as INEC Commissioner

The Nigerian  Senate, on Monday has refused to confirm the nomination of Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The new development followed the report by the Senate Committee on (INEC), Senator Kabir Gaya who said her nomination breaches Federal Character principles. Kabir Gaya, sited Section 14 (1) 3 of the Constitution, saying ...

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2023: Senate Minority Leader has endorsed my presidential ambition, says Moghalu

A Presidential candidate during 2019 elections under the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has says that Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe has endorsed his 2023 presidential ambition. Acccording to the seasoned banker turned politician, Abaribe endorsed and supported his presidential ambition during a function of Igbo socio-cultural organization. He dropped this hint  in a series ...

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“A decree for Northern Nigeria can’t be implemented as a federal law,”- Senate Spokesman tells Buhari

Spokesman for the Senate, Ajibola Bashiru has flayed President Mohammadu Buhari over his statement on grazing route, says there is no grazing-route law in Nigeria. Recall that President  during an interview with Arise Television on Thursday, said: “What I did was ask him (AGF) to go and dig the gazette of the first republic when people were obeying laws. “There ...

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Senate can’t produce brand new constitution for Nigeria, says Omo-Agege

The Senate has said that it would not produce a brand new Constitution for Nigeria. The hint was dropped on Thursday by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Ovie Omo-Agege He made this statement during his welcome address at the National Public Heathring on the review of the Constitution in Abuja. Acccording to ...

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Akeredolu denies calling for scrapping of Senate

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi A Akeredolu has saud that he did not call for scrapping of the Senate in the review of the 1999 constitution being undertaken by the National Assembly. The Governor was was represented by his Deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, at the House of Representatives public hearing on the review of the 1999 constitution. According to him, ...

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