2023: Stakeholders call for balanced punitive measures for defaulters of Electoral Act

May 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, stakeholder have called for punitive measures against defaulters of the Electoral Act. The call was made in a joint communique at the just concluded Roundtable on Electoral Offences;organised by The Electoral Hub, an organ of the Initiative for Research , Innovation and Advocacy in Development (IRIAD) in Abuja. As part of advocacy towards strengthening Read More

Dongban-Mensem to INEC: Acquaint Judges on Electoral Act

April 14, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to organise workshops that will acquaint judges on the rationale behind the recent innovations contained in the new Electoral Act. The Appeal Court President made the call in Abuja during a meeting which held at the Court of Appeal Headquarters, Abuja between Read More

Electoral Act: Buhari has given Nigerians best gift – Igboanugo

March 3, 2022 Editor 0

A renowned philanthropist, Dr. Ugochukwu Harvey Igboanugo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the electoral bill into law. Dr. Ugochukwu said the best gift the President has given to Nigerians is the electoral act, “which is a worthy legacy the Buhari’s administration is leaving behind.” He stated that the act will deepen Nigeria’s democracy and make the country rank Read More

Ekiti 2022: APC, PDP guber primaries compliant with Electoral Act – CSGs

January 31, 2022 Ojo Oladele 0

The Coalition of Ekiti State Civil Society Organisations (COESCSOs),has said that the primaries conducted by the All Progressives Congress(APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) last week were peaceful, acceptable and substantially compliant with the provisions of the Electoral Act. The coalition noted that the outcome of two elections were largely supported by godfathers, saying those alleged to have been Read More

Reps adopt conference report on Electoral Act alteration bil

November 10, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives Tuesday adopted its conference committee’s report on Electoral Act amendment Bill, signaling its final passage by both houses of the National Assembly. This however was not without a brief opposition the move by Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who on order of personal privilege insisted that the content of the report was not known to members, before Read More