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The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by President Muhammad Buhari and his Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to challenge the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Act. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court, led by Musa Dattijo-Muhammad, unanimously struck out the suit, describing it as an abuse of court...
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…INEC extended deadline for party primaries but refused to extend CVR A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday issued an interim order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from going ahead with its plan to end the ongoing voter registration exercise on the 30th of June. The presiding Judge, Mobolaji Olajuwon, made...
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Members of the Federal House of Representatives has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration by additional 60 days. This, they argued, will allowed more Nigerians who are willing to participate in the electoral process to register and secure their Voter’s Card. The House, as a...
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Spirited efforts by major stakeholders to arrive at an acceptable consensus presidential candidate ahead of today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary collapsed last night, it was gathered. Our correspondents report that the presidency, the APC governors and the leadership of the ruling party were not on the same page even though marathon meetings were...
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Hours before the start of the APC national convention, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be having meeting with governors of northern states who are members of the ruling party, APC. The meeting is being held at the State House in Abuja, it was learnt. The meeting is being held hours before the APC picks...