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SENATE RE-AMENDS ELECTORAL BILL, APPROVES DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSENSUS FOR PARTY PRIMARIES

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE NIGERIAN SENATE Senate Re-amends Electoral Bill, Approves Direct, Indirect Or Consensus For Party Primaries The Senate on Wednesday re-amended the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on November 18, 2021. Accordingly, the chamber in Clause 84(2) of the report approved direct, indirect primaries or consensus as procedure for the nomination of candidates by political parties for the … Continue reading SENATE RE-AMENDS ELECTORAL BILL, APPROVES DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSENSUS FOR PARTY PRIMARIES

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Electoral Act: HOUSE AMENDS BILL, ACCOMMODATES INDIRECT PRIMARIES

The House of Representatives has amended the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021 to accommodate indirect primaries as an alternative procedure for nominating the candidates of political parties for elective positions. Lawmakers in the plenary of the House in Abuja on Wednesday, unanimously amended Clause 84 (2) of the bill, which hitherto recognised only direct primaries, as the method for nominating party candidates. The new provision … Continue reading Electoral Act: HOUSE AMENDS BILL, ACCOMMODATES INDIRECT PRIMARIES

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Twitter Ban Lift: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS SAYS FG HAS NO RIGHT TO REGULATE FREEDOM OF OPINION

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in strong terms the declaration by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government of Nigeria of having lifted the ban on the use of Twitter in Nigeria, affirming that the ban in the first place was unconstitutional The Caucus described the “declaration” as a further demonstration of the Federal Government’s appetite to suppress constitutionally … Continue reading Twitter Ban Lift: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS SAYS FG HAS NO RIGHT TO REGULATE FREEDOM OF OPINION

New Year: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CALLS FOR RENEWED OPTIMISM; URGES FED GOVT TO END BORROWINGS, ENGAGE INNOVATIVE YOUNG NIGERIANS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of the New Year, urging them to put behind the gloom of the past and approach year 2022 with greater optimism and faith for a better Nigeria. The caucus in a Statement by the Minority Leader, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu further charged Nigerians to come into 2022 with thanksgiving to … Continue reading New Year: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CALLS FOR RENEWED OPTIMISM; URGES FED GOVT TO END BORROWINGS, ENGAGE INNOVATIVE YOUNG NIGERIANS

REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES LOVE, HOPE AT CHRISTMAS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to strengthen the bond of love for one another, renew their hope and intensify their prayers for brighter future for our nation. The Caucus in a Statement on Friday December 24, 2021, by the Minority Leader, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, charged leaders at all levels to … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES LOVE, HOPE AT CHRISTMAS

Xmas: ELUMELU KICK-STARTS UPGRADING, REHABILITATION OF COMMUNITY LINK ROADS IN ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has kick-started the opening, grading and up-grading of Community Earth Roads in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State. This is in consonance with his resolve to ensure easy access and communication among all the neighbouring villages as Christmas approaches. The project which commenced last week in Aniocha North Local Government area, will have a … Continue reading Xmas: ELUMELU KICK-STARTS UPGRADING, REHABILITATION OF COMMUNITY LINK ROADS IN ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG OFFICIALS HAVE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER – Reps Minority Caucus

***Says Report Reveals An Attempt To Cover Up Bloody Massacre of Youths The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives had said that the report of the Lagos EndSARS judicial panel has clearly attested to an attempt by officials of the All Progressive Congress, APC, led Federal Government in Nigeria to cover up a bloody Massacre of Nigerian youths by security forces at the Lekki … Continue reading Lagos EndSARS Report: FG OFFICIALS HAVE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER – Reps Minority Caucus