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    Politics Court nullifies National Assembly’s election re-ordering bill – Punch Newspapers

    The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday nullified the National Assembly Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which ought to provide the order in which Independent National Electoral Commission must conduct the 2019 general elections. Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Politics Election Amendment: Senate Suspends Omo-Agege For 90 Days - Punch Newspapers

    The Senate has suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 90 days over his comment that the amendment to the Electoral Act 2010 to reorder the sequence of polls in a general election was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions had...
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    Politics President Buhari Survives Plot To Scuttle Re-election Bid - The Nation

    Unknown to many, the failed attempt to foist a Caretaker Committee on the All Progressives Congress (APC) was actually aimed at creating legal crisis for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 and edge him out of the presidential election. Those behind the plot were said to have set a booby trap on...
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    Politics 46 Senators Sign Up To Back President Buhari In Election Order Battle - The Nation

    Some Senators are planning to resist the National Assembly’s plot to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on amendments to the Electoral Act, The Nation has learnt. Their major concern is to ensure that the President’s veto survives, especially the rejection of the new Order of Elections...
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    Politics Election Re-ordering: Saraki, Dogara Meet Principal Officers Today On Veto Override - Vanguard News

    The principal officers of the two chambers of National Assembly, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, are meeting today to finalise plans to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Polls Reordering: Pro-Buhari Senators, Saraki’s Loyalists In Power Tussle - Punch Newspapers

    The power tussle between Senators, loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, and those who are pushing for the reordering of elections heightened on Saturday with the President’s supporters promising to publish signatures of their members. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Electoral Amendment: Saraki, Dogara Lock Horns Over Plot To Override Buhari - Daily Trust

    Some legislators are deep-neck in a process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to reject an amendment to the Electoral Act, and leaders of both chambers of the National Assembly are not amused at each other’s position. There is a simmering disagreement between the Senate...
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    Politics Senate To Write CJN Over Court Judgment Stopping Electoral Act Amendment - Punch Newspapers

    The Senate has resolved to write the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to expressed their reservations about the judgment by a Federal High Court stopping the National Assembly from overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the amended Electoral Act. READ MORE...
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    Politics Senator Ali Ndume Speaks On Buhari’s Rejection Of Electoral Amendment Bill - Daily Post Nigeria

    The lawmaker representing Borno South District in the National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has said any move to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to reject the proposed amendments to the Electoral Act would be thwarted. According to him, such an attempt would amount to overriding the...
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