Tag: Electoral Act

Why Buhari’s Complain About Electoral Act Is Selfish — Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari’s complain that Section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act, 2022 will disenfranchise serving political office holders is selfish and not altruistic.

Breaking: Omo-Agege attends Senate plenary

Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday appeared before the Senate in plenary.

Omo-Agege was seen signing the attendance register within the upper chamber.

The Senate on April 12, suspended Omo-Agege (APC-Delta) over a “dissenting comment’’ on decision of the Upper Chamber on adoption of conference report on Electoral Act (2010) Amendment Bill.

Reps drop contentious election sequence bill

The Electoral Amendment Bill causing trouble in the Senate has been dropped by the House of Representatives.

The House and the Senate amended the bill, changing the election sequence announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The bill sought to amend electoral act to change the sequence of the election in a way that the presidential election comes last, after the state assemblies/national assembly and governorship elections.

Snatching of Mace: Omo-Agege committed treason – Senate

The Senate has described as a treasonable felony, the action of suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who led unidentified  men to the chamber of the senate to snatch the mace which is its symbol of authority.

Spokesperson of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi,  described the action as an attempt to overthrow an arm of government, describing  it as treason.