At the inauguration of Ahoada-Odiemerenyi-Ihugbogo-Odieke Road project in Ahoada-East LGA, Gov. Wike described the rejection of 5 gender bills by the APC-controlled National Assembly as a major setback for the democratic advancement of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly, holds a lot of promise for improving the election processes in the country, with introduction of new technology, and efforts to engender clarity and transparency.
The Muhammadu Buhari Presidency has defended the delay in assenting to the latest electoral act amendment bill passed and transmitted to the President by the National Assembly (NASS) of Nigeria.
Gov. Wike has explained why he considers it hypocritical for President Buhari to sign the heavily padded and unimplementable 2022 budget passed by the National Assembly, but declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.
BREAKING: PDP rejects the imposition of Direct Primaries on other political parties in new Electoral Act amendment by the APC-led National Assembly of Nigeria. What would the former ruling party do next?
In The Atlantic Post Opinion Section
“Constitution-making is different from law-making: The legislative mandate of the National Assembly is limited to law-making; constitution-making is the exclusive preserve of the constituents,” LNC’s Tony Nnadi writes.
Civil Society Organizations committed to environmental justice in Nigeria have declared that the Petroleum Industry Act recently assented to by President Buhari neglects community concerns and strengthens oil companies operating in the heavily petroleum polluted Niger Delta region.
On behalf of NINAS, Tony Nnadi writes on “The imperative of seizing the moment in the sudden emergence of a rare countrywide consensus on the hitherto intractable Nigerian National Question.”
Nigerians Unhappy With National Assembly Over Confirmation Of Sacked Service Chiefs As Ambassadors – Gov. Wike
*Blames poor performance of NDDC
on Presidency, National Assembly, Ruling Party
Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the PDP, has charged the National Assembly, to urgently invite President Buhari to address it on the deteriorated security situation in the country.