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Electoral Act Amendment: Reps spoiling for showdown | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Continue playing APC Reps back Buhari on refusal to Electoral Amendment Bill You may also like Watch again APC Reps back Buhari on refusal to Electoral Amendment Bill You may also like • ‘ECOWAS Protocol Cited By President Not Domesticated’ For advancing “unconvincing enough” reasons to explain his failure to assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill, a section of the House of Representatives are exploring the possibility of overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018


It is of note that under his watch, development partners like United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, the World Baynk, DFD, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and European Union among others identified with the state.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Buhari didn’t sign PIGB to protect states, LGs – Ita-Enang

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Solomon Ita-Enang, speaks with SUNDAY ABORISADE on the electoral Bill and why the President declined assent to some Bills Why is there a large turnover of rejected Bills by the Presidency?

Punch , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

New system will extend grants for foster families

The new Parliament is likely to start working on the Bills only in August 2019, leaving only five months to pass both Bills through both houses of Parliament.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Uganda yet to implement policy on universal health coverage

In the National Health Insurance Bill 2012, employees in the formal sector are required to contribute four per cent of their gross monthly income, and employers would top it up with an equal amount to make a total of eight per cent.

The East African , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

Proposal to clear councils’ debt widely welcomed

File picture: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko Johannesburg - Proposals for a complete overhaul of the country’s local government system including the writing off of Billions of rand in debt have been widely welcomed.

IOL , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Supreme Court declines to summon Kadaga over age limit case

By ANTHONY WESAKA & JULIET KIGONGO KAMPALA- The Supreme Court has thrown out an application that had sought to have the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, summoned to court to explain her role in passing the Age Limit Bill.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Dec 15, 2018

Electoral Bill: Buhari’s Betrayal

By Tony Eluemunor A noisy but silly debate is on; whether the National Assembly could muster two-thirds majority vote to override President Mohammadu Buhari’s veto of the latest Electoral Bill which he declined to sign into law.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Electoral Act: How Senate APC will resist moves to override Buhari’s veto

Senator Abdullahi Gumel (APC-Jigawa), has said that the Senate Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will resist fresh moves to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of Electoral Act(Amendment) Bill, 2018.

Daily Post , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

2019 elections: US says violence looms in Nigeria

President Buhari is the one that laid the foundation for violence by not signing the Electoral Act (Amended) Bill that would have ensured credible elections.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018