• Campaigns in Palaces, Mosques, Churches Violation of Electoral Act- Ajulo

    Campaigns in Palaces, Mosques, Churches Violation of Electoral Act- Ajulo0

    Campaigns in Palaces, Mosques, Churches Violation of Electoral Act- Ajulo A Constitutional Lawyer, Mr Kayode Ajulo, has warned Nigerian politicians and political parties against disobeying the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022, especially regarding the conduct of campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections. Ajulo reminded candidates contesting various positions in the forthcoming elections that

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  • INEC to Punish Erring Parties Over Violation of Electoral Timelines

    INEC to Punish Erring Parties Over Violation of Electoral Timelines0

    INEC to Punish Erring Parties Over Violation of Electoral Timelines The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it would punish political parties found to be violating electoral timelines as well as provisions of the new Electoral Act 2022 (as amended) especially during the 2023 elections. The commission also maintained its ground not to jettison electronic

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  • Court Stops INEC from Ending Voter Registration

    Court Stops INEC from Ending Voter Registration0

    Court Stops INEC from Ending Voter Registration The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on June 30, 2022. Honourable Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon (Court 10) on Monday granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights

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  • Supreme Court Reserves Judgment Over Electoral Act 2022

    Supreme Court Reserves Judgment Over Electoral Act 20220

    Supreme Court Reserves Judgment Over Electoral Act 2022 The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved judgment in the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami, to void the provisions of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act, 2022. The court will announce a date to the parties involved. On May 19,

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  • Senate Amends Electoral Act to Allow President, Govs, Others Vote at Party Primaries

    Senate Amends Electoral Act to Allow President, Govs, Others Vote at Party Primaries0

    Senate Amends Electoral Act to Allow President, Govs, Others Vote at Party Primaries The Senate, on Tuesday, amended the Electoral Act, 2022, to allow ‘statutory delegates,’ all those elected to participate and vote in the conventions, congresses or meetings of political parties. This followed the expeditious consideration of a bill during plenary, which scaled first,

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  • The Electoral Act,2022

    The Electoral Act,20220

    ELECTORAL ACT, 2022   EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM This Act repeals the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 and enacts the Electoral Act 2022, to regulate the conduct of Federal, State and Area Council elections, to make provisions for the restriction of the qualification for elective office to relevant provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of

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