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2023: OrderPaper partners FixPolitics, EiE, on Election Debate For NASS Candidates

  With just about 90 days to the all-important 2023 general elections, Nigeria’s premier/pre-eminent legislative and policy think-tank, OrderPaper Nigeria, and its partners are set to hold its first-ever Citizens Town Hall and Election Debate for Legislative Candidates. The event, which will play host to stakeholders in nation-building, will feature National Assembly Candidates for the two House of Representatives seats and a lone Senatorial seat in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). All 18 registered political...

Nigeria Decides: 100 Days to go, INEC restates loyalty to Nigerians

Ahead of the 2023 Elections in 100 days time, INEC says no going back on introduction of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and the INEC Result Viewing Portal   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its loyalty and commitment to the people of Nigeria, declaring its determination to conduct a free and fair electoral exercise in the 2023 general elections. In a message signed by its National Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC...

#FactFile: Breakdown of the 2023 Election Budget

Nigeria’s election management body would be spending at least N305 billion on the 2023 Elections, with an estimated $5.39 to be spent per voter (using an estimate of 100m registered voters). This week’s episode of our Parliament Fact File is a breakdown of the 2023 Election Budget as prepared by the Independent National Electoral Commission and approved by the National Assembly for the crucial polls   BREAKDOWN OF THE 2023 ELECTION BUDGET S/N Item Cost...

#NewsRoundup: 2023 Census won’t affect elections, Court sacks Taraba Senator

Across the length and breadth of Nigeria, here are the biggest stories around Nigeria’s legislators and the institution of parliament you mustn’t miss this Friday: Defection: Court Sacks Senator Bwacha, gives reason A Federal High Court in Taraba has reportedly sacked a federal lawmaker, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha following his defection from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). In his ruling on Thursday, Justice Simon Amobeda ordered Bwacha to immediately vacate...

Reps vow to re-introduce Diaspora Voting Bill

Lawmakers in the House of Reps assure Nigerians that Diaspora Voting Bill will be re-introduced, as Abike Dabiri-Erewa-led Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) appears before House Committee on Diaspora   The House Committee on Diaspora, Thursday pledged to reintroduce the Diaspora voting bill in so as to accommodate Nigerians living abroad. Chairperson of the committee, Rep. Tolulope Shadipe, disclosed this when Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairperson and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission...

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