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2019: Supranational bodies must respect Constitutional Order in Nigeria, Centre tells US, EU

Following the reactions of certain foreign nation and bodies over the suspension of erstwhile Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (CDGG) has opined that their judgements were biased and one-sided. President Muhammadu Buhari had suspended Mr Onnoghen who is facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for non-declaration
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Osun State Election

What the Constitution, Electoral Act say

AS lawyers and stakeholders disagree over whether or not the  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was right in declaring the Osun State Governorship election inconclusive, Vanguard in this story outlines what the constitution and Electoral Act provide in such situation and recalls the plethora of inconclusive governorship elections since 2011.

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2019 general elections and the question of national unity: The Constitution and credible candidates (5)

The immediate impact of this is felt in the corruption that has pervaded our political class. Each state and local government receives what is known as monthly allocation from the Federal Government of Nigeria. The ongoing prosecution of some past office holders on account of misappropriation of funds from the monthly allocations of their state or local government shows that the said allocation is seen by politicians as a prime opportunity to corruptly enrich themselves.

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PANDEF to NASS: Attempt to usurp INEC’s powers spells doom for our constitution

BENIN—Edo State Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and former Provost Marshal of Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Idada Ikponmwen (retd), yesterday, warned that attempt by the National Assembly to veto President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent the new amendment of the Electoral Act, which seeks to re-order the sequence of the 2019 general election will spell doom for the nation’s constitution.

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