• Trump leads Clinton in electoral votes, race tight in key swing states

    Trump leads Clinton in electoral votes, race tight in key swing states

    Donald Trump took the early electoral-vote lead over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night, as the candidates each claimed big – albeit expected – state victories, but were locked in a tight race for numerous key battlegrounds.

    It was too early or close to call a range of vital swing states, including Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, New Hampshire, Virginia and North Carolina.

    While the outcome of those races is unclear, Fox News can project that Trump will win in Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, North Dakota, South […]

  • APC hasn’t managed its electoral victory well – Okorocha

    APC hasn’t managed its electoral victory well – Okorocha

    It was gathered that the Chairman, All Progressives Congress Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, has expressed concerns that one year and several months after it came to power, the APC government has not been able to manage its “God-given victory” very well.

    He also expressed regrets over what he described as the “cold relationship” between the executive arm of government, the National Assembly and the ruling party.

    The Imo State Governor said this when he visited the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, […]

  • Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    The Federal Government has formally inaugurated the 24-man committee headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, to review the 2012 Electoral Act.

    During the ceremony at his office, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the setting up of the committee was based on one of the promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari upon his inauguration, where he promised to deepen the country’s commitment to democracy and entrench the culture of an enduring electoral […]

  • Ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani heads Buhari’s 24-man electoral reform panel

    Ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani heads Buhari’s 24-man electoral reform panel

    President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a 24-man committee to address perceived defects in Nigeria’s electoral laws and constitution.

    The Committee, which members were drawn from Civil Society Organisations, academia, legal profession, traditional institutions, as well as former legislators, is headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani.

    The committee would be inaugurated Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

    The AGF, in a statement by his media aide, Salisu Isah, said the Constitutional/ Electoral Reform Committee was […]

  • FG names Ken Nnamani head of electoral reforms c’ttee

    FG names Ken Nnamani head of electoral reforms c’ttee

    According to reports, the Federal Government has constituted what the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation called a “constitutional and electoral reforms committee”.

    A statement issued by Salihu Isah, the Special Adviser to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, said the committee was set up to reform the electoral process.

    The committee will be inaugurated on Tuesday October 4, 2016 at the HAGF’s Conference Room, Abuja by 11am.

    The statement said the 24-member strong […]