The Convener of the group, Nathaniel Okoro, made the call in a statement on behalf of the group, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
The amendment this time, however, is to be carried out behind closed door
The National Youth Service Corps has directed Corps members to actively participate in the 2019 general elections and warned them against violating the Electoral Act.
The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said Buhari's veto did not come as a surprise since his commitment to a free and fair 2019 election was mere lip service.
Amori, who is the Political Adviser to the National Chairman of PDP, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja.
There have been calls on the president to sign the bill to avoid altering of arrangements for the 2019 elections.
The Federal High Court judgment nullified by the Court of Appeal was delivered on April 25, 2018
The station was shut on Saturday
Oshiomhole said this on Friday at the national headquarters of the party in Abuja during his maiden news briefing
The position of the party was stated on Wednesday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, when he received a delegation of the party’a leaders from Kaba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, at the national headquarters in Abuja
Jega said this while delivering a lecture entitled: “Peace Building and Good Governance for Sustainable Development in Nigeria,” to mark the 2018 Democracy Day in Abuja
The Senate and its President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who is the second defendant in the case, also filed for a stay of execution of the nullification of the suspension
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives have reintroduced the Bill, which the President turned down largely because of the the reordering of elections sequence
It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had on March 13, refused to sign the bill into law, which sparked arguments as to whether or not the National Assembly would use its powers to override the president’s decision.
He prayed the tribunal to nullify the Novernor 18 governorship election in Anambra for non-substantial compliance to the Electoral Act.
The meeting, announced earlier in the day by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is expected to address areas of conflict between the lawmakers and President Muhammadu Buhari on the amended Electoral Act
The meeting is expected to discuss plans by the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act amendment.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting, which was at the instance of the leadership of the National Assembly, was coming barely 48 hours after the President’s rejection of the Amended Electoral Act Bill sent for his signature…