Ike Abonyi, the Media Adviser to Secondus, in a statement he issued in Abuja on Tuesday said PDP national chairman gave the advice when he received two presidential aspirants of the party in Abuja.
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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 by the Assembly
The lawmakers, who kicked against the court judgement restraining the National Assembly from taking further action on the matter, resolved to inform the CJN on the issue of separation of powers in the Constitution
Justice Mohammed, who granted the preservative order, specifically ordered the defendants to maintain status quo ante belum pending the next adjourned date fixed for March 20, 2018
This was disclosed on Tuesday via a letter to the Senate by the President
Adamu in a statement in response to allegations raised against him by Senator Obinna Ogba that he is planning to destabilize the Senate, said he had every right to contest for the seat of the Senate president when the eighth senate was inaugurated but decided to back out
The position of the group was contained in a statement by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola
The Senate had on Tuesday mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate the statement