BREAKING: Senate Makes U-Turn On Direct Primaries

19/01/2022 2:55:00 PM

BREAKING: Senate Makes U-Turn On Direct Primaries

BREAKING: Senate Makes U-Turn On Direct Primaries

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. The House has now amended Clause 84 to allow for direct, indirect, and consensus options of nominating party candidates for party elections. More to follow…

 Updated January 19, 2022File photo of lawmakers during plenary in the Senate chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties.

The House has now amended Clause 84 to allow for direct, indirect, and consensus options of nominating party candidates for party elections.

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In the first place, do they have any direction? Just make your jare!!! They are truly rubber stamped I did not expect anything less from this current assembly. Shameless bunch. The introduction of direct primaries should have been a game changer in the electoral space but for the rentier state which we reside in- it's beneficial to the elites to continue their selection process. You can't hide under sun, it will surely hit you.

I'm not surprised. National Assembly of empty heads. They are lacking in so many ways and constitute more of a hindrance than an enablement to national progress. Shame! Let the Senate do whatever they all Believe Senates of pretence Look at them This set of National assembly is very useless honestly. They don't have any form of competence.

This is the worst national assembly. Just a rubber stamp Nigerians take note and take your nation back!

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Why not veto mr President this fifth time of his rejection of the electoral bill which you all passed. Playing the good men...Lawal and Gbajabiamila...stooges. Evil forces. What do u expect from a senate that can't make its own decisions but rather decides to back the president in any decision made. Nigerians Senate have truly demonstrated that they are rubber stamp Senate under PMB. My hope and believe is that, one day nemesis will catch-up with them... let's get our PVC ready to flush them out of NASS they are our problems in this country

Which Nigerian party will adopt the direct primaries when it's optional. Not surprised. Our rubber stamp 9th NASS They have no choice, cuz it's Nigerians wish

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Channels Television   Updated January 19, 2022 File photo of lawmakers during plenary in the Senate chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.January 17, 2022 2:01 am ABOUT US Founded on January 22, 1995, THISDAY is published by THISDAY NEWSPAPERS LTD.3 min read Nigerian federal lawmakers resumed legislative activities for 2022 at the National Assembly on Tuesday.He said, “Distinguished Colleagues, Political activities leading to 2023 general elections have already started.

  The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. The House has now amended Clause 84 to allow for direct, indirect, and consensus options of nominating party candidates for party elections. It is Nigeria's most authoritative news media available on all platforms for the political, business, professional and diplomatic elite and broader middle classes while serving as the meeting point of new ideas, culture and technology for the aspirationals and millennials. More to follow… . It also followed the rejection of the Electoral Amendment Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, an act which had brewed tension among lawmakers – many of whom were willing to override the president’s decision.