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The Electoral Act of 2001 is for self-succession without contest

Omo Omoruyi

The Electoral Act of 2001 is for self-succession without contest

essays to alert Nigerians that the 2001 Electoral Act is a 21st century version of annulment and worse ...

by Omo Omoruyi

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Published by Advancing Democracy in Africa in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Election law -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-2007

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Omo Omoruyi.
    SeriesMonograph series on Nigerian politics -- no. 2
    ContributionsAdvancing Democracy in Africa (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKTA2176 .O48 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23609932M
    LC Control Number2005301252

    THE NATION WEDNESDAY, AP 2. NEWS GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS Eight-year struggle has paid off in Jigawa, says governor-elect. J. IGAWA State Governor-elect Badaru Abubakar yesterday.   And so, after another chapter was added to our history book, of electoral infamy in , the military again opportunistically took over the reign of government. Between that time and , when the military was forced to depart from usurped power, our country was subjected to varying degrees of military despotism.

    Full text of "National development, " See other formats. Literary translation is a highly meta-linguistic [i] transaction requiring not only perspicacity but also mental flexibility, the more so because far from being a mindless replacement of lexical items in the source text by equivalent linguistic elements in the target text (Catford, ); translation practice has metamorphosed into cultural exegesis [ii].

    Theindependent National Electoral commission should undergo reforms structurallyadministratively and operationally Electronic Voting system (EVS) is a majorcomponent of the electoral system reform. Electronic voting or e-voting (internetvoting and other on-line voting) is any of several mean of determining people’scollective intent. Full text of "Decentralization and local democracy in the world: first global report by United Cities and Local Governments, " See other formats.


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The Electoral Act of 2001 is for self-succession without contest by Omo Omoruyi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Self-Succession Project of OBJ is another annulment because it would deny the Nigerian people their right to political participation or their democratic rights. This is the subject of my monograph, The Electoral Act of is for Self-Succession without Contest. The monograph contains four essays written and.

Its replacement, the Electoral Act has also had its own fair share of controversy and nobody can now say with certainty whether the operative law is the Electoral Act or Act.

What we have is a situation where the political gladiators sought to use the instrumentality of any documents which best served their personal advantage. I still aided the Nigerian political class by incorporating the four-part essay in the second monograph released under the title, The Electoral Act of is for Self-Succession without Contest published as the No.

2 in the series on Nigerian Politics by the Advancing Democracy in Africa (ADA). This was the third opportunity I had to make the. Sadly, knowing Nigeria for what it is, that 'charade' means that Obasanjo is already assured of a second-term, a place in Aso Rock beyond This is a second script being played out after Obasanjo failed to 'unconstitutionally' falsify the Electoral Law to ensure that he hangs on to power at all costs.

The prayers, indeed. The specific operational rules and regulations governing elections are spelt out in the Electoral Act. The Electoral Act, it is pointed out, has undergone several amendments from the law bequeathed by the departing military rulers, which was used to.

Level Playing Field is the Solution to Fears over Self-Succession in Depending on who is complaining, they refer to the way the Electoral Act was distorted, the frequent meeting the President holds with INEC, the flip-flop over the ID Card and election, the role of his Ministers and the role of the Government media.

57 Sarah Birch, “Electoral Institutions and Popular Con dence in Electoral Processes: A Cross- national Analysis,” Electoral Stud no. 1 (): | T aiwan Journal of Author: Shola Omotola.

Pambazuka news 24 March the new Electoral Act provides for uniformed and non-uniformed services to man the polling stations and the entire electoral machinery.

If there is a. Nigeria also abounds in bird life with a great number of species being represented. As ofthere were at least species of mammals, species of birds, and over 4, species of plants throughout the country.

ENVIRONMENT. Many of Nigeria's environmental problems are those typical of developing states. POLITICAL SUCCESSION AND RELATED CONFLICTS IN KENYA Charles N. Mwaura Department of Government University of Nairobi P.O Box Nairobi. A paper prepared for the USAID Conference on Conflict Resolution in the Greater Horn of Africa held at Methodist Guest House, Nairobi, March constitution, Electoral Act and other relevant laws of the country, especially the constitution.

Open competition does not only ensure that primaries are organized within the legal. Citation: LOR (27/1/) SC BRIG. GEN. MOHAMMED BUBA MARWA & ORS. ADMIRAL MURTALA NYAKO & ORS In The Supreme Court of Nigeria On Friday, the 27th day of January, SC/ (CON) Before Their Lordships DAHIRU MUSDAPHERJustice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MAHMUD MOHAMMEDJustice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria WALTER.

(a) The Electoral Act should be amended to ensure that 30% of party lists under the proposed Proportional Representation system are reserved for women and 2% for physically challenged persons, without prejudice to their right to also compete for representation under the First_Past_The_Post system.

Looking at the situation in with Obasanjo’s self-succession plans, Akande’s self-succession, or more accurately, Omisore’s desperation at his own ascension.

In an interview with Tempo Magazine of Decem four days before Ige’s assassination, Omisore had declared that “Bola Ige is a traitor in Afenifere. Opinion - Constitution of Zambian (Amendment) Act, No. 18 of Article 35 (1) Subject to clauses (2) and (4) every President shall hold office for a period of five years.

Without doubt, the Electoral Act was far from being the ideal legalframework for addressing all the concerns about elections and the electoral processbecause of the limited consultations that preceded it, and the lack of political will todeal with the reform of INEC to enhance its autonomy.

First and foremost the provisions of Sections (1) & (2) (a) & (b) are silent on nullification of an election. Nullification is provided for in Section (1) and (2) of the Electoral Act now (1) and (2) of the Electoral Act An election is only nullified with effect from the date of the judicial pronouncement.

Oyebode, who drew attention to many flaws in the Electoral Act, advocated for an Electoral Offences Commission to take care of those who violate the provisions of the Act. June ) and Dr. Mohammed Bulama, emphatically read: “We are deeply worried about the future of our beloved country, Nigeria, under the much touted self-succession agenda.

It is our considered opinion, Abacha should not contest. The Abacha military regime that ruled Nigeria from 17 November to 8 June could well be summarized as a government that was involved in a perennial, if uneven, struggle with civil society organizations and the international community that wanted a rapid return to civilian and democratic rule.

The Abacha junta, which was the arrowhead of the anti-democratic forces, Cited by: 1. NIGERIA: POSITIVE PESSIMISM AND NEGATIVE OPTIMISM: A VALEDICTORY LECTURE BY PROFESSOR J.

A. A. AYOADE, MNI, DELIVERED ON S It is my pleasure to present this valedictory lecture. I retired from the services of the University on Septem Retirement sometimes results in what Thoreau .Obasanjo must break away from the straight jacket imposed by such anti-people policies and place himself squarely in the driver's seat by taking steps that will restore the glory of Nigeria.

The problems of Nigeria are well known and solving them is .SUNDAY MUSINGS: The Impropriety of That Otta Farm "Invasion" By Mobolaji E. Aluko, Ph.D. [MARYLAND USA] (GAMJI WRITER) Let us now turn to the irreligiosity, which comes from the following: president Obasanjo says that he is a born-again Christian – and I .