Litigation, Insights

Efficacy Of Court Orders Directing The Conduct Of Fresh Primaries Outside The 180 Days Threshold For General Elections: A Review Of The Electoral Act, 2022

The guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) include timelines for primary elections, campaigns, substitution of candidates, general elections e.t.c. Section 29 (1) of the Electoral Act (“the Act”) states that: “(1) Every political party shall, not later than 180 days before the date appointed for a general election under this Act, submit to the commission, in the prescribed Forms, the list of the candidates the party proposes to sponsor at the elections, who must have emerged from valid primaries conducted by the political party.”…

 

 

To read the full article, kindly download the PDF

Practice Key Contacts

More To Read

17/05/2024
Concurrent Delay in Construction Contracts: A Pragmatic Perspective

Introduction Delays on construction projects are common, often creating disputes over responsibility, extension of time and liquidated damages. Concurrent delays, where both the contractor and

07/05/2024
Innovating Finance: How IP Insurance Can Transform Nigerian Innovative Startups.

Introduction In the evolving global economy, intellectual property (IP) has emerged as a critical asset for businesses, especially for startups and innovation-driven enterprises. IP assets,