Jega (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Jega (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 12.21
Longitude: 4.38
population: 73,495
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Arewa chief faults INEC over 2015 election timetable

AREWA chieftain and the spokesman of the Northern Delegates Forum (NDF), Mr. Anthony Sani, yesterday faulted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, over his comments that the nation cannot conduct ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

2015: My fears for Jega

SIR: As 2015 elections beckon, my fear increases day in day out for what could be the fate of Nigerians and the INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega after the elections. There is no doubt that the atmosphere is going to be tense as some Nigerians and ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘INEC Can Conduct All Elections In One Day’

AREWA chieftain and the spokesman of the Northern Delegates Forum (NDF), Mr. Anthony Sani, Friday, faulted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega on his comments that the nation cannot conduct the 2015 ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Voters Registration Begins in May

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the commission would commence its continuos voter registration exercise in May 2014 ahead of the 2015 general elections.Jega stated this on Thursday at the opening ... [Published Tell Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Jega Advocates Total Autonomy Of State Electoral Commissions

The Chairman of The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, is advocating total independence and autonomy of State Independent Electoral Commissions in the country to enable them discharge their constitutional responsibilities ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Elections’ll hold in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa in 2015 – INEC

INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru JegaThe Independent National Electoral Commission has   formally assured Nigerians that elections will hold in all parts of the country, including Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states which are currently under emergency ru ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Jega Hosts Election Debate Group

The board of trustees of the Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDG visited the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC in Abuja. The visit was part of preparation for the forthcoming governorshipelections in Ekiti and Osun states. The board, led by his chairman, ... [Published Tell Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

2015 - Why Nigerians in Diaspora Won't Vote - Jega

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, yesterday said a provision of the law that requires every eligible person to cast their ballot at the polling unit where they registered as a voter forecloses Diaspora ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Jega: Review of constituency delineation to affect election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, said the upcoming constituency delimitation exercise across the electoral constituencies in the country may affect outcome of elections.He said the periodic review ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

INEC begins demarcation of constituencies for 2015

Jega’s 17-man panel to review lawmakers’ seats allocationA major redrawing of constituencies, which may affect representation in the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, has begun.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) inaugurated ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Between Jega and the Errant Parties

A recent comment by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, that all political parties were guilty of embarking on premature campaigns across the country was an eye opener of sorts. This comment, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Jega must clear this

It was alleged that the All Progressives Congress had stalled the registration of the Unity Party of Nigeria in order to prevent her candidates from contesting in the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states . From all indications, theAll Progressives ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

"The people of Ekiti State have seen the Ayoka saga; they have seen the Ido/Osi saga but this time around, INEC must demonstrate its seriousness to conduct a credible election."
...said for elections to be free and fair, the commission must share information and collaborate with State Electoral Commissions, adding that "there cannot be good governance in the country if the foundation of the electoral process is not right" . He also announced that the commission had commenced a programme of constituency delineation ahead of 2015 elections
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Arewa chief faults INEC over 2015 election time... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 6 hours ago]
Nigeria Elections: Stage Set for Real Competition [Published Think Africa Press - Apr 23 2014]
To Governor Nyako And Ambassador Habiba; Jonath... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 22 2014]
Ondo by-election: LP takes INEC, others to court [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 21 2014]
Constituency delineation [Published Daily Trust - Apr 16 2014]
2015: My fears for Jega [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
Between INEC’s N93 billion demand and preparati... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 14 2014]
Danger Signs from Ekiti, Osun Elections [Published This Day Online - Apr 14 2014]
Activists should help perfect democracy – Erubami [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Apr 14 2014]
Public Funding for Nigerian Elections [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 13 2014]
2015: Clearing the Boko Haram hurdle [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 13 2014]
‘INEC Can Conduct All Elections In One Day’ [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 11 2014]
NEWS ANALYSIS: Towards a peaceful governorship ... [Published News Agency of Nigeria - Apr 11 2014]
2015: Insecurity, govs plea and INEC’s challeng... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 11 2014]
Nigeria begins voter registration in May for 20... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
Voters Registration Begins in May [Published Tell Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Jega Advocates Total Autonomy Of State Electora... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Apr 09 2014]
Jega: Nigeria cannot hold 2015 elections in one... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 09 2014]
Jonathan’s Men, APC Leaders Take 2015 Battle To US [Published Nigeria Intel - Apr 08 2014]
Elections’ll hold in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa in 20... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 08 2014]
Why INEC seeks power to stop candidates, by Jega [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 08 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Nigeria's voter reg... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 08 2014]
INEC screens staff to check irregularities in 2015 [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 07 2014]
Confab referendum will cost N22bn – Delegate [Published Daily Trust - Apr 07 2014]
Confab referendum will cost N22bn –Delegate [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 06 2014]
Early campaigns: INEC, a toothless bulldog? [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Apr 06 2014]
INEC, AU, institute for electoral assisstance s... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 03 2014]
Jega Hosts Election Debate Group [Published Tell Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
Ekiti and Osun: Challenges before Jega’s INEC [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Apr 03 2014]
2015 - Why Nigerians in Diaspora Won't Vote - Jega [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
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