Jega (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Jega (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 12.21
Longitude: 4.38
population: 73,495
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

2015: Kukah Warns President, Governors Over Imposition of Candidates

THE Arch Bishop of Sokoto Diocese of the ‎Catholic Church, Mathew Hassan Kukah has warned President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and state governors against imposing candidates on political parties and the electorates, pointing out that such impositions would ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Controversial 30,000 polling units and fears for 2015 elections

DEAR Professor Jega,We write you as patriotic Nigerians from the United States of America, who have enjoyed the benefits derivable in an ambiance where the practice of democracy offers the citizens effective deliberative choices in the governance of public ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Afenifere Insists Jega Must Resign Over Sharing of Additional Polling Units

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on wednesday insisted that the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, must resign his appointment if he wants to maintain his stand on the distribution of the newly ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

We’re assessing security in North East – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday assessed the security situation in the North East geopolitical zone ahead of the 2015 general elections and was optimistic however that relative normalcy will return to the troubled North East, ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why presidential election comes first, by Jega (3)

WHY is it that in Nigeria, it is the courts, not INEC, that have power over election management? For instance, unless the Supreme Court clears the President or Governor, there is no mandate in the real sense of the word. When are we going to run away ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

My fears for 2015 polls – Jega

By Joe Nwankwo,Assistant Editor, AbujaThe Chairman, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, said that though his commission was putting in place adequate resources to make the 2015 elections a tremendous success, his greatest ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

My fears for 2015, by INEC chief Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is forging ahead with its introduction of 30,027 new polling units because it is convinced they will enhance smooth elections next year.The agency has started a pilot test, which it described as an ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 7 reports

2015: North East elections worry France, Germany

Posted on October 28, 2014.The International community yesterday expressed worry on the possibility and outcome of elections in the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe in 2015 due to insurgency in the area.Speaking during a courtesy visit ... [Published Hallmark News - Oct 28 2014]
Entities: Elections, Germany, France
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Onyekakeyah: INEC and the 30,000 polling units

THE controversy generated by the creation of additional 30,000 polling units by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country would not have arisen if the country has a reliable and acceptable population figure. INEC has come ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

For free, fair election in 2015, Jega must go —Clark

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has insisted that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, must be relieved of his job if free and fair election is to be guaranteed in 2015.He made the conclusion ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Olumhense: Elections 2015: Should We Trust INEC?

“I must tell you that we have caught some high-profile double registrants and we may be able to start with them in terms of prosecution,” a high-profile Nigerian official said in March 2011.His name: Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the so-called Independent ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Elections Will Take Place in Yobe, Adamawa, Borno After Security Clearance - Jega

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, yesterday declared the readiness of the commission to conduct elections in the North-Eastern states of Bornu, Yobe and Adamawa only after clearance from security ag ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 24 2014]

Quotes

...He said: "You will recall that the southern leaders' forum met in Abuja and decried the attempt to create the 30,000 polling centres whereby over 21,000 were allocated to the northern part of the country and just above 8,000 was allocated to the south. We feel that this will further worsen the dichotomy between the north and the south."
Jega was delivering a lecture on "Values, Electoral System and the Importance of Successful Elections in Nigeria's Foreign Policy" at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos
...In a later date, Jega announced that "the fairest and most logical criterion to use in distributing the 150,000 PUs nationwide is the number of registered voters." The current structure of polling units was created in 1996 by the defunct National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (NECOM), which created 120,000 polling...
... He said that the Ndigbo would resist "this new unwarranted policy of electoral fraud that is totally undemocratic."

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2015: Kukah Warns President, Governors Over Imp... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 8 hours ago]
Controversial 30,000 polling units and fears fo... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 30 2014]
Afenifere Insists Jega Must Resign Over Sharing... [Published Individual.com - Oct 30 2014]
Polling units: Jega must resign – Afenifere [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 30 2014]
We’re assessing security in North East – INEC [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 30 2014]
U.S.-based group to INEC: stop controversial po... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 30 2014]
Why presidential election comes first, by Jega (3) [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 30 2014]
My fears for 2015 polls – Jega [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 29 2014]
Imposition Of Candidates Kills Free, Fair Polls... [Published Leadership - Oct 29 2014]
My fears for 2015, by INEC chief Jega [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 29 2014]
2015: North East elections worry France, Germany [Published Hallmark News - Oct 28 2014]
Ceasefire deal stays despite attacks, says govt [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
Onyekakeyah: INEC and the 30,000 polling units [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
INEC urged to protect Africa’s image [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 28 2014]
2015: France, Germany task INEC on credible polls [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
2015: Why we’re introducing card readers –Jega [Published Daily Sun - Oct 28 2014]
Germany, France want credible election in 2015 [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 27 2014]
For free, fair election in 2015, Jega must go ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 27 2014]
Elections in Borno, others worry France, Germany [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 27 2014]
2015 elections: Germany, France urge INEC to de... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 27 2014]
Nigerians condemn high cost of nomination forms [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 27 2014]
Olumhense: Elections 2015: Should We Trust INEC? [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 26 2014]
Shagari’s govt impeached me over N50,000 – Bala... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 26 2014]
INEC In Top Gear For The 2015 Elections, Says Jega [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 24 2014]
Elections Will Take Place in Yobe, Adamawa, Bor... [Published Individual.com - Oct 24 2014]
Court Sets Aside De-registration of Hope Democr... [Published This Day Online - Oct 21 2014]
We have seen impunity in INEC – Nwabueze [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 21 2014]
Controversies awaken fears on INEC’s 2015 prepa... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 20 2014]
‘2015 election ‘ll determine Nigeria’s fate’ [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 20 2014]
Stop speaking ill of Nigeria, Prof Anya tells p... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 20 2014]
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