Jega (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Jega (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 12.21
Longitude: 4.38
population: 73,495
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

INEC In Top Gear For The 2015 Elections, Says Jega

THE Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega (OFR), has said that the INEC is earnestly preparing for the 2015 elections.Speaking during a public lecture on “Values, Electoral Systems and the Importance of Successful ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 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 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

We have seen impunity in INEC – Nwabueze

As preparation for the general elections in 2015 hots up, Comrade Henry Nwabueze has thrown his hat into the ring. He is running for the governorship of Imo State on the platform of Young Democratic Party. Nwabueze, who is the president of the National ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Controversies awaken fears on INEC’s 2015 preparedness

Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is ready for the 2015 general election, analysts express fears that the commission appears to be laying mines for itself owing to some of its actions.The commission, which has since ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stop speaking ill of Nigeria, Prof Anya tells politicians

President of Ndigbo Lagos, Prof. Anya O. Anya, has cau­tioned politicians and those in leadership positions to stop speaking ill of the country.Speaking in Lagos yes­terday at a book launch organised by Interveners and Joe Nwokedi Solici­tors, Prof. Anya ... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

2015 elections under threat

The 2015 general election may have come under serious threats, as all seem not to be well with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), since trouble began brewing for the commission over the controversial planned creation of new polling ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Now That Inec Timetable Is Out

The fire is on. The political parties as well as the electoral body should work hard to avoid a familiar furyThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in compliance with the provision of the Electoral Act, has formally notified all the political ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

B/Haram cannot stop 2015 elections —Jega

.The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, yesterday said that elections would hold in February 2015 even if Boko Haram violence makes voting impossible in parts of the Northeast.He vowed that the disenfranchisement ... [Published Hallmark News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Nigerian Senate stops electoral body from creating new polling units

Copyright : APANigeria’s upper legislative body, the Senate has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop the implementation of the controversial policy of creation of additional polling units across the country.The Chairman ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Jega Asks Parties to Be Committed to Credible Polls in 2015

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has asked the registered political parties in the country to ensure that the 2015 general elections were free, fair and credible. At the third quarterly meeting with registered political ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Parties Reject Jega’s Controversial Polling Units Move Against Pro-Jonathan groups

Leaders of political parties Tuesday met with chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Attahiru Jega, advising that the controversial 30,027 additional polling units be scrapped.The parties also warned the electoral umpire on the ... [Published Point Blank News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Jega and the polling unit conundrum

Share This TagsBy Kayode OjoChairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has landed himself in hot water. Coming off the remarkable successes of the Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections, ... [Published People Daily - Sep 28 2014]

Quotes

"We believe this will eliminate instances whereby politicians are very desperate and are willing to give some people's cards to other people. By and large, we will use the card reader to stop electoral fraud" Jega said
The IPAC chairman said, "A number of political parties have started campaigning using the third party group in violation of the electoral act that provides a 90-day window. High public servants are seen on the rostrum making speeches while INEC watches helplessly. INEC must call them to order."
The Deputy Speaker, Emeka Ihedioha in his ruling said: "My dear colleagues, it is obvious to me that by admission of the omission of the chairman of the committee (Manwe), I want to rule that we suspend further consideration of the report."

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INEC In Top Gear For The 2015 Elections, Says Jega [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 17 hours ago]
Elections Will Take Place in Yobe, Adamawa, Bor... [Published Individual.com - 23 hours ago]
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]
2015 elections under threat [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
Now That Inec Timetable Is Out [Published This Day Online - Oct 19 2014]
B/Haram cannot stop 2015 elections —Jega [Published Hallmark News - Oct 17 2014]
Group rejects INEC’s proposed polling units [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 17 2014]
Jega's Ethnic Agenda [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 17 2014]
Patriotism, the country right or wrong? [Published Daily Sun - Oct 17 2014]
Jega’s ethnic agenda [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 17 2014]
Court Reserves Judgment in Suit Challenging Par... [Published This Day Online - Oct 16 2014]
Missing $2.8m: When will Gen Buhari take respon... [Published Point Blank News - Oct 16 2014]
Critics of Jega not well informed – Umeh-Nzekwe [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 14 2014]
Challenges of Nigeria’s democratic transition [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 13 2014]
Elections (2/2) – Time to Get It Right [Published This Day Online - Oct 12 2014]
Declare funding sources, groups dare TAN [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 10 2014]
Nyako’s deputy is governor as High Court sacks ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 09 2014]
Fasehun commends Jega for dropping creation of ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 09 2014]
Adamawa By-Election: INEC Awaits Formal Court O... [Published Leadership - Oct 08 2014]
Fasehun hails INEC’s revisit of new polling units [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 07 2014]
2015 and The Gathering Storm [Published Point Blank News - Oct 05 2014]
Adamawa decides on Nyako’s successor [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 05 2014]
Politicians declare bogus assets, hoping to ste... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 05 2014]
APC wanted to take glory of National Conference... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 05 2014]
Tinubu and his acolytes are my creation –Chief... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 05 2014]
INEC, political parties to meet monthly ahead o... [Published News24 - Oct 03 2014]
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