Jega (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Jega (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 12.21
Longitude: 4.38
population: 73,495
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Constituency delineation

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently announced that it has suspended plan for constituency delineation. INEC Chairman Professor Attahiru Jega noted that in the light of doubts over the commencement and conclusion of the exercise ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 16 2014]
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 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Danger Signs from Ekiti, Osun Elections

Prof. Attahiru JegaThe Monday DiscourseThere are indeed ominous signs already preceding the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States, write Toba Suleiman, Yinka Kolawole, Shola Oyeyipo and Ojo M. MaduekweThere are two dates in two of the months ... [Published This Day Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Activists should help perfect democracy – Erubami

In this interview with Correspondent, Oladele Ogunsola , civil rights activist, Comrade Mashood Erubami, explained why he is taking a leap into the troubled waters of Nigerian politics rather than continue in activism, where he made his mark. He also ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Public Funding for Nigerian Elections

Full —Now By                                                                                                         SKC Ogbonnia, Ph.D. Houston, Texas SKCOgbonnia@firsttexasenergy. com The Electoral Act of 2010 empowers the Independent National ... [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

2015: Clearing the Boko Haram hurdle

Jega and AbubakarThe Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will conduct the 2015 general election in the northern states besieged by Boko Haram insurgents. To achieve free, fair and credible elections in the troubled states, LEKE BAIYEWU ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 13 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 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria begins voter registration in May for 2015 polls

Copyright : APAThe Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, has announced that the commission will commence continuous voter registration from May ahead of the general and presidential elections in Nigeria ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 11 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 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 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]

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
` "`What we wrote in our report is that at the end of this deliberation, this conference should advise the President, how best to integrate the outcomes into the Nigerian constitution."
The tool would help to identify possible ` "triggers’ for election related violence before it occurs at different stages of the electoral cycle."

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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]
Senate Reject e-Voting, Single Day Elections [Published NigeriaCommunicationsWeek - Apr 02 2014]
Jega: Review of constituency delineation to aff... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 02 2014]
INEC Assures on Diaspora Voting [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Apr 02 2014]
Senate moves to strip Jega of power to appoint ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 02 2014]
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