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

Again, politics of North and South divide

The Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections saw the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) receiving a lot of kudos for conducting what has been generally accepted as free, fair and credible elections. In the euphoria of that, Nigerians are looking ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jega gets kudos at editors’ conference

• Ex-gov Osoba says, ‘so far, so good’Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, yesterday, gave the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, the thumbs up, describing the performance of the commission ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 6 reports

We didn’t do anything extraordinary in Ekiti, Osun – INEC Chairman

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday disclosed that the INEC is one of the industries highly misunderstood in Nigeria, saying that INEC did nothing extraordinary in Ekiti and Osun governorship ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

INEC seeks collaboration to tackle illegal campaign finances

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday asked for concerted efforts to tackle illegal campaign finances ahead of the 2015 general elections.Jega spoke in Abuja, through a national commissioner of INEC ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New polling units: Group urges Jega to address lopsidedness

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has been urged to urgently address the alleged lopsidedness in the creation of new polling units across the federation.The Delta People’s Forum (DPF), which made the ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Adamawa By-election: APC Expresses Confidence in INEC

APC logoOnyebuchi EzigboThe All Progressives Congress (APC) monday said Nigeria was on the verge of witnessing truly free, fair, credible and transparent elections beginning with the Adamawa governorship poll, if the recent comments by the Chairman of ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Transformation Lies For Sale

— Aug 26, 2014 |Even though President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to dither on declaring his intention to contest the 2015 presidential election, Nigerians are no doubt aware that he has since commenced his campaign across the country in outright ... [Published Leadership - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

INEC pushes for code of conduct on media reporting of elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), charged with the responsibility of conducting elections, is pushing for code of conduct on media reportage of elections, it hopes will be ready before the 2015 general  elections.The basis for the ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Constituencies Delimitation To Conclude After 2015 Elections —Jega

by   ·   No CommentsProf. Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said that delimitation of constituencies would be concluded after the general elections of 2015.INEC daily bulletin issued in Abuja on Wednesday quoted ... [Published PM News Nigeria - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 6 reports

Jega Criticises Use Of Masked Security Operatives For Elections

Professor Attahiru Jega says the use of masked security personnel scare voters from coming to voteThe Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has criticised the use of masked security operatives ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Political parties urge INEC to restore party funding

Political parties registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), have cried out to the National Assembly to prevail on the commission to restore its funding of political parties.The political parties made their position known through ... [Published Hallmark News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 8 reports

APC Expresses Concern Over INEC, Security Agencies’ Alleged Bias

•Accuses New Police Boss Of Inducing Officers With CashTHE All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that every available evidence going into Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State shows the clear hostility by INEC and the security agencies towards ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 08 2014]

Quotes

According to him, "election is everybody's business and if we don't see it that way, you will come to see it through water, roads and any other means of livelihood. The elite must come to the aid of INEC by partnering with it believing that it is your own project and without you, it cannot succeed."
"He said that in spite challenges facing the commission, he was optimistic that elections in 2015 would be much better.’’"
"He also expressed the readiness of INEC to welcome any form of partnership that would improve the integrity of elections in the country."
Some of the commissioners, it was gathered, "wanted to know what was meant by 85% proportional distribution and 121 additional polling units for equality of states that were deemed to have excess!"

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Again, politics of North and South divide [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 8 hours ago]
Adamawa by-election too hasty –Agi, PDP chieftain [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 30 2014]
Jega gets kudos at editors’ conference [Published Daily Sun - Aug 29 2014]
Reps disagree on use of military for election [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 29 2014]
We didn’t do anything extraordinary in Ekiti, O... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 28 2014]
INEC deserves appreciation —Jega [Published Nigerian Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Jega says INEC deserves commendation, not conde... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
INEC seeks collaboration to tackle illegal camp... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 27 2014]
INEC will conduct bye-election in all parts of ... [Published News24 - Aug 27 2014]
INEC Will Conduct Bye-Election in All Parts of ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
New polling units: Group urges Jega to address ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
There’ll be credible polls in states, says Jega [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
2015 - North vs South (I): INEC Gives North Fre... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
Sultan Sa’ad: A peacemaker at 58 [Published People Daily - Aug 26 2014]
Adamawa By-election: APC Expresses Confidence i... [Published This Day Online - Aug 26 2014]
Transformation Lies For Sale [Published Leadership - Aug 26 2014]
INEC pushes for code of conduct on media report... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
INEC’s position on credible polls offers us hop... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 25 2014]
APC applauds INEC over assurances of credible p... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 25 2014]
APC says Jega assurances offer hope of free, fa... [Published PM News Nigeria - Aug 25 2014]
S’East PDP Rejects New Polling Booth Allocation... [Published This Day Online - Aug 25 2014]
INEC Urged to Extend Re-registration of Voters ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
Jega and security [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 24 2014]
Campaign guidelines ready soon — INEC [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 24 2014]
Jega, Akinfeleye, Others For Lagos NIPR 25th AG... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 23 2014]
Senate and INEC’s belated appeal [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 23 2014]
INEC [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 23 2014]
Constituencies Delimitation To Conclude After 2... [Published PM News Nigeria - Aug 22 2014]
Dangote Set to Invest N165 Billion in Rice Prod... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 22 2014]
INEC to use card readers in 2015, says Jega [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 22 2014]
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