Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls
Getting a practical Electoral Act to moderate elections remains one particular way through which politicians wage secret battles against credible polls in Nigeria. Observers have said that Nigerian politicians are selfish and hypocritical because their greatest preoccupation is how to hold unto power...
Danger ahead of 2019 polls, by Jega
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, says the road leading to the 2019 general elections portends danger.Delivering a 2018 Democracy Day lecture yesterday in Abuja, Jega cited the violence which characterised the recent party congresses in some states.
Jega heads Maitama Sule Centre for politics, governance
Kano State Government has appointed former INEC boss Prof. Attahiru Jega to head the committee madated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance.
Jega, Gambari, Onaiyekan, others raise concern over 2019 election
Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, former Minister of Foreign...
Jega wants credible volunteers for election duties
Immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has said excesses and recklessness of crooked politicians...
Sequence and credibility of elections
While the swiftness with which the House of Representatives amended the 2010 Electoral Act and changed Independent National Electoral Commission...
Power to the people
This is the tragedy of the Nigerian politician that has turned the judicial arm into a mandate-giving institution. This newspaper has at various times drawn attention to the danger of allowing the judiciary to play the role of “returning officers” in elections.
NBA 2017 Annual General Conference begins Friday
A statement by the NBA-AGC Media and Communications unit said participants would be drawn from government, business, professional service providers and the academia from across the world.
Jega, Junaid seek dispassionate agitations for restructuring
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega and Member of Parliament in the second republic, Dr. Juniad Mohammed, have sought dispassionate calls for the restructuring of Nigeria’s nationhood.