Group says INEC doesn’t need ASUU for credible polls
Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) does not need the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to conduct credible elections. It faulted the proposed meeting between INEC and ASUU members on strike over the conduct of the general elections. The national president, Igbini Emmanuel, in a…
Obasanjo, Jega, ex-presidents seek use of ICT in election
Former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has canvassed the use of appropriate technology in the conduct of elections.
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.
Moslems offer Juma’at prayers to herald democracy day
Activities to mark this year’s Democracy Day, which comes up on Tuesday, May 29 begin today with Juma’at prayers at the National Mosque in Abuja.
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...
Experts caution against dictatorship in Africa
Experts have cautioned against single-party and authoritarian rule in Africa.
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...
Jega to deliver lecture on election at UNILAG
Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, would on Thursday deliver a lecture at the University of Lagos.