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Prof. Attahiru Jega

13 Dec 2022
The European Union (EU) has decried the rising level of electoral offences in Nigeria, saying a democratic government built on shaky foundation due to faulty electoral process will erode people’s confidence in the government.
Attahiru Jega
29 Mar 2022
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said that lack of good leadership responsible for the state of affairs in Nigeria.
5 Jan 2022
I believe in Nigeria. This is an affirmation that I do not need to prove to anyone. It is just a simple affirmation that sums up my professional commitment to the very idea of a Nigeria...
2 Dec 2021
Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, have lamented the lack of commitment of people in leadership to national unity.
9 Nov 2021
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said that the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) will take over government in 2023 to deliver the common man from the quagmire the country in which the country found itself.
15 Oct 2021
Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said an overhaul of the electoral system in ECOWAS Member States is critical in achieving credible, free and fair elections in the West Africa.
14 Apr 2021
Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has promised to work with other chairmen of the visitation panels to develop good reports...
9 Oct 2020
Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Prof. Attahiru Jega and other civil right actors have called for the convening of a National People’s Conference to address Nigeria’s political structure.
24 Oct 2019
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, yesterday said that the 2019 general elections were a setback to the “positive gains the country had recorded in its electoral process.”
24 Sep 2019
The immediate past senator, who represented Kaduna Central in the Eighth National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has lampooned those suggesting the idea of the North holding...
26 Apr 2019
When Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed the dates for gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States respectively for November 2, 2019, it was obvious that the electoral time line under the watch of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has turned full circle.    It would be recalled that while INEC’s journey through flip flops and second…
27 Mar 2019
Sir: I want to wish my senior colleague, Prof. Tunde Ajiboye, happy retired life. He had to retire from University of Ilorin after clocking 70, February 2019. Not knowing the exact date, I got to his door and the name was no longer there. That is life. When I was expressing sentiments, he reminded me,…


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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Saturday, revealed  that he has no political ambition for now but to help President Bola Tinubu to succeed. Responding to a question about his next move after governorship, being one of the major presidential aspirants during the presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governor pointed…
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Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, on Saturday, ordered a ban on illegal mining activities and directed law enforcement officials to take stringent action against violators. Over the years, illegal mining in the state has tended to fuel banditry and other criminal activities, according to reports. The Governor justified the ban in a statement by his…
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two suspected oil thieves and armored cable thieves at separate locations in the FCT. FCT Commandant of the NSCDC Olusola Odumosu paraded the suspects who are between ages 25-30, in Abuja. He said the command, through credible intelligence reports…
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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called for urgent reforms in Nigeria's electoral and judicial systems in the wake of the recent ruling by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu State, which has left the nation in disbelief. HURIWA, a leading civil rights advocacy group dedicated to upholding human rights and…
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Marine team of the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, has intercepted two hundred and ninety two bags of smuggled foreign rice at Eleko Beach, Lagos. Acting on intelligence report from it's monitoring team, three suspects were arrested conveying the smuggled goods from Cotonou, Benin Republic aboard…