Tag Archives: Attahiru Jega

2015: Jega, National Commissioners on War Path

By JIDE AJANI A power struggle is brewing between Professor Attahiru Jega, the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and some of his National Commissioners. At the centre of the struggle is the contention for relevance by the National Commissioners who see themselves as “mere board members” without any form of executive

Governor Murtala Nyako and Prof Attahiru Jega

A Question of Honour for INEC and NBA

By Dr ANTHONY KILA THE HONOUR of two apparently distinct and different bodies INEC and the NBA has been clearly challenged by two of their stakeholders and for everybody’s sake these two bodies cannot afford to pretend that the challenge was not thrown. INEC is the Independent National Electoral Commission, Nigeria’s apex electoral regulator; INEC

Prospects And Challenges of INEC For Credible Elections In Future

By AHMED ABUBAKAR As the 2011 general elections has past and INEC is assiduously working towards conducting credible and acceptable elections in 2015, it may be said that it has at the moment impressively put in place some necessary machineries for a successful election. But in spite of all the efforts of the Independent National

PDPcandidates wins Bagudo/Suru Fedederal Constituency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared MalamBello Kaoje of PDP as the winner of Bagudo/Suru Federal Constituency re-runelection held on Saturday. The Returning Officer, Mr Shehu Abubakar of Othman Danfodio University,Sokoto, announced that Kaoje secured 74,232 votes to beat Malam Garba Abdullahiof CPC, who scored 17527 votes. The re-run election, which held on