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2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega

2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega
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In an apparent warning to the military to stay away from the forth-coming general elections, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, hinted that the power of the military as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution (as amended), does not empower it to monitor elections. The INEC chairman spoke at a town hall […]

INEC: PVC collection rate hits 80%

INEC: PVC collection rate hits 80%
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has recorded 80.61 per cent collection rate of Permanent Voter Cards. As of Monday, March 9, at least 55,490,031 voters had received their PVCs, Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, stated on Tuesday. INEC registered a total of 68,833,476 voters for the 2015 general elections. […]

The Paradox Of Attahiru Jega, By Charles Onunaiju

The Paradox Of Attahiru Jega, By Charles Onunaiju
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The current campaign of calumny and federal government cum ruling party highly co-ordinated witch-hunt of Mr. Attahiru Jega, professor of political science and chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC is quite intriguing to say the least, if one extrapolates to just four years ago. Just four years ago in 2011 Mr. Attahiru Jega was […]

INEC: Nigerians Displaced By Boko Haram To ‘Vote’ In 2015

INEC: Nigerians Displaced By Boko Haram To ‘Vote’ In 2015
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The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, said on Wednesday that it planned to make provisions for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, to cast their votes in the 2015 general polls. Tukur Sa’ad, the Borno Resident Electoral Commissioner, said this during a visit to the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Ibn Garbai in Maiduguri. Mr. Sa’ad, however, said that […]

Saraki: Senate Hasn’t Discussed Suspension Of New Polling Units

Saraki: Senate Hasn’t Discussed Suspension Of New Polling Units
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The chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr Bukola Saraki has clarified that the Senate has at no time debated the suspension of the new polling units created by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country. He said the statements credited to Senator Andy Uba on the issue “are at best the […]

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