Posts Tagged ‘Professor Attahiru Jega’

Former INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega joins political party

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 3, 2019
Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). PRP’s National Publicity Secretary, Abdul Gombe, in a statement on Friday, said Jega would help re-position the party for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections. Although the exact date Jega joined the PRP was not […]

INEC Failed to Build on 2015 Success

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 7, 2019
If the performance postings of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the February 23 and March 9 elections were a testament to the level of incompetence at the commission’s leadership, those that followed as supplementary exercise were simply the capping of her gross yet inexplicable disappointment in the discharge of a critical national assignment. […]

FG should hands off Appointment of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission – Jega

by Breaking Timeson June 13, 2017
Professor Attahiru Jega has called for the legislation of appointment of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Professor Jega stated this yesterday in Kano while answering questions from participants at a public lecture titled: ‘Electoral Democracy and Integrity in Nigeria: Reflections on INEC’s Transformation 2011-2015’, organised by the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic […]

Jega’s assistant disputes Goodluck Jonathan’s ”Disparities in votes collated in Kano” in 2015 election

by Breaking Timeson May 5, 2017
Simply identified as Usman, a former personal assistant to Professor Attahiru Jega, the former INEC chairman that conducted the election in which Goodluck Jonathan was shown the exit, has controverted the former president’s claim that there was a major disparity between the votes cast for the presidential and National Assembly elections in Kano State in 2015. […]