Electoral Reform Project
INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega’s Statement at Interaction with Political Parties (Wednesday, 18th August, 2010)
OPENING REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) AT THE INTERACTIVE CONSULTATION BETWEEN INEC AND THE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF...
Past INEC Chairmen
By Imam Imam, 06.09.2010
Eyo Esua (1960-1966)
Eyo Ita Esua from Cross River State (South-south), led the first indigenous electoral body in the country. Esua’s commission organized the first post-independence federal and regional election...
Inec's Iwu Asked to proceed on Pre-Disengagement Leave with Immediate Effect
The Acting President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has directed the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Maurice Iwu, to proceed on pre- disengagement l...
Ohakim and the Political Deities
Governor Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State made a significant media showing last week. He visited the corporate headquarters of THISDAY and granted a thrilling interview which was carried in THISDAY newspaper of Friday, Nov. 6. Another interview was also generously splas...
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
INEC, Computer Society canvass e-voting in future electionsBy Adeyemi Adepetun and Bankole Orimisan
IN preparation for future general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) is collabora...
In true federal set up, states should have their own constitution, says Karibi-Whyte
Retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte told KELVIN EBIRI in Port Harcourt that the Federal Government lacks the will to resolve the problems in the Niger Delta. He said that one w...
April 2, 2009
Electoral Fraud Litigations Cost N70b, Say Politicians
By Sule Lazarus and Otei Oham, Abuja
Politicians told lawmakers on Wednesday that from available statistics to them, about N70 billion has been squandered since 1999 to seek legal redress against electoral...
Council of State approves sanctions for poll riggers
Governors won yesterday a major battle to keep the State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) alive. The proposed electoral reform recommended that SIECs be dumped.
But election riggers got a blow in...
Yar'Adua Approves INEC's Reorganisation
•White Paper on Uwais Panel's report okays independent candidacy, proportional representation in govt •Burden of proof in election petitions shifted to umpire •Petitions to end before winners assume office