Electoral Reform Project

Council of State approves sanctions for poll riggers

Written on March 25th, 2009 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

    THE NATION Council of State approves sanctions for poll riggers  25/3/2009 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...
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Yar'Adua Approves INEC's Reorganisation

Written on March 3rd, 2009 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

  THIS DAY   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 By Tunde...
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AC delegation at Ghana

Written on January 9th, 2009 by
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    VANGUARD AC delegation at Ghana’s presidential inauguration     Written by VANGUARD    Friday, 09 January 200...
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Can Nigeria have a worthy electoral commission? – Olukorede Yishau

Written on January 6th, 2009 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

   THE NATION Can Nigeria have a worthy electoral commission?    7/1/2009        The successful conduct of the Ghanaian presidential election has again brought to the fore the need for Nigeria to have an unbiased electoral umpire. What does it tak...
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Uwais C'ttee Report: 10-yr ban for electoral offenders

Written on January 3rd, 2009 by
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    http://www.vanguardngr.com/content/view/25490/41/ Uwais C'ttee Report: 10-yr ban for electoral offenders   Written by Jide Ajani, Deputy Editor&...
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Obama and the Nigerian Dream

Written on November 12th, 2008 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

Obama and the Nigerian Dream   In the past few weeks I have found it difficult to put pen to paper. With Obamamania and the message of hope and change rising in crescendo against the suffocating gradualism and annoying hypocritical realities of the Nigerian state, I chose to proceed ...
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Aluko advocates establishment of electoral offences court

Written on July 28th, 2008 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

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Aluko advocates three-party system

Written on July 22nd, 2008 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

  THE NATION    Aluko advocates three-party system                22/7/2008 By Emmanuel Oladesu Renowned economist Prof. Sam Aluko has called for the merger of the 35 registered political parties into three b...
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Calls for free and fair polls hot up

Written on May 27th, 2008 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

  THE NATION   Calls for free and fair polls hot up    28/5/2008 Politicians, government representatives, civil society groups, and other stakeholders have submitted memoranda to the Uwais-led Presidential Electoral Reforms Committee at its public hearing in Lagos. EMM...
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Politicians' huge debate over de-registration of political parties

Written on April 18th, 2008 by
Categories: Electoral Reform Project

  GUARDIAN Friday, April 18, 2008               ...
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