Posts Tagged ‘INEC’

Why Nigeria Needs No Elections In 2011

Written on August 29th, 2010 by
Categories: Elections 2011

By Adeola Aderounmu Nigerians must insist of credible elections. It is the first prerequisite for the turning point that we continue to seek. We know that corruption, stupidity, senselessness and outright madness dominate Nigerian politics but credible elections remains the most single importa...
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Jega, Nigeria’s Electoral Commission Head Promises More Credible Elections

Written on July 23rd, 2010 by
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New INEC Head, Attahiru Jega, is getting down to business ahead of general elections: Elections in Nigeria could now take place in January. The electoral commission head has promised those elections will be more credible than a 2007 vote marked by fraud and intimidation. Attahiru Jega took the h...
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Iwu fires at critics: Polls 2007 were most credible

Written on October 30th, 2007 by
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WHEN Professor Maurice Iwu, in the wake of the 2003 general elections, was named chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, hopes were high that he would, being an academic, be true to his calling, work assiduously and honestly to give Nigeria a free, fair and credible set of e...
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INEC Needs Financial Autonomy, Says Yar

Written on August 28th, 2007 by
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President Umaru Musa Yar...
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Iwu Damns Senate, Says It Cannot Probe INEC

Written on May 24th, 2007 by
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PROFESSOR Maurice Iwu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has spurned the Senate probe of the commission...
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Court rules that INEC must produce election materials to justify its results

Written on May 14th, 2007 by
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ABUJA (Reuters) - A court on Monday ordered Nigeria's electoral body to produce evidence supporting its declaration of Umaru Yar'Adua as president-elect after a poll labeled "not credible" by international observers.Read More:http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSL1410728320070514?p...
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WASTED! .. …How INEC spent N11bn on unused e-voting equipment

Written on May 9th, 2007 by
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A scandal is now brewing at INEC office as it has been discovered that the commission squandered over N11bn on e-voting materials that were never deployed during the just concluded state and national elections.Read More:http://www.sunnewsonline.com/webpages/features/suntech/2007/may/09/suntech-09-05...
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Nigeria Has Come Of Age – Iwu

Written on May 5th, 2007 by
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IT humbles me profoundly to play the role I am playing in the life of this great country, as the Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Returning Officer in the historic 2007 presidential election, which ushers in the beginning of the years of maturity for democracy in Nigeria. First, may I join other Ni...
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INEC admits abandoning 700,000 ballot papers in South Africa

Written on April 30th, 2007 by
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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday admitted that it left 700,000 presidential ballot papers behind in South Africa...There had been reports that the commission only brought in 30 per cent of the presidential ballot papers it printed in South Africa so as to starve some states of...
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INEC to conduct 117 new Elections in 27 States out of 36 in Nigeria on April 28

Written on April 26th, 2007 by
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct by-elections on Saturday in 27 states of the federation. 117 outstanding elections are to be conducted. They include governorship, state constituency, federal constituency and senate seats undecided after the failure of elections on ...
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