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Nigeria Needs Competent Leaders, Not Strong Leaders – Former INEC Chairman, Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has said what Nigeria needs, is not necessarily a leader, who is strong, but one who is competent and assertive. Speaking at the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja, on Monday, Jega warned against the misconception that leaders, who…

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National Assembly Members Are Notorious For Bribe Seeking – Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has accused members of the National Assembly of seeking for bribes to carry out their constitutional duties. The professor of Political Science made this known on Monday while delivering the year’s Democracy Day lecture at the International Conference Centre, Abuja which had President…

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Presidential Election: APC, PDP Spent N11.7B On Campaign Says Report

A recent report by Centre for Social Justice has revealed that the All Progressives Congress ( APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spent N11,665,532,033 billion on campaign expenses in the last presidential election, won by President Muhammadu Buhari. While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under its former Chairman, Attahiru Jega placed a ceiling…

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Jega Talks 2015 Elections & The Challenges He Faced

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday while speaking at a University of Abuja Public Lecture Series with the theme, Electoral Reforms in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects, said the Commission went through unnecessary challenges posed by desperate politicians.   Jega said: “From my experience, I quite often say that…

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