Tag Archives: Professor Attahiru Jega

Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, Joins PRP

Professor Attahiru Jega, former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). The National Publicity Secretary, Abdul Gombe, in a statement on Friday, said Jega would chair the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat analysis Committee of the party in order to reposition it for more nationalistic outlook…

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Update On Hajj Stampede: Prof Jega’s Brother, Justice Jega Among Dead

One of the dead in the worst disaster to strike the annual hajj pilgrimage in 25 years has been identified as Justice Abubakar Abdulkadir Jega, the presiding justice of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal and brother of the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, THEWILL reports.…

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Jega As INEC Chairman After Five Years, Hands Over To Wali

Professor Attahiru Jega has retired as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after five years in the saddle where he supervised two general elections – 2011 and 2015. Jega formally bowed out day and handed over to new Acting Chairman of INEC, Ambassador Ahmed Wali, who is a National Commissioner at the commission.…

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Jega Can’t Guarantee Elections Will Hold As Scheduled

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, Wednesday reaffirmed that only voters with permanent voting cards (PVCs) will be accredited to vote in the March 28 and April 11, 2015 general elections. According to THEWILL, Jega spoke at the Senate on Wednesday where he briefed senators on the readiness of…

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