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Nigeria, 2011 and voters’ register

No one can accuse President Goodluck Jonathan of a lack of seriousness in his much-stated desire to reform Nigeria’s problematic voting system. After a long and much debated search, Mr ...

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Nigeria: Jega promises electoral reforms

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has promised  sweeping reforms to ensure only credible candidates are elected and sworn into office next year. Chinedu Offor, reporting ...

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Nigeria: Jega outlines need for electoral reforms

“I regard my nomination for the INEC job as the greatest challenge of my life, and I will do everything to ensure that I excel,”  says Chairman-designate of the Independent ...

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Nigeria News:I will appoint INEC Chairman, Yar’adua insists

   President Umaru Yar’adua has insisted that he will not delegate the powers to appoint the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission from the President to the National Judicial Council ...

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Opposition parties threaten to boycott future elections

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has threatened not to participated in future elections unless Professor Maurice Iwu is removed chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman ...

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