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Nigeria

Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega

Date of Birth: 11/01/1957
Place of Birth: Kebbi State, Nigeria


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Things fall apart in Rivers vote

Under Yakubu's distinguished predecessor, Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, last year's elections in Rivers were also murderous and fraudulent...


Mending fences

The accolades heaped on Attahiru Jega and his team at the Independent National Electoral Commission for organising the country's most credible elections to date make much of the use of new technology (AC Vol 51 No 18, Good man, impossible job)...


INEC and high-tech

The accolades heaped on Attahiru Jega and his team at the Independent National Electoral Commission for organising the country's most credible elections to date make much of the use of new technology (AC Vol 51 No 18, Good man, impossible job)...


A moment of truth for the General

Mooted plans involved forcing the resignation of Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who was seen to be taking the 'independent' part of his mandate too seriously, along with paying billions of naira to influential local leaders and using security forces to rig the vote, as was done in the Ekiti State gubernatorial election last year (AC Vol 56 No 4, Policing the vote)...

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The rigging in Rivers

A former Minister for the Niger Delta, Peter Godsday Orubebe, mounted a bizarre protest at INEC headquarters, sitting on the podium and loudly accusing Chairman Attahiru Jega of bias against his region...


On the waterfront

'There was something closer to a genuine election in 2011 in the Delta states and this year – if INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega has his way – a biometric verification system will check the eligibility of all would-be voters and all parties will ensure their agents closely monitor the count at polling stations...


Democracy delayed

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was 'deeply disappointed' by the postponement and expressed concern about attempts to pressure Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

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Economy billowing, politics floundering

The PDP’s win in last month’s gubernatorial elections in Anambra State showed how crassly elections can be rigged, despite the respected Attahiru Jega chairing the Independent National Electoral Commission...

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Inside the presidential fight

Secondly, the Independent National Election Commission is headed by a reformer, Professor Attahiru Jega, who has been battling to break the grip of the politicians on the election system (AC Vol 51 No 16, Father Kukah, Professor Jega and the vote)...

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Better elections, dangerous politics

Although domestic and international observers praised INEC’s efforts under new Chairman Attahiru Jega, neither Buhari nor his party accepted the presidential figures as genuine and are challenging them in court...


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