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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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A trap for the juggernaut

Unlike his predecessors, Jonathan has so far proved willing to give INEC’s Chairman (the democracy activist Professor Attahiru Jega) the independence to do his job thoroughly...


Results that are fit to print

• a credible and non-partisan academic, Attahiru Jega, heads the Independent National Election Commission (INEC)...


Electric elections

Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (AC Vol 51 No 18), has improved management at the centre, but the big problems are in the states, where electoral commissioners come under huge pressure from governors...


A false start

That still has not cleared things up and the new urgency comes from the Chairman of the Independent National Election Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, who has said the slow progress in procuring and training officials mean the chances of a credible election would improve with a month’s delay...


The field gets more crowded

There is no shortage of candidates or political parties contesting the presidential election due early next year; the exact timetable (AC Vol 51 No 18) is under review after the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, last week called for more time to register an estimated 70 million electors...


Good man, impossible job

Everyone, in and out of government, acclaimed the appointment in June of academic and trades unionist Attahiru Jega as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission...


Father Kukah, Professor Jega and the vote

' Kukah sees the newly appointed chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, as an exception to that pattern: 'He's a very kind intellectual...


A government in a hurry

Those tipped as candidates are Olisa Agbakoba, civic activist and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA); Attahiru Jega, one-time President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU); Jibrin Ibrahim, commentator and Director of the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD); Major General (Retired) Ishola Williams, President of Transparency Nigeria; and George Oguntade, retired Justice of the Supreme Court...


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