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Attahiru Jega: Lecturers conspired with politicians to rig elections

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system describing it as being under assault.

Election: Kingsley Moghalu, Tunde Bakare others task media on unbiased reportage

Some eminent Nigerians on Tuesday called on the media to ensure a balanced reportage of electoral activities in order to consolidate the present political dispensation.

2019: Group alleges plot to hack INEC database

A coalition of civil society groups, under the aegis of C24, which seeks to promote good governance and electoral integrity, has raised the alarm over threats to the electoral process by sophisticated IT hackers.

PDP: INEC colluding with APC to doctor Osun election result sheets

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State chapter, on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was colluding with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to alter the result sheets of the governorship poll held on the 22nd September; 2018 and the rerun exercise, which was won last Thursday by the candidate of the party, Mr Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Nigerian elections: Strong referee, weak process

Those who know the contributions of Festus Okoye as Executive Director, Human Rights Monitor to our election process may have commended his nomination last week as one of the National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Okoye is eminently qualified to hold the highest office in INEC.

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