• President Obama presents “Certificate of Commendation” award to Prof. Jega, INEC Chairman

    President Obama presents “Certificate of Commendation” award to Prof. Jega, INEC Chairman

     

    President Obama of the United States of America has commended the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, over the way the Presidential and National Assembly elections were credibly conducted on March 28.

    Obama, who awarded the INEC boss with a “Certificate of Commendation” for his outstanding and sterling performance, said what the professor of Political Science had done deserves replication by all.

    President Obama, represented by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, also congratulated, President Goodluck Jonathan […]

  • What led to the death of Kano REC, Wife and two daughters

    What led to the death of Kano REC, Wife and two daughters

     

    Briefing reporters on the tragic incident in his office, the Kano State Police Commissioner, Ibrahim Idris ruled out sabotage, pointing out that detectives from the command and men from fire service have started to investigate the circumstances leading to the incident.

    The incident that occurred at his Nassarawa GRA official residence yesterday morning was said to have been triggered by fire from a split air conditioner in the sitting room. See Excerpts detailed:

    Idris said, “today (yesterday) at about 4.30am, the policemen […]

  • INEC extends voting exercise in the Presidential & National Assembly elections to March 29

    INEC extends voting exercise in the Presidential & National Assembly elections to March 29

     

    INEC on Saturday extended voting in the Presidential and National Assembly elections to Sunday, March 29. A restriction movement has been placed during the voting exercise due to this

  • INEC ready for free, fair and credible elections – Jega

    INEC ready for free, fair and credible elections – Jega

     

    Report disclosed that, Attahiru Jega, INEC chairman told a meeting in the capital city Abuja that his Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had done “everything humanly possible” for a free, fair, credible and peaceful vote on March 28.

    INEC has come under close scrutiny since last month when Jega was forced to postpone the February 14 general election on the grounds that troops could not provide adequate security on polling day.

    Nigerian soldiers, backed by troops from Cameroon, Chad and Niger, are […]