Final result of Nigerian Presidential Election 2011

The result has been finally announced by the chief returning officer of the Presidential Election who is also the chairman of INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega. He announced Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the winner of the presidential election with a total vote of 22,495,187. Though before the announcement of the result, violence has erupted in some […]

National Assembly Polls Cancellation

Matters Arising: Jega’s Sack and Resignation Following the cancellation of the National Assembly Polls while voters were busy casting their votes across the country last Saturday 2nd April many Nigerians have expressed outright disappointment while some are even calling for the head of the Commission’s Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega. Yes Jega must be blamed for […]

INEC ABORTS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION

“Nigerians not to crucify the leadership of INEC on this issue. He opined that it is quite encouraging to find an upright man like Jega who can come out boldly to take responsibility for the mistake of his agency and refusing to tow the path of his predecessors who would have gone ahead irrespective of the situation and later declare concocted results.”

SECURITY ALERT: WHY 2011 GENERAL ELECTIONS MAY NOT BE DIFFERENT FROM THOSE OF 2003 AND 2007

The Issue: Security at the Polls The conduct of the 2011 general elections is now constitutionally less than 120 days away except, if by unparalleled ingenuity, the National Assembly accedes to the request of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for extension till April 2011. And as usual with so many things Nigerian, preparations for […]