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Projected List of 12 States Under Jega's RNP If their Preferred Presidential Candidate is Elected

Photo: Map of Nigerian 12 States, culled from ResearchGate Remarkably, the former national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega was among some prominent citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeriua who came together to establish a new political group, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP).

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Projected List of 12 States Under Jega's RNP If their Preferred Presidential Candidate is Elected

POLITICS

Restructuring: Prof. Attahiru Jega Seeks Scrapping Of 24 States

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for the compression of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to fast track the development of the country. Yesterday at the inaugural caucus conference of the Rescue Nigeria Project, in Abuja, Jega said the agitation for restructuring as a result of marginalisation and inequities in the management of the political affairs of the country as well as bad governance driven by incompetent, inept, inefficient and self-serving leadership among others.

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Restructuring: Prof. Attahiru Jega Seeks Scrapping Of 24 States

POLITICS

2023 Elections: Ayade Tasks INEC On Free, Fair Elections

Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade has described free and fair elections as a catalyst for national unity and an antidote against voter apathy. Ayade who spoke at the Conference Hall of the Governor's Office, Calabar, while playing host to the new Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Cyril Omoregbe, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be wary of desperate lobbyists and politicians and not allow itself to be compromised.

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2023 Elections: Ayade Tasks INEC On Free, Fair Elections

POLITICS

Ekiti 2022 : 3 Factors That Might Likely Determine Who Wins The Governorship Election Next Year

Political parties in Ekiti State in the South West region of Nigeria are now making preparations ahead of the governorship election coming up next year. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed June 18 as the day for the election for the people to elect their prefered candidates.

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Ekiti 2022 : 3 Factors That Might Likely Determine Who Wins The Governorship Election Next Year

POLITICS

Reasons E-Transmission Of Election Results In 2033 Should Be Encouraged

Nigerians have been clamoring for the electronic transmission of election results for years now, arguing that it will make the electoral process transparent and credible. However, as the 2023 general elections are fast approaching, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it has enough structures to successfully e-transmit election results.

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Reasons E-Transmission Of Election Results In 2033 Should Be Encouraged

POLITICS

3 Reasons Why Jega Might Contest In The 2023 Presidential Election Under RNP

It's no longer news that different prominent Nigerians, comprising an erstwhile Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, and a political economist, Professor Pat Utomi, have united to dismiss the ruling All Progressives Congress and the greatest opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, from the political domain in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

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3 Reasons Why Jega Might Contest In The 2023 Presidential Election Under RNP

POLITICS

Jega Harps On Retructuring, Seeks Reduction Of States To 12

Daily Trust reported that"former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has called for the reduction of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to fast track the development of the country." Prof Jega stated this at the unveiling ceremony of the Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP) a new political party in Abuja, Jega said the agitation for restructuring as a result of marginalization and inequities in the management of the political affairs of the country as well as bad governance driven by incompetent, inept, inefficient and self-serving leadership among others.

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Jega Harps On Retructuring, Seeks Reduction Of States To 12

POLITICS

OPINION: Why It Is Risky To Have Names Of Dead People In Voters Register After INEC's Revelation

It will be risky to still have the names of dead people in the voters register ahead of the coming general elections in 2023. This follows the revelation made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, that names of dead people are still on the voters register.

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OPINION: Why It Is Risky To Have Names Of Dead People In Voters Register After INEC's Revelation

POLITICS

It Is Clear That Anambra Election Will Not Hold Under Current Chaotic Conditions - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it is deeply concerned about the situation in the southeast especially ESN threat to disrupt the election in the region In a statement made available by Rotimi Oyekanmi "it is clear that Anambra election will not hold under current chaotic conditions" He explained that there could be constitutional crisis if INEC is unable to conduct general elections in the region

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It Is Clear That Anambra Election Will Not Hold Under Current Chaotic Conditions - INEC

POLITICS

Why The Names Of Deceased Nigerians Are Still On The Voter Register - Professor Mahmood Yakubu

The electoral process in every country has to be accountable to prevent any form of misrepresentation or fraud. The names of people who are not eligible to vote should not be in the voter register. However, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that the names of deceased Nigerians are still on the voter register.

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Why The Names Of Deceased Nigerians Are Still On The Voter Register - Professor Mahmood Yakubu

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Deji Adeyanju's Reaction To INEC's Decision On Electronic Transmission Is Totally Valid

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed that the commission will not be going back on its decision to transmit election results electronically from polling units in upcoming elections, unless the National Assembly creates a new law to stop it. This may have come as a huge surprise to popular human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju (as it did to many Nigerians), that he took to his social media platform to react to it, by inquiring if INEC have a server that can transmit the results, which is quite a valid question.

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Opinion: Why Deji Adeyanju's Reaction To INEC's Decision On Electronic Transmission Is Totally Valid

POLITICS

INEC Gives Reason For Keeping Dead Persons On Voter Register

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has stated that the commission's inability to get enough data on death in the country has hindered it from removing names of dead Nigerians from the voter register. He went on to say that INEC had been periodically removing ineligible persons and multiple registrants using technology but the technology cannot help the commission to identify and remove dead persons from its records.

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INEC Gives Reason For Keeping Dead Persons On Voter Register

EDUCATION

Check Out The Highest Qualifications Of The Substituted Candidates Contesting In Anambra 2021 Guber

Data obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shown that twelve political parties replaced their deputy governorship candidates before the expiration of the deadline for the substitution of candidates for the November 2021 Anambra Governorship Election. This article is focused on the highest qualifications submitted by the substitute deputy governorship candidates.

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Check Out The Highest Qualifications Of The Substituted Candidates Contesting In Anambra 2021 Guber

POLITICS

Check Out What Ifeanyi Ubah Said He Has Put in Place For Anambra Poll Results

Ifeanyi Ubah, a serving senator representing Anambra South in the National Assembly and candidate of YPP in the incoming Anambra governorship election, has boasted of having the poll results before the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC makes an official announcement. This is contained in a report published on the Punch on Tuesday.

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Check Out What Ifeanyi Ubah Said He Has Put in Place For Anambra Poll Results

POLITICS

INEC begins display of voters registration details.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the nationwide display of details of newly registered voters in the first quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration(CVR). The commission on Friday started the display of detail at Local government offices across the country. The display which would end on September 30 is to allow for claims and objection by Nigerians.

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INEC begins display of voters registration details.

POLITICS

No going back on electronic transmission of election results - INEC.

The Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC has said there is no going back on the electronic transmission of results from polling units in future elections unless the National assembly enacts a law to stop it from doing so. Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ogun State stated that INEC already has enough law that capacitated it to transmit election results electronically except if the national assembly said it can no longer go ahead.

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No going back on electronic transmission of election results - INEC.

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Rescue Nigeria Project RNP Might Share APC And PDP Ideology

Punch reported that former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega and foremost Nigerian Professor of Political Economy, Pat Utomi, alongside several politicians on Tuesday, unveiled the Rescue Nigeria Project. According to the group, the RNP is designed to provide an alternative political platform to the dominance of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.

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Opinion: Why Rescue Nigeria Project RNP Might Share APC And PDP Ideology

POLITICS

2023: Jega, Utomi Float Rescue Nigeria Project

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega; and foremost Nigerian Professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, alongside several politicians on Tuesday, unveiled the Rescue Nigeria Project. The group revealed on Tuesday that the RNP is meant to offer an alternative political platform to the dominance of the All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.

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2023: Jega, Utomi Float Rescue Nigeria Project

POLITICS

2023: Check Out What Utomi Said About Plan To Announce New Political Party On October 1st

As the 2023 general elections are moving close to us in Nigeria, lots of politicians have been making effort by showing interest to contest for various political parties they want so as to bring good things that will be helpful for all Nigerians. As we all know, lots of political parties have been registered under The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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2023: Check Out What Utomi Said About Plan To Announce New Political Party On October 1st

POLITICS

Why Names of Dead Nigerians Are Still on The Register - INEC Chairman

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has publicly explained why the names of deceased voters are still on their register. He said that through the use of technology, they have been able to frequently remove ineligible persons and those who have been registered multiple times.

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Why Names of Dead Nigerians Are Still on The Register - INEC Chairman