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2023: The 12 States That Might Exist If RNP Scraps 24 States After Coming Into Power In Nigeria

The issue of reducing the states in Nigeria has once again come to the limelight after a past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, dubbed for the decrease of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to speed up the growth of the country.

  2 months ago ago
2023: The 12 States That Might Exist If RNP Scraps 24 States After Coming Into Power In Nigeria

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Jega, Duke, Others Form New Political Party; Buhari Makes New Appointments

Jega, Duke, Others Form New Political Party Photo Credit: Vanguard Nigeria Prominent Nigerians have formed the Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP) to give Nigerians alternative platform to the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Founders of RNP include former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, Prof. Pat Utomi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, former Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke,

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Jega, Duke, Others Form New Political Party; Buhari Makes New Appointments

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Vows To Make Citizens Smile, Jega Faults Leadership Recruitment Process

Buhari vows to make citizens smile, talks tough on budget, security President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the determination of his administration to uplift the quality of life of Nigerians through aggressive implementation of humane and gender responsive budget as well as security measures to check criminal activities in the country.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Vows To Make Citizens Smile, Jega Faults Leadership Recruitment Process

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: I’m Not Interested In The 2023 Presidency - Jega; Bandits Invade Sokoto Market

2023 presidency: I’m not interested - Professor Jega Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru Jega, on Saturday said that he is not interested in the 2023 presidency. This is just as he said that constitutional provision that prohibits the use of technology is a militating factor against electronic voting in the country.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: I’m Not Interested In The 2023 Presidency - Jega; Bandits Invade Sokoto Market

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Jega Speaks On Poor Governance, Anyanwu Challenges Southeast Leaders To Unite

Jega Speaks About Poor Governance Photo Credit: Punch Former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Prof. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, has said for Nigeria to grow and prosper, it must restructure its current Federal system, which he said is highly imbalanced and poorly managed.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Jega Speaks On Poor Governance, Anyanwu Challenges  Southeast Leaders To Unite

POLITICS

3 Popular Politicians Who Have No Interest in Running For 2023 Presidency

As the 2023 elections draw closer with prominent Nigerian politicians across political parties coming out to declare interest in running for the presidency, some have equally made an open statement of not having the intention to contest the seat, even though there have been speculations in recent times.

  1 month ago ago
3 Popular Politicians Who Have No Interest in Running For 2023 Presidency

POLITICS

2023 general elections: Why the RPN is looking to emulate the APC.

2023 general elections is the main target of many politicians in Nigeria at the moment, with defections and carpet crossings the case recently. Prof. Jega one of the founding members(bbc.com) In light of the development, some prominent politicians in Nigeria have just come together to form a new political party- RPN.

  2 months ago ago
2023 general elections: Why the RPN is looking to emulate the APC.

POLITICS

[Opinion] Why Jega is in the right position to speak truth to power in Nigeria

picture.credit. Wikipedia.org Nigeria is a complex, large and a pluralistic State, it's dominated by the North and South Regional sentiments, when the North is in power, the Northern zone will be supporting what ever the Northern president does, whether good or bad, this is vice versa with the South.

  3 months ago ago
[Opinion] Why Jega is in the right position to speak truth to power in Nigeria

POLITICS

OPINION: What Jega May Have Failed To Consider In His Recent Criticism Of Rotational Presidency

In a recent Daily Trust news report, former INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega declared that rotational presidency is not the way forward for the country in 2023, noting that priority should instead be placed on getting a competent leader, with the capacity and experience to solve the nation's current problems.

  3 months ago ago
OPINION: What Jega May Have Failed To Consider In His Recent Criticism Of Rotational Presidency

POLITICS

Why Jega & Pat Utomi's Proposed Mega Political Movement May Defeat APC, PDP In 2023

Political players across the country are preparing for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria and working underground to achieve their political goals. While the two major political parties in the country, the ruling All Progressives Congress and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party are strengthening their folds to win more states and win the Central government in 2023, some influential political players have perfected plans to float Mega Political Movement to sack the two major political parties.

  2 months ago ago
Why Jega & Pat Utomi's Proposed Mega Political Movement May Defeat APC, PDP In 2023

POLITICS

Opinion: Reasons Why Jega Warning Against Voting APC And PDP Cannot Hold Water In Nigeria.

(Photo Credit: Wikipedia) The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) are the two major political parties in Nigeria. PDP was the strongest in Nigeria the party was in power for 16 years before the APC party won the 2015 general election and has since then been in power.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: Reasons Why Jega Warning Against Voting APC And PDP Cannot Hold Water In Nigeria.

EDUCATION

Good News For UNIJOS Students As Simon Lalong Assures Persistent Security & Others Within The School

According to reports from "PUNCH" the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, received, Prof. Jega, the Pro-chancellor of UNIJOS at the State's Government House today. During the visit, Prof. Jega hinted that the university is lacking so many things. He, however, noted that the students need improved security to flourish in their academic activities, adding that the school needs persistent support and developments to secure unity, stability among others within the school premises.

  1 month ago ago
Good News For UNIJOS Students As Simon Lalong Assures Persistent Security & Others Within The School

POLITICS

Am Not Interested In 2023 Presidency - Jega Says

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru Jega, has stated that he is not interested in the 2023 presidency. The political science professor said this on Saturday in Ilorin, Kwara state while delivering a lecture organised by Kwara Visioners Network for Rural Development.

  1 month ago ago
Am Not Interested In 2023 Presidency - Jega Says

POLITICS

Utomi, Jega, Duke, others float new political party

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, well-known Nigerians have created a new political party, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), to give Nigerians alternative platform to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The founders of the new party include former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

  2 months ago ago
Utomi, Jega, Duke, others float new political party

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines:Jega Proposes 3-Phase Restructuring Agenda, PIA Expands Fuel Imports Beyond Dangote

Jega Proposes Three-Phase Restructuring Agenda A former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has proposed a three-phase restructuring agenda, as reported by Punch. Jega proposed that the restructuring should be done in 3 phases; the short term (2021-2023), medium term (2023-2027), and the long term (beyond 2027).

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Jega Proposes 3-Phase Restructuring Agenda, PIA Expands Fuel Imports Beyond Dangote

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: US Lists Conditions To Recognise Taliban Govt, Jega Disagrees With IBB

Photo Credit To Google US Lists Conditions To Recognise Taliban Government In Afghanistan Photo Credit To Sahara Repoters The United States of America has listed conditions for it to recognise a Taliban government in Afghanistan. The US Department spokesman, Ned Price, said they would only recognise a Taliban government if it respects the rights of women and also denounces extremist movements such as Al-Qaeda.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: US Lists Conditions To Recognise Taliban Govt, Jega Disagrees With IBB

POLITICS

2023: We want Electronic Transmission of Results says Jega

Professor Attahiru Jega has criticized Nigerian politicians for their reluctance on adopting electronic transmission of election results in the country. The traditional way of transmitting election results is already antiquated and Nigeria must adopt the recent technology which can improve the reputation of its electoral processes he said. He realises that the politicians don’t want electronic transmission because it will disclose their selfish interest and propaganda.

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2023: We want Electronic Transmission of Results says Jega

POLITICS

Former INEC Chairman Calls For Electronic Transmission Of Results

Following the recent cases of election malpractices, and rigging, however, the situation has taken a turnaround, following the proposal by former INEC Chairman, Mr. Attahiru Jega, to substitute for electronic transmission of election results in the country. The call was announced on Friday, during a National Political Summit in Abuja, ahead of the general election in 2023.

  1 month ago ago
Former INEC Chairman Calls For Electronic Transmission Of Results

POLITICS

We Must Interrogate The Capacity of That Person- Jega Suggests The Kind Of President Nigeria Needs

Professor Attahiru Jega has suggested that Nigeria needs someone who can deliver good governance based on his/her competence and capacity to rule the country. The former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the country cannot solve its problems through a rotational presidency.

  3 months ago ago
We Must Interrogate The Capacity of That Person- Jega Suggests The Kind Of President Nigeria Needs

POLITICS

Jega Rejects Rotational Presidency, Says Nigeria Needs A Competent Leader

[Photo Credit | Daily Trust] According to a report from Daily Trust on Tuesday, it was gathered that the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the person of Professor Attahiru Jega, has said that rotational presidency is not the right way forward for Nigeria to progress.

  3 months ago ago
Jega Rejects Rotational Presidency, Says Nigeria Needs A Competent Leader