Tag: Election Observation

Fayose Hails Jonathan’s Appointment As Leader Of Tanzania’s Commonwealth Election Observers

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the appointment of former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan as leader of a 33-nation observer mission to the Sunday, October 25, 2015 General Election to be held in Tanzania, describing it as “a global recognition of the former president’s democratic credentials.” He said; “Jonathan’s appointment to[Read More…]

“Be Impartial And Unobtrusive” -Jega Lays Ground Rules For Election Observers

By Chris Nomjov Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has stated that only INEC is mandated by the Constitution to monitor elections. Jega said this while addressing election observers in Abuja on Thursday. He also said INEC had distributed 81 per cent of Permanent Voter Cards.[Read More…]

U.S Group To Send Power Delegation Of Ex-African Leaders And Others, To Observe Presidential Polls

The National Democratic Institute (NDI), a U.S. non-partisan body says it will send an international observation mission to Nigeria for the presidential and National Assembly elections on Feb. 14. This is contained in a statement signed by Kathy Gest and Raymond Esebagbon on behalf of the organisation on Friday in[Read More…]

“2015 Elections: Decisive To Nigeria’s Democracy” – EU Observation Team Alleges

An electoral observation team from the European Union (EU) has described the February 2015 general elections in Nigeria as a test for the country’s democracy. Sahara Reporters revealed that, the EU team also stressed the need for electoral justice, urging Nigerian voters to remember that violence does not change the results[Read More…]