Manual for election officials 2015 in nigeria the yoruba

Nigerias first successful census since independence results announced in march 1992 indicated a population of 88. Kamorudeen amuda nigeria professional profile linkedin. They first settled at ileife that is still believed to be the spiritual headquarters of the yorubas. Infoguide nigeria is a multiauthor blog in nigeria founded by ifiokobong ibanga. Inec nigeria 2015 general election training manual mobile application contains all the processes involved in the election, how to use the pvc smart card reader and election offences and their sanctions, and guidelines for the electoral officials. This manual is designed to serve as a comprehensive overview of election procedures set forth in title 3 of the indiana code with reference to applicable federal laws. The strength of ethnicity in voting behaviour in the 2015. However, for elections to be termed democratic, it must be free and fair. Pdf conflictsensitive journalism in the nigerian context. The plethora of cases emanating from the 2015 elections demands for total electronic voting system as the only panacea for credible, free and fair election in nigeria. Information guide in nigeria your daily living guide in. Apc challenges kashamus victory at tribunal vanguard news.

The bill was passed into law on thursday after it successfully scaled. Top 10 most influential politicians in yoruba land nigerian. One of the fundamental challenges truncating and aborting elections in nigeria is election rigging, not just any kind of rigging but the manipulation of results to. Mar 30, 2015 march 30, 2015 raw inec results of nigerian presidential election 2015. Nigerias election below the minimum democracy standard. In view of this, the thrust of this paper is a reflection on the tides of electoral violence and the attendant precipitating factors that make free and fair election pretty difficult in nigeria. How wikipedia present nigeria 2015 election politics. Caliphate colonialismthe taproot of the trouble with. Nigeria is standing on the yoruba power bloc news ghana. If gej had spent half of this campaign money in power sector, nigeria would have been a better place and there wouldnt been any need to share money before he wins the election. Voters elected the president and members to the house of representatives and the senate. Matters arising from the voting phase, nigeria 2015 elections. On the basis of the groups findings about the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections, the chairperson issued an interim statement on 30 march 2015 see annex iii. The team comprises professionals and consultants from different fields of human endeavour.

A genuine man of god indeed that is irrational to the history of election in nigeria since 1999. Sep 28, 2017 note it down this day that i, prophet onyekachukwu okoli, prophesied that a yoruba man will emerge as the president of nigeria in 2019. He remains also the most prolific erudite political leader of nigeria as the author of over. Dixons family told the paper they were unaware of any underlying health conditions that could have made her especially vulnerable to the virus. Yoruba precolonial political system nigerian history. By the elections of 1983 when chief awolowo had a change of strategy in choosing mallam. Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top headlines, opinion, pictures and videos from nigeria and the world on today. By force of law the independent national electoral commission has the duty of conducting elections. Jun 27, 2017 home nigeria yoruba assembly demands referendum, says. Nigerias first lady, dame patience jonathan, needs prayers so that she would not be rushed to the hospital again in the new year. Manual for election officials 2019, framework for voting by. Inec nigeria independent national electoral commission. Human rights abuse and threats to free and fair election in nigeria apr. Addressing february 23 election flaws ahead of gov polls.

Bayelsa stakeholders express concern over conduct of. Nigeria 2015, manual for election officials, independent national electoral. Atiku, pdp file motion compelling inec to surrender. Nairaland forum nairaland general politics how wikipedia present nigeria 2015 election 775 views ten most powerful people in nigeria 2015 wikipedia updates orubebes profile over attempted poll disruprion 2015 election shift may return military rule exgenerals 1. Department of african languages and cultures, faculty of. Meet the ooni of ife, the leader of nigeria s yoruba. Figure 1 map of 2015 presidential election the breakdown of the 2015 election results show that buhari won in 21 states of the federation, while jonathan won in 15 states and the federal capital territory fct. Yoruba and igbo and this saw a tremendous breakthrough in creating voter awareness on the crimes of accepting any sort of gratifications at the venues of elections. Jega will be a key factor in 2015 general election.

Oct 27, 2014 historical background oduduwa according to legend is the founding father of the yoruba race. The high level of success of nigerias 2015 general elections was. The 2015 nigerian general elections nkwachukwu orji, 2015. Some party agents and election officials who spoke with nan in separate interviews also confirmed that there was great improvement in the effectiveness. List of newly elected nigerian house of representative. A former entrepreneur, king ojaja ii became one of the youngest kings in nigeria when he ascended to the throne in 2015. While the inec guidelines and manual for election officials include. Missouri is experiencing a steady uptick in confirmed covid19 cases, with 223 patients reported as. Department of african languages and cultures, faculty of arts. A 17yearold school football player who dreamed of turning pro has died in new orleans after testing positive for coronavirus, officials confirmed this week.

The elections will be conducted by nigerias election management body, the independent national electoral commission inec. So, who it the best candidate if not god that will point one. Lagos assembly passes bill making yoruba language compulsory. Temidayo akinsuyi and innocent oweh lagos abuja president muhammadu buhari has said he has come to the realisation that nigerias greatest need revolves around stable and people oriented governance, a path he will toe if reelected president in 2019, calling on politicians not to set the country ablaze. Nigeria election stumbles into action as president struggles. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover kamorudeens connections and jobs at similar companies. Mar 26, 2015 by doyin okupe the yoruba in national politics. On the 16th of february, some 84 million registered voters, will defy the pull of saturday morning television, to make their way to polling units scattered countrywide. Yoruba assembly demands referendum, says nigerian unity negotiable.

The incumbent president, goodluck jonathan sought his second and final term. Nigeria in need of electronic voting system vanguard news. After completing the task in 5 years by 2015 such that the fg had to borrow to pay its staff, ibos is still foaming in the mouth that we did not give the drunk another four years to conduct the burial ceremony. The lagos state house of assembly has passed a bill making the teaching of yoruba language compulsory in schools in the state. The court of appeal sitting in benin city has moments ago dismissed the appeal lodged by the all progressives congress apc and godwin obaseki against the application by the peoples democratic party pdp requesting that the aborted ordered counting by the edo state governorship election petition tribunal be allowed to continue to logical conclusion. Apr 29, 2015 list of newly elected nigerian house of representative members rivers, delta, edo, bayelsa, cross rivers, akwa ibom list of newly elected nigerian house of representative members in the national assembly and their political parties rivers, delta, edo, bayelsa, cross. Besides the constitutional provisions, it is guided by the electoral act 2010 as amended and the election guidelines and manual issued for its officials in accordance with the act.

The historic parliament building in ibadan was overfilled yesterday as prominent yoruba in all professions, princes and monarchs, governors and former governors, gathered to articulate their aspirations and minimum demands from the federal government. The priority the 2015 presidential election in nigeria the. The capital was later moved to enugu and the second capital was umuahia. Primate olabayos shocking 2015 predictions flatimes.

Specifically, section 52 states that voting at an election shall be in accordance with the procedure determined by the independent national electoral commission. The 1999 constitution, is the supreme law of nigeria, prevailing over all other sources. Raw inec results of 2015 nigerian presidential election. I tossed from end to end in my sleep that night, and woke up on wednesday grabbing my phone and making frantic calls to contacts who could link. This post contains a comprehensive list of the most influential politicians in yoruba land that are powerful and respected in nigeria. Requirements and procedures to obtain a voter card. A abdulmumin department of african languages and cultures, faculty of arts ahmadu bello university, zaria, nigeria a paper presented at twoday national conference on. Jaquan anderson died sunday orleans parish coroners office confirmed to the new orleans advocate. Using comedy to strengthen nigerias democracy the new. With the amendment of the law the inec was on terra firma when it determined to use the card reader machine for the accreditation of voters for the 2015 general election. Nigeria has a mixed legal system comprising of english common law, sharia and customary law. The president of the union adeola aderounmu in his welcome address trace the history of the yoruba union in stockholm to 2010 when a.

What we are having are rulers not leaders that is why we have not reached our destination, our canaan land. Igbo candidates win house of reps seats in lagos nigerian. In preparation for the 2015 election inec trained more than 150,000 election officials and. Apr 14, 2015 experts discuss the post election outlook for the state of nigeria. Sociopolitical organization yoruba africa middle east. The spo vp then interpreted in yoruba language for better understanding. Questions jega must answer by jide ajani in what now appears to be an ego problem for professor atahiru jega, national chairman, independent national electoral commission, inec, his messianic pursuit of the lopsided allocation of 30,000 polling units, pus, fresh strong signals suggest that his ability to deliver on successful general elections next year may. Political capital was diverted in a similar way, as jonathans campaign troubles became increasingly obvious. In 2015, 79% of buharis vote came from manual thump printing. Yisa fakunle, the deputy vice chancellor, management services, unilorin said that, nigeria as a nation was ripe for the adoption of evoting system. Nollywood yoruba actress funke adesiyan wins pdp primary. The christian association of nigeria reported that local community leaders, traditional rulers, and government officials in predominantly muslim northern states used regulations on zoning and title registrations to stop or slow the establishment of new churches.

Jun 29, 2015 political capital was diverted in a similar way, as jonathans campaign troubles became increasingly obvious. The use of hate speech in the run up to the 2015 general elections in nigeria. These politicians are well to do and have a lot of influence not only on the yoruba speaking people but also in nigeria. Teen football player jaquan anderson dead from coronavirus.

Yoruba assembly demands referendum, says nigerian unity. It is a demand to get the presidency byintimidation and threats of violence. Voting behaviour in osun 2014 governorship election in nigeria. The final stage of a historic election cycle in nigeria began 11 april 2015 when voters returned to the polls to elect governors and other state representatives. In fact, all wellmeaning yoruba sons and daughters should come together to seek the peace of the land.

Organized by independent national electoral commission inec july, 2015. A nigerian newspaper and online version of the vanguard, a daily publication in nigeria covering nigeria news, niger delta. Femi makinde examines the lapses or inadequacies observed during the february 23 elections and the need to address the problems before the governorship and state house of assembly polls the presid. She also had not traveled recently, city health officials said. Manual for election officials 2015 updated version. The history of the electoral commissions bodies in nigeria can be traced back to the establishment of the first postindependence electoral commission in nigeria, the federal electoral commission fec, in 1960. Noting that the 2015 election sent a powerful message that the. Pdp had a faulty foundation and some of these politicians who parades themselves are thieves. The demand that a northerner must emerge in2015 is a demand that the 2015 election be rigged in advance for thecaliphate candidate, regardless of how nigerians actually vote.

Country like nigeria blessed with humanity, resources but people are suffering. Inec in the 2015 general elections in ibadan southeast local government area. But his sworn deposition was read out to him by counsel to the petitioner, e, ukala, san where he mentioned that the election was conducted in a free and fair manner in line with inecs manual for electoral officials 2016. Here is a list of all the electoral commissions in. Dorina bekoe, associate professor, conflict prevention, mitigation, and resolution, africa center for strategic. General elections were held in nigeria on 28 and 29 march 2015, the fifth quadrennial election to be held since the end of military rule in 1999. Full details about the electoral commissions in nigeria.

Eu eom nigeria 2015 final report 22 july2 european union. The eastern region was an administrative region in nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony southern nigeria in 1954. Osun tribunal judgement will easily be upturned at the. Understanding nigerias 2015 presidential election youtube. The united states government has expressed concern over the neutrality of security services ahead of nigeria s general elections. Roles of eservice in economic development, case study of. U can imagine in niger state, the report here stated that 10 local govt refused the use of card readers. Matthew olusegun aremu obasanjo was born in the village of ibogunolaogun in southwest nigeria. Laws that are inconsistent with the constitution are void as to the extent of the inconsistency. These features determine seniority in social relationships and govern each actors rights, obligations, and comportmen. Some part of the yoruba kingdom like kwara and some part of oyo were conquered by the jihadist of usman dan fodio and were forced or converted from the traditional way of worship to islam.

A yoruba man will become nigerias president in 2019. In order to save their own prospects, many northern pdp aspirants began to campaign openly for sama tsintsiya, kasa lema vote buhari for president, but for me locally. Mar 28, 2015 nigerias eagerly awaited election got off to an embarrassing start on saturday when the countrys president, goodluck jonathan, was denied registration and officials had to scramble to find a. In the 16 years of pdp rule 19992015, the political elites in nigeria and the civil servants that served under them converted national assets and patrimony into their private wealth. And shitgbo wants to force on us all a president whose only achievement is to bankrupt nigeria. Although icpc and efcc anticorruption efforts remained largely focused on low and midlevel government officials, following the 2015 presidential election, both organizations started investigations into and brought indictments against various active and former highlevel government officials. The region was officially divided in 1967 into three new states, the eastcentral state, rivers state and southeastern state. Nov 22, 2015 some party agents and election officials who spoke with nan in separate interviews also confirmed that there was great improvement in the effectiveness of the machines compared to the last general. Dealing with crooked lowerlevel government officials cops, security guards, checkpoint officersis a ubiquitous way of life in nigeria. How electoral act 2015 legalised card reader, by femi falana.

Stakeholders in bayelsa state have expressed concern over the conduct of the february 23 presidential and national assembly elections by the. So the presidential election that recorded the list number of casualties in the history of nigerias fourth republic democracy is worthy of. Meet the ooni of ife, the leader of nigerias yoruba. They have carved a niche for themselves in the political landscape. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. View kamorudeen amudas profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Precolonial political system in nigeria yoruba traditional. These politicians pdp have taken nigeria 16years backward. Several electoral bodies have been set up after fec to conduct elections in nigeria. Polling stations have officially closed in many parts of nigeria and election officials are making sure that unused ballot papers cant be stolen.

Apc when it was formed in the build up to the 2015 general elections. Voting behaviour in osun 2014 governorship election in nigeria adeolu durotoye, phd department of political science and international studies, college of. The 2019 general elections are a little over a week away. Jan 05, 2015 they stated that this system when adopted would improve the elections credibility and transparency as well as make the process easier. His later passport gave his date of birth as 5 march 1937, although this was an estimate, and there are no records of obasanjos birthdate from the time itself. In the 28 march 2015 elections, the pdp faced a major political challenge for.

The independent national electoral commission inec was established by the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of nigeria to among other things organize elections into various political offices in. It borders on the gulf of guinea an arm of the atlantic ocean in the south, on benin in the west, on niger in the northwest and north, on. On march 28, 2015, nigeria held its fifth presidential election since the end of. Nigerians, us congressmen want reforms before elections.

Dec 11, 2014 dec 11, 2014 nollywood yoruba actress funke adesiyan wins pdp house of assembly election in ibadan oyo state. The yoruba day in stockholm is a day set aside to celebrate yoruba culture and heritage in stockholm the capital of sweden. Roles of eservice in economic development, case study of nigeria, a lowermiddle income country conference paper pdf available june 2015 with 116 reads how we measure reads. But in 14 years of pdp rule from 1999 to 20, nigeria earned n50 trillion. This was the religious position of the yoruba people before the advent of colonialism in nigeria. Social status was and still is determined according to sex, age, descent group, and wealth. Recalling his earlier prophesy about the 2015 general election, okolie, also know as cause trouble said, i said it and it came to pass that jonathan would vacate aso rock for buhari to take over in 2015.

The election register had to be revised downward, from 70 million to 39 million voters. In which of the following ways do the national elections of 2011 and 2015 compare with the national election of 2007. Home inside africa nigeria nigeria is standing on the yoruba power bloc. I dont want to argue card readers should be used simple. Despite the fact that nigeria is composed of over 450 ethnic groupings, the three dominating ethnic groups are hausa, ibo and yoruba with the hausa dominating the northern part of the country. This publication is written primarily for local election officials who process voter registration forms and conduct elections. The political era of the second republic 19791983 saw the yoruba playing a role which was not too different from the one played in the first republic. Yoruba leaders in southwest nigeria have stressed the need for the rescheduled elections to hold without any delay on march 28 and april 11, expressing their commitment to a. Also the african charter on human and peoples rights states.

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