Upcoming Activities

  • 2018 Activities

  • Overseeing the judiciary, whose role?
  • Towards review of MOU between INEC and NURTW
  • Monitoring of Political Party Financing
  • Youth Leadership programme "Open Minds, Young Voices"
  • Participative Planning and Monitoring of Election Promises in Local Governments
  • Looking left, walking right. Ideology in the Labour Movement in Nigeria
  • Sale of a State - Privatisation in Nigeria
  • The Struggle for Democratic Space, Labour and the Socio-Economic Liberation of Nigeria
  • Climate Change and Industrialisation
  • “Hunger and Poverty Alert for Trade Unions in West Africa "
  • Social Protection Floor in Nigeria

  • Past Activities

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Welcome to FES Nigeria

Barka da zuwa FES Nigeria!
E k’abo si FES t'ile Nigeria!
Nno, anyi n’anabata unu na FES Nigeria!

Security Challenges of Election Management: Towards Nigeria’s 2011

INEC FES Workshop Abuja

(from L: Commissioner Nkhahle (Lesotho), Col. Yark (Togo), INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega and IIE Chairman Hassan (Kenya) discussing security challenges of election management in Abuja)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in cooperation with FES held a workshop on security challenges of election management in Abuja on October 25-26. The workshop brought together the Chairman and Commissioners of INEC with eminent researchers and various national stakeholders from police, intelligence, media, private security companies, non-governmental institutions. The highlight of the event was an exchange with international guests.

The Chairman of the Kenya Interim Election Commission, Mr. Ahmed Issack Hassan, elaborated on his experience in conducting a successful constitutional referendum after Kenya’s harrowing experience with the 2007 elections. Commissioner Malefetsane Nkhahle from Lesotho explained the conflict resolution mechanisms applied in Lesotho and the SADC region. Hon. Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament from Ghana, introduced his experience with the Ghanaian Code of Conduct for political parties into the discussion, which was supported by the Ghanaian Electoral Commission. And Colonel Damehame Yark from Togo explained how his country has formed a special unit of military and police to ensure security at elections.

For media reports on the event, please visit FES Nigeria’s twitter site: http://www.twitter.com/fes_nigeria