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Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Executives should take management tips from the man who just ran Nigeria's complicated elections

Attahiru Jega, the chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had the unenviable task of delivering a free and fair election for 170 million people last month.

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Nigeria's man of the moment: INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega

Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as President of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) coincided with the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida, a period in which, according to one University professor quoted at the time, “practically all the factors that make a university autonomous have been interfered with by one decree or the other.”

Elections in Nigeria. (AP Photo/Kunle Ogunfuyi)

Now that votes are in, the dangerous part of Nigeria's election has begun

After waiting in long lines around the country over the past two days to vote, Nigerians are engaged in another long wait—to find out who will lead their country for the next four years.

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Nigeria will not delay elections: Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

The head of Nigeria’s electoral commission said on Tuesday the country will hold a presidential election as scheduled on Feb. 14, rejecting a call from one of the president’s advisors to delay them.