Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



Nigeria, Constitution 1999 (last amended in 2011), accessed 3 February 2019

153(1).There shall be established for the Federation the following bodies, namely: […]

f) Independent National Electoral Commission;

Nigeria, Electoral Act 2010 (last amended in 2015), accessed 3 February 2019

Article 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission as established by S.153 of the Constitution-

(a) shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession; and

(b) may sue or be sued in its corporate name.

Electoral Management Bodies

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Name of EMB Number of EMB members Term of office EMB members selected by Chair appointed/elected by Party or expert based membership
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) 13 Unlimited President, subject to confirmation by the Senate. President, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Expert
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