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Buhari Reveals Why He Cannot Sack Yakubu Mahmood As INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he cannot remove Mahmood Yakubu as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), because he would need a resolution by two-thirds majority of the Senate to do so. There have been speculations that Buhari was set to fire the INEC boss, following the abrupt postponement of the general elections. However,…

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Produce INEC Boss On Aug 14, Court Tells Police Inspector General

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has again ordered for the immediate arrest of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for flouting a court order. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order of arrest following the absence of Yakubu in court on Wednesday. Justice Pam said the bench warrant issued to Yakubu on…

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