Tag Archives: Mahmood Yakubu

INEC Bans Use Of Mobile Phones & Cameras In Polling Units At Osun Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has banned the use of mobile phones, cameras or any recording devices by voters during the Osun State governorship election. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Monday, 17th of September, at a stakeholders meeting in Osogbo, the state capital ahead of the election scheduled to hold…

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Collection Of PVCs Will Continue Until One Week To 2019 General Elections- Mahmood Yakubu

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, at meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners last Thursday 6th of September, assured Nigerians that the elections would meet the requirements of the Law. He talked about the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise and the consequential steps needed to prepare for the 2019 general elections. “I wish…

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2019 General Election! INEC Chairman Assures Nigerians Of A Credible Election

Charirman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has guaranteed Nigerians that their votes in the upcoming 2019 election will determine the final outcome of the election. According to a report on the commission’s website, the chairman gave the assurance at the 15th edition of the Daily Trust Dialogue on Thursday in Abuja,…

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INEC Employs Ex-Corps Member Who Lost His Sight In An Accident While On Election Duties

  The Independent National Electoral Commission today revealed that they had offered automatic employment to an ex-corps member who lost his sight in a road accident while serving as an ad hoc staff during the 2011 elections. The young man, Daniel Oluwatobi who served in Yobe State was given his employment letter by INEC Chairman,…

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President Buhari Presides Over Swearing-In Ceremony Of Newly Elected INEC Chairman And National Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari today presided over the swearing-in of the newly elected Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu and National commissioners, Adedeji Shoyebi, Mohammed Mustapha Lecky, Baba Shettima Arfo, at the Statehouse. Also present at the ceremony were the vice president, Yemi Osinbanjo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker Hon. Yakubu Dogara and…

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Jega Talks 2015 Elections & The Challenges He Faced

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday while speaking at a University of Abuja Public Lecture Series with the theme, Electoral Reforms in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects, said the Commission went through unnecessary challenges posed by desperate politicians.   Jega said: “From my experience, I quite often say that…

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