Tag Archives: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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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80 Million Persons Already Registered For 2019 Election -INEC

Actress Mercy Johnson & Husband Prince Odi Okojie registering for PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday revealed that it had received additional 11 million voters registration as at August 5 which is to be added to the existing 70 million registrants, making over 80 million Nigerians registered for 2019 general elections. Meanwhile INEC has set…

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Youths May Determine 2019 Election – INEC Chairman

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could be the ones to determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections. He also revealed that in addition to 68 existing political parties, the commission was processing over 130 fresh applications from associations seeking to…

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We Spent N100m On Melaye’s Recall – INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the Commission spent only N100million on the failed bid to recall Senator Dino Melaye. According to reports, there was a failed attempt to to recall the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. Yakubu, speaking at a press conference in Abuja,…

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2019 Elections! INEC Announce Scheduled Dates For Primaries & General Elections

Chairman of the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed in details the dates for the 2019 general elections. On Tuesday the electoral body released the timetable and schedule of activities for the upcoming 2019 elections. Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16th, 2019, while the governorship…

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INEC Begins Voter Registration Next Week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will commence a continuous voter registration on April 27 across the 774 local councils of the federation. The commission disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Amina Zakari, INEC National Commissioner, after a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECS) and Administrative Secretaries from the 36 states…

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INEC Receives 32 Fresh Applications For Registration As Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Abuja said it has received 32 applications from various associations for registration as political parties. The commission, in its daily bulletin, quoted INEC Chairman Prof. MahmoodYakubu, disclosing this during the second quarterly consultative meeting with the Chairmen and Secretaries of registered political parties. Yakubu, who said…

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Fayose Blasts Buhari, Calls Him A Sectional Leader

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has described the appointment of yet another northerner, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a vindication of his position that “President Mohammadu Buhari is a sectional leader, who sees himself mainly as leader of the Hausa/Fulani, and not that of the entire people…

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