Tag Archives: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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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