Prof. Mahmood Yakubu
2023 heightens power play to control INEC
The temporary handover of chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, last week, may have opened the election management body (EMB) to fresh intrigues.
Mu’azu takes over as acting INEC chairman
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Monday handed over the chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Air Vice Marshal Ahmed Mu’azu (rtd)...
INEC tasks N’Assembly on electoral offences commission
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the National Assembly to expedite legislation on the proposed Electoral Offences Commission.
Disquiet as Edo State elects governor today
There was uneasy calm yesterday in most parts of Edo State ahead of the governorship election holding today. Though a total of 14 political parties are participating in the polls...
INEC, Senate in renewed collaboration to plug loopholes in electoral legal framework
Elections in Nigeria are characterised by several infractions that many an electorate has lost faith in the power of the ballot in deciding who gets into office or not.
Between INEC and unending conspiracy theories
On February 6, 2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the de-registration of 74 political parties. The Commission’s Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu at a media briefing held in Abuja...
INEC’s hammer on 74 political parties… weighing the implications
Two days ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deregistered 74 political parties in the country and sounded the death knell on their existence.
Why we deregistered 74 political parties despite suits, by INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said contrary to reports in some quarters, there was no court order(s) refraining the Commission...