Monday, 5th June 2023

Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu

22 Jan
The demons of democracy are up and running; rearing their ugly heads through muck-raking, mud-slinging and smear campaigns against their perceived political foes.
3 Dec 2022
The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday, said the commission was already working to resolve election result issues that may arise from blind network spots.
17 Sep 2022
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has declared that the commission would deepen the deployment of appropriate technology for the conduct of elections, re-assuring Nigerians that the 2023 general election would be credible.
10 Apr 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would need no fewer than one million officials to conduct the 2023 general elections scheduled to take place in 176,846 polling units across the country.
19 Dec 2021
As the constitutional window closes today for President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the 2021 Electoral Act Amendment Bill, dark clouds have continued to hover around the possibility of a credible and smooth 2023 general elections.
23 Apr 2019
The electorate in Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos State will file out on Saturday, April 27, 2019 for the supplementary election to conclude election in the affected areas, which was declared inconclusive by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on February 23, 2019. This was affirmed last Wednesday after a meeting with stakeholders. There were fears…
APC rivers state
18 Feb 2019
The All Progressive Congress (APC), has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on closure of election campaigns by political parties, following the postponement of the general elections. APC’s National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole, expressed disappointment with the INEC decision during the party’s caucus meeting on Monday in Abuja. “ We called…
18 Jun 2018
The Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has called for suspension of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu. In a four-point communiqué titled: ‘Our Case Against 2019 Elections Preparations’, issued after its meeting in Lagos yesterday, the forum said Prof. Yakubu has demonstrated gross betrayal of public trust over his conduct regarding…
26 Nov 2016
There was palpable tension in Ondo State yesterday as residents prepare to exercise their franchise to elect the next governor of the state. All public institutions and banks....


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