News - Mahmood Yakubu

APC Insists On Fielding Candidates For Zamfara

6 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has insisted that it would field candidates for all position in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections despite the disqualification by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

PDP Demands Sack Of INEC Chairman

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is demanding the immediate sack of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) chairman  Professor Mahmood Yakubu following what it called controlling role in the manipulations that characterized last Saturday’s Osun governorship election.

INEC Introduces Innovations For Participation Of Persons With Disabilities In Elections

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has introduced innovations that will enhance the participation of persons with disabilities in its major events, including elections.

 

PDP Rejects INEC Declaration Of Osun Governorship Result As Inconclusive

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’S) declaration of the September 22, 2018 Osun state governorship election as inconclusive.

INEC To Partner Security Agencies, EFCC, ICPC To Prosecute Voter Buyers In Osun

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC  is going into partnership   with  security operatives  and anti-graft agencies like the economic and financial crimes commission, as well as the independent corrupt practices commission to arrest and prosecute politicians involved in vote buying and selling during the Osun state  governorship election.

INEC Registers 14.5M New Voters

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it registered a total of Fourteen million, five hundred and fifty-one thousand, four hundred and eighty-two new voters within 16 months under the continuous voter registration exercise.

APC Blasts INEC Over Leaked Letter

1 month ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has asked the independent national electoral commission to look into its internal handling of mails and put a stop to the leakage of correspondence from external bodies.

INEC Budget: NASS Committees Fail To Agree On Modality Of Approval

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

For the second time in 2 days, lawmakers were unable to reach a compromise on the approval pattern for the monies required for the funding of the 2019 general elections.

INEC Issues Certificates To 23 New Parties

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of registration to Twenty Three newly registered political parties.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

INEC Prepares For Kogi By-Election

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kogi state says all is set for this weekend's by election to fill the vacant Lokoja/Kogi-Koto, Karfe federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives.

Court Orders IGP To Arrest INEC Chairman

2 months ago /
Nation 

An Abuja federal high court has ordered Nigerian inspector general of police to arrest and bring the chairman of the independent national electoral commission, Mahmood Yakubu to court for refusing to obey a valid court order.

INEC Empowers Its Legal Personnel

3 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The chairman Independent National  Electoral Commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu has emphasised the need for legal personnel of the commission to be constantly abreast with the legal framework of electoral laws in order to properly handle election petitions in line with global best practices.

INEC Registers 10.2 Million New Voters

3 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has put the total number of registered voters in the continuous voter registration exercise at ten million two hundred and ninety two thousand, six hundred and forty seven.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

INEC Says 80% Ready for Ekiti Election

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it has successfully completed 80 percent of activities in the schedule of election for the Ekiti governorship billed for July 14.

INEC To Suspend Continuous Voter Registration Exercise In August

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it may suspend the on-going nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in august this year.

INEC Dismisses Fayose’s Rigging Claims

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dismissed claims by the governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose that officials of the electoral body are plotting to rig the July 14, governorship elections in the state.

INEC Chairman Yakubu Risks Jail Over Contempt

3 months ago /

The Federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission and its chairman Yakubu Mahmud to appear before it at the next adjourned date, to show a cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt. 

245 Sacked NITDA Staff Lose Case At Industrial Court

3 months ago /

The National Industrial court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by two hundred and forty-five disengaged staff of the national information technology development agency, NITDA for lack of merit.


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