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Mixed Reactions As Buhari Speaks Tough On Insecurity In South East

President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmud Yakubu, concerning the attack on the commission's offices in the South East and South-South regions.   A few hours after the meeting, President Buhari released a press statement on his Twitter handle that sparked a lot of reactions on social media.  There are three things in the statement that got many Nigerians angry on social media.  1. The president said those behind the attacks on public

  8 months ago ago
Mixed Reactions As Buhari Speaks Tough On Insecurity In South East

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Breaking: MAJOR NEWS Across Nigeria Today, 05/11/2020

Hello Good Morning, welcome to another day in this blessed month of November. Below are some of the Major News across Nigeria today, Thursday, 05/11/2020. 1. INEC to begin voters registration in 20201 The Independant National Electoral Commission, INEC, will begin the registration of new voters next year in preparation for the upcoming 2023 general elections. This was confirmed by the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmud Yakubu, yesterday in Abuja during a plenary session before the senate committee

  1 year ago ago
Breaking: MAJOR NEWS Across Nigeria Today, 05/11/2020

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Know Your Leaders: List of Heads of Government Agencies in Nigeria

1.Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC):  Chairman: Professor Mahmud Yakubu.2.Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC):  Corps Marshall: Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi.3.News Agency of Nigeria (NAN):  4.

  11 months ago ago
Know Your Leaders: List of Heads of Government Agencies in Nigeria

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INEC Gives Update On Voter's Registration, See The State With The Highest Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission has started the registration for voter's cards across the country. The process started two weeks ago. The commission released a website where Nigerians can register without visiting any physical office. The commission has released data showing the number of registered voters in every state of the Federation in two weeks.

  6 months ago ago
INEC Gives Update On Voter's Registration, See The State With The Highest Registration

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Opinion: How Nigerian Youths can take Charge of their Future and Destiny

When President Muhammadu Buhari signed the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill into law in May 2018, many thought a revolution had stirred in the Nigerian democracy. Many thought a paradigm shift had come and the Nigerian youths were set to storm the political space to take over the reins to power and redeem the country from poor leadership and underdevelopment.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion:  How Nigerian Youths can take Charge of their Future and Destiny

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INEC Chairman Announces Date For 2023 General Elections

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmud Yakubu has disclosed the date when the upcoming general elections will hold in Nigeria.The chairman says counting from today the general elections will hold in 660 days to come or one year, nine months, two weeks and six days.

  9 months ago ago
INEC Chairman Announces Date For 2023 General Elections

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We will meet all of INEC Demands- President Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that his administration will provide everything the Commission (INEC) needs to carry out its duties efficiently. Buhari said " I have assured the INEC, that we will provide everything they need to operate efficiently, so that no one will say, we don't want to go, or that we want a third term".

  8 months ago ago
We will meet all of INEC Demands- President Buhari

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President Buhari Nominates Professor Yakubu as INEC Chairman for a Second Term in Office

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Professor Mahmud Yakubu as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to serve a second time in office.  The President sent a formal letter to the Senate through the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. President Muhammadu Buhari pointed to the provisions of section 154 (1) of the 1999 constitution as amended as a legal backing for the nomination of Professor Mahmud Yakubu for a second term in office.  Professor Mahmud's first term in office would

  1 year ago ago
President Buhari Nominates Professor Yakubu as INEC Chairman for a Second Term in Office

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Buhari chairs the executive council meeting

Buhari chairs the executive council meeting      Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is chairing an executive council meeting at the Aso Rock Villa in the capital, Abuja.  During the meeting, Buhari swore in Prof. Mahmud Yakubu as the chairman of INEC for the second time.  Traditionally, the meeting, which is held every Wednesday, is attended by all ministers and other senior government officials.  Buhari is expected to appear before the Nigerian House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on

  1 year ago ago
Buhari chairs the executive council meeting

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INEC To Resumes Nationwide Voter Registration, Says NIN Not Compulsory.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the commencement of nationwide continuous voter registration on 28 June 2021 across all the 774 local government areas of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

  10 months ago ago
INEC To Resumes Nationwide Voter Registration, Says NIN Not Compulsory.

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See The Engineers Behind Inconclusive Elections in Nigeria

Inconclusive election has become more significant in Nigeria's electoral process. This is because of so many factors that is attributed to Nigerian electoral process. The word inconclusive was not a very popular thing in Nigeria not until 2011. But in 2015 general election, it became so popular. The word inconclusive election became popular during the tenure of Professor Mahmud Yakubu, the current Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission National (INEC). An inconclusive election is considered a

  1 year ago ago
See The Engineers Behind Inconclusive Elections in Nigeria

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INEC: List of all Heads of the Electoral Commission in The History of Nigeria

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari gave the chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, a new term. Historically, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not held the post twice since 1958. Here are the names of the heads of the electoral commission since it is called the NEC, FEDECO to INEC. 1. Mr. Ronald Wraith (1958-1963) 2. Eyo Esua (1964-1966) 3. Michael Ani (1978-1980) 4. Victor Ovie-Whiskey (1980-1983) 5. Eme Awa (1987-1989) 6. Humphrey Nwobu Nwosu (1989-1993) 7. Okon Uya

  1 year ago ago
INEC: List of all Heads of the Electoral Commission in The History of Nigeria

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Edo 2020 governorship elections and the permutations for 2023, this is why Gov Obaseki might win

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) headed by Prof Mahmud Yakubu is scheduled to conduct the Edo state governorship election this Saturday September 19, 2020. Expectedly, as the D day nears, political gladiators and other critical stakeholders have been making different permutations about how the votes will or should swing and who amongst the front line candidates should emerge victorious to govern the state for the next four years. Chief among the critical interest group is the All Progressives

  1 year ago ago
Edo 2020 governorship elections and the permutations for 2023, this is why Gov Obaseki might win

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INEC reveals plans on Electoral Act's shortcomings and 2023 general elections

In its bid to conduct better elections in the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified the shortcomings in the nation's electoral legal frameworks. The Commission also revealed its plans to address and amend 34 conditions in the Electoral Act.  INEC Boss, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu reiterated the commitment of the Commission to reviewing the Electoral Act to enhance better conduct of elections, in Lagos on Monday at the opening of the retreat on

  1 year ago ago
INEC reveals plans on Electoral Act's shortcomings and 2023 general elections

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What Buhari discussed with the Service Chiefs, Police, INEC as he met them behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu and the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, at the Presidential Villa. The President’s Special Adviser, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement at the end of the meeting, quoted President Buhari to have reiterated his administration’s resolve to engender a free, fair and credible electoral process. INEC has a minimum of 28 rerun and by-elections th

  2 years ago ago
What Buhari discussed with the Service Chiefs, Police, INEC as he met them behind closed doors

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INEC Announces Date For The Commencement Of Voter's Card Registration

The Continuous Voter Registration Exercise will begin on Monday, July 28th, 2021, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Professor Mahmud Yakubu, the commission's chairman, clarified how the registration process would go in the statement.

  10 months ago ago
INEC Announces Date For The Commencement Of Voter's Card Registration

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If You Don't Have Voter's Card, Read What INEC Said About How & When To Register For It

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the continuous voter registration exercise will commence on Monday 28th July 2021.The Commission said in a statement released on Thursday afternoon.

  10 months ago ago
If You Don't Have Voter's Card, Read What INEC Said About How & When To Register For It

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2023 General Elections Date Has Been Released

According to the report made by the Daily Post News on Sunday 28th April, 2021 it was confirmed that 2023 general elections date has been released by the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmud Yakubu that the general elections are exactly one year, nine month, two weeks and six days from now and we need to get ourselves prepared.

  9 months ago ago
2023 General Elections Date Has Been Released

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2023 Presidential Race: Group Seeks Court To Compel El-Rufai To Contest

Here we go again, the politics and politicking ahead 2023 presidential race has started gaining momentum with different individual, political party or groups' interests coming into play!  If all things being equal, the presidential election will take place in February, 2023 as officially announced by INEC. That means we just 2 years to go to the polls and elect another leader that will pilot the country! Photo: Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, INEC Chairman If I am not mistaking, the picture is getting clearer as observed

  1 year ago ago
2023 Presidential Race: Group Seeks Court To Compel El-Rufai To Contest

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Time For INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, To Resign, By Femi Aribisala

The logic is simple. The 2019 presidential election in Nigeria cannot be, by all accounts, the worst election in the history of Nigeria without the corresponding chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) being, at the same time, the worst INEC chairman in the history of Nigeria. INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, presided over an atrocious and fraudulent election that is now being fiercely contested in the courts. He can no longer remain as INEC chairman. INEC is supposed to be an imparti

  1 year ago ago
Time For INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, To Resign, By Femi Aribisala