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Yakubu assumes office as INEC Chairman

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday assumed office to commence his second tenure for a period of five year.

President Muhmmadu Buhari on Wednesday swore-in Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the second and final five-year term in office.

BREAKING: Senate confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

The Senate has confirmed the re-appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for the second term of five years.

BREAKING: Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of Yakubu as INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking confirmation of  the reappointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Lawan to sue SaharaReporters over alleged N3bn bribe offer by INEC chair

The Senate President, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, along with Sen. Mohammed Musa, has given an online publication, Sahara Reporters, a seven-day ultimatum to retract an alleged libellous publication.

INEC ready for diaspora voting — Yakubu

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission is ready to “roll out” diaspora voting to enable more eligible Nigerian citizens working in diplomatic missions or those permanently living abroad to vote.

INEC to create more polling units before 2023 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is considering creating additional polling units across the country before the 2023 general elections.

Again, NBC to sanction AIT over ‘incessant’ broadcast violations

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has threatened to wield the big stick on the AIT television station over what it described as consistent and blatant violations of the 6th NBC Code.

Nigeria 2019: Have we learnt any lessons?, by Reuben Abati

The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and the electorate themselves as a “disappointment”, “ a bad day for democracy”,

Human rights lawyer faults INEC’s decision to stop campaign

A human rights lawyer, Kayode Ajulo, on Monday, faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the ban on campaign.

PDP defies INEC, set to resume campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the administrative prohibition of the resumption of political campaigns by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, contravened the Electoral Law.

No more campaigns, collection of PVCs — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says there is no more room for political campaigns or collection of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, in spite of the postponement of elections by one week.

Buhari, Atiku storm ICC to sign Peace Accord

The presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, President Muhammadu and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, have arrived the International Conference Centre, ICC, to sign peace accord.

2019: INEC abolishes incident form

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has “modified” the register of voters for the 2019 general elections, adding that the separate incident form has been abolished.

INEC gets new secretary

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has sworn in a new secretary in person of Rose Orianran-Anthony.

 INEC fixes Dec. 20 for Adamawa governorship candidates’ peace accord

The signing of the peace accord was part of the commission’s preparation for credible and acceptable 2019 general elections

2019: Ooni urges Nigerians to support INEC

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has urged Nigerians to support Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to achieve the goals of...

Multiple registrations: INEC removes over 300,000 names from voter register

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it had removed over 300,000 names from its voter register as at last week, as the commission continued...

INEC receives 79 nominations for presidential poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday said it received nominations from 79 political parties for the 2019 presidential election and 6,352 for...

Court orders arrest of INEC chairman

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, for “flagrant” disobedience of court orders.

INEC concludes plans for Kastina, Bauchi, Cross River bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will on Friday, announce the date for the conduct of bye-elections for vacant seats in the National and State Assemblies.

2019: INEC has gone far ahead mischief makers – Yakubu

Mr Yakubu also disclosed that INEC had concluded work on the annual audit of the accounts of political parties for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

INEC still awaits formal notification of vacancies in NASS – Yakubu

The Independent National Election (INEC) said it was awaiting formal communication on the existing vacancies in the National Assembly (NASS).

All registered voters will get PVCs before 2019 – INEC

Mr. Yakubu said that the commission was committed to conducting free, fair and credible elections and improving the electoral process in the country.

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