Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

#COVID19: Elections Will Hold In Edo, Ondo Despite Virus— INEC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 30, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will proceed with governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states even as the Coronavirus pandemic sweeps through Nigeria. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, revealed this on Saturday during INEC’s first virtual meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). Yakubu acknowledged that the virus has drastically […]

Yakubu tells parties not to let courts determine outcome of future elections

by Seun Adeuyion February 25, 2020
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has advised political parties ahead of future elections in the country. He urged them to shun acts that could lead to situations where the courts would be the ones to determine the outcomes of the forthcoming elections. Professor Yakubu gave the advice when […]

Trudeau’s support holds after apology for wearing brownface

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 21, 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal’s fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial history of the neighboring United States. “I hurt people who in many […]

INEC complies with supreme court ruling on Zamfara elections

by Breaking Timeson May 25, 2019
By Sylvanus Ofekun The Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday complied with the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State and declared the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, winners of the elections. The chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, told journalists in Abuja that Certificates of […]

APC Crisis: 26 Amosun’s loyalists dump party

by Breaking Timeson December 3, 2018
No fewer than 26 loyalists of Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Allied People’s Movement. The defectors were the aggrieved members of the APC who claimed to have won the legislative primaries of the APC  conducted by the state election committee, appointed by the […]
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2019: PDP Launches Presidential Campaign In North West

by Breaking Timeson December 3, 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced its North West Presidential Zonal Rally in Sokoto, Sokoto State. Former President Goodluck Jonathan; Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are among the dignitaries at the event. The campaign is being moderated by the Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, who was recently […]