Posts Tagged ‘INEC Chairman’

Nigerian Presidents should lose power to appoint INEC chair ~ Goodluck Jonathan

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 12, 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is advocating for Nigerian presidents to be stripped of power to single-handedly appoint commissioners and chairmen of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said his suggestion is in order to maintain the credibility and legitimacy of elections in the country. He made the comment on Thursday, July 11 during the […]

BREAKING| HURIWA Backs EU Report, Seeks Sack of INEC Chairman

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 17, 2019
A day after the European Union released an extensively damaging reports criticising the recently held general election, a civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has thrown its weight behind what it described as the factually correct reports, insisting that for any meaningful and constructive electoral reforms to be actualised, the […]

2023 Presidency For Sale -PDP

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 24, 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidency of insincerity by promising both the South-east and South-west 2023 presidency in exchange for votes in 2019, dismissing it as a desperate bid to hang on to power. The main opposition party also rejected the possible extension of the tenure […]
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INEC Announces Date For Elections For The Next 36 Years

by Breaking Timeson February 28, 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055. Chairman of the commission, Prof . Mamood Yakubu , made the announcement at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja. “ In 2019 , […]

INEC Chairman presents Certificates of Registration to 5 new Political Parties (PHOTOS)

by Breaking Timeson June 17, 2017
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday presented Certificates of Registration To Five New Political Parties; ADP, ADPM, APDA,NGP and YPP. In his presentation speech, he said…. ” I want to assure the five new political parties that from today, you have equal status with all other political parties in Nigeria and you are no longer […]

Buhari is a Sectional Leader- Fayose

by Breaking Timeson October 22, 2015
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the appointment of yet another northerner, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a vindication of his position that “President Mohammadu Buhari is a sectional leader, who sees himself mainly as leader of the Hausa/Fulani, and not that of the entire people […]