Posts Tagged ‘INEC Chairman’

APC Task Prof. Yakubu to Improve Electoral Process Following Senate Confirmation

Idowu Maryam  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has been confirmed as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the Senate for a second term of five years.  The confirmation took place on Tuesday after the report of the Senate Committee on INEC, Chaired by Senator Kabiru Gaya, All Progressives Congress(APC) Kano South was read […]

2023 Elections: Voters Registration to Commence In First Quarter Of 2021 ― INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, The chairman Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed that voters registration will start in the first quarter of 2021. While speaking in Abuja on Wednesday when he appeared before Senator Kabiru Gaya of All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano South led Committee on INEC for the Defence of 2021 Budget proposals, the […]

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

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

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

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

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 , […]