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2019 polls in focus as CSOS debate electoral integrity
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2019 polls in focus as CSOS debate electoral integrity

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu( right), INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye and Chief Executive Officer, Zabe Software, Khalil Halilu, at the Conference on Electoral Integrity in Nigeria, organised by CDD As the 2019 electoral process shapes up, especially with the conclusion of political party primaries, conversations around how to promote […]

No plan to postpone 2019 general elections -INEC
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No plan to postpone 2019 general elections -INEC

INEC chairman Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no plan to postpone the 2019 general elections. Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, made the clarification in a statement he issued in Abuja on Wednesday. Oyekanmi said the clarification became necessary […]

INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election
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INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election

INEC chairman Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has placed the total number of newly registered voters as 14,551,482 ahead of the 2019 general election. The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement during the Commission’s third quarterly consultative meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) […]

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INEC to print 16.5m PVCs before 2019 general elections-Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will print 16,500,192 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and make them available for collection by citizens ahead of the 2019 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the regular meeting of the commission with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) on […]

Voter registration: There will be no extension, insists INEC
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Voter registration: There will be no extension, insists INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu • Collection Of PVCs Ends A Week To 2019 Elections • Commission Will Send Text Messages To Unclaimed PVCs Owners As the Continuous Voter Registration  (CVR) conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ended yesterday, after an earlier extension to enable more eligible voters […]

INEC denies budgeting N6bn to feed Police
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INEC denies budgeting N6bn to feed Police

INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday denied reports it budgeted six billion Naira to feed the Police during next year’s elections. The 2019 general elections budget of N189.2bn is subject to approval by the National Assembly and has been pending due to ongoing recess […]

National Assembly fails to resolve 2019 election budget conflict
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National Assembly fails to resolve 2019 election budget conflict

National Assembly Complex Abuja. The National Assembly’s joint committees on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have failed to resolve discrepancies in the 2019 election budget. The commission’s chairman, Mahmood Yakubu was, therefore, invited to appear again today to make further clarifications. The Senate INEC committee had on Wednesday raised the […]

Senate queries discrepancies in government’s 2019 election budget
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Senate queries discrepancies in government’s 2019 election budget

• Meets INEC’s chairman to resolve issues today • Cleric, monarch list dangers to democracy The Senate has expressed concern over alleged discrepancies in the 2019 elections budget figures presented by President Muhammadu Buhari and chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu. The Senate Committee on INEC […]

Court insists IGP must arrest INEC Chairman
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Court insists IGP must arrest INEC Chairman

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order following the absence of Yakubu’s team of […]

Tension mounts as National Assembly shelves special sitting
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Tension mounts as National Assembly shelves special sitting

National Assembly • Oshiomhole holds emergency meeting with APC senators • Akpabio ‘unmoved’ by rumoured displacement • Lawmakers file suit to stop Saraki’s impeachment • PDP warns Buhari group over anti-democratic moves The much-anticipated special sitting of both chambers of the National Assembly to consider the N242 billion 2019 election […]

Your votes will count, INEC tells Ekiti electorate
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Your votes will count, INEC tells Ekiti electorate

Election Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday assured the electorate that their votes would count. Yakubu spoke at a stakeholders meeting held in Ado-Ekiti which had in attendance some of the gubernatorial candidates and their […]

INEC registers 10m new voters
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INEC registers 10m new voters

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it registered no fewer than 10 million Nigerians in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the commission’s quarterly consultative meeting with security agencies under the auspices of Inter-Agency […]