INEC Has 334 Pre-Election Cases In Court — Prof Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed that the commission has 334 pre-election cases in court to contend with. He, however, pointed out that though the cases were purely intra-party issues, the commission had been joined in all of them. Yakubu spoke yesterday in Abuja during the swearing […]

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Osun: Resist Unethical Behaviour, Yakubu Warns INEC Staff

On Friday, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, cautioned the commission’s officials, ad hoc workers, and regular personnel to avoid acting unethically during the Osun State governorship election set for Saturday. He instructed the officials to take care not to favor any political party or candidate above another. The instruction […]

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Osun guber: What INEC wants to achieve – Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that the commission wants the Osun State governorship election to be better than the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship poll and the upcoming 2023 general election. Yakubu stated this on Monday while inspecting non-sensitive materials at the INEC office, Osogbo, alongside […]

Osun guber: What INEC wants to achieve – Mahmood Yakubu

INEC Insists On July 15 Deadline For Submission Of Governorship, Assembly Candidates List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has requested that political parties submit their lists of candidates for the governorship and House of Assembly by the deadline of July 15. The electoral umpire established the deadline in accordance with the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2023 elections. It advised political parties that had legitimate […]

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2023: INEC Won’t Interfere In Nigerians’ Choice – Yakubu

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC’s chairman, has reassured the international community that the commission will always submit itself to the sacredness of votes cast by electors. When Mahamat Saleh Annadif, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), led a group to the commission’s […]

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PVCs Not For Opening Bank Accounts, INEC Chairman Tells Youths

Permanent voter cards (PVCs) are not for the opening of bank accounts, according to Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC chairman advised young people who had already received PVCs to make an effort to cast a ballot in the general election. Yakubu gave a speech on Saturday during the […]

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We’ll No Longer Keep Sensitive Election Materials With CBN, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that sensitive election materials will no longer be “routed” through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The INEC chairman stated that the electoral body has never had a problem with the CBN since the partnership began, but that an alternative will be found due […]

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