Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Mahmoud Yakubu"

    Electoral act amendment bill still under scrutiny, says Ita Enang

Electoral act amendment bill still under scrutiny, says Ita Enang

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters, says the final copy of the electoral act amendment bill is being "scrutinised thoroughly" by President Muhammadu Buhari.Enang dismissed the allegation that the president has refused to sign the bill, saying "there is no cause for alarm".The bill was transmitted to the president for assent on August 2, [...]

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    INEC chairman: Nothing should lead to postponement of 2019 polls

INEC chairman: Nothing should lead to postponement of 2019 polls

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says  no condition should warrant the postponement of the 2019 elections.Yakubu said this on Friday while responding to Aso Rock correspondents who asked if the delay in the passage of the commission's budget could lead to the postponement of the exercise.The INEC chairman said under his leadership, the commission has [...]

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    EXTRA: Cancer is caused by corruption, says Magu

EXTRA: Cancer is caused by corruption, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says cancer is caused by corruption.Magu said this on Thursday when he visited Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), at his office in Abuja.The acting EFCC chairman said every evil in society is caused by corruption."Corruption is the worst enemy of Nigeria. It is [...]

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    INEC to spend N1.4bn on ballot boxes for 2019 election

INEC to spend N1.4bn on ballot boxes for 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will use N1.4 billion to purchase ballot boxes to be used during the 2019 general election.Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of INEC, made this known on Monday while appearing before the house of representatives committee on electoral matters and political parties affairs.He said INEC would replace the transparent ballot boxes with plastic ones.Yakubu said [...]

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    Rivers rerun: ‘Audio recording provides useful clue to what transpired in Etche’

Rivers rerun: ‘Audio recording provides useful clue to what transpired in Etche’

Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says an alleged audio recording of Nyesom Wike, Rivers governor, has shed light on what transpired in Etche local government.The legislative rerun election in Etche was not concluded because of the high level of irregularities recorded there.A voice said to be Wike's was heard on the recording threatening an INEC official [...]

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    Outstanding Rivers rerun elections postponed till 2017

Outstanding Rivers rerun elections postponed till 2017

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it would conduct the outstanding Rivers state assembly rerun elections in 2017.Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of INEC, said this on Friday while speaking at the opening of a two-day workshop organised by the commission for journalists in Abuja.All rerun elections into the national assembly were concluded on Saturday except that of two constituencies in [...]

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