News - Professor Mahmoud Yakubu

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

1 week ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

INEC Register over Nine Million New Voters in Lagos

3 weeks ago /

The independent national election commission, INEC, says the number of new voters in the ongoing continuous voters registration exercise as at June fourteen twenty eighteen is over nine million people. 

BREAKING: INEC Sets Up Committee To Probe Underaged Voting In Kano

5 months ago /

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, on Friday,  said a panel has been set up to investigate the alleged issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State. Mahmoud said this during a workshop in Lagos. The workshop is attended by leading senior members...

INEC Seeks EFCC’s Collaboration In Monitoring Campaign Spendings

5 months ago /

Chairman of the independent national electoral commission, INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu is seeking the collaboration of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, to monitor amount of money spent by political parties and candidates during campaigns for the 2019 general elections.

EFCC To Cleanse Electoral System, Arriagns 100 INEC Officials

1 year ago /

In efforts to cleanse the electoral system, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has begun the arraignment of over 100 electoral officials. According to reports, the commission is set to charge officials who had received bribes from the $115 million, allegedly disbursed by Diezani-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, during...