Mahmood Yakubu News

INEC releases names of House of Reps candidates nationwide [Full list]

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance when he received a delegation from the European Union (EU), led by its Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Ketil Karlsen, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said the commission is not anticipating the postponement of the general elections.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

INEC won’t employ partisan lecturers – Chairman

The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said these at a meeting between the commission and CVCNU, adding that without the involvement of the country’s tertiary institutions, conducting credible elections would be difficult.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

Still on INEC’s guidelines and credible electoral processes | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

They noted that quite unlike what obtained during Prof. Attahiru Jega’s era, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu did not incorporate the inputs of major election stakeholders.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

APC misses out in Rivers, Zamfara as INEC publishes list of candidates

‘Politically Exposed Lecturers’ Meanwhile, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has asked Vice Chancellors of federal universities in Nigeria not to give the commission lecturers who are politically exposed.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

INEC Chairman Warns VCs: Don't Appoint Partisan Lecturers As Returning Officers

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned vice chancellors of federal universities against nominating card-carrying members of political parties as retuning officers for the 2019 elections.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Like 2015 Elections, We Will Not Fail Nigerians In 2019, Says INEC Chairman

Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said expressed the commission's readiness for the 2019 elections.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

INEC ready for general election

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance when he received a delegation from the European Union(EU), led by its Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Ketil Karlsen, at the commission’s headquartres on Wednesday in Abuja.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Court to hear political parties’ suit against election guidelines Tuesday

Ugochinyere said the suit to protest the insistence of the INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, to go ahead with the controversial document was filed on Monday at the Federal High Court Abuja.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

61 Political Parties Sue INEC, Claim Clauses In Election Guidelines Will Lead To Massive Rigging

According to the statement, leaders of the political parties were set to pass a vote of no confidence in the INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, if he decided to release the “controversial guidelines” today, without meeting with political parties for their input.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 13, 2019