• INEC Chairman appoints Eyinla, Kuna and Oyekanmi as aides

    INEC Chairman appoints Eyinla, Kuna and Oyekanmi as aides

    Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday appointed Prof.

    Bolade Eyinla as Chief Technical Adviser, Prof. Mohammed Kuna, Special Assistant and Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary.

    The appointments, announced in the commission’s Bulletin, are to assist him in the effective execution of his mandate.

    Eyinla, until now, was a Professor of History at the University of Ilorin and National Election Expert at the UNDP-DGD.

    Kuna was a Professor of Political Sociology at the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto.

    The bulletin said […]

  • Here’s the photos from the swearing-in ceremony of INEC Chairman & his commissioners

    Here’s the photos from the swearing-in ceremony of INEC Chairman & his commissioners

    New INEC Chairman Professor Mahmud Yakubu and 5 new commissioners were sworn in this

  • Pre. Buhari, VP. Osinbajo, Saraki at the swearing-in ceremony of new INEC chairman and commissioners (photos)

    Pre. Buhari, VP. Osinbajo, Saraki at the swearing-in ceremony of new INEC chairman and commissioners (photos)

    President Buhari this morning performed the swearing-in ceremony of the new INEC Chairman Professor Mahmud Yakubu as well as five INEC Commissioners namely Antonla Taiye Okoosi Simbine for North-central, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo for North-east, Mohammed Mustafa Lecky for South-south, Amina Zakari for North East and Soyebi Adedeji Solomon for South-west. See more photos

  • BREAKING: Senate confirms Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as INEC chairman

    BREAKING: Senate confirms Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as INEC chairman

    Report gathered that the senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman and successor of Prof Attahiru Jega after he was screened in the upper chambers.

    Yakubu who answered all questions posed at him, stated that, he would not be intimidated in the discharge of his activities as INEC chairman.

    Asked if he can withstand any pressure, intimidation to announce the winner of the election even if it does not favour of the Federal […]

  • PDP Rejects New INEC Chairman’s Appointment,Amina Zakari

    PDP Rejects New INEC Chairman’s Appointment,Amina Zakari

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the appointment of Amina Bala Zakari as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    Mrs Zakari was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, following the exit of former Chairman, Attahiru Jega.

    The PDP however stated that the new Chairman’s appointment is unacceptable because she “is too close to the Presidency.”

    The party’s opinion was disclosed on Wednesday, July 1, by National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh during a press conference […]