Biafra: Southeast leaders disown IPOB, MASSOB, others

… Say secessionists not speaking for Ndigbo. Abuja – Southeast leaders Saturday reaffirmed their commitment to one united Nigeria under the platform of justice, equality of rights, fairness, love and respect for one another. The leaders also used the opportunity to disown secessionist activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and other pro-Biafran agitators, …

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‘I suddenly remembered why I fell in love with the President’

President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on Tuesday, warning troublemakers in the country that the picnic was over, and the next day, I saw this comment online from a Buharist, as lovers and admirers of the President are known: “I just finished watching the President on TV reading the riot act to troublemakers, and I couldn’t be prouder of the President. I suddenly remembered why I fell …

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‘Divisive Politics,’ Not Amalgamation Bane of Our Nation’s Unity – Jonathan

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has said that too much emphasis on ‘divisive politics’ not amalgamation is the bane of our nation’s unity. He recalled as President, when we were to celebrate golden jubilee in 2010 and the centenary of our amalgamation in 2014 that  some Nigerians challenged the intentions, arguing that the amalgamation was faulty. They …

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President Buhari Swears In Yakubu Mahmood As INEC Chairman For A Second Term (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second term. He was sworn-in on Wednesday. “We have clearly demonstrated in recent elections that elections are getting better and better and elections will continue to get better and better,” he said after the swearing-in ceremony which took place at the Council Chambers, State House …

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BREAKING: Yakubu hands over as INEC chairman

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, handed over to Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Mu’azu (retd.) to oversee the affairs of the commission. Mu’azu would oversee the INEC pending the confirmation of Yakubu by the Senate. Yakubu said, “You may recall that the current Commission was inaugurated in three batches. The Chairman and five Commissioners were sworn-in on 9th …

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Edo Election: INEC Boss Hails Stakeholders for Successful Poll

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman, Independent, National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has commended all stakeholders who made the September 19 governorship election in Edo state a success. Yakubu gave the appreciation while winding down INEC Situation Room on the Edo Governorship election in Abuja on Sunday. The chairman reminded all stakeholders that there was no respite yet for all as …

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INEC Is Ready For Edo Governorship Election – Yakubu

By Nefishetu Yakubu Benin (Precise Post) – Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said on Thursday that the commission was fully prepared and ready for the conduct of the Sept. 19, Edo governorship election. Yakubu made this known during a meeting with the Inter Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), in Benin. He said that the commission had …

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Edo Guber: INEC Meets over Threats of Violence

…Says Voters Wearing Branded Face Masks Would Not be Allowed to Vote By Simon Akwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to hold an emergency meeting today to discuss the threats of violence in the upcoming governorship election in Edo State, INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who disclosed this yesterday, expressed worries over the drums of war among the political parties …

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INEC Boss, Mahmud Says Agency Committed To Reviewing Electoral Act

….As INEC Proposes 34 Amendments To Electoral Act Abuja (Precise Post) – Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmud Yakubu said the agency remained committed to the review of the Electoral Act to enhance better conduct of elections. The INEC boss spoke yesterday in Lagos at the opening of a week-long retreat on the review of the electoral legal framework jointly organised by the …

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