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Nigerians don’t follow us on social media – INEC

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, stated this in Enugu on Monday. Oyekanmi made the statement …

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84.2 million registered to vote in 2019 – INEC

INEC

At least 84.2 million Nigerians are registered to vote in the 2019 general elections, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahood Yakubu, said this at a regular meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners in Abuja on Thursday. According to Yakubu, 14.5 million Nigerians registered between …

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We didn’t receive N50m logistics support from Jigawa govt – INEC

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied a newspaper report that it recently received N50 million from the government of Jigawa for logistics. Dr. Mahmud Isah, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, made the clarification in a statement in Dutse, on Tuesday. Isah said that the commission had …

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2019 elections: Youths may decide winner — INEC Chairman

Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could be the ones to determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections. He also said apart from the 68 existing political parties, the commission was processing over 130 fresh applications from associations …

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