محمد يعقوب

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محمد يعقوب added : "We will continue to ensure we do what we have to do courageously to ensure that we achieve the free, fair and credible election that we require," External link

saharareporters Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب warned ( about Commission ) : “Already, the Commission has published the date and mode of primaries for each of the 15 political parties that indicated their intention to participate in the election. Similarly, there will be no extension of time for political parties that fail to submit the names and other details of the candidates that emerge from their primaries using the dedicated portal created by the Commission. For emphasis, the deadline is 6:00pm on Monday June 29, 2020.” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “All political parties interested in fielding candidates for the election are reminded that they must conclude their primaries for the nomination of candidates in the next ten days,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Where the election is disrupted and the commission cannot vouch for the integrity of the process, we will not go ahead to make any declaration” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “You (political parties, politicians and voters) either behave for the elections to be concluded in a free and fair manner or we do what the law says” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “While elections are disrupted, we should look far beyond the electoral commission. I think you put your fingers on the problem, on the political class and the security challenges. And that is why we have been engaging with them,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Where the election is disrupted and the commission cannot vouch for the integrity of the process, we will not go ahead to make any declaration,” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “While elections are disrupted, we should look far beyond the electoral commission. I think you should put your fingers on the problem, on the political class and the security challenges. And that is why we have been engaging with them,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "Nigeria is one of the most litigated against public institutions in the country. In the last one and the half years over the conduct of the general elections and party primaries, we have been dragged to court over 2000 times and it is counting," External link

saharareporters Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Our electoral and democratic process can’t be suspended on account of the COVID19 pandemic, ” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “An early engagement with political parties and aspirants is necessary in order to create the atmosphere for peaceful primaries and consequently peaceful elections,” External link

dailytrust Friday, June 5, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, health authorities have issued guidelines on protective measures against the spread of the virus and the response to any emergencies that may occur,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, in tandem with the new health reality, accreditation of media organisations for these elections will be done online through a dedicated portal,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, since health authorities have issued guidelines on how public institutions in Nigeria can protect their workforce and safely serve the public interest, we consider it imperative to proceed with electoral activities in Nigeria. Our democracy and electoral process cannot be truncated due to the pandemic,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "For instance, further engagement with the National Assembly and stakeholders on electoral reform as well as the conduct of some off-season elections had to be suspended, because of the global health emergency," External link

allafrica Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “At the same time, we are also studying reports of recent elections conducted under the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in places such as Mali and South Korea, for any lessons that will strengthen our processes and protect all those involved,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “Like every national institution in Nigeria, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our activities. For instance, further engagement with the National Assembly and stakeholders on electoral reform, as well as the conduct of some off-season elections had to be suspended because of the global health emergency. Happily, the PTF has issued guidelines on protective measures for the gradual restoration of normalcy nationwide. On that basis, the Commission recently released its own policy on conducting elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic…” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added ( about Commission ) : “While the Commission takes the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, our democracy and electoral process cannot be truncated for this reason, particularly because health authorities have advised on measures to protect the public from the virus, including all those involved in elections,” External link

channelstv Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

pulse Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit, ” External link

pulse Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “It will also ensure inclusivity in the electoral process for marginalised segments of the society such as women, youth and persons living with disabilities,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, March 2, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب declared : “The commission (Thursday) received two communications from the Senate President declaring the seats for Bayelsa Central and Bayelsa West Senatorial Districts vacant. The commission will soon meet to determine the dates for by-elections in the two Senatorial Districts” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 2, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission formed the sub-committee to look at how to strengthen synergy between Security Agencies and INEC and to look at how we can collaborate in the field,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The end of tenure governorship elections in Edo and Ondo are holding later in the year. Given recent experiences with some governorship elections, political parties need to do more to avoid the conduct of acrimonious primaries or failure to observe due diligence in the screening of their candidates, resulting in protracted litigations and eventual determination of the outcome of elections by orders of court” External link

dailytrust Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “This will enable citizens to scrutinise them and take legal action against any candidate who provides false information to the Commission,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, February 21, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The political parties were deregistered because of their failure to meet various criteria stipulated by the constitution during the elections, ” External link

dailypost Monday, February 17, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “The total votes cast after excluding those of the APC now stand at 146,999. PDP polled 143,172 and had the required 25 percent spread across all the local government areas” External link

dailytrust Monday, February 17, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Consequently, Senator Diri and Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo of the PDP are hereby declared winners and returned elected as governor and deputy governor of Bayelsa State respectively,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Therefore, in fulfillment of the requirement of Section 75 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) the certificates of return to the governor and deputy governor-elect will be presented to them immediately as ordered by the Supreme Court,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Accord Party ) : “Out of this figure, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored the highest number of lawful votes with 143,172,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, February 14, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court, the Commission met this morning and reviewed the result of the election in which 45 political parties contested,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, February 14, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court, the Commission met this morning and reviewed the result of the election in which 45 political parties contested,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 14, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) vests in INEC the power to register and regulate the activities of political parties. You will also recall that in 2018, the constitution was amended. " External link

allafrica Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “In addition, they were also assessed on the basis of their performance in the area council elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which coincided with the 2019 general election. It should be noted that the FCT is the only part of the country where INEC is empowered by the constitution to conduct local government elections.” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 7, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Better Nigeria ) : “Accordingly, 74 political parties are hereby deregistered. With this development, Nigeria now has 18 registered political parties,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, February 7, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Detailed Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two elections will be published on our website and social media platforms shortly,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Better Nigeria ) : “Accordingly, 74 political parties are hereby deregistered. With this development, Nigeria now has 18 registered political parties,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Detailed Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two election will be published on our website and social media platforms shortly,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The political parties were deregistered because of their failure to meet various criteria stipulated by the constitution during the elections, ” External link

dailypost Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We wonder how would these new settlements be served by polling units so that Nigerians do not have to travel long distances to vote on election day,” External link

pulse Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “at the moment we have 119,973 polling units, we also have over 57,000 voting points making a total of over 180,000 polling units and voting points, yet if you look at some of the satellite images and you place dots on spots where there are polling units in relation to the vast area where we have no polling units, we are still underserved even with the initiative of the Commission in operating voting points and voting point settlements, so GIS in our operation with the equipment that we have will be a great facilitator in the efforts of the Commission in that respect” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan, and the determination to conduct free, fair, and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the elections as scheduled is no longer feasible,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bauchi State ) : “On Saturday this week, elections will hold in 28 constituencies spread across 11 States of the Federation. Six of these elections involve entire constituencies while 22 elections will be held only in some polling units. In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification. The two affected constituencies are Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi State and Agwara State Constituency in Niger State where elections will be held without the candidates and parties that were declared winners in the general election. There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had elapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bauchi State ) : “On Saturday this week, elections will hold in 28 constituencies spread across 11 States of the Federation. Six of these elections involve entire constituencies while 22 elections will be held only in some polling units. In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification. The two affected constituencies are Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi State and Agwara State Constituency in Niger State where elections will be held without the candidates and parties that were declared winners in the general election. There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had lapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification,” External link

pulse Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We have received assurances from the security agencies of adequate protection of the processes in line with the rules of engagement for election duty, ” External link

pulse Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We have received assurances from the security agencies of adequate protection of the processes in line with the rules of engagement for election duty,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had elapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب pointed out : “Furthermore, there is emphasis on numbers of security personnel, but less on synergy, coordination and collaboration among the various security agencies in line with the purpose for which ICCES was established in the first instance,” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب declared : “No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour.” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “We must translate the new approach to reality in the forthcoming re-run elections such that Nigerians will see a qualitatively different security arrangement. No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We must translate the new approach to reality in the forthcoming re-run elections such that Nigerians will see a qualitatively different security arrangement. No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour,” External link

dailytrust Friday, January 10, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the Commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management. The Commission will work with the National Assembly for the expeditious passage of the amendment to the electoral legal framework so that work can begin in earnest to make future elections in Nigeria more technology-based. It is long overdue, it is doable, it is achievable and it is inevitable” External link

vanguardngr Friday, December 13, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result in collation and management. The Commission will work with the National Assembly for the expeditious passage of the amendment to the electoral legal framework so that work can begin in earnest to make future elections in Nigeria more technology-based. It is long overdue, it is doable, it is achievable and it is inevitable” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The Inspector-General of Police has assured the Commission that this new approach to the deployment of security personnel will be piloted in the court-ordered re-run elections holding next month,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “When we talk about education in this country, we should cast our net wide and go beyond literacy and numeracy to provide some sound moral content, without which the mere ability to read and write alone would be inadequate, if education must have a meaning beyond passing literacy or passing numeracy, to serve as a means of positively changing the society” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated : “One critical area that the Commission will engage the National Assembly is the status of the Smart Card Reader (SCR). Let me reiterate that the SCR has come to stay. It cannot be jettisoned or abandoned. Rather, the Commission will seek ways by which its utility in elections can be enhanced for the triple objectives of verification of the genuineness of the Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), confirmation of ownership and fingerprint authentication of voters. The status of the SCR must be provided for and protected by law. Similarly, accreditation data from the SCR should be used to determine over-voting and the margin of lead principle. The judgement of the Supreme Court on the primacy of the voters’ register as the determinant of over-voting in law merely draws attention to the lacuna in the electoral legal framework which must be addressed through immediate and appropriate amendment to the Electoral Act. The Commission will present a proposal to the National Assembly on this matter as well as other areas in which further deployment of technology will deepen the integrity of our electoral process” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, December 4, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “Unlike pre-election and post-election cases, there is no timeframe for the prosecution of electoral offenders. A case may go on for several years. Some of the cases were dismissed for want of diligent prosecution while in some states the Attorneys’-General entered nolle prosequi to get the alleged offenders off the hook,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “In a majority of cases, elections are to be re-run in just a few polling units, some of them in only one polling unit in the entire constituency,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission will present a proposal to the National Assembly on this matter as well as other areas in which further deployment of technology will deepen the integrity of our electoral process” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bayelsa West ) : “For us in INEC, we are ready to conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections in both Bayelsa and Kogi States. We are seeking the partnership of political parties and candidates to ensure that the elections are violence free,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Of course, voter harassment, voter intimidation, including vote buying at polling units, constitute violations of the Electoral Act. Prohibition of the use of mobile phones by voters in the voting cubicles is still in force. We are going to deepen our collaboration with the EFCC and the ICPC in this respect. They will keep an eye on the movement of cash during electioneering campaigns and on election day” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, November 15, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب disse : "Muhammadu Buhari, da APC, tendo cumprido as exigências da lei e obtido o maior número de votos, é declarado vencedor e é reeleito" External link

portalangop Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب alisema ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : "Muhammadu Buhari wa chama cha All Progressive Congress, baada ya kufikisha vigezo kwa mujibu wa sheria na kupata kura nyingi, kwahiyo ninamtangaza kuwa mshindi na rais mteule" External link

deutschewelle-sw Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب alisema ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : "Muhammadu Buhari wa chama cha All Progressive Congress, baada ya kufikisha vigezo kwa mujibu wa sheria na kupata kura nyingi, kwahiyo ninamtangaza kuwa mshindi na rais mteule" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب disse : "Muhammadu Buhari, da APC, tendo cumprido as exigências da lei e obtido o maior número de votos, é declarado vencedor e é reeleito" External link

uol Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب precisou ( about Eleitoral Independente ) : “Alguns resultados das assembleias de voto foram publicados. Permitam-me lembrar que existe uma lei, segundo a qual só a Comissão Eleitoral Nacional Independente pode contabilizar os dados, anunciar os resultados e declarar os vencedores das eleições gerais. Exorto todas as partes interessadas a respeitar rigorosamente as disposições da lei” External link

portalangop Monday, February 25, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب expliqué : «dans le but de garantir la bonne qualité de nos élections» External link

lnr-dz Sunday, February 17, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب déclaré : "Cela n'a rien à voir avec des problèmes de sécurité, d'interférence politique ou de manque de moyens" External link

lorientlejour Saturday, February 16, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب indique : “Après avoir méthodiquement passé en revue ses plans logistiques et opérationnels, et avec la volonté de tenir des élections justes, libres et crédibles, la Commission est parvenue à la conclusion qu’organiser le scrutin tel qu’il était prévu n’est plus possible. Par conséquent, la Commission a décidé de reporter les élections présidentielle et législatives au samedi 23 février 2019” External link

aip-ci Saturday, February 16, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب amesema : ''Baada ya uchunguzi makini tume imehitimisha kwamba uchaguzi hauwezi kuendelea kama ilivyokuwa imepangwa.'' External link

deutschewelle-sw Saturday, February 16, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب أوضح : "هناك بيانا وزاريا يتبنى القضية ويطلب من الدولة العمل عليها في اطار المتابعة للوصول الى كشف القضية وتحرير المغيبين" External link

elnashra Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب وقال : "الحريق تجدد مرة ثانية، في الساعات الأولى من صباح يوم أمس الأحد، وبشكل كثيف جدا، الأمر الذي تطلب استدعاء جميع عناصر وآليات الدفاع المدني في محافظة طولكرم، إضافة لطواقم من محافظتي نابلس وجنين، حيث استمر العمل على اطفاء الحريق لمدة 20 ساعة متواصلة" External link

alquds Tuesday, October 4, 2016 12:05:00 AM EAT



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chairman33.33%EN02/13/201913/02/2019
professor42.54%EN02/05/201905/02/2019
chairman of inec6.22%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
président0.25%FR08/11/201711/08/2017
under professor0.50%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
boss11.94%EN12/21/201621/12/2016
chair professor0.50%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
chairman of independent national electoral commission0.25%EN06/17/201617/06/2016
governor2.99%EN04/10/201410/04/2014
former governor1.49%EN10/26/201326/10/2013
Names Lang Count
Mahmood YakubuEN63.30%
محمد يعقوبAR21.82%
Mahmoud YakubuEN5.62%
Mahmood YakubuFR3.46%
محمد يعقوبEN2.30%
Muhammad YaqubEN1.57%
Mahmood YakubuPT1.32%
Mahmood YakubuSW0.31%
محمد، يعقوبAR0.13%
Muhammad YaqubSA0.05%
محمد. يعقوبAR0.03%
Mahmoud YakubuFR0.03%
Mahmood YakubuRO0.03%
Mahmood YakubuES0.03%
Mahmood YakubuAR0.03%
Mahmood YakubEN0.00%
Mahmood YakubSW0.00%


 
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محمد يعقوب added : "We will continue to ensure we do what we have to do courageously to ensure that we achieve the free, fair and credible election that we require," External link

saharareporters Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب warned ( about Commission ) : “Already, the Commission has published the date and mode of primaries for each of the 15 political parties that indicated their intention to participate in the election. Similarly, there will be no extension of time for political parties that fail to submit the names and other details of the candidates that emerge from their primaries using the dedicated portal created by the Commission. For emphasis, the deadline is 6:00pm on Monday June 29, 2020.” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “All political parties interested in fielding candidates for the election are reminded that they must conclude their primaries for the nomination of candidates in the next ten days,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Where the election is disrupted and the commission cannot vouch for the integrity of the process, we will not go ahead to make any declaration” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “You (political parties, politicians and voters) either behave for the elections to be concluded in a free and fair manner or we do what the law says” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “While elections are disrupted, we should look far beyond the electoral commission. I think you put your fingers on the problem, on the political class and the security challenges. And that is why we have been engaging with them,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Where the election is disrupted and the commission cannot vouch for the integrity of the process, we will not go ahead to make any declaration,” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “While elections are disrupted, we should look far beyond the electoral commission. I think you should put your fingers on the problem, on the political class and the security challenges. And that is why we have been engaging with them,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "Nigeria is one of the most litigated against public institutions in the country. In the last one and the half years over the conduct of the general elections and party primaries, we have been dragged to court over 2000 times and it is counting," External link

saharareporters Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Our electoral and democratic process can’t be suspended on account of the COVID19 pandemic, ” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “An early engagement with political parties and aspirants is necessary in order to create the atmosphere for peaceful primaries and consequently peaceful elections,” External link

dailytrust Friday, June 5, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, health authorities have issued guidelines on protective measures against the spread of the virus and the response to any emergencies that may occur,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, in tandem with the new health reality, accreditation of media organisations for these elections will be done online through a dedicated portal,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “However, since health authorities have issued guidelines on how public institutions in Nigeria can protect their workforce and safely serve the public interest, we consider it imperative to proceed with electoral activities in Nigeria. Our democracy and electoral process cannot be truncated due to the pandemic,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "For instance, further engagement with the National Assembly and stakeholders on electoral reform as well as the conduct of some off-season elections had to be suspended, because of the global health emergency," External link

allafrica Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “At the same time, we are also studying reports of recent elections conducted under the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in places such as Mali and South Korea, for any lessons that will strengthen our processes and protect all those involved,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “Like every national institution in Nigeria, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our activities. For instance, further engagement with the National Assembly and stakeholders on electoral reform, as well as the conduct of some off-season elections had to be suspended because of the global health emergency. Happily, the PTF has issued guidelines on protective measures for the gradual restoration of normalcy nationwide. On that basis, the Commission recently released its own policy on conducting elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic…” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added ( about Commission ) : “While the Commission takes the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, our democracy and electoral process cannot be truncated for this reason, particularly because health authorities have advised on measures to protect the public from the virus, including all those involved in elections,” External link

channelstv Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

pulse Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit, ” External link

pulse Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The dedicated number for COVID – 19 emergencies shall be called; and, if the affected person is an election official, the Commission must be notified through the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Prior to the commencement of polls, the Presiding Officer or Assistant Presiding Officer (VP) shall ensure that the contents of the Voter Code of Conduct (VCC) are read out loudly to voters and that the VCC Poster is pasted at the polling unit,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “It will also ensure inclusivity in the electoral process for marginalised segments of the society such as women, youth and persons living with disabilities,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Any country that does not penalise offenders is doomed and we must find a way of penalising electoral offenders so that impunity can be at best reduced or even eliminated completely,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, March 2, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب declared : “The commission (Thursday) received two communications from the Senate President declaring the seats for Bayelsa Central and Bayelsa West Senatorial Districts vacant. The commission will soon meet to determine the dates for by-elections in the two Senatorial Districts” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 2, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission formed the sub-committee to look at how to strengthen synergy between Security Agencies and INEC and to look at how we can collaborate in the field,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The end of tenure governorship elections in Edo and Ondo are holding later in the year. Given recent experiences with some governorship elections, political parties need to do more to avoid the conduct of acrimonious primaries or failure to observe due diligence in the screening of their candidates, resulting in protracted litigations and eventual determination of the outcome of elections by orders of court” External link

dailytrust Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “This will enable citizens to scrutinise them and take legal action against any candidate who provides false information to the Commission,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, February 21, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The political parties were deregistered because of their failure to meet various criteria stipulated by the constitution during the elections, ” External link

dailypost Monday, February 17, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “The total votes cast after excluding those of the APC now stand at 146,999. PDP polled 143,172 and had the required 25 percent spread across all the local government areas” External link

dailytrust Monday, February 17, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Consequently, Senator Diri and Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo of the PDP are hereby declared winners and returned elected as governor and deputy governor of Bayelsa State respectively,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Therefore, in fulfillment of the requirement of Section 75 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) the certificates of return to the governor and deputy governor-elect will be presented to them immediately as ordered by the Supreme Court,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Accord Party ) : “Out of this figure, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored the highest number of lawful votes with 143,172,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, February 14, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court, the Commission met this morning and reviewed the result of the election in which 45 political parties contested,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, February 14, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court, the Commission met this morning and reviewed the result of the election in which 45 political parties contested,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 14, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : "The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) vests in INEC the power to register and regulate the activities of political parties. You will also recall that in 2018, the constitution was amended. " External link

allafrica Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “In addition, they were also assessed on the basis of their performance in the area council elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which coincided with the 2019 general election. It should be noted that the FCT is the only part of the country where INEC is empowered by the constitution to conduct local government elections.” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 7, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Better Nigeria ) : “Accordingly, 74 political parties are hereby deregistered. With this development, Nigeria now has 18 registered political parties,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, February 7, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Detailed Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two elections will be published on our website and social media platforms shortly,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Better Nigeria ) : “Accordingly, 74 political parties are hereby deregistered. With this development, Nigeria now has 18 registered political parties,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Detailed Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two election will be published on our website and social media platforms shortly,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The political parties were deregistered because of their failure to meet various criteria stipulated by the constitution during the elections, ” External link

dailypost Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We wonder how would these new settlements be served by polling units so that Nigerians do not have to travel long distances to vote on election day,” External link

pulse Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “at the moment we have 119,973 polling units, we also have over 57,000 voting points making a total of over 180,000 polling units and voting points, yet if you look at some of the satellite images and you place dots on spots where there are polling units in relation to the vast area where we have no polling units, we are still underserved even with the initiative of the Commission in operating voting points and voting point settlements, so GIS in our operation with the equipment that we have will be a great facilitator in the efforts of the Commission in that respect” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan, and the determination to conduct free, fair, and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the elections as scheduled is no longer feasible,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bauchi State ) : “On Saturday this week, elections will hold in 28 constituencies spread across 11 States of the Federation. Six of these elections involve entire constituencies while 22 elections will be held only in some polling units. In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification. The two affected constituencies are Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi State and Agwara State Constituency in Niger State where elections will be held without the candidates and parties that were declared winners in the general election. There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had elapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bauchi State ) : “On Saturday this week, elections will hold in 28 constituencies spread across 11 States of the Federation. Six of these elections involve entire constituencies while 22 elections will be held only in some polling units. In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification. The two affected constituencies are Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi State and Agwara State Constituency in Niger State where elections will be held without the candidates and parties that were declared winners in the general election. There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had lapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “In all the constituencies, the elections will be contested by the same political parties and candidates that participated in the 2019 general election except where the elections were nullified on grounds of candidate disqualification,” External link

pulse Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We have received assurances from the security agencies of adequate protection of the processes in line with the rules of engagement for election duty, ” External link

pulse Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We have received assurances from the security agencies of adequate protection of the processes in line with the rules of engagement for election duty,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “There will be no substitution of candidates as these are not bye-elections but court-ordered re-run elections and the period for nomination of candidates had elapsed since the end of 2018 in preparation for the 2019 general election” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب pointed out : “Furthermore, there is emphasis on numbers of security personnel, but less on synergy, coordination and collaboration among the various security agencies in line with the purpose for which ICCES was established in the first instance,” External link

dailytimes-NG Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب declared : “No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour.” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “We must translate the new approach to reality in the forthcoming re-run elections such that Nigerians will see a qualitatively different security arrangement. No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We must translate the new approach to reality in the forthcoming re-run elections such that Nigerians will see a qualitatively different security arrangement. No thugs and hoodlums can be more powerful than the Nigeria Police and other security agencies. It is the failure to act decisively and collaboratively that encourages thuggery and serves as an incentive for bad behaviour,” External link

dailytrust Friday, January 10, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the Commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management. The Commission will work with the National Assembly for the expeditious passage of the amendment to the electoral legal framework so that work can begin in earnest to make future elections in Nigeria more technology-based. It is long overdue, it is doable, it is achievable and it is inevitable” External link

vanguardngr Friday, December 13, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Commission ) : “We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result in collation and management. The Commission will work with the National Assembly for the expeditious passage of the amendment to the electoral legal framework so that work can begin in earnest to make future elections in Nigeria more technology-based. It is long overdue, it is doable, it is achievable and it is inevitable” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “The Inspector-General of Police has assured the Commission that this new approach to the deployment of security personnel will be piloted in the court-ordered re-run elections holding next month,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “We need to continue to deepen the use of technology for the integrity of elections. The Senate Committee on INEC has already shared with the commission the Electoral Act amendment bill for our input. We are excited by some of the new provisions concerning electronic transmission of results. We are glad that the electoral legal framework is removing some of the encumbrances to the full deployment of technology for the improvement of the electoral process in Nigeria, especially result collation and management” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “When we talk about education in this country, we should cast our net wide and go beyond literacy and numeracy to provide some sound moral content, without which the mere ability to read and write alone would be inadequate, if education must have a meaning beyond passing literacy or passing numeracy, to serve as a means of positively changing the society” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated : “One critical area that the Commission will engage the National Assembly is the status of the Smart Card Reader (SCR). Let me reiterate that the SCR has come to stay. It cannot be jettisoned or abandoned. Rather, the Commission will seek ways by which its utility in elections can be enhanced for the triple objectives of verification of the genuineness of the Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), confirmation of ownership and fingerprint authentication of voters. The status of the SCR must be provided for and protected by law. Similarly, accreditation data from the SCR should be used to determine over-voting and the margin of lead principle. The judgement of the Supreme Court on the primacy of the voters’ register as the determinant of over-voting in law merely draws attention to the lacuna in the electoral legal framework which must be addressed through immediate and appropriate amendment to the Electoral Act. The Commission will present a proposal to the National Assembly on this matter as well as other areas in which further deployment of technology will deepen the integrity of our electoral process” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, December 4, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب added : “Unlike pre-election and post-election cases, there is no timeframe for the prosecution of electoral offenders. A case may go on for several years. Some of the cases were dismissed for want of diligent prosecution while in some states the Attorneys’-General entered nolle prosequi to get the alleged offenders off the hook,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “In a majority of cases, elections are to be re-run in just a few polling units, some of them in only one polling unit in the entire constituency,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission will present a proposal to the National Assembly on this matter as well as other areas in which further deployment of technology will deepen the integrity of our electoral process” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب said ( about Bayelsa West ) : “For us in INEC, we are ready to conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections in both Bayelsa and Kogi States. We are seeking the partnership of political parties and candidates to ensure that the elections are violence free,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب said : “Of course, voter harassment, voter intimidation, including vote buying at polling units, constitute violations of the Electoral Act. Prohibition of the use of mobile phones by voters in the voting cubicles is still in force. We are going to deepen our collaboration with the EFCC and the ICPC in this respect. They will keep an eye on the movement of cash during electioneering campaigns and on election day” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, November 15, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب disse : "Muhammadu Buhari, da APC, tendo cumprido as exigências da lei e obtido o maior número de votos, é declarado vencedor e é reeleito" External link

portalangop Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب alisema ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : "Muhammadu Buhari wa chama cha All Progressive Congress, baada ya kufikisha vigezo kwa mujibu wa sheria na kupata kura nyingi, kwahiyo ninamtangaza kuwa mshindi na rais mteule" External link

deutschewelle-sw Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب alisema ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : "Muhammadu Buhari wa chama cha All Progressive Congress, baada ya kufikisha vigezo kwa mujibu wa sheria na kupata kura nyingi, kwahiyo ninamtangaza kuwa mshindi na rais mteule" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب disse : "Muhammadu Buhari, da APC, tendo cumprido as exigências da lei e obtido o maior número de votos, é declarado vencedor e é reeleito" External link

uol Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب precisou ( about Eleitoral Independente ) : “Alguns resultados das assembleias de voto foram publicados. Permitam-me lembrar que existe uma lei, segundo a qual só a Comissão Eleitoral Nacional Independente pode contabilizar os dados, anunciar os resultados e declarar os vencedores das eleições gerais. Exorto todas as partes interessadas a respeitar rigorosamente as disposições da lei” External link

portalangop Monday, February 25, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب expliqué : «dans le but de garantir la bonne qualité de nos élections» External link

lnr-dz Sunday, February 17, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

محمد يعقوب déclaré : "Cela n'a rien à voir avec des problèmes de sécurité, d'interférence politique ou de manque de moyens" External link

lorientlejour Saturday, February 16, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب indique : “Après avoir méthodiquement passé en revue ses plans logistiques et opérationnels, et avec la volonté de tenir des élections justes, libres et crédibles, la Commission est parvenue à la conclusion qu’organiser le scrutin tel qu’il était prévu n’est plus possible. Par conséquent, la Commission a décidé de reporter les élections présidentielle et législatives au samedi 23 février 2019” External link

aip-ci Saturday, February 16, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب amesema : ''Baada ya uchunguzi makini tume imehitimisha kwamba uchaguzi hauwezi kuendelea kama ilivyokuwa imepangwa.'' External link

deutschewelle-sw Saturday, February 16, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب أوضح : "هناك بيانا وزاريا يتبنى القضية ويطلب من الدولة العمل عليها في اطار المتابعة للوصول الى كشف القضية وتحرير المغيبين" External link

elnashra Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

محمد يعقوب وقال : "الحريق تجدد مرة ثانية، في الساعات الأولى من صباح يوم أمس الأحد، وبشكل كثيف جدا، الأمر الذي تطلب استدعاء جميع عناصر وآليات الدفاع المدني في محافظة طولكرم، إضافة لطواقم من محافظتي نابلس وجنين، حيث استمر العمل على اطفاء الحريق لمدة 20 ساعة متواصلة" External link

alquds Tuesday, October 4, 2016 12:05:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman33.33%EN02/13/201913/02/2019
professor42.54%EN02/05/201905/02/2019
chairman of inec6.22%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
président0.25%FR08/11/201711/08/2017
under professor0.50%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
boss11.94%EN12/21/201621/12/2016
chair professor0.50%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
chairman of independent national electoral commission0.25%EN06/17/201617/06/2016
governor2.99%EN04/10/201410/04/2014
former governor1.49%EN10/26/201326/10/2013
Names Lang Count
Mahmood YakubuEN63.30%
محمد يعقوبAR21.82%
Mahmoud YakubuEN5.62%
Mahmood YakubuFR3.46%
محمد يعقوبEN2.30%
Muhammad YaqubEN1.57%
Mahmood YakubuPT1.32%
Mahmood YakubuSW0.31%
محمد، يعقوبAR0.13%
Muhammad YaqubSA0.05%
محمد. يعقوبAR0.03%
Mahmoud YakubuFR0.03%
Mahmood YakubuRO0.03%
Mahmood YakubuES0.03%
Mahmood YakubuAR0.03%
Mahmood YakubEN0.00%
Mahmood YakubSW0.00%


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