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32 women battle for Kaduna local council chairmanship position

No fewer than 32 women aspirants across the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State have indicated interest in seeking elective office in the May 12 local government poll.

Massive turnout of voters as voting begins in Sierra Leone

A massive turnout of voters was witnessed at many polling units in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, today as voting began in the country’s Presidential, Parliamentary, Mayoral, and councillorship elections.

Kaduna council poll: PDP to give all female aspirants free nomination forms

The ‎Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has said all female aspirants for the Kaduna State local government election will be given free forms to contest.

Oyo council poll: APC postpones Monday’s primaries

Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) preparatory to the local government elections in Oyo state, earlier scheduled to hold tomorrow (Monday) will no longer hold.

Suspected cult kingpin stabbed to death over chicken in Calabar

A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult — King Crackers.

Delta council poll: APC rejects alleged offer of councillorship positions

The All Progressive Congress, APC, Delta State Chapter, has rejected the alleged offer of chairmanship and councillorship positions to the party in the just concluded Local Government election in the state.

PDP wins Ekiti local council election

The Peoples Democratic Party has won all the chairmanship and councillor ship seats in the 16 Local Government Areas of Ekiti State in Saturday’s local government election.

Senate approves card reader, sets fees for aspirants

The Senate has passed the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 Amendment Bill 2017, making it mandatory for use of card reader and banning of manual accreditation, when it becomes a law.

Enugu council poll: Why we disqualified 73 APC candidates for council poll – SIEC

The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), says it disqualified 73 candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 4 council polls in the state for non possession of tax clearance certificates.

Kwara council election a walk over – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Kwara state has said the November the 18th local government election in the state will be a walk over for the party.

Accord Party not participating in Lagos bye-election – chairman

The Accord Party on Friday said it would not participate in the Sept. 30 Lagos constituency bye-election in Eti-Osa Local Government area.

Enugu local poll: Community protests imposition of PDP candidate

Hundreds of indigenes of Oboffia Awkunanaw, in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State protested what they called plans by some political leaders to impose an unpopular candidate on the community ahead of the November 4, Council elections in the state.

Enugu govt approves N310m for council election

Enugu State Executive Council has approved the disbursement of additional N310.23 million for the conduct of the Nov. 4 local government election in the state.


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Two students expelled for cultism, gangsterism

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National mosque Imam urges faith-based organisations to register with CAC

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