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Benue fixes date for council polls

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BESIEC) has fixed 30th November 2019 for the Local Government Council elections in the state.
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Ekiti fixes date for council polls

Ekiti State will conduct its local government elections on December 7, 2019, the Chairman of the Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC), Justice Jide Aladejana, has disclosed.
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Adamawa holds local council elections in November

Elections are to be held throughout the 21 local government areas in Adamawa State in November this year to democratically pick officials to head the councils.

Governor Dickson accepts resignation of electoral commission chair

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accepted the resignation of the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Dr. Perekeme Bertola, ahead of the August 10, 2019 local government election in the state.

NULGE canvasses annulment of SIECs, states, local council joint accounts

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ibrahim Khaleel, has called for the annulment of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) and State Local Government Joint Account over what he described as unfettered manipulations of the systems by the state governors.

APC, PDP disagree on appointment of local council caretaker committee in Cross River

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State has it will do everything possible to resist plans by ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to appoint caretaker committees to oversee local government councils in the state.

:Election observers adjudge Plateau council rerun poll violence-free

The Coalition of Accredited National Observers, for the October 10 Local Government Elections in Plateau State, said the re-run elections in Langtang South and Mangu Local Government Areas of the state was without violence, vote-buying and any form of electoral manipulation.

Plateau council polls: PDP candidate calls on supporters to boycott re-run

Mr Ayuba Gufwen, PDP chairmanship candidate for Mangu in the Oct. 10 local government polls in Plateau, has called on PDP supporters to boycott the re-run election slated for Thursday, Oct. 18.

Plateau: Ban on public procession still in force

The Plateau State government says the ban on public processions in the state is still in force.
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Jerry Useni: Simon Lalong robbed Plateau people in council polls

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Simon Lalong robbed the people of Plateau State of their political mandate during last Wednesday’s local government election.

Simon Lalong swears in 11 newly elected local council chairmen amidst protest

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has sworn in 11 newly elected local government chairmen, few hours after the state electoral commission declared them winners of the council polls conducted on Wednesday.

Four houses, local council chamber razed down over Plateau election results

Irate youths protesting the outcome of Wednesday’s local government election in Plateau State have burnt down four houses in Langtang South Local Government, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.

Violence trails Plateau council polls as APC wins big

Following the declaration of the results of Wednesday’s local government elections in Plateau State by Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Mr. Fabian Ntung, there now reins terror in the state as PLASIEC office in Bassa Local Government Area and vehicles have been set on fire.

Governor Okorocha swears in council chairmen

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Monday morning swore in 27 Local Government Areas’ chairmen who won the local polls on Saturday.

APC sweeps Imo local government election

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress as winners of Saturday’s local government election across the state.

APC wins Imo local council polls

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC) has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of Saturday’s local government election across the state.

Attahiru Jega: SIECs should continue to handle local govt elections

The former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has rejected the agitation to transfer the mandate of conducting local government elections from state electoral commissions to INEC.

Rivers council polls: We are on standby – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said soldiers would be on standby to forestall possible violence in Saturday’s council elections in Rivers

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