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Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor dissolves council caretaker committees

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed has approved the dissolution of caretaker chairmen, their deputies and councillors of all 20 local government areas of the state.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

IPAC tasks Kogi governor on council polls

The Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria, (IPAC) Kogi State Chapter has called on Governor Yahaya Bello to sack his appointees overseeing affairs of the 21 Local Government Areas of the State and the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) to stop foot dragging on the conduct of a credible Local Government election in the State.

Kogi electoral body seeks support from police, army

The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC) on Wednesday called for closer partnership with the Police and Army command in the State towards ensuring the smooth operation of the commission.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi governor inaugurates electoral commission, others

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has inaugurated the Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission, giving them the charge to conduct a free, fair and credible local government elections.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Ekiti governor urges police to arrest killers of PDP member

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has urged the police command and other security agencies to unravel the mystery surrounding the violence that erupted during the Saturday’s council poll.
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Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.
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APC sweeps Ekiti council polls as PDP rejects result

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Saturday’s Local Government Council election in the state.
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Ekiti council poll: APC presents flags to candidates, says election will be free, fair

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday presented flags to its candidates in the 16 local government areas in Ekiti State, saying that the poll would be free and credible.
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Ekiti council poll: We will root out PDP – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has vowed to root out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and show the world that the APC remains the only party in the state by winning in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in the forthcoming LG elections on December 7.

Ekiti PDP disowns members canvassing boycot of council poll

The Ekiti State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, declared its readiness to participate in the forthcoming Local Government elections scheduled for December 7.

Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.

Niger council polls: Administrative charges on candidates legal – SIEC

The Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) has said that the administrative changes imposed on candidates contesting the November 30 local government elections is backed by law and will not be withdrawn.

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.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.