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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.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

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

Court stops rescheduled Kaduna council election

Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission has postponed the rescheduled chairman and councillorship elections for Kajuru Local Government, scheduled to hold on Wednesday.

Sokoto APC reaches consensus over ward congress

The exercise was monitored by the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Mallam Sadiq Abubakar Musa, officials of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC), as well as operatives of the various security agencies.

INEC: The art of kicking the leg

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may have a rough ride this week, over a matter that is, in the strict sense, not its business.

Senator Shehu Sani warns against shift in Kaduna council polls

Sen. Shehu Sani (APC Kaduna Central) says the fire that razed the State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) at the weekend should not stop the proposed local council elections in the state scheduled for May 12

Security operatives take over burnt Kaduna SIECOM office

Security operatives have taken over the headquarters of the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, part of which went up in flames on Saturday.

INEC: Kano underage voters probe committee report ready soon

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the committee set up to investigate the Kano under age voters saga has concluded its facts finding mission and is in the process of writing its report which should be submitted and considered by the Commission

ADP accuses APC of planning to rig Edo council polls

Edo State Chapter of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Wednesday raised an alarm over alleged plan by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to manipulate Saturday local government election by falsifying the results at the sitting room of a godfather.

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Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose spent his first day out of office on Tuesday in the detention cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja.

EFCC moves Ayodele Fayose to Lagos for trial

Former Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose’s trial will most likely begin at a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, according to reports.
Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.

Felix Anyansi-Agwu: Don’t write off Enyimba against Raja Casablanca

Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.

Migrant caravan stopped on Mexico-Guatemala border

Hundreds of people in a caravan of migrants and refugees that crossed from Honduras into Guatemala staged a dramatic bid to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as local governments began preparing to disperse the convoy under pressure from Washington.
Coach Abdu Maikaba has said he hopes to win the league and cup double with new club Plateau United.

New Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba targets league and cup double

Maikaba has signed a two-year deal with the Jos club, who two seasons ago won the NPFL championship for the first time in their history.

COEASU tells federal government to brace up for more strikes

Staff unions in colleges under the aegis of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) have threatened to destabilise the entire academic system with more strikes over the “no work, no pay policy” being mooted by the Federal Government.