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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun setting stage for council election

Ogun State is to constitute an electoral board for the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to conduct the council election.
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Ebonyi holds council polls amidst opposition boycott

The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) on Saturday conducted local government poll to elect 13 chairmen and 171 councillors across the state.
Akwa Ibom State chapter of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has raked in well over N500 million from the sale of forms to aspirants on its platform for the forthcoming local government polls.

Akwa Ibom PDP rakes in N500 million from sale of forms for council polls

Akwa Ibom State chapter of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has raked in well over N500 million from the sale of forms to aspirants on its platform for the forthcoming local government polls.
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.
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APC urges Abia governor to conduct councils election

Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.
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APC rejects creation of new electoral wards in Akwa Ibom

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has rejected the creation of thirty-nine new electoral wards by the State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC.
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EBSIEC fixes Ebonyi council polls for August 15

The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) has fixed Aug. 15 for the Local Government Area (LGA) elections in the state.
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APC vows to boycott Benue councils poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it will not participate in the May 30 local government councils election in Benue.
In spite of this, the chairman of Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC), Dr Mike Ushie, has fixed Saturday, May 30th for local government election.

PDP, CROSIEC insist on Cross River council polls

Despite protest and confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) are ready for the Local Government polls 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.
The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu has described the Saturday local government election in Enugu State as a seamless and credible exercise.

Rep Okechukwu: Enugu council polls confidence vote on PDP

The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has described the Saturday local government election in Enugu State as a seamless and credible exercise.
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Low turnout mar Enugu council polls

There was low turnout in the Local Government Election in Enugu state just as late arrival of voting materials delay commencement of the election in some areas.
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Enugu council poll: ENSIEC rejects call for postponement of election

The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has ruled out the postponement of the local government election slated for Feb. 29, in the state.
Mr Ade Adetimehin, the state Chairman of APC, stated this on Thursday during a press briefing in Akure.

Ondo council poll: We won’t handpick candidates – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State chapter, says it will not handpick any candidate for the party in the forthcoming council poll in the state

Kogi government treating corruption with levity – group

The Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has said it was sad and disheartening that the Kogi State government has been taking the issue of corruption with levity, saying the Governor Yahaya Bello administration could not account for the huge allocations and several interventions it collected in the last four years.
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APC wins all 16 chairmanship seats in Ekiti councils polls

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) on Sunday declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winners of all the 16 Chairmanship seats in the local government election conducted on Saturday .

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
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Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.