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Kebbi council polls: APC submits 246 candidates to KESIEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi, on Thursday submitted final list of its chairmanship and councillorship candidates for the local government councils election holding on Oct. 26.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo governor pays dissolved OYSIEC, JSC, CSC boards

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has paid the remaining salaries of sacked chairmen and members of three statutory Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and Civil Service Commission (CSC).

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.
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Niger council poll: APC, PDP, others agree to pay administrative charges

After weeks of bickering, all the political parties participating in the forthcoming local government election in Niger State, have succumbed to the demand by the State Independent Electoral Commission for the payment of administrative charges imposed on candidates contesting the elections.

Kebbi council poll: 51 political parties show interest, 5 seek extension

The Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission (KESIEC) has confirmed the readiness of 51 political parties to participate in the October 26 local government election as five parties sought a three-week extension.
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APC wants free, fair council poll in Adamawa

The Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission to ensure that the November local government poll in the state is free and fair.
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Disbanded OYSEIC members sue Oyo governor

The Chairman and members of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) have sued Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde over the dissolution of the Commission.

Niger PDP ready for council polls – official

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger on Friday said that it has concluded arrangements to participate in the state Local Government Council elections scheduled for Nov.30.

Bayelsa governor swears in new state electoral chief

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has tasked the newly sworn-in Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Ball Oyarede, to carry out his responsibilities with firmness and integrity.

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the Eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa, in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.
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Bayelsa council polls: Apathy, boycott characterise process

Voter apathy and boycott by the dominant opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) characterised the local government elections in Bayelsa on Saturday.
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APC threatens boycott as Bayelsa holds council election

Local Government elections are expected to hold on Saturday in the Eight Local Government Council area of the Bayelsa State.
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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 appoints new acting Bayelsa electoral chief

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has appointed Remember Ogbe as acting Chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC).
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Jigawa set to hold local council election June 29

The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC), has fixed Saturday, June 29, for the conduct of local government election in the 27 councils of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.

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Rwanda, first East African country to ban all single-use plastics

The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.