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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.

Plateau suspends local council polls indefinitely

The Plateau State Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday announced the “indefinite suspension” of the local government election which was scheduled for February 17, 2018, citing “security reasons.”

Court orders Governor Fayose to pay N234m to Fayemi’s appointees

For allegedly disengaging them without following due process, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

ENSIEC clears all candidates in Enugu council poll

The Enugu State Independent National Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) on Monday announced that it has cleared all the candidates submitted to it by the political parties to contest in the local government election scheduled to hold in the state on November 4.

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Asiwaju Tinubu dedicates Democracy day to Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi, students

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