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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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Olisa Metuh’s lawyer returns to court 24 hours after withdrawal from case

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Kaduna council poll: We have evidences of Nigerian Army involvement – PDP

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Governor Okowa donates buses to prisons

To speed up the administration of criminal justice in Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has donated two 18-seater buses to the Nigerian Prisons Service.