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LG Elections: Lagos residents blast politicians over poor performance as poll records low turnout of voters

Some residents of in Lagos State have explained why they did not participate in thr Local Government elections in Lagos State. It was learnt that the poll is greeted with some degree of apathy  in many areas like Ikorodu, Isolo, Abule Egba, Iyana Ipaja and many other parts of the metropolis Some residents  said they did not participate in the ...

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Lagos LG Poll: LASIEC begins distribution of election materials

The stage is set for the Local Government and Local Council Development Area elections in Lagos as distribution of election materials has begun in Ikeja. In a report by Punch, activities are ongoing at St. Anglican School at Ikeja, one of the venues for the elections on Saturday morning. Officials of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission were on ground ...

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Edo PDP Chairman knocks Senator for voting against electronic transmission of election results

Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, has descended hard against All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator from the state, Francis Asekhame Alimikhena, for voting against electronic transmission of election results on the floor of the Senate. Alimikhena, is representing Edo North Senatorial District in the Senate. He accused the Senator  of brazenly supporting the abridgment ...

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Tinubu running Lagos like a pig farm- Deji Adeyanju

A renowned Human Right activist, Deji Adeyanju says that if Bola Tinubu becomes the President of Nigeria, his tenure would be worse than that of President Muhammadu Buhari. He made this remark in his reaction to reports that hoodlums popularly known as Agberos rake in N125 billion annually in Lagos. According to him, Tinubu runs Lagos State like a pig ...

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2023 Guber: Serving Delta Senator reportedly caught kneeling down for Ibori

A Senator from Delta State, Senator James Manager, has been captured in a picture on his knees before a former Delta State Governor, Chief Onanefe James Ibori, most likely in his Oghara residence. The Senator, currently represents Delta South Senatorial District in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly In a report by an online media platform SaharaReporters, the 61-year-old ...

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Ogun LG Elections: Gov Abiodun-led campaign disrupted by gunshots

One person was reportedly shot on Thursday as Governor Dapo Abiodun was campaigning for  the All Progressives Congress (APC) on a campaign tour to Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. As the campaign was going on, sporadic gunshots were fired by rival cult groups leading to tension in the area. It was gathered that the shooting brought the event ...

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Zamfara: Judge withdraws from suit seeking to halt impeachment of Deputy Governor

Justice Obiora Egwatu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has withdrawn the suit seeking to halt impeachment of Zamfara State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mahadi Aliyu Mohammed Gusau. Justice Obiora decided to step aside  following information that a similar suit on the same subject matter was already pending before another judge of the court in Abuja division. Justice Egwatu told ...

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Osun 2022: INEC to make use of Automated Biometric Identification System

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun has said that it would us the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) to remove irregular registrants in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state. He made this disclosure , during a press conference in Osogbo, the state capital, to roll out the schedule and timetable of the CVR ...

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LG Poll: APC has failed in many Local Governments in Ogun- Gov Abiodun confesses

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun said his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had failed in many local governments in Ogun State. Gov Abiodun said this accounted for why he did not know what to say during his campaign in the buildup to the 2019 governorship election. He, however, expressed satisfaction that the promises he made during the campaign were ...

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Politicians have abandoned us, they only remember us during electioneering campaign- Lagos community

Residents of Ajegunle, Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State have expressed dissatisfaction with the quality of representation they are getting their representatives at various levels of government. The residents who spoke at a stakeholders’ forum organised by Transforming Ajegunle Projects (TAP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), were particularly angry that their local government chairman and lawmakers at the state and ...

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