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Ogun LG Poll: NNPP drags OGSIEC, APC to court

The just concluded concluded local government election in Ogun State, has taken a new dimension as the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has filed charges against the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the three-man caretaker committee of the APC in the state. It was learnt that NNPP also dragged to court the 20 ...

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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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Osun LG Poll: Group threatens to sue Oyetola-led govt

A pro-democracy group, Democracy Vanguard, has threatened to drag the Osun State Government to court if it sets up caretaker committees instead of conducting elections at the local government level in the State. Lending his voice on Thursday on a radio programme in Osogbo, its Osun State Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Olowu said that they would not allow setting up of caretaker ...

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Matawalle sacks 14 Local Government Council Sole Administrators

Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle has approved dissolution of the 14 Local Government Council Sole Administrators in the state. The termination takes effect from Friday The dissolution followed expiration of their tenure elongation for six months earlier approved by Zamfara Assembly, Matawalle ordered the sole administrators to hand over to their respective Directors of Administration and General Services with immediate effect. ...

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Ogun PDP holds primary election ahead of LG poll

In preparation for the July 24 local government election in Ogun State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has conducted primary elections to select candidates The announcement was made by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Akinloye Bankole Acccording to him,  the primary elections were conducted on Tuesday, across the 236 political wards in the state. He noted that they did this to comply ...

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Oyo Election: PDP wins all seats in 32 out of 33 LGAs

The ruling party in Oyo State,  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship and counsellor-ship election conducted in 32 out of the 33 local government areas in the State. The election was conducted at the weekend by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). But the election was suspended in Ido Local Government Area by the electoral umpire due ...

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Oyo LG Poll marred by low turnout

The local government elections holding across the 33 councils in Oyo State today are being witnessed by low turnout Acccording to Punch, the exercise in some areas, observed a low turnout of voters. The roads are virtually deserted due to the restriction of movement order from 6 am to 3 pm. But around Agbowo, youths are seen playing football on ...

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Supreme Court judgement validated sacking of LGAs bosses- Makinde

Governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde has said that the Supreme Court judgment has validated the sacking of the chairmen of the 68 local governments and local council development areas. He said the judgment will give way for the conduct of fresh council polls to take place on Saturday. Makinde claimed that God gave Oyo State Government and the ruling Peoples ...

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Oyo Council Poll: APC will win at least 22 LGAs if it participates- Chieftain

Ex-Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Mr. Kunle Olatunji, says that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would win at least 22 local government areas in the upcoming council elections in the state, if the party is allowed to participate. He made this remark while addressing journalists at the Nigeria Union ...

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Oyo Politics: Sacked LG officials to receive N3.7 billion

Following Friday’s Supreme Court judgment which declared the sack of elected local government officials illegal and ordered the payment of their salaries and allowances, Oyo State will cough out N3.7 billion. The elected chairman, vice chairman and councillors had two years of their tenure left when Governor Seyi Makinde fired them. The money is for salaries and entitlements for 68 ...

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