News - local government elections

Security Agencies Offer Assurances Ahead Of LG Elections In Plateau

1 week ago /
Politics 

Joint Security Agencies in Plateau State have assured political parties and citizens of adequate security during and after the conduct of the forthcoming local government elections in the state.

NASS Joint Committee Approves New Electoral Bill

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has produced another version of the electoral act amendment bill addressing concerns raised by president Muhammadu Buhari.

APC Sweeps Imo LG Polls

1 month ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has won Saturday’s local government elections in Imo state, south-east Nigeria

Ondo Council Election Holds December 1

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has fixed December 1, 2018 for fresh local government elections.

PDP Sweeps Rivers LG Polls

4 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The rivers state independent electoral commission RSIEC, has declared the chairmanship candidates of the people’s democratic party. PDP winners in the twenty three local council areas of the state in last Saturday’s local government elections.

APC Sweeps Nasarawa LG Polls

4 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress  (APC) has won in all the 13 local government areas and 147 electoral wards in Saturday 's local government election in the state. 

Nasarawa State Holds Local Government Elections

4 months ago /
Politics 

Barely few hours  to the local government  elections in  Nasarawa State, neither sensitive nor non sensitive materials have arrived the 13 local government  areas in the state.

Tension In Kaduna LGA Over Council Polls

5 months ago /
Nation 

There is tension in Kujama, the headquarters Chukun local government area of Kaduna state where results of the local council elections held on Saturday could not be declared more than 48 hours after the polls.

APC NEC To Reverse Tenure Extension

6 months ago /
Politics 

As the All Progressives Congress prepares for a make-or-mar national executive committee meeting next Monday, governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje says NEC will reverse its earlier decision, which favored tenure elongation for the party executives. 

Senate Begins Fresh Process Of Electoral Act Amendment

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate has said it will begin a fresh process of amending the 2010 Electoral Act.

Buhari Withholds Assents To Electoral Amendment Bill

7 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly.

Edo Holds Local Government Elections

7 months ago /
Politics 

The electorate in Edo state, South-South Nigeria, voted on Saturday to elect new chairmen and councilors for the 18 Local government areas and 192 wards in the state.

Kano Underage Voting And 2019 Elections

7 months ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission INEC, has promised to carry out detailed investigations into the alleged incident of underage voting during the local government election in Kano state.

PPA Condemns Non-Conduct Of Local Government Elections

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Progressives People's Alliance, PPA, has accused state governments of deliberately delaying the conduct of local government elections and amassing votes for their loyalists. National Chairman of the Party,  Peter Amen, said this after a meeting of the National Working Committee in Abuja. The PPA  National Chairman frowned at the manner at which...

INEC Disowns Underage Voters In Kano

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied involvement in the conduct of  last Saturday's local government elections in Kano State. The denial follows on online videos and pictures of under-aged persons thumb printing ballot papers that has gone viral on the social media.       In a statement by the Director, Voter Education and Publicity,...

Kano LG Election Characterised By Voter Apathy, Underage Voting

8 months ago /
Politics 

The local government elections held across the 44 local government councils of Kano State on Saturday largely witnessed low voter turnout and voter apathy. There was also allegations and actual voting by minors that have gone viral on the social media. Correspondents, who monitored the election, reported that there was general lack...

How We’ll Defeat APC In 2019 – PDP Chairman

8 months ago /
Politics 

Political parties in Nigeria have begun to map out strategies on how to win the Presidency and other key positions across the country in 2019. While many described 2018 as a year of increased activities in the political sphere, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has outlined some of its plans...

NULGE Rejects APC Restructuring Report

8 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The national union of Local Government Employees, NULGE has rejected the recommendation by the All Progressives Congress APC, committee on true federalism, on the delisting of local governments from the constitution as a tier of government.

Inter Party Council Decries Lack Of Credible Local Government Polls

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC   says the failure to conduct credible local government elections in some states in Nigeria is a rape of democracy in disguise. Speaking to reporters on what it tagged the state of the nation address, IPAC kicked against the use of surrogate to launder funds at the...

Kano To Hold Local Government Election In February

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission has released the timetable for local government elections in the state. The newly appointed chairman of the commission, professor Garba Ibrahim Sheka announced this while speaking to journalists at the commission’s headquarters in Kano. Professor Sheka said the council election is scheduled to hold on 10th...


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