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Governor Ayade Sends His 18 LGA Chairmen To France

As Cross Riverians are yet to come to terms with the reason why the governor of the state, Sir Ben Ayade refused to attend the South-South governors meeting at the government house in Rivers State, the18 Local Government Area Chairmen of the state have traveled to Paris in France for what is allegedly said to be an official assignment on research.

  1 month ago ago
Governor Ayade Sends His 18 LGA Chairmen To France

POLITICS

Lagos LG Poll: Joe Igbokwe Reacts After The Picture Of Hon. Obasa Casting His Vote Was Shared Online

This morning, local government elections were conducted by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) for the positions of chairman and councillors. Many Lagosians came out to cast their vote for the candidate of their choice, including some popular Nigerian politicians. As it stands now, pictures of some popular personalities when casting their votes have been going viral on social media, and a lot of people are reacting to them.

  4 months ago ago
Lagos LG Poll: Joe Igbokwe Reacts After The Picture Of Hon. Obasa Casting His Vote Was Shared Online

POLITICS

LGA Elections: Commercial Motorists, Travellers Stranded as Security Agencies Enforce Restrictions

Commuters, Commercial Motorists, Travellers have been forced to a stand still in the Abeokuta area of Ogun State as security agencies enforced restrictions in the area as a result of the ongoing local government area (LGA) elections. Due to the LG elections held in some states today, there have been warnings by the government that movement will be restricted, and as such everyone should stay home in order to participate in the election, but it seems people are obdurate.

  4 months ago ago
LGA Elections: Commercial Motorists, Travellers Stranded as Security Agencies Enforce Restrictions

POLITICS

Opinion: One thing Youths in Lagos did during the LG election today which should not happen in 2023

We are all aware that the Local Government Election in Lagos State took place today. Unfortunately, the election witnessed an abysmal low turnout of voters in most of the poling units across the state. As at 12 noon, there were some polling units that voting did not happen as election officials were still hoping for voters to arrive.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: One thing Youths in Lagos did during the LG election today which should not happen in 2023

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: Cubana Hosts BBNaija Winner, Whitemoney, APC Wins All Seats In LG Polls

Obi Cubana hosts kneeling White money, with Angel PHOTO CREDIT: P.M. News Nigeria Popular socialite and businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana on Sunday hosted Big Brother Naija winner, Whitemoney and another finalist, Angel Smith at one of his clubs, Hustle and Bustle.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Cubana Hosts BBNaija Winner, Whitemoney, APC Wins All Seats In LG Polls

POLITICS

Opinion: The low turnout in Lagos; a preview of what the 2023 Presidential Election might look like

It has dawned on me to react to the expected low turnout at the ongoing Local Government election in Lagos State. I called it 'expected' because many Nigerians are tired of so many promises made by political candidates during campaigns. Many of them are fond of disappearing after they have been voted in by the masses and then reappear during the time of an election or re-election.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: The low turnout in Lagos; a preview of what the 2023 Presidential Election might look like

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Idris Declares To Contest PDP National Chairman, Lalong Inaugurates LG official

Kogi ex-Governor, Idris declares to contest PDP National Chairmanship A former governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris has declared that he will contest for the office of the National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during its national convention slated for October 30 – 31st.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Idris Declares To Contest PDP National Chairman, Lalong Inaugurates LG official

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: APC Clears Plateau LG Polls, Gunmen Open Fire On Police Station In Adamawa

APC clears Plateau LG polls The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission has declared the results of the local government elections held on Saturday. Announcing the results in Jos on Sunday, the chairman of the Commission, Fabian Ntung, said that the candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress won all the chairmanship seats in the 17 council areas.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: APC Clears Plateau LG Polls, Gunmen Open Fire On Police Station In Adamawa

POLITICS

Three Key Things Noticed In The Lagos LG Elections

Photo Credit: Premium Times It is often said that the Local Governments are meant to be the most important level of government since they are the closest to the populace. Unfortunately, it appears many don't align with this line of thought and that was very evident in Saturday's LG Poll conducted across the Lagos metropolis.

  4 months ago ago
Three Key Things Noticed In The Lagos LG Elections

POLITICS

LG Chairman Receives New Party Members in Oyo

In a carnival like event, the Chairman, Oyo East Local Government, Hon. Saheed Arowosaye Adeyemi received some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who decamped to the ruling People's Democratic Party, (PDP) on Monday in Oyo town. Hon.

  4 months ago ago
LG Chairman Receives New Party Members in Oyo

POLITICS

Two Reasons Why El-Rufai Claimed That FG Is Slowing Down Governors' Efforts To End Banditry

The executive governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, during his recent interview on Channels Television, spoke about the recently concluded LG election in the state and the effort being made to end banditry in the North-West. He expressed that the federal governor is slowing down their efforts to win the war against banditry in their region.

  2 months ago ago
Two Reasons Why El-Rufai Claimed That FG Is Slowing Down Governors' Efforts To End Banditry

POLITICS

Kaduna LG Election: PDP Defeats APC In Kajuru As El-Rufai Loses Polling Unit.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ibrahim Gajere, has been declared winner of the Kajuru Local Government (LG) Chairmanship election held on Saturday 25/9/21. Dr Ibrahim DanMaraya, who was the Returning Officer announced the election result on Sunday 26/9/21. According to DanMaraya, Gajere had 14,432 votes to defeat the immediate past LG Chairman and All Progressives (APC) candidate, Cafra Caino, who had 9,095 votes.

  2 months ago ago
Kaduna LG Election: PDP Defeats APC In Kajuru As El-Rufai Loses Polling Unit.

POLITICS

Tinubu, Fashola, and Ambode are absent from the LG election in Lagos

Three former governors and senior All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders in Lagos did not vote in Saturday's Local Government election. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Babatunde Fashola, and Akinwunmi Ambode are the previous governors. On Saturday, Tinubu, the APC's national leader and Lagos state leader, was noticeably absent from his Polling Unit 047, Sunday Adigun, Alausa, Ikeja.

  4 months ago ago
Tinubu, Fashola, and Ambode are absent from the LG election in Lagos

SOCIETY

Gunmen abduct LG boss’s father, kill two in Bayelsa

Some gunmen kidnapped Chief Gbalipre Turner, father of the president of the Ogbia local government area in Bayelsa state, Mr. Ebinyon Turner. It was established that the bandits took him from his residence around Samphino Road in the Kpansia region of the state capital, Yenagoa, around 11 p.m. Sunday.

  2 months ago ago
Gunmen abduct LG boss’s father, kill two in Bayelsa

POLITICS

OPINION: One other thing Gov. Sanwo-Olu should do, after he restricted movement ahead of LG election

The Lagos State independent national electoral commission (LASIEC) is set to conduct local government area elections in Lagos State on Saturday 24th, July 2021. The election is to elect chairmen and councilors in the 57 local government areas of the state. Ahead of this Saturday 24th July local government elections, the Lagos State governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu has announced the restriction of movements on the day of the election from 8:am to 3:pm.

  4 months ago ago
OPINION: One other thing Gov. Sanwo-Olu should do, after he restricted movement ahead of LG election

POLITICS

Opinion: Picture of some youths in Lagos playing football during LG election today is disheartening

The just concluded local government election in Lagos State witnessed a low turnout of voters. Ordinarily, people would have expected a large turnout of youths going out to vote so as to show that they really want to be involved in government. Youths in Lagos State were the ones that participated in the #Endsars protest, they made people to believe that they will do anything to make Nigeria better.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: Picture of some youths in Lagos playing football during LG election today is disheartening

POLITICS

Lagos LG Poll: Coalition Party In Lagos Set To Resolve Voters Apathy

It was reported that 13 political parties under the support of the joint or coalition of different political parties in Lagos State, have advised stakeholders in the political space on how to deal with voters apathy in the future elections. Voter apathy is a situation whereby majority of people no longer have or show interest in the political activities of their country.

  4 months ago ago
Lagos LG Poll: Coalition Party In Lagos Set To Resolve Voters Apathy

POLITICS

Lagos LG Polls 2021 Takes Off On A Hitch Free Start

The Elections conducted today Saturday 24th July, into the 37 Local Council Development and 20 Local Government Areas of Lagos State has been reported so far to have a hitch free start with voters trickling in at polling centers across the state. According to reports coming directly from the polls, report has it that officials of the Lagos State independent Electoral Commission arrived promptly to the polling centers and polling units according to the commencement of the scheduled time for the election.

  4 months ago ago
Lagos LG Polls 2021 Takes Off On A Hitch Free Start

POLITICS

Lagos LG Poll: Possible Reasons Why People Are Not Coming Out To Vote

Residents of Lagos State and Ogun state are required to cast their ballots in polling units across local councils in the state to elect their local government chairmen and councilors for a fresh four-year term today. (Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers) According to News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the turnout of voters in Lagos were poor compared to the total population of citizens in the state.

  4 months ago ago
Lagos LG Poll: Possible Reasons Why People Are Not Coming Out To Vote

POLITICS

Lagos LG polls: Presiding officers complain of low voter turnout, malfunctioning card readers

Local government elections in Lagos State have seen voter negligence and cases of students not working properly with the cards, our reporter who went to certain polling stations in three local government constituencies has noticed. Many senior officials and party agents at the polling stations in Ikeja, Ifako-Ijaiye and Agege Local Government Areas have confirmed this through our correspondent.

  4 months ago ago
Lagos LG polls: Presiding officers complain of low voter turnout, malfunctioning card readers