Anambra gov poll won’t be postponed, says INEC

Ihuoma Chiedozie and Tony Okafor The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said the  Anambra State  governorship poll  would hold on November 18, as scheduled. The commission said it would not allow any postponement, adding that to do so would adversely affect the cost of prosecuting the election. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Nkwachukwu […]

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‘INEC ready for Lagos bye-election’

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it was ready to conduct the bye-election in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State. The state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sam Olumekun, stated this while addressing journalists on the polls. He said the election, which was slated for September 30, became necessary  as […]

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Southwest and mainstream politics: Where are the gains?

In the First and Second Republics, Southwest shunned the mainstream politics, following the failure of the defunct Action Group (AG) and the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) to form the government at the centre. Also, for 16 years, between 1999 and 2015, the region supported the Alliance for Democracy (AD), the Action Congress (AC) andRead More

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Advocates of council autonomy are enemies of federalism, says Aregbesola

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has objected to the clamour for local government autonomy, saying that it is antithetical to true federalism. He said local councils are administrative units of the state, adding that their autonomy may be the end of the states. Aregbesola spoke at the one-day conference on the second anniversary of theRead More

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‘Governors should emulate Ambode, Ayande’

Senator Ajayi Boroffice (Ondo North) urges governors to emulate two of their colleagues, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his Cross River State counterpart, Prof. Ben Ayade, by replicating their people-oriented projects in their states. When Ayi Kwei Arhma wrote his novel “The Beautiful ones are not yet born” it was a mirror of theRead More

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Coalition calls for credible poll in Plateau

As Plateau State prepares for local government elections, a coalition of civil society organisations has called for free and fair polls. The coalition said the sensitization was aimed at ensuring free, fair and credible elections. Council elections in the state is often marred with violence, especially in Jos North local government. The last council electionRead More

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