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Ambode mourns death of LASIEC commissioner

Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed sadness over the death of a member of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Committee, Mr. Abdullateef Raji. Ambode who reacted through a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, described Raji as a seasoned media strategist who was

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Uproar as Lagos Assembly amends LASIEC law four days to council polls

With only four days left to the July 22 council elections across the 20 LGs and 37 LCDAs in Lagos State, the State House of Assembly has hurriedly amended and passed into law, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill 2017. The bill which was passed into law during a

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Lagos council polls: LASIEC directs candidates to sign undertaking

Ahead of the forthcoming council elections skated for Saturday, July 22, 2017, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has directed all candidates for the elections to sign an undertaking, pledging orderly conduct before, during and after the polls. The chairman of the commission, Retired Justice Ayotunde Phillips, said a “Memorandum

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LG Polls: Check out the list of validated candidates by LASIEC

Ahead of the forthcoming council elections across the 57 LGs and LCDAs in Lagos State, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has released the list of validated candidates to contest Chairmanship and Councillorship positions in the polls. Prior to the release of the validated list, the Commission had in line

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Banire drags Lagos APC chairman to court, demands N500m

In the aftermath of the court judgment with particular reference to Odi Olowo Local Council Development Area and the developments that following, the National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Muiz Banire, has dragged the Chairman of the party in Lagos State, Chief Dele Ajomale, to court. Dr. Banire is

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LASIEC to announce local government council poll results at collation centres

The Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Justice Ayotunde Philips(Retd) yesterday, July 2 2017 announced that the results of the July 22 local government election will be announced immediately at the collation centers. She said that the commission would follow the law on the announcement of results. The

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Council elections: Aggrieved APC aspirants stage street protest in Amuwo – Odofin

With only 21 days left ahead of the highly anticipated council elections in Lagos State to elect representatives into elective positions in the 57 LGs and LCDAs in Lagos, aggrieved chairmanship aspirants under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Amuwo – Odofin staged a joined protest march

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LASIEC boss says no to Temporary Voters Card (TVC) in Council polls

Ahead of the forthcoming council elections in Lagos, the Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Justice Ayotunde Phillips retd told InsideMainland that voters with Temporary Voter Card (TVC) will not be allowed to vote in the polls. The LASIEC head made the disclosure during InsideMainland engagement programme, #InsideMainlandEngage. According

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Exclusive: Find out why LASIEC will not use card readers for council polls

The Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Justice Ayotunde Phillips retd has revealed that biometric card readers used in the 2015 general elections across the country will not be used during the much anticipated Lagos State council polls scheduled to hold in July 2017. Justice Phillips retd made

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Ambode swears in new LASIEC commissioners

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today, Monday, June 19, 2017, sworn-in new Commissioners of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC). The Governor also swore-in members of the State’s Public Procurement Agency, Audit Service Commission, Director-General of the State’s Safety Commission and also inaugurated members of the State Science and

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