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What you need to know about the forthcoming LG by-elections in Agege & Oshodi

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has warned youths and thugs to desist from acts that can mar the March 24 by-elections in Oshodi and Agege areas of Lagos Mainland. According to the LASIEC Chairman, Justice Ayotunde Phillips (retd), the commission would sanction anybody that disrupts the exercise. She spoke during

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10 takeouts from the just concluded Lagos LG Polls

The much anticipated council polls in Lagos has come and gone with the recent oath of office administered on the winners of the available 57 seats - all from the All Progressives Congress (APC) – by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. However, the lessons learnt from the elections will forever remain with us

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Ambode swear – in 57 newly elected Council chairmen

Two days after the conclusion of elections into elective positions across the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos, the newly elected chairmen have been sworn into office by the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. During the event which held at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ambode warned

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Lagos LG Polls: Elected candidates to get certificates of return today

Following the conclusion of the council election across the 20 Local Government Areas and the 37 Local Council Development Areas, successful candidates in the elections are scheduled to get their certificate of return today, Monday, July 24, 2017, the Lagos State Independent National Electoral Commission (LASIEC) says. The certificate collection is

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Voters apathy dominate LG elections as APC takes clear lead

The highly anticipated council elections across the 57 LGs/LCDAs held in Lagos State yesterday, Saturday, July 22, 2017, with top political parties in the country presenting candidates for the elections. The council polls which will help elect individuals into elective positions at the local government level held with constituents voting chairmanship

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Court cases won’t delay LG election – LASIEC

Less than a week to the highly anticipated council elections, the Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Justice Ayotunde Phillips (retd) has stated that suit instituted against it on the use of card readers in the polls and administrative fees will not cause the postponement of the

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LG election: Lagos announces restriction of movement

In preparation for the forthcoming council polls slated for July 22, 2017, the Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement in the State. This is in view of the elections that will hold across the 20 Local Government and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the State. In

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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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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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