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Fallacy Of LG Autonomy

After the local government election which took place in Lagos last weekend, I was amused that analysts on some television stations were complaining about voter apathy. It was already known that the ruling All Progressives Congress , APC, would “sweep” the polls, why bother? It is not as if the …

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APC Wins By Landslide In Lagos Local Government Elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has swept to a landslide victory in the Local Government elections conducted in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Saturday. Chairmanship results released so far show that the APC has won the election, recording tremendous victory at the poll in the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local …

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LG poll: Ambode Casts his vote in Epe

LG poll: Ambode Casts his vote in Epe

Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode voted at the Ogunmodede Junior and Senior college in Epe on Saturday. Ambode took to twitter shortly after casting his vote in the ongoing Local Government Elections in the state to urge Lagosians to exercise their franchise and vote for their preferred representatives that will …

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LG poll: LASIEC to announce results at collation centres

LG poll: LASIEC to announce results at collation centres

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) says it will announce results of the July 22 local council polls at ward collation centres. The Chairman of commission, Justice Ayotunde Phillips made the disclosure in a statement by Mr Dapo Olatunde, LASIEC’s Director of Publicity. She, however, said the commission would …

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LG poll: Lagos goverment extends restriction of movement

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday extended the restriction of movement across the State noting that it had been slightly expanded and will now be enforced between 7 am and 3pm onSaturday July 22, to allow for a smooth conduct of the Local Government elections and unhindered participation. In a statement issued …

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30,000 policemen, others set for Lagos LG election July 22

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday, announced that 30,000 police personnel and other security agencies would provide security during the July 22 local government election in the state. Owoseni disclosed the figure while briefing newsmen on preparations for the election and other activities of …

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