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LASIEC Chairman, Retired Justice Ayotunde Philips, in the guidelines issued on Saturday, said the commission had fixed N150, 000, N100, 000 and N75, 000 as nomination forms fees for the chairmanship, vice-chairmanship and councillorship candidates, respectively.

Femi Solaja, Chairman, Lagos SWAN 2021 Electoral Committee, said in a statement that completed forms were expected to be submitted by March 12 with bank teller and attached attestation letter duly signed and stamped by the candidate’s media organization.

No Nigerian politician understands this secret of success than the boy from Jada, who has grown to be the man for Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. God Almighty gives perseverance to very few of his chosen servants. I daresay that Atiku is one of those few chosen and lucky servants of God. He has grasped this special gift and uses it in his political struggles to his advantage.

This came less than 24 hours after the Jude Anyadufu-led electoral committee set up late May concluded its task on August 2 with a virtual election, which returned Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, the incumbent Chairman, for second term.

A key concept in this elegant yet very intriguing brand of politics is the notion of primus inter pares, which underpins the entire parliamentary system of government wherein the British Prime Minister is the primus inter pares – first amongst other ministers who are seen as equals.

The communique was signed by Samuel Kappo, NANS Zone D Coordinator; Mohammed Kachinga, Zone A Coordinator; Friday Offongekpe, Zone B Coordinator; and Mahmud Abubakar, President, National Association of Nigerian Colleges of Education Students.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on Monday swore in Prof. Mkpa A. Mkpa as Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, urging him to discharge his duty without fear or favour.