The officials, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kosofe, did so as Lagosians went to poll on Saturday.
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This was contained in a press statement by the Commissioner of Information, Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission had fixed June 26 for the conduct of election in the 27 Local Government Councils across the state.
The African Action Congress on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at…
The party won in 32 out of the 33 councils.
Babatunde Osibodu, the state chairman of the commission, made the appeal on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, in his office at Eleweran, Abeokuta.
NAN correspondent who went round polling units across the metropolis, reports that there was voter apathy in almost all polling units during the poll.
KANSEIC Chairman, Prof. Garba Sheka, said this at a news conference on Monday, in Kano.
The Borno State Independent Electoral Commission has announced the indefinite suspension of local government election scheduled for June 13.
Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress in Ilaje Local Government area of Ondo State have asked Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and other party leaders in the state to respect the party’s zoning arrangement in the area regarding the coming April 18 local government election.
The party however warned the leadership of the APC to have a rethink as any attempt to carry out such plan will be met with absolute resistance.
A statement on Monday by the Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Chief Muyiwa Olumilua, said government had not given directive to the commission suggesting that people could vote during the election with their driver’s licences and identity cards.
KESIEC Chairman, Alhaji Aliyu Mera, made this known while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday.
Governor Samuel Ortom made the announcement at the inauguration of the state Local Government Service Commission, the state Planning Commission and a member of the State Independent Electoral Commission in Makurdi.
The All Progressives Congress on Monday said it would not participate in the forthcoming Bayelsa Local Government election slated for August 10.
Lalong said this shortly after casting his vote at the Ajikamai polling unit in Shendam Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday.
The PLSIEC Chairman, Fabian Ntung, disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday shortly after a closed door meeting with heads of political parties at the commission’s Head quarters in Jos.
The Commandant of the Corps in the state, Makinde Ayinla, disclosed this on Thursday in Benin during the grand finale of activities to mark the International Civil Defence Organisation day.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the commission plans to use e-voting during the forthcoming local councils election in the state.
This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the spokesman of the Command, DSP Bala Elakana