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There was a massive turn up at Epe polling unit, for the Governorship and state house of assembly compare to last presidential election. Speaking to Hon.Tobun, He said the turn up for today election was impressive. Chief Lanre Razak also compared the last election exercise held two weeks ago, that INEC officials didn’t commenced the exercise on time, but this one was well conducted.

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Lagos Denies Declaring Friday as Public Holiday

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday clarified reports making the rounds that it had declared Friday, March 8 as Public Holiday for Civil Servants, saying the information was untrue. A report currently circulating on social media platforms had suggested that the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had declared Friday as public holiday to enable Lagosians prepare for the March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly elections. But in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Government said that civil servants are expected to…

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Go Out and Vote, Buhari Charges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday advised Nigerians to choose whomever they want as President in tomorrow’s elections. This is a departure from ast week’s broadcast which many regard as a subtle-campaign. Mr. President, in an early morning nationwide telecast encouraged Nigerians not to be afraid to come and perform their civic responsibility, assuring that security agencies have worked diligently to ensure that adequate security measures were in place. He said “Finally, we have reached the eve of the rescheduled first round of this year’s general elections. Tomorrow (today), the polls…

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Confusion: INEC lists APC aspirant as Accord party candidate in Agege

The final lists of candidates released by the election management board, INEC on Thursday for the 2019 polls have created a confusion in Agege, when an aspirant from a different party was listed as the flagbearer of another party. Abeeb Dapo Aileru was listed as a house of assembly candidate of the Accord party in Agege state constituency II, even when the politician has no affinity with Accord party. Aileru contested for the House of Representatives ticket in Agege on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but did…

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“You must account for N28.4m running cost” Group Challenges Obasa

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon.Mudashiru Obasa has been challenged to publicly account for the N28.4 billion allegedly budgeted for his office last year by the state government. The challenge was thrown at the chief-lawmaker on Thursday in Lagos by a coalition of some Civil Society groups in the state. Leaders of the coalition, Barrister Adeola Samuel Ilori and Comrade Alex Omotehinse implored the House of Assembly to thread cautiously over the planned impeachment of governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The activists also called on Ambode to present the…

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Buhari’s Support Committee Spokesperson Challenges Atiku

The Presidential Support Committee (the campaign footsoldiers of President Muhammadu Buhari) under the leadership of former governor of Akwa Ibom state and Senator Goodwill Akpabio as the national chairman has inaugurated the executives of the southwest zone and the six-state coordinators of Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti and Ondo. The event took place at the Premier Hotel Ibadan, Oyo Stste the primary hub of old western region. According to the Deputy National chairman South senator Odunsi, the Presidency appointed Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice to oversee and coordinate all the activities…

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Protests, as Lagosians kick against lawmakers’ planned impeachment of Ambode

It was a day of protests and demonstartions across Lagos by residents who kick against a move by the state house of assembly to impeach governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The lawmakers had threatened to start an impeachment process against the governor for implemneting a budget that has not been passed by the assembly, as required by law. On thier part, a coalition of independent groups in the state on Wednesday warned that the plan of the legislature could put the future of Lagos at jeopardy. A petition on Tuesday by leader…

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