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APPOINTMENT OF NEW CHAIRMAN AND 4 ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS

Following the resignation of Hon. Justice Afolabi Abdul-Fatai Adeyinka, the erstwhile Chairman of the Commission  in May, 2016, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, nominated to the State House of Assembly, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Adeyoola Phillips for screening and clearance as the new Chairman of the Commission. Following this due diligence, she, along with four other Members who had earlier been …

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PROFESSOR GABRIEL OLATUNDE BABAWALE – COMMISSIONER

Born on the 4th of October, 1961, at Inisa, in Odo –Otin Local Government Area of Osun State, South West Nigeria, Prof. Gabriel Olatunde Babawale had his post-primary education at Inisa Grammar School, Inisa, Osun State, from 1973-1977. As an undergraduate and postgraduate student at the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) from 1977 to 1985,  he distinguished …

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PROFILE OF DR. NOAH LAWAL-JINADU – COMMISSIONER

Dr. Noah Lawal-Jinadu was born in Isale-Eko, Lagos Island on 18th April, 1967. He is a member of the chieftaincy and royal families of Sasi, Eletu-Iwashe and Osuro-Oloto respectively.  He attended Mushin Local Government Primary School, Mushin, Lagos between 1974 and 1980 for his primary school education and Okota Grammar School, Okota, Isolo between 1980 and 1985 for his secondary …

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LASIEC RELEASES LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR LG/LCDA ELECTIONS

… COMMENCES TRAINING FOR ELECTIONS  The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has released the list of validated candidates for the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections into the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the State scheduled for Saturday, 22nd July 2017. In line with its statutory responsibilities, the Commission had requested all the candidates, whose names …

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LASIEC CHAIRMAN WARNS ELECTORAL OFFICERS AGAINST MALPRACTICES

The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has warned Electoral Officers to be fair, transparent, professional and exhibit the fear of God in the discharge of their duties as election managers during the forthcoming Local Government elections in the State scheduled for Saturday, July 22. Hon. Justice Phillips gave the warning while addressing the Electoral Officers …

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LASIEC REFUTES ALLEGATIONS OF CONNIVANCE WITH POLITICAL PARTIES

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has distance itself from allegations of connivance with some leaders of political parties to manipulate the list of candidates for chairmanship and councillorship elections in the State. The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. Justice Ayotunde Philips disclosed this at a media forum organised by the Commission in their conference room …

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LAGOS HOUSE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN ADVOCATES FREE, FAIR LG ELECTIONS

The Chairman of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on the Judiciary, Human Rights, Public Petitions and the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. (Mrs.) Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, has urged the Commission to be impartial in the conduct of the forthcoming Local Government elections in the State. Tejuosho gave the advice during the visit of members of the Committee …

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