• UI clears Obaseki of certificate forgery
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo chapter on Sunday rejected the result of the Edo Governorship Election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Benin on Sunday. Chairman of the Edo APC Media Campaign Council, Mr John Mayaki, said in a statement that the party rejected the result, citing alleged strong arm tactics ...
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    Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State and candidate of the PDP in the Edo governorship election is clearly coasting to victory winning in 12 of the 14 local government areas whose results has been released by INEC. The margin is so wide that pundits have projected Obaseki winner by a landslide. INEC has collated ...
  • Obaseki
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    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Edo State governorship election, Godwin Obaseki, is projected to win the election by a wide margin going by results from more than half of the total wards where election took place. At the time of filing this reports, INEC has received results from about 1,576 polling units ...
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    There were reported cases of violence, gunshots and vote-buying in some wards during the Edo State governorship election. This has prompted heads of security for the governorship election to announce on Saturday that they have set out to investigate various areas and polling units where cases of gunshots were reported earlier during accreditation and voting. ...
  • Obaseki
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    Gov. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the Edo governorship election on Friday said that his administration had done more than 2,000 projects since inception, adding that these projects would help him win at the polls. Obaseki is seeking reelection for a second term in the governorship election billed for Sept. ...
  • Anambra guber polls
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    Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged the commission’s officials in the 18 local government areas (LGAs), of Edo to be neutral and professional in handling the Sept. 19, governorship elections. Yakubu made the call at a meeting with the Electoral Officers (EOs), Heads of departments, heads of Units and ...
  • Obaseki
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will retain the 2019 Edo voter register for the governorship election due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Johnson Alalibo, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Edo, made this known during a dialogue with Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a coalition of over 70 civil society organsiations in Abuja. According to Alalibo, ...
  • Oshiomhole
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned political actors in the forthcoming Edo governorship elections to shun any act capable of disrupting socio-political order in the state. The immediate past chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, made the president’s feelings known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Buhari ...
  • Obaseki
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    The U.S.  has expressed worry over reports of deteriorating political climate in Edo and interference by security forces in political matters, ahead of the September gubernatorial election. The U.S Embassy in Abuja, in a statement called for free, fair and credible elections where the will of the Nigerians would be reflected in results. According to ...
  • Obaseki
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    Ahead of the Edo State governorship election billed for September 19, the two leading candidates, the incumbent Gov. Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have thrown decorum to the winds with their adoption of campaign of calumny and mudslinging. Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu are ...