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Edo Election Results: Obaseki starting strong

The Governor of Edo State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, has recorded more votes from the results of the 13 Local Governments announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the moment. Although 17 political parties have fielded candidates for the election, it is a two-way race between All Progressives Congress and PDP.

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Ondo Elections: Governor’s aide resigns, joins Deputy Governor

Less than a month to the governorship election in Ondo State, one of the aides of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday, resigned his appointment to work with the state Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, ahead of the state governorship election. The aide, Mr Andrew Ogunsakin, resigned his appointment as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Political (South). In

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Ondo Elections: Governor's aide resigns, joins Deputy Governor

Less than a month to the governorship election in Ondo State, one of the aides of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday, resigned his appointment to work with the state Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, ahead of the state governorship election. The aide, Mr Andrew Ogunsakin, resigned his appointment as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Political (South). In

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Edo Elections: Leave the polling units after voting, police tell Edo voters

The Nigeria Police Force has instructed voters in Edo State to return home immediately after voting rather than wait for the counting of the ballot. This instruction was given by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Oyebade, who is to coordinate election in Edo State, during the ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on NTA on

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Edo Election: Police is ‘harassing’ PDP governors – PDP raises alarm

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has raised the alarm over the harassment of governors of the party in Benin, Edo State by the police. In a statement he made available to the press, he stated the that the party’s governors were being harassed at the West End Hotel, Benin City where they are currently

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Edo Election: Police is 'harassing' PDP governors – PDP raises alarm

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has raised the alarm over the harassment of governors of the party in Benin, Edo State by the police. In a statement he made available to the press, he stated the that the party’s governors were being harassed at the West End Hotel, Benin City where they are currently

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Edo Elections: IGP orders restriction of movement

In preparation for the Saturday governorship election in Edo State, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 11.59pm on Friday to 6pm on Saturday. The order, according to the IG, was given to ensure that the movement of illicit arms and hard drugs are prevented, and that the movement of political thugs

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EDO ELECTIONS: Sensitive electoral materials have arrived, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), has announced that all sensitive materials for the Edo State Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday 19 September are on their way to the various Local Government Areas. As has been the practice in recent years, INEC has announced that it would use both members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and ad hoc staff

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I want a free election in Edo – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday has stated that he remains committed to ensuring that the governorship election in Edo State is free and fair. He called on stakeholders in the election holding on Saturday to avoid what he called “do-or-die mentality.” His position was made public by in a statement by made available to newsmen by his Senior Special

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US VISA BAN: Ban INEC officials, SDP Kogi gov candidate, Akpoti, begs U.S

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the November 16 2020 governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has asked the U.S to also ban officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for aiding the rigging of the elections in Kogi State. She justified her plea on the fact that the roles played by such officials

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