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#OndoDecides2020: All eyes on Makinde

Ayorinde Oluokun/Akure As the only governor elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the South west, the appointment of Seyi Makinde as...

Ize-Iyamu: Why I will not withdraw pre-election suits against Obaseki

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo September 19 governorship election said he will continue with the...

#EdoDecides2020: Wike makes triumphant return to Port Harcourt

  Okafor Ofiebor/ Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike made a triumphant entry into Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State on Sunday after supporting Governor Godwin...

#EdoDecides2020: “I’m still studying the results,” says Ize-Iyamu

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The candidate of All Progressives Congress in the just concluded Edo governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said he is still studying the results...

#EdoDecides2020: Oshiomhole holds ground against PDP at home

Richard Elesho/Benin Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole proved his political mettle at home, according to results of Edo State...

#EdoDecides2020: So far, it’s Obaseki 11, Ize-Iyamu 2 from LGAs’ results

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The announcement of results collated from local government areas in the Saturday's Edo governorship election started just before 6 a.m on Sunday at...

#EdoDecides2020: APC wins Owan East LGA

The All Progressives Congress, APC has won in Owan East LGA as collation of results  Saturday’s Edo governorship election continues. According to result declared at...

#EdoDecides2020: I will not obey IG’s order to leave Benin, says Wike

Ayorinde Oluokun/Benin Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Friday said that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has called him to leave Edo...

#EdoDecides2020: No face mask, no voting, says INEC

Richard Elesho/Benin city The INEC National Commissioner for voters education, Mr  Festus Okoye, on Friday emphasised that the electoral commission will strictly observe COVID-19 protocols...

#EdoDecides2020: How we will check credibility of results – Yiaga Africa

By Jethro Ibileke In its determination to ensure credibility of Saturday's governorship election in Edo state, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement,...

#EdoDecides2020: 13 things to know about Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu

Ayorinde Oluokun/Jethro Ibileke Even with high traffic build up in the major roads that traverse the city, Benin, the capital of Edo State was calm...

Edo governorship poll: Who owns the land ?

Sufuyan Ojeifo writes on why Governor Godwin Obaseki may be voted out in the September 19 Edo governorship election

Edo not at war, come out and vote, IPAC urges residents

By Jethro Ibileke Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has urged residents of Edo state to go out and vote for the candidate of their choice...

Edo poll: APC, BEDC accuse PDP of blackmail

By Jethro Ibileke The All Progressives Congress, APC and the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC have described the latest allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Edo 2020: APC, PDP inducing voters with money, gift items, says Yiaga Africa

By Jethro Ibileke Yiaga Africa, a citizen-led NGO has raised alarm that the two major parties participating in next Saturday's governorship election, the All Progressives...

Edo poll: Parties in last minute campaign, police officers stranded

By Jethro Ibileke/Benin With less than 48 hours to the Edo state governorship election, the two major political parties participating in the election, the All...

Edo Poll: Obaseki, Ize-iyamu, others sign peace accord

By Jethro Ibileke Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that he will lead by example by embracing peace before, during and after the September 19 governorship...

Obaseki: My fears about Edo election

By Monday Ajogun The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Edo governorship election, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday said the perception with...

Yiaga Africa deploys 543 observers for Edo poll

By Jethro Ibileke In line with its commitment to credible election under the Watching The Vote (WTV), Yiaga Africa says it has trained 543 observers...

Edo/Ondo elections: CJN warns tribunal judges

By Wandoo Sombo The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Thursday warned against recklessness, abuse of power and public trust as he...

Another commissioner dumps Obaseki 10 days to election

By Jethro Ibileke Barely 10 days to the governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has again lost another member of his executive. Joseph Ikpea,...

Edo: Bankers placed on high alert 10 days to election

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has asked Compliance officers of banks in the city to be on...

Edo crisis: Election not worth citizen’s blood – APC chieftain

The Edo chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), says the forthcoming governorship election in the state is not worth the blood of any citizens of the state.

INEC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo governorship polls(Info Graphics)

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Thursday announced the dates for the upcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States.

Lessons from Edo governorship election

“I thought we would just allow the sleeping dog to snore. It was the same candidate of yours who accosted the CO (Collation Officer)...

Agents’ refusal to sign result sheet does not invalidate Edo election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the refusal of some political party agents to sign the Edo governorship election result sheet did...

APC agent slumps, dies at polling unit

Jethro Ibileke/Benin A polling agent of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Solomon Omorogbe, reportedly slumped and died on Wednesday at the polling centre during...

Breaking: APC wins Edo governorship election

Candidate of the‎ All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo State governorship election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has been declared winner of the ‎September 28...

Protests herald collation of Edo guber poll results

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Hundreds of angry youths believed to be loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), went on the rampage this morning at the premises...

Breaking: PDP rejects Edo governorship election results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the results of the Edo governorship election held on Wednesday, ahead of the announcement of the...

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