Opinion: Beyond APC’s Defeat in Edo

  The truth about penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State is that APC defeated APC, writes Olawale Olaleye One of the instructive takeaways from penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State was putting a lie to the age-long prism that all politics is local. In the just concluded governorship election in Edo State, the […]

Edo Elections and the Baptism of Oshiomhole – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo / NNP / September 26, 2020 /  The unspeakable chaos that attended Edo State leading to the just concluded gubernatorial elections and the outcome are rich with timeless lessons for all who care to learn. First, the people of Edo must be commended for their ardent disregard for the establishment and […]

Edo election: INEC presents certificates of return to Gov. Obaseki, Shaibu

Gov.Godwin Obaseki of Edo State By Nefishetu Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday presented Certificates of Return (COR) to the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo, Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his running mate, Mr Philip Shaibu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the ceremony took place at the […]

Edo poll: Buhari congratulates Obaseki

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for his victory at Saturday’s election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State. President Buhari, while commending the election process which led to Obaseki’s victory, urged the returning Governor to show grace and humility. “My commitment to free and fair elections is firm, […]

Gov. Obaseki re-elected as Edo governor – shames Oshiomole

As official. After hours of collation of results, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP reelected in the Edo State Governorship Election 2020. The Returning Officer in the election, Prof. Agofure Rukeh. of Federal University of Petroleum Technology, Efurun, returned Obaseki reelected after he polled 307,955 […]

Edo Decides: They’re rigging me out – Gov Obaseki cries out

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds. Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the incumbent Governor of Edo State. According to him: “Suddenly, card readers are not working […]

Obasaki suffers massive defeat in Oshiomhole’s polling unit

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has suffered defeat at the polling unit of Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Obaseki, who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had no vote in Polling Unit 1, Ward 10, Uzairue Northeast, Estako West Local Government Area. APC, however, […]

Obaseki chides INEC over failure of card readers

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing election in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed disappointment over the failure of card readers in several wards across the state. Obaseki, who spoke to journalists shortly after casting his vote on Saturday in Oredo Local Government Area of […]

Security agencies reassure Edo residents of peaceful poll (Is it war or elections?)

Policemen on duty By Deborah Coker Security Agencies in Edo on Sunday reassured Edo residents of their commitment to ensure that the Sept. 19 governorship election was peaceful and violence free. The reassurance was given during the day two of the inter agencies’ combined exercise, tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force”. SP Chidi Nwabuzor, Police […]

Edo election: I-G bars security aides from accompanying VIPs, Political appointees

By Monday Ijeh The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said the I-G had warned that […]

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