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US lauds INEC, Security Agencies on Conduct of Edo Poll
US lauds INEC, Security Agencies on Cond...

US lauds INEC, Security Agencies on Conduct of Edo Poll

The United States has praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies on their good outing during the Edo State governorship election last Saturday. This was contained in a statement by the US mission in Nigeria on Wednesday. The US also acknowledged the effort of... read more »

INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Governor Obaseki After Re-election
INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Gov...

INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Governor Obaseki After Re-election

Following his victory at the Saturday Edo poll, Governor Godwin Obaseki has been issued a certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC presented the certificate to candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Obaseki and bis deputy, Philip Shaibu... read more »

  APC Accepts Defeat, Admits Edo Election Free, Fair
APC Accepts Defeat, Admits Edo Election ...

APC Accepts Defeat, Admits Edo Election Free, Fair

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), yesterday conceded defeat to the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Godwin Obaseki after his declaration as the winner of the Edo Governorship poll. This was contained in a statement by Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee, Mai Mala Buni, titled,... read more »

Governor Uzodimma Denies Rejecting Outcome of Edo Polls, Spending N3 billion
Governor Uzodimma Denies Rejecting Outco...

Governor Uzodimma Denies Rejecting Outcome of Edo Polls, Spending N3 billio...

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has debunked reports making the rounds that he rejected the results of the Edo State governorship election. The governor disclosed this through a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, also noting that the allegation that he spent N3... read more »

APC Bigwigs Meet Buhari Behind Closed Doors as Obasanjo, Kwanlkwaso Applaud Edo Poll
APC Bigwigs Meet Buhari Behind Closed Do...

APC Bigwigs Meet Buhari Behind Closed Doors as Obasanjo, Kwankwaso Applaud ...

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), National Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and Chairman of the Edo State Governorship Election Campaign Council, Abdullahi Ganduje, met with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Their... read more »

The Edo Example of Demystification of godfatherism in Nigerian Politics

The Edo Example of Demystification of godfatherism in Nigerian Politics

The outcome of the Edo State governorship election has sent shock and excitement down the spine of many Nigerians depending on one’s political affiliation. But one fact that proponents of... read more »

Dino Melaye, Edo Residents React to Obaseki’s Victory

Dino Melaye, Edo Residents React to Obaseki’s Victory, Mock Oshiomhole

Edo residents of Benin City could not contain their excitement as they took to the streets on Sunday to celebrate the declaration of Obaseki who vied under the umbrella of the Peoples... read more »

Breaking: Obaseki Declared Winner of Edo State Governorship Election

Breaking: Obaseki Declared Winner of Edo State Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of Edo State governorship election held on Saturday. The victory meant Obaseki has... read more »

Edo Decides: Obaseki in Early Lead as INEC Announces Results from 14 Local Government Areas

Edo Decides: Obaseki in Early Lead as INEC Announces Results from 14 Local Government Area...

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governor Godwin Obaseki has garnered the most vote cast in 14 local government areas as INEC continues announcement of results for the Edo... read more »

PDP Alleges Plot by APC to Alter Edo Election Result

PDP Alleges Plot by APC to Alter Edo Election Result

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressive Congress of mounting pressure on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to change result of the Edo State governorship... read more »