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Edo Decides: ADP Candidate Challenges Obaseki’s Victory at Tribunal Over Eligibility, Double Participation in Primaries…Seeks Re-Run

Edo Decides: ADP Candidate Challenges Obaseki’s Victory at Tribunal Over Eligibility, Double Participation in Primaries…Seeks Re-Run

Though the candidate of the main opposition party in the just concluded Edo State governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu had foreclosed challenging the victory of incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Godwin Obaseki, at the state Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin, there appears to be no respite yet for the governor.

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Victory Celebration: PDP Supporter Feared Dead After Falling From Moving Vehicle

A yet-to-be-identified supporter of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State is feared dead after a wild jubilation over the governor’s victory at Ugbekun Primary School turned tragic. The overjoyed young man was said to have fallen from a speeding vehicle and hit his head on the tarred road and went

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Edo Election Security: Three Policemen, Other Security Operatives to Man Each Polling Booth

Determined to provide water-tight security in the 2,627 polling booths across Edo State during Saturday’s governorship election, no fewer than three policemen, supported by officials of other security agencies, would man each polling unit. This was disclosed on Wednesday in Benin by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye

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PDP In Show of Political Strength as Mammoth Crowd, Governors Grace Final Rally

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State on Tuesday engaged in a final show of political strength in the countdown to Saturday’s governorship election in the state with governors of the party across the country storming Benin City, the state capital for the grand finale of its campaigns. Led by Nyesom Wike, Rivers State

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Edo Guber: INEC Presents Copies of Voters Register to 14 Political Parties

The 14 political parties participating in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State have been presented with soft copies of the voters register, including flash drives, by the State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Presenting the documents on Monday at the INEC office, Sapele Road, Benin City, May Agbamuch-Mbu, the

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Edo Guber: Emulate ex-President Jonathan, Idahosa Urges Politicians

As political campaigns go full throttle ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, prominent Edo-born billionaire businessman, Idahosa Wells Okunbo, fondly called Capt. Hosa, has advised politicians in the State to take a cue from the statement by Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan that “my ambition is not worth the blood of

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Journalist Shares COVID-19 Experience

Patrick Ochoga, Edo State correspondent of the Leadership newspaper, has appealed to Nigerians to take the guidelines and protocols as prescribed by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 seriously. Ochoga, who just survived the disease, said his appeal became necessary as a result of the nonchalant attitude of many Nigerians towards the pandemic. The

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Over 50,000 Persons Benefit from Obaseki’s Agricultural Programmes

No fewer than 50,000 persons, including farmers, logistics operators and food processors, farm managers, among others, have in the past three and a half years, benefited from agricultural programmes implemented by Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki. In a statement in Benin, special adviser to the governor on media and communication strategy, Crusoe Osagie, said the

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