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Members of Warri-based Church Kidnapped in Edo, Abductors Demand ₦60 million Ransom

Members of Warri-based Church Kidnapped in Edo, Abductors Demand ₦60 million Ransom

According to the source, the gunmen, who opened fire on the bus, whisked away their victims, including the driver, into the bush. He however said some of them managed to escape somewhere along the way. The magazine gathered that the hoodlums have made contacts with the families of three prominent ones among the victims demanding


PDP Loses Members to APC in Edo

Defectors Attribute Decision to Achievements of Federal Lawmaker A gale of defections has hit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State as hundreds of its members on Monday dumped the party to pitch their tent with the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. Announcing their resignation from the PDP, the defectors, led


Edo PDP Tackles APC Over Call for State of Emergency

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State, and the major opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, are throwing verbal punches over the latter’s call for the declaration of a state of emergency in the state over security concerns and other governance issues. The APC had on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari

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CNPP to INEC Chairman: Build on the Edo, Ondo Performance

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged the reappointed Mahmoud Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to ensure that the rare opportunity provided by his second tenure did not end in disappointment after 2023 general elections. In a statement signed by Willy Ezugwu, Secretary General, Conference of Nigeria Political Parties

Election Observer Groups Sing Discordant Tunes on Credibility of Edo Election

A coalition of INEC accredited Civil Society Domestic Election Observers, has adjudged the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State free, fair, credible and transparent, asserting that “The exercise met the required international standard for credible democratic election” and “the result should therefore be accepted by all as a true reflection of the will

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Why Edo, Ondo Governorship Polls Cannot be Postponed – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cautioned politicians in Edo and Ondo States against doing anything that could hinder the conduct of the two off-season elections scheduled for September 19 and October 20, 2020, respectively as according to it, the options available are not palatable. Noting that both elections were being conducted under difficult

PDP Wins Edo Presidential Election

LGAs: 18 NO of POLITICAL PARTIES: 14 REG. VOTERS: 1,650,552 ACCR VOTERS: 599,166 VALID VOTES: 500,451 VOTES CAST: 522,785 REJECTED VOTES: 22,334 AA: 159 AD: 450 ACPN: 1284 ADC: 512 APA: 709 APC: 208,469 CPP: 325 HOPE: 22 KOWA: 175 NCP: 516 PDP: 286,869 PPN: 729 UDP: 160 UPP: 72

Edo: 12 PDP Members Defect To APC

Twelve members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s Executive Council including the chairman in Ukpato Ward, Orhiomwon Local Government Area in Edo State, decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Edo State governor, received the new APC members saying that their exit from PDP further weakens the party’s hold in

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