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

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

Bird Flu Hits 7 States

Following the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza,commonly referred to as bird flu in some parts of the country, Akinwunmi Adesina, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,has stressed that the outbreak has not in any way made Nigeria, a bird flu epidemic country,as the disease has only hit seven states in the country, namely, Kano, Lagos,

Edo Commissions First Solar-Powered Building

The Edo State Government on Thursday, commissioned the first energy-efficient building, entirely powered by solar energy, in Benin. Speaking shortly after the commissioning, Pius Odubu, deputy governor, described the initiative as a creditable innovation, which would reduce cost of power generation for both rural business persons and the country at large. He urged other corporate

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