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Edo Decides: Ize-Iyamu Breaks Silence, Says He Won’t Contest Obaseki’s Victory But Refuses to Congratulate him

Edo Decides: Ize-Iyamu Breaks Silence, Says He Won’t Contest Obaseki’s Victory But Refuses to Congratulate him

…To Pursue Pre-Election Cases on Governor, Deputy’s Qualification. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has resolved not to challenge at the state Election Petition Tribunal, the victory of the declared winner, Godwin Obaseki, incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic

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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Edo Guber Election: NBA Observer Group Says it Represents People’s Wish

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Edo Governorship Election Observers has described yesterday’s governorship election in the state as credible, free and fair, stating that the outcome reflected the wishes of Edo people. Giving its assessment at a press conference in Benin on Sunday, the NBA also rated the poll as peaceful, and 90 percent violence-free

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Edo Poll: PDP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Pressure on INEC To Alter Results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to alter the results of the governorship election in various parts of Edo State in favour of the APC. In a statement Saturday night, Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of the party, noted:

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APC Urges Supporters to Disregard fake INEC Websites, Results… Insists Party in the Lead

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has appealed to its supporters to remain calm in the face of allegedly fake results of the ongoing governorship election in the state in circulation which seemed to give the impression that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki was winning.

Edo 2020 Election Update

Violence, Shootings Mar Edo Election…APC Female Agent Shot Dead

Reports from several places across Edo State indicated that the governorship election was marred by violence with a female agent of the All Progressives Congress, APC, reportedly killed and several others injured Wards 9 and 10 of Ovia Southwest local government area of the state. Two persons were reportedly shot when thugs suspected to belong

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Edo 2020: IG, Adamu Reads Riot Act to Perpetrators of Violence, as NYSC DG Tasks Stakeholders to Protect Corpers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, advised all political parties to imbibe the virtues of democracy by seeing elections as “a call to service by the people and not a do-or-die affair”. Adamu, who was addressing a stakeholders meeting on the state governorship poll held at

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Edo Guber: INEC Chairman Allays Fear of Political Parties over Touted Rigging Plots…Assures Votes Would Count

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday in Benin addressed the concerns raised especially by the two frontline political parties participating in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State alleging plots to rig the election. The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its major opponent, the All Progressives Congress, APC,

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Edo 2020: INEC Unveils Innovations, Strategies for Transparent Poll

As REC Laments Cut in Budget. Committed to delivering a free, fair and credible governorship election in Edo State on September 19, 2020, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said from the lessons learnt four years ago, the Commission would speed up the process and declare results on

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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

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