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Alleged Certificate Forgery: “It is Not Duty of INEC to Investigate Origin, Authenticity of Obaseki’s Certificate” – INEC

Alleged Certificate Forgery: “It is Not Duty of INEC to Investigate Origin, Authenticity of Obaseki’s Certificate” – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has submitted that only the court could determine the authenticity or otherwise of the controversial certificate submitted to it by incumbent governor of Edo State, and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Godwin Obaseki, to contest the September 19, 2020 governorship election. In its reply as the 1st

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PDP Tells Election Tribunal Error in Obaseki’s Varsity Certificate Caused by Photocopier

The Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal resumed hearing on Tuesday of the five petitions filed against the return of incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki for a second term in office following his victory in the September 19, 2020 election with the state Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attributing the error on the governor’s

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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

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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

Edo 2020 Election Update

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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