Breaking: INEC declares Obaseki winner of Edo governorship election

Godwin Obaseki By Nwafor Sunday The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and of course the current governor of Edo state winner of the states gubernatorial election. READ ALSO: #EdoDecides2020: Obaseki, Lagos, Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Ambode top trends on Twitter Recall that Obaseki had in a final…

Zamfara APC in crises over Marafa loyalists’ expulsion

The All Progressives Congress Party, Zamfara chapter faces fresh crises following the expulsion of 128 party members loyal to Senator Kabiru Marafa. READ ALSO: Zamfara APC holds special prayer sessions Daily Times understands that a seven-man disciplinary committee set up by former Governor Abdul’aziz Yari’s faction of the party in the state had, on Thursday,…

#EdoDecides: APC, PDP bicker over shootings in Urhonigbe, Owan West

…PDP thugs intimidating voters, INEC officials, says APC ….APC jittery, instigating violence, PDP fires back By Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu The All Progressives Congress APC has expressed concerns at the possible escalation of electoral violence in Urhonigbe and Owan West, accusing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of intimidating voters and electoral officials. Spokesman of…

#Live: APC supporters clash over vote buying, ballot box snatching as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu vote, many shun social distancing

Two prominent candidates in Saturday’s governorship in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu have already cast their votes at their nearest polling units. While incumbent governor Obaseki is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ize-Iyamu is the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC). Meanwhile, there are reports of clashes between supporters of PDP…

Ondo 2020: Speaker receives SDP, ADC Councillorship candidates in Ifedore

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun on Friday received SDP and ADC Councillorship candidates in the last LG election in Ifedore into the All Progressives Congress (APC). The candidates thereafter endorsed the re-election of Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu. The politicians, who were from different political parties, according to Oleyelogun, would…

Cross River North: APC aspirants close ranks to defeat PDP

The aspirants who contested for the All Progressives Congress (APC ) Senatorial ticket for Cross River North District have resolved to support the winner of the contest, Joe Agi to defeat other candidates, particularly that of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Stephen Odey. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had scheduled Cross River…

Use Edo polls to restore hope in our electoral process — Wike to Buhari

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Edo State governorship election to restore hope in Nigeria’s electoral process, Daily Times gathered. He said this via a statement on Thursday revealed by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information. Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council Chairman, stated that…