Edo 2020: INEC to deploy 20,000 ad-hoc staff

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Mahmood Yakubu By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin-City The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it would deploy no fewer than 20,000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the September 19 governorship poll in Edo State. Professor Bolade Eyinla, the Technical Advisor to INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,…

Obaseki convoy attack: Gunmen sponsored by Shaibu ― Oshiomhole’s aide alleges

Obaseki (left) and Oshiomhole By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin-City Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole. Oshioke in his reaction alleged that the “gunmen” were sponsored…

APC to PDP, Obaseki, Wike: Purge yourselves of rigging, violence

…Your unconvincing response to Obaseki not acceptable, PDP tells APC …We’ve prayed for you, Etsako monarch tells Obaseki …Oshiomhole’s aide defects to PDP …Ize-Iyamu backs foreign visa ban for political actors aiding violence By Gabriel Enogholase, Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu BENIN CITY — THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party,…

Edo 2020: Obaseki seeks traditional ruler’s blessing

Candidate of the PDP for Edo governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday solicited the blessings of the Anegbette community traditional ruler ahead of the September, 19, 2020. Obaseki called for the traditional ruler’s prayers at the palace of the Oliola of Anegbette, Chief Ugbodaga Yakubu, in Etsako East Local Government Area of the state….

Edo 2020: INEC receives documents alleging certificate forgery by Ize-Iyamu’s running mate

…documents show four name variants By Gabriel Enogholase – Benin Running mate of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Gani Audu, is embroiled in a certificate forgery case, as documents submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show discrepancies in his academic qualifications…

Progressive Governors’ Forum DG forecasts defeat for APC as Oshiomhole leads campaign

The Director-General, All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has stated that the party would suffer defeat in the September 19 Edo governorship election coming if allows the sacked national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to lead the campaign for the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Lukman said this in a statement he issued in…