Edo Election: How Obaseki beat Ize-Iyamu

Below is a tabular breakdown of votes recorded by candidates in the Edo State governorship election, as declared by the Independent national Electoral Commission, INEC , on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Edo North Senatorial District LGA                          APC            PDP …

Edo: INEC thanks stakeholders, gears up for Ondo

To review strategies against vote buying By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has expressed appreciation to all those who worked to make the Edo State governorship election a success. Yakubu spoke on Sunday while winding down the virtual Situation Room on the Edo Governorship election. According to…

Edo poll: Apprehension as INEC adjourns results collation, goes on 2-hour break

Collation of results of Saturday’s Edo State governorship election was on Sunday put on hold as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) adjourned for two hours following the after the collation officer of Orhionmwon Local Government Area was nowhere to be found to present results from the local government area to the returning officer. INEC……

Edo election: INEC releases more results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday began the collation of results from 18 local government areas of Edo . The Resident Electoral Commissioner  for INEC in Edo, Mr Johnson Alalibo, gave the name of the Returning Officer for Edo governorship election, to include Prof. Akpofure Rem-Rukeh, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Petroleum Resources,…

Ize-Iyamu votes, expresses optimism of winning

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9: 25 am. Ize-Iyamu joined the queue at his polling unit located at Iguododo Primary school at about…

Card readers not working: Nobody should be unable to vote, Oshiomhole laments

  Idowu Bankole The immediate past chairman of the All progressive congress, APC, and former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has on Saturday (today), lamented the poor functioning of some election card reader deployed for the Saturday’s (Today) Edo state governorship election in the state. Oshiomhole stated that the turn out was impressive…

Edo election: Ekweremadu preaches fairness

The immediate past deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu (PDP Enugu West), has called on all stakeholders in the Edo gubernatorial election to ensure fairness by allowing the votes of the electorates to count.  Ekweremadu who made the call in a short post on his social media handles Saturday morning, specifically called on the security…

Edo 2020: I’m disappointed in INEC –Obaseki

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki has expressed displeasure over the the poor planning by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC). Obaseki speaking with newsmen, said he was disappointed in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), noting that the commission would have prepared better than they did today. READ ALSO: Finally,…

Edo 2020: INEC confirms shooting in Orhionmwon, talks tough on materials’ hijack in Egor

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has confirmed a shooting incident in Orhionmwon local government area of Edo state, saying it was working with the police and other security agencies to ensure the peaceful conduct of the ongoing governorship election. INEC also said it was in receipt of images showing the alleged…