Edo Guber Poll: Election Observer releases findings

BENIN CITY – One of the accredited observers for Saturday’s Edo Governoship election, Advocates for People Right and Justice has released it’s findings of the election. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Barr. Victor Giwa and made available to The Nigerian OBSERVER in Benin City, the group noted that”Generally, the election was free,…

President Buhari commends election process in Edo, reiterates commitment to free and fair elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The President congratulated the winner and urged him to show grace and humility in victory. In his reaction to the outcome of the election as announced…

Senate Minority Caucus Hail Obaseki Victory …Says PDP’s Victory Finally Buries Godfatherism

The Senate Minority Caucus congratulates Governor Godwin Obaseki over his resounding victory in the governorship election in Edo State. In a statement in Abuja by the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the Caucus says as sweet as the victory, it also signals a new dawn and the ultimate end of Godfatherism in Nigeria politics….

Obaseki salutes Edo people, assures sustained devt …hails Buhari, INEC, security agencies for peaceful, credible poll

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Edo people and supporters of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their display of immense courage and support in the face of threats, intimidation and brutalisation as he emerged victorious in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state. Obaseki defeated his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu…

INEC’s call for unexplainable break causes apprehension, as Edo guber poll result lingers

Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie has said that the unexplainable break called by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials is causing apprehension in the state, wondering why the results are being delayed when the collating officers are present at the venue to announce the results…

Edo 2020: Wike, Okowa, Makinde urge eternal vigilance at collation centres, commend INEC, security agencies

…as Obaseki defeats Ize-Iyamu in Oredo LGA National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, have called on the various stakeholders in the Edo State gubernatorial election to ensure the collation centres…

Obaseki wins his polling unit, as PDP scores 184 votes, APC 62

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won in his Unit 19, Oredo, Local Government Area, in the Saturday’s gubernatorial election, in Edo State, defeating Osagie Ize-lyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), according to result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). While Obaseki scored 184 votes, Ize-lyamu got 62 votes….

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…