Edo election: Tribunal permits PDP to inspect electoral materials

The Edo State Election Petitions Tribunal, on Tuesday, granted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s candidate in the September 28 governorship election in the state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the go ahead to inspect electoral materials used during the election. Ize-Iyamu had lost to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Godwin Obaseki in the keenly-contested election….

PDP to drag APC to court over Edo Election

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has decided to contest the result of the recently-concluded Edo governorship election in court. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the September 28 governorship election, Godwin Obaseki, winner  of the keenly-contested poll. But the PDP’s…

Edo election: Ekiti IPAC lauds INEC’s neutrality

The Ekiti State chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, has praised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for maintaining substantial neutrality in last week’s gubernatorial election in Edo state, urging the commission to replicate same in the November 26 governorship poll in Ondo State. It also commended the electoral body over the way it…

Edo Polls: Saraki congratulates Obaseki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Governor-elect of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on his victory in Wednesday’s gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, described Obaseki’s success as well deserved and expected by those who…

Edo Election: Labour commends INEC for transparency

The Secretary General, Textile Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Mr Issa Aremu, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the successful conduct of the Edo State governorship election. In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Kaduna, Aremu “also hails Mr Godwin Obaseki the winner in an election…

Edo Election: Sheriff not in support of PDP’s rejection of result

Disputed National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he did not support Thursday’s rejection of the yet-to-be-declared result of Wednesday’s governorship election in Edo. He said that the rejection of the result ahead of its declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was pre-emptive. The News Agency of Nigeria…

Edo election: INEC begins live collation of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced collation of ballots cast in yesterday’s Edo governorship election. INEC just made the confirmation on its Twitter handle: @inecnigeria. The electoral umpire called on the public to tune in to some television stations to “watch the live collation of results” for the election. A winner is expected…