Court Recognises Jegede As PDP Candidate for Ondo Governorship Election

Court of Appeal Setting in Abuja has declared Eyitayo Jegede As Peoples Democractic Party, PDP Candidate for the Ondo State Governorship Election schedule for Saturday, November 26, 2016. Justice Ibrahim Saulawa vacated the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on the 29 june which declared Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as…

Breaking: Clinton casts vote at New York polling place

Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after casting her vote in New York Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton arrived in Chappaqua, New York, around 8 a.m. ET Tuesday to cast her ballot in the 2016 election, shaking hands with supporters at her polling place afterwards. Earlier Tuesday morning, a Clinton campaign official told NBC News: “We…

200 Million Americans Register To Vote

No fewer than 200 million Americans are expected to vote in the November 8 general elections. The U.S. has no national electoral commission that superintends its elections but the electoral commission of each of the 50 states oversees elections in that state. The U.S. Federal Election Commission said that the commission does not handle voter…

BREAKING NEWS: INEC To Proceed With Edo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will go on with the Edo state governorship election against the advice of the department of state security (DSS) and the police, TheCable understands. The security agencies had asked INEC to postpone the election, citing security concerns. However, a source at the commission told TheCable that the election will…

Gully Erosion Control: Ogbeson community appreciates Oshiomhole, endorses Obaseki

BENIN CITY – As a mark of appreciation for the Edo State government intervention in reclaiming the erosion devastated area in Ogbeson community, the leadership of the community has presented an award of commendation to Governor Adams Oshiomhole and endorsed the governorship candidate of the APC, Mr. Godwin Obaseki as their candidate for the September…

Beckenbauer under criminal investigation in Switzerland

Franz Beckenbauer is under criminal investigation by the Swiss authorities over payments allegedly linked to Germany’s success in winning host rights to the 2006 World Cup. Also under investigation, according to the Office of Swiss Attorney-General Michael Lauber, are former German federation presidents Theo Zwanziger and Wolfgang Niersbach as well as ex-DFB general secretary Horst…

Edo Poll: INEC Distributes PVCs’ ‘Morrow

The Edo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday that it would commence the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters ahead of the Sept. 10 gubernatorial election in Edo tomorrow. The commission’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mrs Priscillia Sule, who disclosed this in Benin yesterday , said the…

Edo Guber Watch: Voting right as burden of Edo electorate

From Tony Osauzo, Benin As the zero hour to the election approaches, the political parties and candidates preparing for the polls have adopted various methods of campaigning to drive home their messages to the people at the grassroots. From the open campaign strategy in public arena, the campaigns are now being intensified, with the candidates…

Gabon Plunged Into Post Election Crisis

Gabon, the Tiny Oil-producing nation was plunged into political crisis on Thursday after a narrow and disputed election victory for incumbent president, Ali Bongo, sparked a second day of violence between protesters and security forces in the capital, Libreville. The vote was the most serious challenge to the Bongo family’s grip on power for nearly…