Edo polls

CLO urges INEC to consolidate on gains of Edo polls

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consolidate on gains of Edo governorship election ahead of the forthcoming Ondo pols. The Chairman of the CLO in Anambra, Mr Vincent Ezekwueme, told the News...

Edo Poll: NBA Chairman urges support for Ize-Iyamu

Mr Pius Oiwoh, Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benin Branch, has urged members of the association to support Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Sept. 19, Edo governorship election. Oiwoh made the call on...

Police reassure on security, ahead of Edo poll

The Police Command in Edo has assured residents on adequate security ahead of Sept. 19, Governorship Poll in the state. Mr Johnson Kokumo, the state Commissioner of Police said this while briefing the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II on...

Vote for me, I’ll work for you, Obaseki tells electorate

Gov. Godwin Obasekiof Edo and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Sept. 19 governorship election has appealed to supporters of the party to re-elect the present administration for continuity of its people-oriented programmes. Obaseki made the...

PDP remains opposed to any postponement of Edo, Ondo polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will oppose any postponement of Edo and Ondo State governorship elections. The PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus at a news conference in Abuja, said the September 19 scheduled for Edo and...

IPAC wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalltion of United Political Parties (CUPP), has called on INEC to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties. The coalition in a statement...

Edo polls: U.S expresses worry over deteriorating political climate, security interference

The U.S. has expressed worry over reports of deteriorating political climate in Edo and interference by security forces in political matters, ahead of the September gubernatorial election. The U.S Embassy in Abuja, in a statement called for free, fair and...
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