Edo Elections A-Z

Edo elections: Get the pulse of Edo State’s Gubernatorial Election.

APC’s Iyamu, PDP’s Obaseki, and other governorship contestants across political parties are slugging it out. Here is what the press and the people are saying on a minute by minute account. You should REFRESH this page as more information is added every minute.

NEWS & TV MEDIA ON EDO ELECTIONS

By Bisi Olaniyi, Benin Edo State chapters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are engaging in a war of words over Governor Godwin Obaseki’s secret N18 billion loan bid. A chieftain of APC, Prince John Mayaki, Wednesday first disclosed in an online statement that ...
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A photo combination of Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and a court gavel.   The hearing of a petitioner’s case in the Action Democratic Party and Emmanuel Iboi against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ...
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Nigeria map indicating Edo State By Gabriel Enogholase, Benin Edo State government has set in motion plans to relocate both the Federal Court and the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal from their present locations from Ikpoba Hills to Aiguobasimwin Street in the Government Reservation Area (GRA). Vanguard checks ...
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...Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) excluded the party from the polls.Delivering judgment on the matter ... the names of governorship candidates by INEC but the party’s legal team failed to take action within the time allowed by ...
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...Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) excluded the party from the polls.Delivering judgment on the matter ... the names of governorship candidates by INEC but the party’s legal team failed to take action within the time allowed by ...
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The Edo government, on Monday, deployed a total of 200 constabularies to three major local government areas of the state for strict compliance of COVID-19 safety protocol.The Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, who addressed the constabularies, urged them to discharge their duties professionally.According to him, “You are going for a ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, January 18, (THEWILL) – Edo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has announced the deployment of Philip Aliyu Ogbadu as Commissioner of the command. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, said that CP Ogbadu replaced Babatunde Kokumo, who was ...
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Tribune Online Edo Election Petition Tribunal: Forensic expert faults Obaseki’s UI certificate A forensic expert, Raphael Onwuzuligbo, on Monday, testified at the Edo Election Petition Tribunal to the effect that Governor Godwin Obaseki presented two different University of Ibadan (UI)’s Bachelor’s Degree certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...
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Tribune Online Obaseki swears-in eight new judges to strengthen Edo judiciary Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday boosted the state’s judiciary by swearing-in, eight new judges, into the state high court with a charge on them to dispense justice with impartiality and fairness. Obaseki who promised his administration’s ...
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Founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc Atedo Peterside has knocked the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) over a dinner held in Lokoja, Kogi State capital on Saturday in violation of Covid-19 protocols, Igbere TV reports.Mr Peterside said in a tweet on Sunday that the women’s actions changed his mind ...
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Tribune Online Edo deploys constabularies to arrest persons without facemasks in public Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has ordered the deployment of the over 800 recently trained Police Constabularies to begin to arrest people without facemasks in public, beginning from today, for prosecution at the Mobile Courts set up ...
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...will of the people as it was rigged by the INEC in collaboration with APC chieftains.There was a peaceful protest on ... which it described as a fraud, and accused INEC of alleged complicity.But the Edo State PDP Chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, who ...
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Tribune Online Edo government says tertiary institutions are included in suspension of schools’ resumption  The Edo State Government has clarified its statement on the suspension of schools’ resumption in the state till February 1, saying tertiary institutions are included in the order. Governor Godwin Obseki, it would be recalled, had ...
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Following the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria, Governor Godwin Obaseki has shifted resumption of schools across the state to first of February 2021 to curb the spread of Covid- 19 virus.   Governor Obaseki who gave the directive while briefing journalists also reviewed curfew in Edo State to between ...
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Governor Godwin Obaseki By Gabriel Enogholase Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that Edo State has built the capacity to conduct 600 coronavirus (COVID-19) tests daily, even as there are three additional Real Time-PCR Molecular Reference Laboratory operational in the state. The governor urged stakeholders and residents to support the government’s ...
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PEOPLE ON EDO ELECTIONS

Edo State chapters of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are engaging in a war of words over Governor Godwin Obaseki's secret N18 billion loan bid. A chieftain of APC, Prince John Mayaki, Wednesday first  ...
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By Jethro Ibileke/Benin. The University of Ibadan (UI) Bachelor's Degree certificate forgery and perjury case against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, on Monday resurfaced at the state election petitions tribunal in Benin. At the resumed sitting, a forensic  ...
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Also yesterday, the tribunal also heard the petition by the governorship candidate of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Tracy Agol, who also prayed  ...
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By Ozioruva Aliu, BENIN CITY. DESPITE still basking in euphoria over the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja dismissing the allegation of certificate forgery against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, the University of Ibadan's (UI's) Bachelor's Degree  ...
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