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, Southsouth Bureau Chief The 17 All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo lawmakers have directed security chiefs to chase the hoodlums occupying the Assembly complex. One of the 17 lawmakers confided in The Nation this was one of the resolutions at the sitting on Wednesday. They mandated the Assistant ...
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...election provided false information to INEC– The party argued that Audu is duly qualified to seek election as deputy ... Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The party in a statement on Tuesday, August 11, argued that Audu is duly ...
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...election provided false information to INEC– The party argued that Audu is duly qualified to seek election as deputy ... Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The party in a statement on Tuesday, August 11, argued that Audu is duly ...
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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has called on leaders and residents of Agbede community in Etsako West Local Government Area of the state to provide 10 hectares of land where a park for articulated vehicles will be built. He said the decision was made ...
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...INEC, Ganiyu, and Ize-Iyamu, are the first, second, third, and fourth defendants, respectively.In another report, INEC ... over threats of violence. Festus Okoye, INEC's national commissioner for information and chairman of voter education, made ...
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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo, Dr Johnson Alalibo, has warned the youth against violence during the September 19 governorship election in the state He said that the warning to the youth was necessary so that INEC could deliver free, fair, credible ...
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A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Salihu Lukman, has faulted the party’s campaign approach ahead of Edo State governorship election slated for September 19. Lukman also called on the Governor Mai-Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Convention Working Committee of the party to convene a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting to consider ...
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Sen. Francis Alimikhena (Edo North Senatorial district) on Wednesday,  canvassed for votes for Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Edo 2020 governorship election. Speaking at an  APC campaign rally for Ize-iyamu ahead of the Edo 2020 governorship election, Alimikhena said that the party stood for ...
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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo, Dr Johnson Alalibo, has warned the youth against violence during the September 19 governorship election in the state He said that the warning to the youth was necessary so that INEC could deliver free, fair, credible ...
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The Edo State Chapter of Labour Party has faulted the minister of justice and Attorney- General of the federation, Abubakar Malami for his comments on the planned invasion of Edo State House of Assembly.   The party also criticized the statement credited to APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ...
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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo, Dr Johnson Alalibo, has warned the youth against violence during the September 19 governorship election in the state He said that the warning to the youth was necessary so that INEC could deliver free, fair, credible ...
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Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the campaign trail of the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, has continued to harvest more defectors across the state. At Owan East Local Government Area, the PDP welcomed over 3,000 new members who defected from ...
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The National Broadcasting Commission, Benin Zone has called on media Organisations to adhere strictly to professional ethics before and during the coverage of the forthcoming Edo State governorship election.   The Commission’s Acting Director-General, Professor Amstrong Idachaba gave the advice during a stakeholders meeting tagged, Edo 2020 : Upholding Fair ...
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The Edo State Chapter of Labour Party has faulted the minister of justice and Attorney- General of the federation, Abubakar Malami for his comments on the planned invasion of Edo State House of Assembly.   The party also criticized the statement credited to APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Edo office on Wednesday sensitised young female voters ahead of the forthcoming governorship election scheduled for September 19 in the state. Mr Johnson Alalibo, the Edo INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) said during the awareness creation programme in Benin that the efforts was to ...
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PEOPLE ON EDO ELECTIONS

Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), has cleared the air on a prophecy credited to him concerning the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. In the report that went viral during the week, the cleric was quoted as  ...
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Dark clouds are already gathering over the impending governorship election in Edo State. Some unfortunate individuals might pay with their lives,  ...
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BENIN CITY – THE campaigns of political parties ahead of the September 19th governorship election took a twist Tuesday as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP alleged of plots by the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC to cause mayhem in Uzairue,  ...
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Edo State Government has urged residents to ensure strict compliance to coronavirus pandemic guidelines to prevent spread of the virus amid electioneering for the September 19, 2020 governorship election as death toll for the virus hits 100. Commissioner  ...
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The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election and Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said the council would scuttle alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to use  ...
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RT @AbubakarAAliyu7: Gov Wike of Rivers state hv declare war in Edo state, he said it is a matter of do or die affairs.We learnt he hv started exporting thugs fully armed 2 Edo 4 mass destruction. He killed about 360 civilians and 38 police in rivers during his 2nd ...
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The general feeling amongst Nigerians is that the politicians have held ... clearly demonstrated in Edo State with the coming gubernatorial elections ...
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As the people of Edo State warm up for the governorship poll, Adekunle Bademosi highlights the hurdles before Governor Godwin Obaseki in his bid for a second term. Many factors will stand against the re-election of the outgoing governor of Edo State, Mr ...
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The All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the forthcoming Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has condemned the cut in funds allocated to the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma by the Obaseki-led government. He says the  ...
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Godwin Tsa, Abuja. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the National Rescue Mission (NRM) to paste the court processes of the suit seeking to disqualify the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and  ...
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Romanus Ugwu, Abuja. Ahead of the Edo State governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to purge itself of its agelong undemocratic habits of election rigging. In a statement signed by the  ...
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The campaign for the September 19, governorship election is gradually turning into a physical combat. The desperation of the major political parties fielding candidates for the election is becoming obvious. Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI sought the  ...
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