Edo election as flash of hope
Despite the tumultuous episodes and frantic permutations preceding the Edo State governorship election, both the conduct and outcome of that election was not surprising to peace-loving Nigerians.
Why I insisted on free, fair election in Edo - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his insistence on free and fair election in last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State was informed by his desire to ensure that innocent Nigerians do not suffer, regardless of party affiliation.
Centre declares Edo election relatively credible despite hitches
Foremost pro-democracy think tank, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has rated the conduct and outcome of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State...
INEC declares Obaseki winner of Edo governorship election
Godwin Obaseki of People’s Democratic Party has been declared the winner of the Edo State governorship election held on Saturday. Obaseki polled a total of 307, 955 votes to defeat All Progressives Congress’s Osagie Ize-Iyamu-Iyamu who got 223, 619 votes, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The PDP candidate won with a difference…
Edo election: Obaseki wins Ize-Iyamu's LG
Governor Godwin Obaseki has won the Orhionwmwon local government, where his main opponent Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) hails from. Ize-Iyamu voted at his PU 26, Ward 5, Iguododo, Orhionmwon Local Government Area, on Saturday morning and won his polling unit. Obaseki of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the PDP who…
INEC two-hour break in announcing result is suspicious, says Obaseki's aide
Special adviser to the Edo State governor on media and communication strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has said that the unexplained break called by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) could be a plot to manipulate results of the state governorship election. Osagie, in a statement, said the break "is causing apprehension in the state, wondering why the…
Edo election: INEC begins release of results
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday began the collation of results from 18 local government areas of Edo.
Edo election: Police commission lauds security presence at voting centres
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has lauded the security presence at the various voting centres visited by a team from the commission deployed to monitor police conduct during Saturday’s governorship
Edo election: INEC begins uploading of polling units results online
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun uploading the Edo governorship results from polling units on its online portal. The INEC Result Viewing Portal (IREV) is a dedicated public portal, that enable voters to view polling unit results real time as the voting ends on election day. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information…
Edo 2020: INEC condemns shooting, alleged hijack of electoral materials
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it was aware of a shooting incident in Orhionmwon local government area of Edo state, vowing to bring all electoral offenders to justice. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this in his preliminary address at the “Edo Governorship Election Virtual Situation Control Room” which is…