End of a tragic drama
Indeed a considerable number of respectable election observers, scores of non-partisan political leaders and civic organizations had described the September 28th exercise as a paradigm of peoples Democracy in action.
It was a tale of two elections this week, one concluded, the other is slated for November 8. But both had, at least, one thing in common: controversies.
Obaseki wins Edo governorship election
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Godwin Obaseki has been declared the winner of the Edo State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday. Obaseki polled 319,483 votes out of 613, 244 votes cast on Wednesday. His closest challenger Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) got a total…
Obaseki leads in Edo governorship election
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Godwin Obaseki is leading in the results of the Edo State governorship election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday. INEC has announced results from 17 local government areas of the State with results from Ovia South West yet to be announced. The APC candidate…
APC decries PDP's rejection of result of Edo election
Mr Anselm Ojezua, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo chapter, has described the rejection of the state governorship election results by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as an act of a bad loser.
Edo election: Sheriff indifferent on PDP’s rejection of result
Disputed National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he did not support Thursday’s rejection of the yet-to-be-declared result of Wednesday’s governorship election in Edo. He said that the rejection of the result ahead of its declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was preemptive. The News Agency of Nigeria…
PDP rejects Edo governorship election results
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the results of the Edo governorship election held on Wednesday, ahead of the announcement of the outcome. The party rejected the results in a press conference addressed by its Chairman in the state, Mr Dan Orbih,on Thursday in Benin. The press conference was also attended the party’s governorship…
Edo election: INEC begins collation of results
The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Edo, Mr Sam Olumekun, says collation of results for the governorship election in the state would commence on Thursday.
Edo election: Card reader fails in some wards
The card reader failed to function at Ipkeshi, near Auchi, during the governorship election in Edo.
Edo election: Oshiomhole happy with voters’ turnout
Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo has commended the electorate in the state for turning out in large numbers to cast their votes in Wednesday’s governorship election in the state.