Court nullifies Ize-Iyamu, deputy governor’s candidacy in guber poll
Edo State High Court has nullified the candidacy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and deputy governorship candidate, Audu Ganiyu Abudu
Obaseki receives certificate of return
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Godwin Obaseki on Tuesday received his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Obaseki won the Edo governorship on Saturday. “I received my certificate of return today from INEC Nigeria after the landmark victory in Saturday's election,” Obaseki said in a Twitter post. “I restate my commitment to…
Edo election: Ize-Iyamu votes, optimistic of victory
Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9:25 am. Ize-Iyamu joined the queue at his polling unit located at Iguododo Primary school at about 9:20…
Buhari endorses Ize-Iyamu for Edo governorship election
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State. Buhari endorsed Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday when he visited the Presidential Villa in the company of the party's caretaker committee chairman and Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni. Details later.
Edo deputy speaker impeached
The deputy speaker of the Edo House of Assembly Yekini Idiaye has been impeached on Wednesday. Idiaye is the lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Constituency I in the assembly. His impeachment by lawmakers in the assembly comes days after he declared support for Osagie Ize-Iyamu, an opponent to the current governor Godwin Obaseki in the Edo State…
Appeal Court rejects Ize-Iyamu’s demand for extension of Ballot recount
Ize-Iyamu had asked the appellate court to order the tribunal to continue the recounting of used ballot papers from four local government areas produced before the lower tribunal.
Massive turnout of voters as Edo elects new governor
The residents of Edo State yesterday went to the polls to elect a new governor. The election which began at 8:30 a.m. witnessed a massive turnout of voters .
That Edo State may be liberated
On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, most indigenes of Edo State from all works of life are expected to have arrived in the state to exercise their civic rights.
‘How PDP will reclaim Edo State’
I urge all men and women of goodwill to join hands with me to prepare the party as an alternative choice in 2016 for Edo people’s quest for good governance.