Tags : Edo Election

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Obaseki, Shaibu Sworn-In For Second Term

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Mr Philip Shaibu, have been sworn in for a second term in office. The Oath of Office was administered around 12 noon on Thursday, November 12, 2020, by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Esther Edigin. In attendance at the inauguration which took place at […]

Edo Election: “Three Weeks To The Election, Polls Indicated APC

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said he was surprised at the loss of the All Progressive Congress in the recently concluded Edo State Governorship Election. Speaking on Monday, September 21, 2020, after the declaration of incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election, Mallam El-Rufai said three weeks to the election, […]

Edo Election: INEC Official Shot, Another Injured In Etsako Central

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been shot and critically injured.  The incident occurred on Saturday, September 19, 2020, while the electorate were voting in the governorship election in the State and was confirmed by the Collation Officer, Professor Godswill Alan Lukman, in Etsako Central Local Government Area where the incident […]

Edo Governorship Election: Obaseki Takes Lead In

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce results of polls conducted across Edo State on Saturday, September 19, 2020, the incumbent Governor of the State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is distinctIvey taking the lead as at Sunday morning, September 20, 2020, Governor Obaseki, contesting as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

INEC Distributes Electoral Materials For Edo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the distribution of sensitive electoral materials ahead of the Edo State governorship election. Channels Television reports on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that the sensitive materials are kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin City, awaiting onward distribution. Less than 48 hours to the Election, there […]

Edo 2020: Wike, Tambuwal, Makinde Other PDP Leaders Gather In

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, among others are currently in Benin, Edo State capital campaigning for Governor Godwin Obaseki. The leaders are gathered at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City for the Party’s mega rally ahead […]

Edo Election: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Embrace

The people of Edo State are hopeful for a peaceful governorship poll following a new twist in the electioneering events in the State. Channels TV reports that in what many would not have expected to see before the September 19, 2020 poll, Governor Godwin Obaseki and his major rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, embraced each other […]

Edo Election: “Don’t Go Home, Defend Your Votes” – Obaseki

Ahead of the September 19 Edo state governorship election, the State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, has warned electorates in the state not to go home, but to stay and defend their votes.  Governor Obaseki who stated these on Friday while addressing supporters in Ward 6, Ukhuse in the Owan […]

Ondo, Edo Elections: IPC Holds Virtual Media Training For Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos State, Nigeria, is set to conduct a one-day webinar/virtual capacity building session for Journalists ahead of the Ondo and Edo States governorship Elections. The webinar, organized by the International Press Centre, under component 4b: support to media of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU SDGN) […]