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Edo Election : VOTES SOLD From N1,000 to N15,000 – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election. The organisation said reports from its observers on the field showed that politicians, in an attempt to circumvent the electoral process, used young girls as their contact with the voters for the trading. It […]

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Edo Election : CURFEW CITED AS REASON FOR PDP GOVERNORS & VIPs RESTRICTION IN HOTELS.

GOVERNORS and other very important personalities (VIPs) who have converged on Benin ahead of today’s governorship election in Edo State will not be allowed the luxury of moving about during voting. It is part of the measures put in place by the security agencies to prevent manipulation of the voting process. The move, however, appears […]

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Edo Election : Thugs Arrive Benin City – APC Claims.

The All Progressive Congress in Edo State has raised an alarm over the alleged entrance of thugs into Benin City and the further recruitment of thugs loyal to Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State. The ruling APC alleged that the recruitment occurred in Warri. This was revealed […]

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Edo Election : Police Commission ISSUES WARNING TO DEPLOYED PERSONNEL.

The Police Service Commission has warned police personnel deployed to Edo State for Saturday’s governorship poll to eschew acts of misconduct during the exercise. The Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Ani warned the operatives on electoral duty in the […]

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Your Cash Laden Bullion Vans CANNOT BUY EDO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION – Ikimi tells Tinubu

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tom Ikimi, has told National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, that his cash-laden ‘bullion vans’ cannot buy the governorship election of Edo State which comes up on Saturday. Ikimi made the statement at the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic Party in Benin, the Edo State […]

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Edo Election : SENSITIVE MATERIAL ARRIVE CBN Office .

Sensitive materials for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State arrived at the Central Bank of Nigeria office in Benin on Wednesday. The INEC Head of Voter Education and Publicity in Edo, Mr Timidi Wariowei, confirmed the arrival of the materials to newsmen. “The materials for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election have […]

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Edo 2020 : WE ARE READY FOR ACTION – Police

The Edo State Governorship election is fast approaching, the Nigerian Police force is leaving no stone un-turned in ensuring a peaceful and violence free election. The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of research and planning, DIG Adeleye Oyebade has outlined the level of readiness by the force in the forthcoming poll. DIG Oyebade […]

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Edo 2020 : UK To SANCTION SPONSORS OF VIOLENCE.

The British government has called for peaceful elections in Edo and Ondo States. Nigerians will vote in the forthcoming polls scheduled for September 19 and October 10 respectively. In a statement on Tuesday, the United Kingdom warned against violence. “We look forward to seeing peaceful Edo and Ondo states elections, where the mandate of the […]

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Edo 2020 : ALL IS SET FOR GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said everything including sensitive and non-sensitive materials, manpower, and other essential logistics are fully in place for Saturday’s election. Giving the assurance at the Edo Governorship Election Stakeholders’ meeting in Benin City, the Edo State capital, INEC National Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed that the Commission has dutifully […]

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Edo Election : 31,000 POLICEMEN DEPLOYED.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Monday, disclosed that no fewer than 31,000 personnel have been deployed for the governorship election in Edo State. Adamu disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Benin ahead of the governorship election holding on September 19. He noted that the force […]