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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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Edo Election : Inspector General Of Police ANNOUNCES CURFEW .

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement in Edo State. The curfew starts 11:59pm on Friday and ends 6pm on Saturday. Police spokesman, Frank Mba, in a statement said this would ensure public order and safety during the governorship election. Mba also cited the need to prevent the movement […]

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Edo Election : Show Professionalism & RESIST TEMPTATION – NSCDC Tells Officers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Anambra State has charged officers and men of the command set to be deployed to Edo State for the governorship election to show professionalism in the discharge of their duties before, during and after the poll. The State Commandant, David Bille gave the advice on Wednesday […]

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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 […]