Obaseki takes lead in 7 LGAs, with results

Godwin Obaseki, Edo governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Godwin Obaseki has taken an early lead in the election held on Saturday as results trickle in. Results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show the PDP candidate is leading his main challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress, with overContinue reading “Obaseki takes lead in 7 LGAs, with results”

JUST IN: Tribunal Nullifies Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

The Bayelsa state governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election that returned Duoye Diri as governor of Bayelsa state. The Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) had in its petition asked the tribunal to cancel the election because it was excluded from the November 16, 2019, poll. In a majority judgment delivered byContinue reading “JUST IN: Tribunal Nullifies Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor”

“INEC Should Build on Maurice Iwu’s Standards of Conducting Elections” …Olufemi Aduwo

Comrade Olufemi Aduwo, President/CEO, at Rights Monitoring Group, and Centre For Convention On Democratic Integrity, Nigeria and United States, speaks to FOLORUNSHO HAMSAT, on the state of Nigeria’s election, the INEC and past efforts at getting it right. Excerpts…  How would you describe the political parties structure in this dispensation and leadership style of INEC since theContinue reading ““INEC Should Build on Maurice Iwu’s Standards of Conducting Elections” …Olufemi Aduwo”

FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together

According to a statement signed by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, “the very essence of the requests put to the Emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, which were unanimously approved aim to pull back the party, faced with an existential crisis from the brink of collapse, followContinue reading “FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together”

BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Picks Gani Audu As Running Mate

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has picked former Chairman of Etsako West Local Government, Hon Gani Audu, as his running mate. Audu is also a member representing Etsako West constituency 2 in the state House of Assembly.Gani Audu The governorship election is scheduled to hold onContinue reading “BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Picks Gani Audu As Running Mate”

Thank You Edo People – Osagie Ize-Iyamu

The address read by the candidate of the All Progressive Party APC, after his election as the flag bearer of the party. First and foremost, I give thanks to God Almighty for the successful conduct of the primaries and the safety of all our members, including officials of all agencies, who took part across theContinue reading “Thank You Edo People – Osagie Ize-Iyamu”

Just In: Court Restrains Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primaries

 Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki A federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki from participating in the PDP governorship primary election. The suit was instituted by an aspirant in the election, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihiama asking the court to stop Obaseki from participating in the election. Obaseki, who just decampedContinue reading “Just In: Court Restrains Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primaries”

APC PICKS IZE-IYAMU AS CONSENSUS CANDIDATE

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction believed to be loyal to National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Thecitypulsenews gathers. Ize-Iyamu, a former Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), emerged on Tuesday night in Abuja through consensus candidate. He is expected to slug it outContinue reading “APC PICKS IZE-IYAMU AS CONSENSUS CANDIDATE”

EDO GUBER RACE: Obaseki Meets Tinubu Ahead Of Primaries

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sought audience with the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, C2cnews.con gathers. The primaries is scheduled to hold next month. According to our source, we gathered that Obaseki made the move to see Tinubu after the National Working Committee of the party announced the adoption ofContinue reading “EDO GUBER RACE: Obaseki Meets Tinubu Ahead Of Primaries”

APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued toContinue reading “APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION”