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Edo State Governorship Election

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: We’ll isolate Nyesom Wike, win Edo election before he recovers

Chairman of the National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress APC for the Edo state Governorship Election, Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, of Kano State has said the party would do everything possible to win the election, disclosing how the APC would place Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers state in an isolation centre and win the election before he recovers.
African Action Congress AAC

Edo guber: Why AAC candidate’s name missing on contestants list – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the African Action Congress (AAC) did not submit its nomination for Sept. 19 Edo Governorship election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC inaugurates campaign council for Edo guber today

A-49-member Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje led high-level National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election will be inaugurated today.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Edo guber: Governor Wike will lead PDP to victory – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said expressed confidence in the ability of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to lead the Peoples Democratic Party to victory in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP alleges plot to ‘derail’ Edo guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress to use the trio of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to derail the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Edo guber: Governor Ganduje heads 49-member APC campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.

Edo guber: INEC closes dedicated portal for parties nominations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday says it has closed its dedicated portal designed for political parties to submit the details of their nominations for Edo governorship election.

Edo guber: Three councillors remove house leader for not defecting to PDP

The drama hallmarking the build-up to the Edo State governorship election continued Tuesday as three councillors in Uhunmwonde Local Council removed the Leader of the Assembly, Osarobo Ogbegiere, over his refusal to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Edo guber: INEC reacts to court’s decision on PDP primary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry over pre-election litigations and the conflicting orders emanating ahead of Edo State governorship election.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki not barred from PDP primary – lawyer

A Port Harcourt based legal Practitioner, Ime Umanah, had said contrary to reports, the court has not barred Governor Godwin Obaseki from participation in the primaries of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Edo governorship election.
Yekini Nabena

APC crisis: Yekini Nabena urges President Buhari to convene emergency NEC meeting

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to convene an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to address the current leadership crisis.

N700m fraud: Court validates corruption charges against Osagie Ize-Iyamu, four others, adjourns case to...

A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, on Thursday ruled that the charges bordering on a N700 million money laundry case against former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 Edo State governorship election and four others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), are ‘not defective.’
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki to join PDP with 18 council chiefs – aide

Ahead of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, this week, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is set to join the opposition with thousands of supporters including all 18 local government chairmen in the state.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC is Nigeria’s major problem

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has on Tuesday condemned the statement of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over Governor Nyesome Wike’s comment against the party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: APC NWC approves direct primary election

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted direct primary for the Edo State governorship election, two members of the NWC said, a move that has been condemned by the state chapter of the party.

Kenneth Imasuangbon: PDP will take over Edo if…

A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, on Wednesday, stated that the PDP would win the Edo governorship election if the party elected the right persons and picked a strong candidate that is loved by Edo people.

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