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Edo council polls tribunal strikes out ADP candidate’s petition

Edo Local Government Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin City has struck out the petition filed by the Action Democratic Party (ADP) candidate for Owan West Ward 5, against Monday Ijeboi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

APC wins Edo local council elections

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo.

Edo council poll: APC wins seven councils in results declared by electoral commission

The chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State have won seven local councils with large margins, in the results of the election announced by the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC).

Governor Obaseki expresses satisfaction with conduct of council polls

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said Saturday’s council elections in the state were peaceful and expressed satisfaction with the process.

EDSIEC deploys 8,000 ad-hoc staff for local council poll

The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) said on Friday that it had deployed 8,000 ad-hoc staff to conduct the Saturday local government election in the state.

PDP boycotts local council elections in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it will not take part in local elections in Edo State scheduled to hold on Saturday.

ADP accuses APC of planning to rig Edo council polls

Edo State Chapter of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Wednesday raised an alarm over alleged plan by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to manipulate Saturday local government election by falsifying the results at the sitting room of a godfather.

Group asks Edo govt to declare public holiday ahead of council polls

A group of election observers on Tuesday advised Edo State Government to declare March 2 public holiday because of local government elections scheduled for March 3 in the state.

Oba Ewuare II tasks EDSIEC on free, fair LG election

The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has urged the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC, to conduct free and fair local government council elections, saying all hands must be on deck to deepen democracy at the grassroots.

Edo PDP officially announces withdrawal from council elections

Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has officially announced its withdrawal from the March 3rd local government elections.

PDP to challenge Edo local govt electoral law amendment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, Thursday resolved to challenge the recent amendment of the Edo State Local Government Electoral Law by the State House of Assembly.

Edo council polls: Electoral commission warns against violence

Ahead of the March 3, 2018, local government elections in Edo State, the State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC, yesterday, expressed its readiness to conduct a free and fair election and warned political parties and their supporters to ensure a violence-free poll.

Edo SIEC fixes council elections for March 3

The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), has fixed March 3, for the conduct of local government election in the state.

PDP vows to win Edo council polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has vowed to win the forthcoming local government elections in the state.

Governor Obaseki inaugurates Edo electoral board

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has charged the newly inaugurated Board of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) to be fair, impartial and objective in the discharge of its duties and responsibilities.

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