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Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll.
Less than 24 hours to Edo state governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday cried out that its governors are being held hostage by police in the state.
The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has warned against vote buying and dissemination of fake news during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Former US president Barack Obama on Thursday announced the publication in November of the first half of his memoirs, “A Promised Land” — two weeks after the election pitting Donald Trump against Joe Biden.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State a model.
An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, says the two major political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are inducing voters with money and other gift items ahead of the September 19 governorship elections.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has opened a special link in the registration form to allow the recruitment of additional corps members as adhoc staff for the October 31 Ondo state governorship election.
The Police Service Commission has warned police personnel deployed in Edo for Saturday’s governorship poll to eschew acts of misconduct during the exercise.
Chairman of the Edo State governorship election National Campaign Council, Governor Nyesom Wike, has said he disagrees with Senator Bola Tinubu over his comments about the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, not being a democrat.
Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe and Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, has appealed to the electorate in Edo to avoid violence and support the conduct of peaceful election during the Sept. 19 governorship poll in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from arrogating powers he doesn’t have to himself, especially on this weekend’s governorship election in Edo state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
The leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has emphasised that the party is not in any political alliance with any political party in the state ahead of the forthcoming governorship election.
Director-General of the Lagos International Trade Fair, Mrs Lucy Ajayi, who is also a member of the All Progressive Congress National Committee Campaign for Edo election, has assured women of equal representation should Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu win the election on Saturday.
The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Former vice-president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Onyekachi Monday Ubani, has instituted a suit against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the amendment of the rules of professional conduct for legal practitioners (RPC), 2007.
UFC star Conor McGregor has reportedly been taken into custody in Corsica for alleged indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault – but ‘vigorously’ denies the explosive accusations against him.
Arsenal have officially announced the transfer of Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa.
Nigerian singer David Adeleke, who goes by the stage name Davido, will feature in Eddie Murphy’s forthcoming comedy classic, Coming To America 2, according to news reports.