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PDP Chairman in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih

Edo PDP rejects ‘high fees’ to purchase forms

The PDP in Edo State rose from its stakeholders’ meeting in Benin on Friday, rejecting “the high fees to purchase forms as released by the national working committee of the party’’.

Group: Death of Kogi PDP woman leader burnt alive must not be swept under...

An international NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he diligently followed to the end the prosecution of those held for the death of the Kogi PDP woman leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh, to serve as a deterrent to others.

Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Edo guber: APC, PDP presence can’t intimidate us – PPN aspirant

Governorship aspirant under the platform of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN), Mr. John Darlington Iyoha, yesterday, said his political party is not intimidated by the presence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that has gained ground in the state because of it long stay over the years in the state
Alex Otti

Alex Otti suggests ways to reduce cost of governance

Former Group Managing Director of defunct Diamond Bank and the 2019 Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Otti, has called for the reduction of cost of governance in Nigeria.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.

PDP BoT tasks NWC to investigate party’s poor showing in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, late Thursday night, tasked the National Working Committee, NWC, to investigate party leaders whose antics cost the PDP the governorship seats in the recently concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
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Olorogun Oshasha urges APC to remain steadfast in quest to take over Delta in...

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have urged party remain steadfast in their quest to work towards taking over Governorship seat from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor targets N1 billion IGR monthly

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, is targeting to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the current N800 million to N1 billion monthly.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Emperor Jarret Tenebe, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state citing what he described as unseriousness of the leadership of the party to win elections.

Edo guber: Emperor Tenebe resigns from PDP to join Adams Oshiomhole in APC

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Emperor Jarret Tenebe, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state citing what he described as unseriousness of the leadership of the party to win elections.

Kogi government condemns post election violent clashes, vows to punish perpetrators

The Kogi State government has condemned violent clashes in Ochadamu area of the state in the aftermath of the just concluded governorship election.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Kogi elections: FCT minister delivers polling unit, ward to APC

Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, the FCT Minister of State, in the Kogi Governorship and West Senatorial District elections has delivered her Yagba Polling Unit and Kakanda Ward to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: Collation underway as INEC studies reports of violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has begun collation of governorship election results in Kogi and Bayelsa states, reminding its officials of their oath of neutrality and the need to discharge their duties accordingly.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi guber: This election is militarised – Senator Melaye

Melaye while speaking with journalists in his house said some thugs allegedly sent by the ALGON Chairman Taofeek Isa and the deputy chief of staff to the governor, one Samuel Faleke said they brought some thugs in two vehicles shooting sporadically and carted away the ballot boxes

Kogi guber: Thugs attack journalists at Ayaingba

Thugs suspected to belong one of the political parties contesting in the Governorship and National Assembly elections in Kogi, have allegedly attacked Mr Sam Egwu of the Leadership newspaper and Mr Sunday Omachi of Radio Kogi.
Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.

Kogi guber: Voting begins with massive turnout

Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, also disclosed that 19 political parties willingly withdrew their nominations for the elections.

INEC: APC will feature in Bayelsa election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) will participate in the Bayelsa governorship election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Nembe attack: Senator Diri seeks state of emergency in Bayelsa volatile areas

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called for declaration of a state of emergency in flashpoint areas of the state following last Wednesday’s attack on his party members in Ogbolomabiri-Nembe.

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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.