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YIAGA: APC, PDP inducing Edo voters with money, other items

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.
Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has charged the people of Edo State to maintain peace and orderliness before, during and after the September 19 governorship election in the state.

PFN urges Edo people to maintain peace during Saturday election

Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has charged the people of Edo State to maintain peace and orderliness before, during and after the September 19 governorship election in the state.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.

Ondo INEC fire: l suspect foul play, our fate in God’s hand – PDP...

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, says he suspected foul play in the mysterious fire that gutted the state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.
On the podium are Governor, Obaseki (left) and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu (right), acknowledging cheers from his supporters in Ward 7, Agbede, Etsako West Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State, during the party campaign rally in Edo North Senatorial District.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki urges electorate to stay to defend their vote

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the electorate in the state to go out and vote massively on the Sept 19, 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, Comrade Oshiomhole’s aides bicker over ‘attack on convoy’

Aides of Governor Godwin Obaseki and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole engaged in war of words yesterday as security operatives foiled an attack on Obaseki’s convoy in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.
Court-endorsed Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Victor Giadom has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declaring that he has not authorised the conduct of any Governorship primary in Edo state.

Edo guber: Coronavirus pandemic may disenfranchise voters – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the COVID-19 pandemic might disenfranchise many voters in the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo deputy governor accuses Comrade Oshiomhole of N80 million bribe to lawmakers to support...

The Edo state governorship elections slated to take place in September 19 has seen the two major camps on each other’s jugular. It has been a gale of accusations and counter accusations from the Governor Obaseki and former APC chairman Oshiomhole’s camps, with each trying to use every arsenal at their disposal to undo the other.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti explosion: Governor Fayemi faults location of explosive disposal office

There was pandemonium in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, Saturday as an an explosion rocked the Old Government Secretariat area of the city, with the people fleeing for their lives.

Kano re-run: Police assure of peaceful election

The Kano State Police Command has assured residents of adequate protection of lives and property during and after the re-run election in the state.

2023: Continuous voters registration to commence soon – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo state, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, says the continuous voters’ registration would soon commence.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: Senator Adeyemi urges supporters to ignore PDP’s claim of rejection

Senator Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election has called on his supporters to ignore alleged plans by the opposition PDP to boycott the supplementary election slated for November 30.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: I will not give Dino Melaye a chance – Senator Smart

Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has vowed not to give a breathing space to Senator Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the supplementary election coming up this Saturday until he emerges victorious in a landslide.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: Let’s finish race with wider margin – Senator Adeyemi tells APC members

The APC candidate is already leading his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent and current member representing the district at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, with over 20, O00 votes in the last Saturday Appeal Court ordered rerun.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP cloning PVCs – APC

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

Bayelsa guber: APC alleges cloning of PVCs by PDP

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
President Buhari at the event

Supreme Court dismisses Atiku Abubakar, PDP’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

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