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Politics

Edo 2020 Update: Gov Obaseki in early lead as results trickle in gradually

Early results coming from the just concluded Edo State governorship election show that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is in early lead LGA: Oredo WARD 4‎ (Governor Obaseki’s ward and unit) Unit: 19 PDP: 184 APC: 62 VOID:5 WARD 3, Esan North-East Arue primary School Voting Centre. Hon. Speaker, Frank Okiye’s voting centre: WARD 3 unit 4: APC:5 PDP:197 WARD ...

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Edo Poll Update: Soldiers allegedly chase away PDP party agents, obervers from Owan West collation center

The Peoples Democratic Party has raised alarm that soldiers have taken over a collection center in Owan West LGA, chasing away party agents and observers. PDP said: “#EdoDecides2020-Men of the @HQNigerianArmy have taken over Sobe collation centre in Owan West LGA. They are chasing away party agents &observers from the collation centre. Nigerians should hold the @HQNigerianArmy responsible if anything ...

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Edo 2020 Update: PDP wins in ex-APC National Chairman’s polling unit

The Peoples Democratic Party has won the polling unit of ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Oyegun, in the ongoing Edo State governorship election. The former Chairman who registered in Ward 2, Unit 2, in Oredo Local Government Area, voted at about 11:00am. At the end of voting, sorting and counting, the PDP candidate and incumbent governor, ...

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Edo 2020 Update: Obaseki wins his polling unit

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic has delivered his polling unit in Oredo Ward 4, Unit 19. Obaseki polled 184 votes while Osagie Ize-Iyamu of All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 62 votes at the unit. In Unit 21, PDP got 53 votes while the APC polled 33 votes. Obaseki’s PDP polled 70 votes but Ize-Iyamu’s APC got 65 votes. ...

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Edo 2020 Update: Thugs reportedly beat wife of PDP chieftain to coma

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that hoodlums sponsored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that thugs sponsored by All Progressive Congress has beaten up wife of its ward chairman in Egor. The party alleged she was beaten for confronting the hoodlums who disrupted voting exercise at the polling unit. In a tweet on its handle @OfficialPDPNig, ...

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Edo 2020 Update: Obaseki surrenders? Says he is disappointed in INEC

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki says he is high disappointed in INEC over the way it is handling the ongoing governorship election in the state. According to him, he stayed for over one and half hour on the queue because the card reader was slow. The governor said he expected better planning by the electoral commission. “I expected that INEC ...

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Edo Guber Update: APC officials reportedly wooing voters with N5000

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused All Progressive Party, APC officials of luring voters with N5000 in Edo North, Etsako area. It made this known in its official twitter handle. “@OfficialPDPNig #EdoDecides2020-In Edo North, Etsako Central, Ekperi I, OGIDIGBA HALL , ADEABEBE, @OfficialAPCNg agents are publicly campaigning at the polling units, telling voters to vote and collect N5,000. @inecnigeria and ...

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Edo Poll Update: Naira rain for face masks sellers as INEC insists on COVID-19 safety guidelines

INEC officials have insisted that no voter will be allowed to vote without putting on face masks. Presiding officers also insist on adherence to social distancing as provided in the guidelines for the conduct of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mr. Oyesanmi Ezekiel, the presiding officer at Central Primary School, Iruekpen, told the eligible voters to ...

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Edo 2020 Update: One person reportedly shot at Ikpoba Okah LGA

One person was reportedly hit by bullet at Ologbo in Ikpoba Okah LGA, Edo State as the voting process was going on. Reacting on the alleged shooting,HRH Jason Owen Akenzua, said he heard gunshots and when he contacted the DPO, he was told that it was police that fired shots when the place was rowdy. “I heard gunshots and called ...

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Edo 2020 Update: Uproar erupts at gov Obaseki’s polling unit

Uproar occurred on Saturday morning at the polling unit 19, ward 04, Oredo local government area of Edo of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The pandemonium erupted as a young man attempted to disrupt the voting process as soon as the Governor entered the unit. Party supporters were seen in a video captured by newsmen attacking one another. More to come.

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