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“Osinbajo may be removed before 2023 elections,”- Cleric predicts

The General Overseer of Our Sanctuary Gospel Church of Nigeria, Bishop Udo Azogu has predicted that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, may be removed before the 2023 general elections. The cleric posted this prediction on Facebook page. He said that in the event that Osinbajo survives the outser from office, his office would be rendered redundant. Bishop Azogu wrote; “Osinbajo may ...

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Bishop Kukah warns politicians to stop running to clerics for endorsements

Bishop Matthew Kukah has come hard against some politicians, who run to religious leaders for endorsement, According to the renowned cleric, Nigeria id practicing democracy not theocracy. Kukah, who is the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese and a member of the National Peace Committee, also commended the conduct of the Edo governorship election, urging the people of Ondo to imitate ...

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Edo 2020 Update: INEC explains cause of delay in collation of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why there is delay in collation of results. It said that delay  the receipt of collated results of the governorship election from local government areas in Edo has delayed the collation at the state level. INEC National Commissioner May Agbamuche-Mbu announced this on Sunday in Benin. Agbamuche-Mbu, INEC commissioner incharge of Edo, ...

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Edo 2020 Update: More results trickle in as collations continue

As collations of the Edo gubernatorial election going on more results are coming in. Ward 3- Akoko Edo Registered voters- 10,193 Accredited voters- 3,448 APC – 1,914 PDP – 1,424 Results for Ward 04 (OHORDUA), Esan South East LGA, APC – 585 PDP – 780 Etsako Central. St. John Boys Model G/S, Fugar. WARD 06 AA-0 ADC-1 ADP-7 APC -1,367 ...

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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 2020: Everything is under control, INEC assures

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that everything is under control for a peaceful governorship election Edo. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner in Charge of Information and Voter Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja that personal experience with elections had shown that sometimes those areas projected to be hotspots ended up becoming calm, while areas never ...

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Election should not be a do or die affair- Gov Obaseki

The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Sept.19, gubernatorial election, Governor. Godwin Obaseki, says that election should not be a do or die affair, adding that  no need of any form of violence during the election. Obaseki stated this in Benin during a one-day prayer and fasting for a peaceful election organised for all the governorship candidates ahead ...

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Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: US imposes visa ban on election riggers

The United States has imposed visa ban on individuals, who it said undermined conducts of the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa governorship polls. It took the step so as to deepen democratic practices in Nigeria It said the move was in the run-up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo governorship polls. Spokesperson for the Department of State, ...

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Edo 2020: PDP vows to resist any attempt to tamper with election date

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday vowed that the party and the people of Edo state would resist any attempt to tamper with the scheduled date of governorship election. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, at a news conference on Sunday in Abuja alleged that there were plots by certain interests to use frivolous lawsuits to scuttle the ...

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Guber Poll: 1000 policemen from Lagos deployed to Edo State

1,000 policemen from Lagos will be in Edo State on Saturday 19th September for the governorship election. The deployment followed directive by the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu for enhanced security before, during and after the elections in the state. IG Adamu had announced the deployment of 30,000 cops to be drawn from various commands and formations for ...

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