The police on Tuesday embarked on a show of force around Benin City, the Edo State capital, as a way of deterring trouble makers. But the activity resulted in the delay in the distribution of electoral materials, following the late arrival of some of the...
As campaigns for the much-awaited governorship election in Edo State wind down, the two major contenders, the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progress Congress, have engaged themselves in a war of words to win sympathies and advantage. While the postponement of the election from...
Public offices in Edo were shut on Tuesday as workers observed the two-day public holiday declared by the state government ahead of Wednesday’s governorship election in the state. The government on Saturday declared Tuesday and Wednesday as holidays to enable workers in the state to...
Less than 24 hours to Wednesday’s gubernatorial election in Edo, many journalists who had arrived the state for coverage of the exercise were yet to be accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Many of the journalists besieged the commission’s headquarters in the state...
Situation Room, a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in support of credible and transparent elections in Nigeria, says it has deployed Observers for the Edo State Governorship election scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th 2016. Situation room enjoined INEC, security agents, politicians and voters...
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