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INEC trains heads of electoral operations on PUs expansion

483,796 will not vote in Edo as parties intensify voters’ mobilisation  

By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City No lesser than 483,796 eligible voters would not be able to vote in Edo Governorship election scheduled for Saturday because they did not collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). This was contained in a document of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) titled “Delimitation of Edo State”. The State
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Yiaga Africa demands effective monitoring, evaluation of COVID-19 vaccination,

Edo 2020: Yiaga Africa deploys PVT to check credibility of election results

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election. According to Yiaga Africa, the PVT is an advanced election observation methodology that employs well-established statistical principles and sophisticated information
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Senate to Confirm Prof Yakubu as INEC Chairman next week

lNEC closes door against deregistered political parties in Edo, Ondo elections

By Dayo Johnson The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared that the deregistered political parties would not participate in both Edo and Ondo governorship elections. Recall that the political parties got an Appeal Court verdict reversing their de-registration by the commission. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi said this
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Edo Guber: CSO to party candidates, 'do-or-die' not worth blood of Edo citizens

Forget Edo Sept 19 poll, NRM tells PDP, APC

By Gabriel Enogholase AHEAD of Edo State September 19 governorship election, National Rescue Movement, NRM, has sent a strong message to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; its candidate, Godwin Obaseki and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, that their time in power is over. In a statement by its Director, Media
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Obaseki vandalised Edo Assembly complex — APC

Tension rules Edo, as Obaseki consults on next steps

*PDP plans waiver to accommodate him at polls Tension was thick in Edo State, on Saturday, as Governor Godwin Obaseki considered his next steps after being screened out of participation in the June 22 primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the September governorship election in the state. Obaseki had, on Friday, been
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