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INEC’s Albatross In Edo

INEC’s Albatross In Edo

The report of the recounted ballots papers used in four local government areas during the last Governorship election in Edo State may have exposed a serious flaw in the controversial election which outcome is being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its candidate, Osagie Andrew Ize-Iyamu As legal fireworks assume greater intensity at the

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INEC Walks A Tight Rope

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin was early today forced to adjourn sitting till Friday this week as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, failed to open its defense in the ongoing hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28 governorship

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Tribunal Says PDP Witnesses Can Testify

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin ruled this afternoon that witnesses subpoenaed by the petitioners – the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu can testify as witnesses in the substantive petition brought before it. The Ahmed Badamasi-led three-man tribunal had on Monday reserved ruling until today in the

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Edo 2016: INEC Opens Defence Tuesday

It was a case of win some, lose some yesterday at the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin as the petitioners closed their case. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election in the state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, are challenging the declaration of Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki

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Ballot Recount: Tribunal Favours PDP

It was a major victory Thursday morning for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in September 28, 2016, governorship election in Edo State as the State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin granted the petitioners’ prayer for the recounting of ballot papers used for the election in four local government areas of the

PDP: Secondus Takes Over As Acting Chairman

Uche Secondus, the Deputy National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken over as the acting National Chairman of the party. This followed the resignation of Adamu Muazu, the party Chairman, on health grounds. Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary, who confirmed this at the Wadata Plaza, Abuja, secretariat of the party, commended Muazu for

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I can’t endorse anybody – Bode George

I can’t endorse anybody…that is not my job, I am not an emperor. Bode George, former deputy national chairman, South-west, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, reacting to insinuations that he has a preferred governorship candidate in Lagos State. It will be practically difficult to impeach the deputy governor… Remmy Hassan, member, Ogun State House of Assembly

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