#ENDSARS : Edo declares 24-hour curfew after jailbreak

The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The curfew is to take effect from 4pm, today, October 19, 2020. This decision has become necessary because of the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and attacks on private individuals and institutions by hoodlums in the guise of #EndSARS protesters. While the government of Edo State respects the rights of its citizens to undertake legitimate protests, it cannot sit idly when hoodlums have taken laws into their hands to cause mayhem on innocent citizens and…

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APC Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Obaseki, Admits Edo Election Free, Fair

The governing All Progressives Congress on Monday, conceded defeat 24 hours after Governor Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party was declared winner of the Edo Governorship Election. Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, in a statement titled, “Edo State Governorship Election: Victory for Democracy,” which he signed, congratulated Obaseki over his victory. Buni said, “Edo State Governorship election is over, the winner has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the person of the Mr. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People Democratic…

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#Edodecides2020 : More Results from Edo election

    Collations of Results from Channels live Igueben LG PDP…..7870 APC…5199 Ikpoba/okha PDP…41,030 APC…18218 Esan Central PDP…10794 APC..6719 Esan North East PDP..13579 APC..6556 Uhunmwode PDP..10022 APC..5972 Egor LG PDP..27621 APC..10202 Owan East PDP…14,762 APC..19,295 Owan West PDP…11,485 APC..11,193 Esan south East APC..9237 PDP…10565 ETSAKO WEST PDP…17,959 APC…26,140 Esan North East PDP 13,579 APC..6556 Oredo APC…18,365 PDP..43,498 Esan west PDP..17,434 APC..7189 Akoko Edo PDP …20101 APC….22,963 ETSAKO East PDP…10,668 APC..17,011 ETSAKO Central PDP..7478 APC..8,359 Total difference so far………79,326 2 LGA left to be announced

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#Edodecides2020 : Obaseki maintains lead after 12 LGAs

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has maintained a clear lead after winning eight of the 12 Local Governments announced. The PDP, according to the results announced so far, is leading by nearly 50,000 votes. The results were announced in each of the local governments by the presiding INEC electoral officials. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Obaseki took an early lead over his closest contender, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress. In Esan South-East, Mr Obaseki scored 10,565 votes while Ize-Iyamu got 9,237 votes. In Esan…

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#EdoElection : Results so far from the ongoing election

Ward 1 (Okada West) in Ovia North-East PO 003 Okada Grammar School I Voting point 4 PDP 58, APC 44 Voting Point 3: PDP 60, APC 25 Voting Point 2: PDP 80, APC 44, void 2 Voting point 1: PDP 79, APC 32, void 6 Total = PDP 277, APC 145 PU 004 Okada Grammar School II Voting point 1: PDP 76, APC 45, Void 3 Voting point 2: PDP 85, APC 43, void 1 Voting Point 3: PDP 87, APC 33, void 3 Voting Point 4: PDP 78, APC…

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#EdoElection : Inside Edo election (video)

Today is the long awaited Edo gubernatorial Election that many feared would turn chaotic. Jkcyno news gathered earlier that Gov. Wike was besieged in his hotel room as election tension heightens (video). This morning, the electorates were busy watching the troop of security personnels displaying their stunts in the city of Benin. Watch video below Election Or War? #EdoElection Godwin Obaseki (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu (APC) Go Head To Head Today…#Edo2020 Take Note @UKinNigeria @USinNigeria @EUinNigeria @StateDept… pic.twitter.com/SE48Z5fotZ — Somto Okonkwo (@MrSomtoOkonkwo) September 19, 2020     One would literally ask…

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Edo 2020: Court bars Obaseki from participating in PDP primaries

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has barred Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, from participating in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election slated for Thursday. Mr Obaseki was granted waiver by the PDP recently after he joined the opposition party from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The suit was instituted by one of the governorship aspirants of the PDP, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who had vowed not to step down for Mr Obaseki. Justice E.A. Obile granted the interim requests sought by the applicant. A major reasonstated by Mr…

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