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Edo Election: I’m Not Down, Says Oshiomhole


Former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said he was not down, contrary to what many would be thinking in the aftermath of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s victory in the September 19 governorship election. He also said life is not always about winning.

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday said he was committed to the free and fair governorship election in Edo State, warning political parties, candidates, agents, and security officials against "do-or-die" politics. This was disclosed in a message to voters, electoral officials, and political parties titled "Edo election: President Buhari urges parties, candidates, security agents to behave responsibly." issued by Garba Shehu, the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in Abuja.
"I am passionately committed to free and fair elections, but my own commitment is not enough if other actors at ground zero refuse to abide by the rules.

Buhari Unveils ‘Nigeria At 60’ Logo


President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday unveiled the logo and theme to be used during Nigeria’s Diamond Jubilee celebration in October. The unveiling of the 60th independence celebration logo with the theme “Together shall we be” took place during the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja, with Vice president Yemi Osinbajo and Federal Ministers in attendance. Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami who also doubles as the Chairman, Diamond Innovation Change Sub-Committee, Nigeria @60 Inter-ministerial Committee said the upcoming celebration is in line with COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Ahead 2023: APC Bigwigs Gradually Shredding The Party Into Pieces – Tinibu Aid

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Mr. Tunde Rahman, a media adviser to the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused some chieftains of the APC of threatening the very fabric of the party into disintegration in the name of politicking ahead of the 2023 general election. Mr. Rahman said Asiwaju is unlike some leaders or governors who confess loyalty to the party but their actions suggest otherwise.

Ondo Governorship Election: 12 Out Of 14 Activities Completed - Mahmood Yakubu

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed that the commission has completed 12 out of the 14 activities listed on the election timetable, also noting that sensitive materials to be used in the conduct of the Ondo governorship election, will be delivered by the Central Bank Nigeria to its Akure branch on Monday 5th of October.

INEC Hands Over Certificate Of Return To Governor Obaseki

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday handed over the certificate of return to Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy Philip Shaibu, following their victory at the just concluded governorship election. INEC urged former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole; gubernatorial candidate of the APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and other members of the APC to join hands with his administration to move the state forward. Governor Obaseki while receiving the certificate commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that the governorship election was free, fair, and credible.

Former Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan Moves To PDP


Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan on Monday, defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Ex-governor who made the above information public on his Twitter handle said “I am back to join forces with other party greats to strengthen our party, the largest Party in Africa -PDP!.” Uduaghan, who was Delta State Governor for eight years in the build up to 2019 elections jumped ship to the APC where he contested the senatorial seat and lost.

Edo Election: President Buhari Commends Election Process, Congratulates Obaseki


President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State that resulted in the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term. In his reaction to the outcome of the election as announced by INEC, President Buhari said: "My commitment to free and fair elections is firm, because without free and fair elections, the foundation of our political and moral authority will be weak. "I have consistently advocated for free and fair election in the country because it is the bedrock of true democratic order.

Ondo 2020: Mysterious Fire Destroys Over 5000 Card Readers In INEC Office


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Akure Office, Ondo State has suffered a fire incident on Thursday evening, about 7:30 p.m. It was gathered that the inferno that started around 8 p.m. affected the ICT section of the commission and destroyed over 5,000 card readers. The INEC Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, Festus Okoye, who is in Ondo State, confirmed the development. He disclosed that the fire affected the Information and Communication Technology section of the commission, saying over 5100 card readers had been burnt in the inferno.

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