• Edo Guber Watch: IGP deploys 25,000, police personnel, anti-bomb squad, others

    Edo Guber Watch: IGP deploys 25,000, police personnel, anti-bomb squad, others

    The acting Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has approved the deployment of an additional 25,000, Police personnel to Edo State to ensure a crisis-free elections in the state.

    The 25,000, personnel comprises men of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Units (CTU), the Anti bomb Squad (EOD), the Marine Police and the conventional police.

    Also deployed to monitor a smooth and crisis-free elections are personnel from the police Armament Units, Force criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID), Force Intelligence Bureau […]

  • Edo Guber Watch: PDP sues Obaseki, seeks his disqualification

    Edo Guber Watch: PDP sues Obaseki, seeks his disqualification

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has asked a Federal High Court  in Benin City, to stop Godwin Obaseki from contesting the September 10 election for alleged false claims and information on oath to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    Obaseki is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

    State Chairman of the PDP, Chief Dan Orbih, disclosed the party’s court action yesterday at a press conference in Benin City where he called on voters in the state not […]

  • Edo Guber Watch: Court’ll decide PDP’s candidate – INEC

    Edo Guber Watch: Court’ll decide PDP’s candidate – INEC

    The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will include the logo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ballot paper for the forthcoming governorship election while the court would determine who, between Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Mathew Iduoriyekwemwen, gets the certificate of return as the authentic standard bearer of the party for the race.

    Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos last weekend.

    PDP has been enmeshed in leadership crisis which […]