• Edo guber: Oshiomhole mobilizing militants to rig rescheduled election – PDP

    Edo guber: Oshiomhole mobilizing militants to rig rescheduled election – PDP

    Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Mr Dan Orbih, has accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of masterminding the postponement of the governorship election in the state.

    Orbih made the allegation at a news conference at the party’s secretariat on Wednesday, in Benin.

    The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Thursday announced the rescheduling of the election from Sept. 10 to Sept. 28.

    It had explained that the shift was in compliance […]

  • Why we rescheduled Edo elections to Sept. 28 – INEC shares reasons

    Why we rescheduled Edo elections to Sept. 28 – INEC shares reasons

    The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday announced that the date of the Edo governorship election has been rescheduled to hold on September, 28, 2016, due to security reasons.

    The electoral body made the announcement at exactly 8:00pm, during a press conference in Benin, Edo State.

    Recall that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Department of State Services (DSS), yesterday, appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 10, citing security threat.

    According to […]