Photo: Social distancing dead as voting begins in Edo Poll

The governorship election in Edo State began early on Saturday with massive voters’ turnout across the local governments of the state. But Starnews Nigeria gathered that there was no social distancing in most polling units as electorate queued to vote. See photos:

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

APC causing mayhem to declare state of emergency in Edo – PDP raises alarm

Against the backdrop of rising cases of violence in the run-up to the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the state publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Chris Nehikhare has raised an alarm of a plot aimed at declaring a state of emergency and postponing the election. Nehikhare who spoke with journalists in Benin yesterday reeled out series of violent attacks against members of the PDP, which he insisted were orchestrated by members of the other parties in a desperate effort to cause confusion and make it impossible to hold the election. Continuing, the scribe alleged

By |August 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Edo Poll: APC recruiting thugs from Kogi, PDP raises alarm

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has accused the All Progressives Congress of deploying thugs in two branded Sienna buses into Edo from Kogi State to intimidate the electorate and cause mayhem. The state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chris Nehikhare, who spoke on behalf of the party’s campaign council, said intelligence gathered by the party revealed that stuffed with arms and ammunition. Nehikhare made the allegation in a statement on Saturday, tagged, “PDP alerts police, DSS on APC’s deployment of two Sienna buses from Kogi to cause mayhem, intimidate electorate in Edo.” He called on the Nigeria Police

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Edo Poll: Esan Monarch rejects APC’s candidate, walks him out of palace

Efforts by candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to make inroads into Edo Central Senatorial District, suffered a set back as he was allegedly rejected and sent out of the palace of the Onojie of Igueben, HRH Ehizojie Eluojierior II on Monday, Starnews NG has learnt. A palace source who witnessed the humiliation of the APC candidate, who was in the company of the former national chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, said the unwanted visitors were told to leave Esan land as the APC neglected the region

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |2 Comments
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