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How Tinubu’s broadcast, others cost Ize-Iyamu Edo election

During a meeting with journalists at government house, Benin, last year, Godwin Obaseki, who has just got another four-year mandate to govern Edo state, acknowledged the role Adams Oshiomhole played in him bringing him to power but expressed shock over the turn of events. He wondered why his relationship with “comrade”, as Oshiomhole’s political allies […]

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Court Detains 54-Year-Old Man For Allegedly Raping 6-Year-Old Orphan Inside A Church

A 54-year-old man, identified as Sunny Gogo has been remanded by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday, September 17, for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl, Izeksblog reports. According to what Izeksblog gathered, the incident happened at the Redeemers Household Greater Glory Ministry in Ozuboko, Abuloma in Port Harcourt on August […]

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Edo 2020: Obaseki receives INEC final result sheet after landmark victory

The Edo State Governor and governor-elect, Mr Godwin Obaseki has received the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s final results sheet upon his victory at Saturday’s governorship election, where he polled 307,955 votes to defeat his closet rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 223,619 votes, Izeksblog reports. The result sheet was […]

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APC reject Edo election results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s Edo Governorship, in which incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki was declared the winner.  Izeksblog reported earlier today that Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, secured 307,955 votes to defeat Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC candidate, who got 223, 619 votes. In a […]

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APC reject Edo election results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s Edo Governorship, in which incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki was declared the winner.  Izeksblog reported earlier today that Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, secured 307,955 votes to defeat Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC candidate, who got 223, 619 votes. In a […]

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Edo poll: Buhari congratulates Obaseki

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for his victory at Saturday’s election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State. President Buhari, while commending the election process which led to Obaseki’s victory, urged the returning Governor to show grace and humility. “My commitment to free and fair elections is firm […]

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Obaseki salutes Edo people, assures sustained devt, hails Buhari, INEC, security agencies for peaceful, credible poll

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Edo people and supporters of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their display of immense courage and support in the face of threats, intimidation and brutalisation as he emerged victorious in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state. Obaseki defeated his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu […]

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INEC staff shot, two other officials injured in Akoko Edo

The incident occurred on Saturday while the electorate was voting in the governorship election in the state and was confirmed by Professor Godswill Alan Lukman, the Collation Officer in Etsako Central Local Government Area where the incident took place. Professor Godswill made the disclosure on Sunday at the collation centre in Benin City, while giving […]

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Edo 2020: President Buhari commends election process, reuterates commitment to free and fair elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The President congratulated the winner and urged him to show grace and humility in victory. In his reaction to the outcome of the election as announced […]

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Edo 2020: All PDP party leaders to occupy INEC office

September 20, 2020 Edo 2020 Election Alert. All the leaders of our great party in Benin City are hereby requested to make their way to the INEC office in Ramat Park, Benin City. The INEC office has taken and unexplained break in the announcement of results as it concerns Orhionmwon LGA and Ovia South West […]

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Osun polytechnic student found dead in his appartment

There was pandemonium in Iree, Osun State penultimate Saturday over the discovery of the mutilated body of a missing student of Osun State Polytechnic, Festus Adedoyin Ewejobi, in his room. He was said to have been killed by unknown men at his residence on Popoola Street near Eyinade area of the town. It was said […]

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Man arrested for burying his newly born baby alive in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Bawada Audi, 50, for the murder of his newborn grandchild in Rimin, Zayam Toro Local Government Area of the State. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said that after the suspect’s 17-year-old daughter Hafsat, gave birth […]

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Official FULL Results Of Edo Governorship Election As Announced By INEC

HAPPENING NOW: INEC’s Collation Committee announces the official results of the election from all local governments. Party agents are also present at the meeting. Channels TV covers the exercise. Official results of the Edo state governorship election  1 Igueben LG (as announced by INEC) APC – 5199 PDP – 7870 2 Esan North-East (as announced by INEC) APC – 6,556 […]

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Man arrested for using a 200 level poly student for ritual in Ikorodu

It’s sunset at dawn for 20-year-old Toluwalase Kembi, a polytechnic student awaiting industrial training. A visit to her friend in the Ikorodu area sadly led to her death allegedly by a boyfriend who claimed he was paid N2m to carry out the act. The 33-year-old suspect, Owolabi Yusuf, also known as alfa, is now cooling […]

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Man arrested for using a 200 level poly student for ritual in Ikorodu

It’s sunset at dawn for 20-year-old Toluwalase Kembi, a polytechnic student awaiting industrial training. A visit to her friend in the Ikorodu area sadly led to her death allegedly by a boyfriend who claimed he was paid N2m to carry out the act. The 33-year-old suspect, Owolabi Yusuf, also known as alfa, is now cooling […]

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8 Burnt To Death In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Ahmed Umar, The Sector Commander Of The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Disclosed This To The News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) In Abeokuta On Sunday. Umar explained that the accident, which occurred at about […]

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Ize-Iyamu: I am sure of victory

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has expressed confidence that he will win the poll. Ize-Iyamu, who cast his vote at 9:30 am at Polling Unit 26, Ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionmhwon Local Government Area, said he would win if the election was as peaceful across […]