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September, 2020

  • 23 September

    Obaseki’s Victory In Edo, Sweetest I’ve Ever Witnessed – Wike

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the victory of his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, is the sweetest electoral victory he has witnessed. Read Also: We Are One Family, Obaseki Extends Olive Branch To Ize-Iyamu, Oshiomhole He said this on Wednesday when Obaseki and his deputy went paid him …

  • 23 September

    Ondo Election: INEC Replaces Burnt Card Readers

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the 5000 card readers lost in the fire incident at its office in Akure, the Ondo State capital, have been replaced.   Read Also: You Know Nothing About APC, Buhari’s Ex-aide Blasts Uzodinma   Prof Mammud Yakubu, Chairman of the commission, stated this …

  • 23 September

    Video: Eat Well, Reduce Sex, Police Boss Advises Officers

    A video online has shown a top police officer in the Ghanaian police service, urging his colleagues to reduce their sexual rounds and eat well, so they can have enough energy to discharge their duties during the country’s December 7, 2020 general election. Read Also: Buhari Breached Constitution In Appointment Of Judges, …

  • 20 September

    Buhari Commends Edo Election Process, Reiterates Commitment To Free and Fair Polls

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki. Read Also: Edo Election: My Win Is ‘Triumph Over Godfatherism’ – Obaseki The President congratulated the winner and urged him to show grace and humility in victory. A statement signed by …

  • 18 September

    Three Candidates Dropped, Okonjo-Iweala Retained In Race For WTO DG Seat

    Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala remains in the race to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after three others were removed, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Read Also: FG Clarifies Directive Asking Account Holders To Re-register With Banks  Mexico’s Jesus Seade, Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, and Moldova’s Tudor Ulianovschi are said …

  • 18 September

    Kogi Govt Protests US Visa Ban Over Alleged Election Rigging

    The Kogi State Government has said protested the visa ban placed on some persons in the state by the United States over alleged rigging of the November 2019 governorship election in the state. Read Also: FG Clarifies Directive Asking Account Holders To Re-register With Banks  Folashade Arike Ayoade, Secretary to the …

  • 18 September

    Any Society Thugs Become Role Models Is Doomed, Says Jonathan

    Goodluck Jonathan, former President, has stressed that any society where thugs become role models is doomed to fail. Read Also: Insurgency: Soldier Commits Suicide, Leaves Letter For Wife Jonathan, who wrote as a guest columnist in THISDAY on Friday, said it is sad that in some places, miscreants are celebrated for disrupting …

  • 16 September

    UK Threatens Visa Ban On Edo, Ondo Election Offenders

    Catriona Laing

    The United Kingdom has threatened to restrict eligibility for visas of persons who plan violence in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo governorship elections. It said this in a tweet by the British Commission on Tuesday. It added that such persons may also be prevented from accessing UK-based assets and may …

  • 13 September

    Lagos Police Command Deploys 1,000 Officers For Edo Governorship Election


    The Lagos State Police Command has deployed 1,000 officers to complement other security personnel drafted for the Edo governorship election scheduled for September 19. Read Also: Video: LASTMA To Discipline Female Official For Punching Passenger This is contained in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by the Command’s Police Public …

  • 13 September

    Don’t Mar Edo Election With Inflammatory Comments, Violence, NEBPRIL Warns Stakeholders

    Ahead of Edo State governorship election coming up this weekend, the Network for Best Practice and Integrity in Leadership (NEBPRIL) has called on political actors and stakeholders in the state to desist from inflammatory comments, violence and other tendencies that could potentially mar the polls. NEBPRIL made this call in …

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