Edo poll: Why Okpebholo will floor Ighodalo, Akpata – Niger Delta Minister, Momoh

As the September 21st governorship election in Edo State approaches, Niger Delta Development Minister, Engr. Abubakar Momoh, has confidently predicted a victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Senator Monday Okpebholo, citing the current political dynamics in the state. Speaking after a meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Aso Villa on Friday, Momoh … Read more

Edo poll: Ganduje presents Certificate of Return to Okpebholo amid Idahosa’s protest

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje, has delivered a Certificate of Return to Monday Okpebholo, the winner of Edo State’s governorship primary poll. Abdullahi Ganduje, National Chairman of the APC, gave the certificate to Okpebholo at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Saturday. Ganduje, who was joined by other members of … Read more

Edo poll: Former NBA President, Olumide Akpata, wins Labour Party’s primary election

Olumide Akpata, former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has emerged as the Labour Party’s candidate for the September 21, 2024 governorship election. Akpata received 316 votes to defeat other candidates in the party’s primary election in Benin City, the state capital, on Friday. Barr. Kenneth Imansuangbon received seven votes, as did Professor Sunday … Read more

Edo poll: PDP announces winner of governorship primary election

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has confirmed the winner of Edo State’s gubernatorial primary election held Thursday. Dauda Lawal, Zamfara’s governor and returning officer, pronounced Asue Ighodalo the winner of the election. Lawal stated that Ighodalo received 577 votes to defeat other candidates in the race. Earlier, the deputy governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, won … Read more

Edo poll: Confusion as 3rd APC governorship candidate emerges from Oshiomhole’s zone

The turmoil surrounding the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election in Edo State continued on Sunday, when Anamero Dekeri became the third aspirant to win. According to News24 Nigeria, Anamero now represents the Etsako Federal Constituency in the Nigerian House of Representatives. Senator Adams Oshiomhole, the former governor of Edo State, who is supporting another … Read more

Edo poll: I ‘won’ APC governorship primary, says Clem Agba

Clem Agba, former Minister of State for National Planning, believes he would win the Edo State All Progressives Congress governorship primary poll on Saturday if the results are true. According to News24 Nigeria, the APC, through the head of the Edo primary election committee, Governor Hope Uzodimma, has declared Dennis Idahosa the winner of the … Read more

Edo poll: Idahosa set to pick APC governorship ticket as another aspirant steps down

Ernest Umakhihe, a prominent candidate in Edo State, has withdrew from the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary race for governor. He promptly announced his endorsement of Dennis Idahosa, the youthful representative of the Ovia constituency in the House of Representatives, referring to him as “the choice of the party.” Umakhihe, a former federal Permanent Secretary … Read more

Edo poll: APC governorship aspirant withdraws from race

Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, has resigned from the Edo State governorship contest following his son’s death in the United States. Agbonayinma, who represented the Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal seat in the House of Representatives from 2015 to 2019, announced his resignation to his party members and supporters in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area. … Read more

Edo poll: APC clears 12 aspirants for governorship primary

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State on February 17, the party’s National Gubernatorial Aspirants Screening Committee has certified 12 governorship candidates for the September gubernatorial election. Following a two-day screening session, the seven-man committee led by Prof. Taoheed Abdul Adedoja handed all aspirants a clear bill of health to … Read more