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Yiaga Africa Tells National Assembly To Legalise Electronic Transmission Of Results

Sahara Yiaga Africa, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the National Assembly in Nigeria to swiftly legalise the electronic transmission of results from polling units. The group also hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission for not tampering or altering the results of the just concluded Edo State governorship election. Yiaga Africa in a statement reacting […]

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UK Congratulates Governor Obaseki, Commends Conduct Of Edo Election

Sahara The United Kingdom has congratulated Godwin Obaseki on his re-election as governor of Edo State. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, congratulated Obaseki in a tweet on Sunday. She also commended the people for a credible electoral process in the state. Laing also expressed gratitude to civil society organisations, who monitored the […]

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P&ID: UK Court Judgment Vindicates Magu, International Groups Write President Buhari

Sahara Ibrahim Magu Prominent groups involved in anti-corruption efforts globally have told President Muhammadu Buhari that the recent verdict of the United Kingdom court in Nigeria’s case with Process and Industrial Development was a clear vindication of former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The groups include The Corner House, […]

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BREAKING: Edo Election Not Free And Fair, Says APC Candidate, Ize-Iyamu

Sahara Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has faulted the process that led to the emergence of Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner. In a post on his verified Twitter account, Ize-Iyamu claimed his supporters were prevented from voting. He said he was […]

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President Buhari Congratulates Obaseki, Commends Edo Election Process

Sahara President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election. He also hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission for the smooth process that led to the emergence of Obaseki. The President’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a Tweet on Sunday said Buhari commended the people of Edo State, the political parties, candidates […]

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My Victory A Triumph Over Godfatherism —Governor Obaseki

Sahara Godwin Obaseki Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has described his re-election as ‘triumph over godfatherism’. The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared Obaseki as winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Making the announcement was Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, INEC’s Returning Officer. He said All Progressives Congress polled 223,619 votes while Peoples Democratic […]

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UPDATE: Obaseki Wins Edo Election, Ganduje Flees State In Private Jet As APC Agent Refuses To Sign Result Sheet

Sahara Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the total result of the election. Obaseki polled 307,955 votes across the 18 local government areas […]

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BREAKING: APC Agent Refuses To Sign Election Result Sheet Declaring Obaseki Winner

Sahara APC agent. The All Progressives Congress has refused to sign the election result sheet of the Edo governorship election declaring Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of the exercise. The APC agent, who represented the party and witnessed the announcement of the election result refused to sign the result sheet when called […]

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BREAKING: Obaseki Wins Governorship Election In Edo

Sahara Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has emerged winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Obaseki won his second term in office after securing victory with a high margin. Final Results From All LGAsAccredited VOTERS: 557443APC: 223619PDP: 307955Obaseki wins with a difference of 84,336 votes#EdoDecides2020 #EdoElection FOLLOW LIVE: https://t.co/yMHngGLhXX— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) September […]

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BREAKING: Obaseki Projected Winner Of Edo Gubernatorial Election

Sahara Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is projected to win Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Obaseki achieved the feat after amassing massive votes. According to the results from 17 Local Government Areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission so far, the Peoples Democratic Party is leading with over 82,000 votes. As it […]

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