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Edo poll: REC threatens to resign

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Edo State, Mr. Sam Olumekun, has threatened to resign if there was any proof that he compromised Wednesday governorship election. Mr. Olumekun insisted that the electoral body postponed the election because there was no security cover for electoral officials. He spoke at a stakeholders meeting …

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Rep laments non-implementation of 2016 budget

A member representing Ogoja-Yala Federal Constituency of Cross River State in the National Assembly, Mr. Agom Jarigbe, has lamented the non-implementation of the 2016 budget due to paucity of funds. Already, the lawmaker alleged that the situation was having negative effect on members of the National Assembly, as no constituency …

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Edo gov poll to hold as scheduled- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday dispelled rumours of postponement of the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo. Mr Solomon Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner in-charge of Voter Education and Publicity, said during a press conference held at INEC’s office in Benin, that “the governorship election will go ahead …

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