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Edo 2020: Over 30 Groups Merge to Rally Support for Ize-Iyamu

Senator Iroegbu Over 30 groups converged on Benin City on Thursday to endorse the governorship candidature of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The groups, which cut across and represent all shades of opinion in the three senatorial districts, said their decision was in the

Capt. Hosa: Of Diligence, Honour and Other Matters

By Sylvanus Ojeh  “Seest thou a man diligent in his business?  He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.” Proverbs 22.29. The above eternal words from the wisest man that ever lived in Bible times, King Solomon, ring true of Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, the Benin-born billionaire business mogul,

COVID-19: CLEEN Foundation Tasks INEC, Security Agencies on Policing Guidelines for Edo, Ondo Guber Polls

Godsgift Onyedinefu CLEEN Foundation has called on Security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collaborate with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to develop a guideline on policing elections during a pandemic ahead of the Edo and Ondo states governorship elections. CLEEN also urged INEC and the

Policing Elections in a Pandemic: Agenda Setting Towards Ondo and Edo Governorship Elections

By Teresa Chigozirim Okoro With the outbreak of COVID-19 it is important that INEC, security services and stakeholders, make sensible and well-informed decisions regarding how or whether to hold Ondo & Edo State Governorship elections with the following key considerations in policing elections under the pandemic. Firstly, security has remained the