election – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Fri, 19 Jun 2020 05:12:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg election – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 My position on Edo politics – Oba of Benin https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/my-position-on-edo-politics-oba-of-benin/ Fri, 19 Jun 2020 05:12:27 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=258859 BENIN monarch Omo N’Oba Nedo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II on Thursday stated his position on political developments in Edo State. He is opposed to imposition (consensus candidate) and god-fatherism, a statement from Benin Palace said. The statement, signed by Frank Irabor, Secretary to the Benin Traditional Council, said there was no truth in social […]

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INEC reels out safety measures for conduct of elections amid COVID-19 https://thenewsguru.com/politics/inec-reels-out-safety-measures-for-conduct-of-elections-amid-covid-19/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:19:19 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256349 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the voters code of conduct to provide safety during the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Wearing of face mask at Polling Units and all election locations is mandatory, the Commission stated while advising the electorate to make provision for own face mask. According to INEC, face masks must […]

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Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in U.S. elections https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/trump-accuses-twitter-of-interfering-in-u-s-elections/ Wed, 27 May 2020 08:45:42 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=255141 President Donald Trump has accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 U.S. election scheduled for Nov. 3 after the microblogging service provider tagged his tweet as misleading. Trump also lashed out at the company for “completely stifling free speech”, saying he would never let that happen as president. “@Twitter is now interfering in the 2020 […]

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Edo guber: APC faction boasts of producing consensus flag-bearer https://thenewsguru.com/politics/edo-guber-apc-faction-boasts-of-producing-consensus-flag-bearer/ Tue, 26 May 2020 13:20:33 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=255029 A governorship aspirant in the upcoming Edo gubernatorial elections announced on Tuesday that his faction of the APC had rolled out ground rules and processes to produce a consensus candidate to fly the party’s flag. Retired Gen. Charles Airhiavbere, who made this known in Benin, said transparency would be the hallmark of the selection process […]

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INEC set to introduce electronic voting over rising cost of elections in Nigeria https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/inec-set-to-introduce-electronic-voting-over-rising-cost-of-elections-in-nigeria/ Tue, 26 May 2020 01:17:32 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254923 The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday said it would engage with the National Assembly and other stakeholders to explore ways of responding to the rising cost of conducting frequent bye-elections in Nigeria. The commission premised its decision on the Supreme Court judgment which states that votes belong primarily to political parties, as well as […]

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Again, Tribunal affirms Yahaya Bello’s election as Kogi Gov https://thenewsguru.com/news/again-tribunal-affirms-yahaya-bellos-election-as-kogi-gov/ Sat, 23 May 2020 05:50:35 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254467 The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his party Friday recorded another victory at the Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja. This time it was in a petition filed by the Action Peoples Party, APP against the Governor and his All Progressives Congress. The petition was dismissed with a cost of N100,000 against the […]

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Edo 2020: Oshiomole’s silence a dangerous signal to Obaseki’s camp https://thenewsguru.com/politics/edo-2020-oshiomoles-silence-a-dangerous-signal-to-obasekis-camp/ Thu, 21 May 2020 11:24:41 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254146 …as PDP like a vulture patiently waits …Oyegun spits fire The comrade Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC , Adams Oshiomhole has never been this silent in his entire political career. Definitely this silence is capable of rattling any camp that knows the antecedents of the comrade. He is a fire brand that […]

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APC places N22.5m fee on gov. aspirants in Edo, Ondo https://thenewsguru.com/politics/apc-places-n22-5m-fee-on-gov-aspirants-in-edo-ondo/ Wed, 20 May 2020 13:45:53 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=253953 The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo States will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in the States’ governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10. In a timetable released in Abuja on Wednesday, APC National Organising Secretary Emma Ibediro said that the party would […]

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(TNG X-RAY) Edo 2020: Drums of war as primaries draw closer https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/tng-x-ray-edo-2020-drums-of-war-as-primaries-draw-closer/ Sun, 17 May 2020 00:17:56 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=253297 By Emman Ovuakporie The apex electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has drawn its timetable for Edo State guber poll and the drums of war has engulfed the heartbeat of the nation. The signals so far clearly indicate that it is going to be battle royale. According to the timetable, campaign starts on June […]

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Edo 2020: I’m not fronting for any candidate, I ‘m running to win – Hon. Agbonayinma https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/edo-2020-im-not-fronting-for-any-candidate-i-m-running-to-win-hon-agbonayinma/ Sun, 10 May 2020 15:14:15 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=252095 …my mission is to ensure good governance for Edolites Former Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Nigeria/US Parliamentary ,Relations, Hon Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma on Sunday dismissed insinuations that he is fronting for a group of leaders or a particular candidate in the Edo guber Race. In a chat yesterday, the former Lawmaker and Edo guber […]

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