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Pastor Ize-Iyamu: I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC

The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has urged the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, as unprofessionalism would render them as tools for PDP.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu denies conceding defeat

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has not addressed the press since he lost the Edo State governorship election on Saturday and has neither conceded defeat to the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his campaign said Thursday morning in a statement.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: President Buhari predicts Governor Akeredolu will win ‘fairly’

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday in Abuja urged governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to work diligently and ensure fairness in electoral processes, while returning governorship candidate of the party, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, for second term in office.

Edo: CSO protest, petition Britain over heightening violence

The Coalition of Civil Society organization (CSO), for Good Governance and Electoral Matters on Wednesday, staged a protest in Abuja against the growing threats of violence by partisans ahead of the September 19 Governorship election in Edo state.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC: Governor Obaseki, PDP fuelling religious tension

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Tuesday, accused Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of fuelling religious tension ahead of the governorship election in the state.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Edo guber: When Comrade Oshiomhole faced a ‘king’ he once deposed

The Edo State governorship campaign this week turned into a royal rumble as the two major political parties, All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took turns to project themselves with royal blessings while at the same time denigrating the gaffes of the other.

Auchi monarch confers chieftaincy title on Osagie Ize-Iyamu

The Otaru of Auchi and Vice-Chairman of the Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Aliru Momoh Ikelebe III, has conferred a chieftaincy title on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Dan Orbih: Asiwaju Tinubu behind Edo Assembly crisis

The National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is behind the political instability rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Edo guber: Governor Wike fires at President Buhari for supporting APC’s Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has wondered why President Muhammadu Buhari is supporting the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the forthcoming election.
In the photo: All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu; Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1; Emmanuel Agbage (Akoko-Edo Constituency 2); Nosayaba Okunbor (Orhionmwon East Constituency); Dumez Ugiagbe, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 1); and Mr Vincent Uwadiae, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 2). [Twitter/@PastorIzeIyamu]

Edo guber: Edo deputy speaker, other members pledge support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1, has pledged his support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
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Edo indigenes resident in Abuja drum support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Some Edo indigenes resident in Abuja under the aegis of Committee of Edo Leaders and Patriots, have threw their weight behind Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo.
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Edo guber: Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s confession shows he is unfit to be governor ― PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Osagie Ize-Iyamu: Edo people are tired of Godwin Obaseki’s ‘problematic leadership’

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has described the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, as a bad apple, whose style of leadership is problematic.
APC candidate, Miriam Onuoha, was declared the winner of the rerun election at the Collation Centre in Onuimo Local Government Area on Sunday.

APC wins Imo rerun election

The APC candidate, Miriam Onuoha, was declared the winner of the rerun election at the Collation Centre in Onuimo Local Government Area on Sunday by the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Prof Frank Nnadi-Okafor.
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Kogi West: Let’s finish race with wider margin – Senator Adeyemi tells APC members

The APC candidate is already leading his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent and current member representing the district at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, with over 20, O00 votes in the last Saturday Appeal Court ordered rerun.

Kogi Speaker congratulates Governor Bello, says victory well-deserved

The Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: APC suffers heavy defeat in Governor Dickson’s council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) suffered defeat in Sagbama, the Local Governmenr Area of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.

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Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
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#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
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Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

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UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.