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Edo guber: APC urges PDP, Governors Obaseki, Wike to purge themselves of rigging, violence

The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
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.

Governor Wike: Edo Assembly crisis exposes APC’s script to win at all cost

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, said the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly exposes an alleged script by All Progressives Congress (APC) to win next month’s Edo governorship election at all cost.
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PDP: Comrade Oshiomhole behind police invasion of Edo Assembly complex

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly deploying security agents to take over the Edo State House of Assembly.
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 behind siege to Edo Assembly complex

The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
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Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole does not control police, Godwin Obaseki must explain Assembly tussle...

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday declared that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National Chairman of APC does not control the police.
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Widow of former Edo Speaker released by abductors

The widow of Zakawanu Garuba, a former speaker of Edo state house of assembly, has been released by her captors.

Former Edo speaker resigns from APC

Adjoto, who made this known in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Benin, said that he took the decision after deeply consulting with his conscience, family, friends and his teeming supporters.
Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki, has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the dark side of Adams Oshiomhole.

Prince John Mayaki alleges Governor Obaseki’s men trying to swindle him over documentary on...

Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Hon. Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the “dark side” of Oshiomhole when he held sway as governor of the state.
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Adams Oshiomhole warned against denigrating Edo deputy governor

Kinsmen of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has warned him against denigrating office of the Edo State Deputy Governor, presently occupied by Hon Philip Shaibu.
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Edo guber: Owan West APC leaders insist on Governor Obaseki

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have reiterated their support for the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Court stops National Assembly from taking over Edo Assembly

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Thursday restrained the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in the affairs of Edo State House of Assembly.
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Court stops National Assembly from taking over Edo assembly

The Senate and House of Representative had threatened to take over the legislative functions of the Edo Assembly if Governor Godwin Obaseki did not issue fresh proclamation for the House to begin afresh within three weeks.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.
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Senate committee to meet with Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the ongoing crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly has revealed it will meet with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki blames Adams Oshiomhole for Edo Assembly crisis

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the failure of the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to properly investigate issues in the Edo State House of Assembly caused the crisis to linger.

Charles Idahosa: APC will collapse in Edo if Governor Obaseki is forced out

A former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo State, Mr. Charles Idahosa, has warned that the All Progressives Congress risked extinction in the state if Governor Godwin Obaseki is forced out of the party.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Godwin Obaseki: Adams Oshiomhole taught us to fight godfathers, serve people with resources

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed that there would be no going back on the crusade against godfathers in the state.

Speaker: Edo Assembly properly inaugurated

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Frank Okiye, has told critics not to wait for another proclamation letter from Governor Godwin Obaseki.

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Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

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