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Mr Chris Nehikhare, Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo, says he has not resigned his position in the party.

Chris Nehikhare: I’ve not resigned as Edo PDP publicity secretary

Mr Chris Nehikhare, Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo, says he has not resigned his position in the party.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Ize-Iyamu: Why Comrade Oshiomhole criticised me in 2016 election

The 2020 governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said he was criticised by the former national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, in the last Edo governorship election because he was in a different political party then.
From right: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Fatai Enabulele and the Chairman, Edo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alh. Ibrahim Oyarekhue, during a courtesy visit by Edo Muslim leaders to the governor at the Government House, Benin City, on Friday.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki alleges plot to intimidate, arrest supporters

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has accused the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of planning violence and importing arms to intimidate and harass his supporters as the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election nears.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

Edo guber: Osagie Ize-Iyamu, APC have nothing to offer – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, as “a bad product that won’t sell”.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole can’t sell a bad product – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Chairman of the PDP Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, has described Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, as a bad product which cannot be sold to the good and discerning people of Edo State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomole’s u-turn on Osagie Ize-Iyamu a great insult on Edo people...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged the people of Edo State to reject anyone presented by the former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, saying godfatherism should not be allowed in the state.

Governor Wike asks Edo people to reject ‘Oshiomhole’s candidate’

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged the people of Edo State to reject anyone presented by the former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, saying godfatherism should not be allowed in the state.
Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), has no candidate.

PDP: We will not accept rigging in Edo election

Ahead of the Edo State governorship election slated for 19th of September 2020, the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have vowed to resist any attempt by opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to rig the election.
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.

Comrade Oshiomhole only disappointed because Governor Obaseki refused to be used – spokesperson

Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has said the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is only disappointed because Governor Godwin Obaseki refused to be used in his quest to become a godfather in the state.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: APC raises alarm over destruction of its billboards, posters by government agents

Signs that the Edo State September 19 gubernatorial election is heading for violence emerged yesterday, with the All Progressives Congress (APC), raising the alarm over the destruction and removal of its outdoor billboards and campaign posters ‎and those of its candidates, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his running mate, Mallam Gani Audu, erected at strategic points in Benin City and beyond.

CSO urges Edo voters to reject Pastor Ize-Iyamu over alleged N700m fraud

An Edo-based civil society group, Forum for Progressive Governance and Accountability (Forum4PGA), has called on Edo people to reject Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state, as he faces a criminal charge bordering on an alleged N700 million fraud case preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo guber: Blame yourself for your choice – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remain true to her mandate and resist any plot by the ruling party to compromise her conduct of the September 19 election in Edo State.
No fewer than 201 health workers have tested positive to Corona disease since the outbreak of the pandemic in Edo state.

201 health workers test positive for coronavirus in Edo

Okundia who reaffirmed government’s commitment towards the protection and welfare of the state’s health workforce, especially frontline workers who are putting their lives on the line to support the government’s efforts at containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the state, urged them to ensure safety precautions are taken when treating any patient.
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.

Governor Obaseki wins Edo PDP guber ticket

Declaring the result, the Election Committee Chairman, Senator Bala Mohammed and governor of Bauchi State, said governor Goodwin Obaseki polled a total of 1,952 votes to emerge party’s governorship candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday, visited Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. 4

Governor Wike: I will be happy if Godwin Obaseki joins PDP

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has stated he would be a happy should his Edo counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, joins the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Blessing Agbomhere: Osagie Ize-Iyamu divinely ordained to be next Edo governor

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo state, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has said that Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is divinely ordained to be the next governor of the State.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki accuses Adams Oshiomhole of violating coronavirus rules

The Edo State Government has said that the state’s former governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has continued to violate directives to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and cause crisis in the state by organizing political gatherings through the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).
L-R: Edo State Deputy Governor and Chairman, Technical Sub-committee on COVID-19 Response, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Managing Director, Peculiar Ultimate Concerns, Engr. Adeleke Olarewaju, and Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, during the official commissioning of the COVID-19 Edo State Infectious Disease Isolation Centre, at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, in Benin City, Edo State capital.

Edo commissions 30-bed isolation facility in Benin

The Edo State Government has commissioned a 30-bed isolation centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, as it ramps up efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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