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PDP: Attack on Adams Oshiomhole’s home sign of disintegration of APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the attack on the Benin, Edo State residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole signified the disintegration of the APC.
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General Airhiavbere berates plot by Edo governor to disband pressure group

Maj. Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, has said neither the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki nor any other person has right to proscribe Edo People’s Movement (EPM), an existing pressure group in 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.

Edo governor reiterates support for judiciary, backs autonomy status

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judicial arm of government in the state for upholding the rule of law and order, noting that he is in full support of the independence of the judiciary.
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Edo government, veterinary association partner to boost livestock production

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government will strengthen partnership with the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association to boost livestock production in the state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor sacks all special assistants, senior special assistants

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has sacked all Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Obaseki appreciates NUT on ‘Best Performing Governor’ honour

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has expressed appreciation to the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) for bestowing him with the Best Performing Governor Award for 2019 on account of his achievements in the state’s education sector.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor suspends another council chairman over ‘fraud’

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the Chairman of Etsako East Local Government Council, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh, from office for a period of two months over allegations of misappropriation of funds and low revenue generation.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor commiserates with Percy Okojie over father’s demise

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Percy Okojie Esq., over the passing of his father, High Chief Paul Okojie, an accomplished sports tactician and public administrator.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

NEC approves N100 billion for national livestock plan

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday resolved to pump N100 billion into the National Livestock Transformation Plan.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor tasks religious groups to address societal ills

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to collaborate with religious groups in addressing societal ills that impede development in society.
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Edo Assembly crisis: Edo governor hails judiciary for upholding rule of law

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government.
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.

Edo governor congratulates President Buhari on tribunal victory

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, describing the verdict of the tribunal as well-deserved.

Betsy Obaseki charges women to aspire for political leadership

Wife of Edo State Governor, Mrs. Besty Obaseki, has urged women to aspire to political leadership positions, to enable them contribute meaningfully to the development of a society.
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.

Edo governor orders aides not to reply predecessor’s ‘hostile’ comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered his aides not to reply what he described as “very hostile statements credited to our revered National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.”
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Comrade Oshiomhole blames Governor Obaseki for Edo Assembly’s night inauguration

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was wrong to have inaugurated the House of Assembly in the night.
The poster has Oshiomhole, former Edo State Governor vying for the presidency with Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai as his running mate.

2023: Adams Oshiomhole, Nasir El-Rufai presidential campaign poster emerges — in picture

Campaign poster of Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, vying for 2023 presidential election has emerged.

Oil theft: Nigeria loses 22 million barrels in six months – Edo governor

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki said the nation lost about 22 million barrels of its crude oil production to oil theft between January and June 2019.
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Adams Oshiomhole: APC will rule Nigeria beyond 2023

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that the ruling party will rule Nigeria beyond 2023.

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Edo governor urges political office holders, party chieftains to observe protocols

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.

Court to hear suit challenging levies in Ikeja computer village

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until Nov. 19, to hear a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours.

Emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has urged media organisations to be more professional in their efforts to disseminate information to Nigerians.
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Two ‘rapists’ arrested in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, said it had arrested two men, Muyiwa Olatunde, 32, and Fatai Wahab in connection with alleged rape.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.