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Philip Shaibu

Philip Shaibu takes over political leadership of Edo North from Adams Oshiomhole

Philip Shaibu, Edo State deputy governor, has taken over the political leadership of Edo North Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade 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: Adams Oshiomhole is a ‘damn liar’

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has debunked the claim by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that he begged to nominate a commissioner for Obaseki in 2016
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I tried to reconcile Governor Obaseki, APC leaders

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday claimed he made numerous efforts to bring peace to the Edo State APC, describing as “bulls**t” the allegation that he was playing godfather in Edo 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.

APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole depends on thugs, violence to win elections – Governor Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of relying on thugs and violence to win elections.

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

CDD: APC may break PDP’s reign in Bayelsa

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says there is a high chance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) wresting power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Bayelsa governorship poll.

Tony Momoh: Adams Oshiomhole-Godwin Obaseki feud painful, disgraceful

A former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, has said that the crisis between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and his successor, Godwin Obaseki, is painful and disgraceful.

Edo market inferno: PDP blast governor for poor fire service

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has knocked Governor Godwin Obaseki for alleged failure to address the state of roads and other infrastructure at the Auto Spare Parts market at Uwelu in Egor local government area.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo PDP to intervene in Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole’s feud

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State is set to intervene in the disagreement between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress.

Edo crisis a product of greed – PDP chieftain

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is the handiwork of a few greedy politicians, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.
Rauf Aregbesola

Former Governor Aregbesola never declared himself godfather of Osun politics – ex-aide

A Special Adviser in the administration of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola in Osun State, Mr Semiu Okanlawon, on Sunday, countered a media report which quoted Aregbesola as saying that he is now the “godfather” of Osun politics.
Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Eriyo: Adams Oshiomhole not a greedy man

A former State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress and National President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo, has said that the Edo APC would have been united if former Governor Adams Oshiomhole had played the role of a godfather.

Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike to investigate activities of local councils

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has on Tuesday inaugurated a committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils from May 2018 to May 2019.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest ‘spiritual father’ of kidnappers in Kaduna

The Police said Operation Puff Adder has nabbed its biggest catches since its launch: the arrest of Malam Salisu Abubakar, said to be the spiritual godfather of kidnappers and another man who claimed to have masterminded the killing of King Agom Adara in Kaduna state.
Arewa Youth Forum | AYF

Arewa youths reject puppet, stooge as Senate President, Speakers

Youths of Northern Nigeria under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have declared they won’t accept stooge or puppet as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker.

Governor Ortom’s re-election: We have crushed godfatherism in Benue – lawmaker

A member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing Kwande West State Constituency, Joseph Boko, has expressed better days for the people of the state with the reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom.

With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.

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Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

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NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

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In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

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Nigeria Police

17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.