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Performing the ceremony in Makurdi, Gov. Samuel Ortom, said the decision to support the security agencies was in recognition of their commendable efforts at safeguarding lives and property in the state.

2023: PDP leaders have resolved not to repeat mistakes of 2015 – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Saturday said the Governors and leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have revolved that they would not repeat the mistakes of 2015 that cost the party the leadership in the country.
Performing the ceremony in Makurdi, Gov. Samuel Ortom, said the decision to support the security agencies was in recognition of their commendable efforts at safeguarding lives and property in the state.

2023: PDP’ll capitalize on APC’s failures to clinch power – Benue governor

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that the People Democratic Party (PDP) will capitalize on the glaring failures of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) to clinch Power in 2023.
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APC chieftain writes on ’21 political lies in Nigeria’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, says his book on “21 political lies in Nigeria” is to educate the electorate on the antics of politicians during elections.

2023: Group vows to rescue Abia from ‘political locusts’

Ahead of the 2023 general election, a group known as Abia for Freedom Alliance (AFA), has vowed to rescue the state from the hands of those it referred to as “political locusts”.

2023: Zoning has come to stay in Abia – PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Okechukwu Apugo, has said that no section of the state would be allowed to scuttle existing zoning arrangement for 2023 governorship election in the state.

November election opportunity to prove Anambra as PDP state – aspirant

A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the People Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Ugochukwu Okeke has challenged the party faithful to seize the governorship election slated for November 6, 2021, to prove their claims that the state belonged to PDP.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor: Incompetent leaders took over from military in 1999

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state has attributed the failures recorded in governance since the coming of democracy in 1999 to incompetent leaders who took over leadership of the country from military.
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Kwara APC youths endorse suspension of caretaker chairman

The Kwara Youth Renewal Group of All Progressives Congress (APC) has endorsed the suspension of the state caretaker chairman of the party Mr. Bashir Bolarinwa.
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PDP sets agenda for Lagos governor in 2021

The Lagos State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party has advised Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to strive hard to provide satisfactory dividends of democracy to residents of the state in 2021.

Igbo presidency: We lack loyalty and unity in South-East – Chukwuebuka Obidike

A Nigerian Entrepreneur and Advocate for Youth Employment and Good Governance, Obidike Chukwuebuka, who hails from Nnewi North L.G.A Anambra state said; “Contemporary politics in South east is full of godfatherism and struggle to portray ”I am in charge”.
Edo deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Sunday said he has not issues with the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, acknowledging that he taught him whatever he has achieved in politics.

Comrade Shaibu: How Adams Oshiomhole taught me politics

Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Sunday said he has not issues with the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, acknowledging that he taught him whatever he has achieved in politics.
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.

Edo council polls: Only persons with character will be elected – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Tuesday reassured that only competent persons with character and proven integrity would be elected as chairmen and councillors in the forthcoming local government election in the state.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Nigerian Army chief warns new generals against scuttling democracy

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned the newly-promoted generals against coup plots.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We have finally caged the lions from Edo politics

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that his re-election in the just concluded governorship election for another four years has finally sent the lions and tigers into the zoo to be caged permanently from Edo politics.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.

Governor Wike: Godwin Obaseki’s victory ends Edo godfatherism

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Governor Obaseki’s re-election end of godfatherism in Nigeria

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared that the re-election of Mr. Godwin Obaseki as Governor of Edo state marks the end of ‘Godfatherism’ in Nigeria.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Atiku Abubakar congratulates Governor Obaseki

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has congratulated Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his victory in the governorship election held in the state on Saturday.
Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Edo election: Governor Wike, Peter Obi, others storm Benin for PDP rally

Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
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: Senator Tinubu can’t extend his political empire to Edo state

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has said that the former Lagos State Governor and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu cannot extend his political empire to Edo State as Edo people are determined to end the godfatherism in the state.
Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has endorsed the Edo State governor for a second term.

Edo 2020: Godfatherism must not return to Edo State – Destiny Odeh

Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has endorsed the Edo State governor for a second term.
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: Real reasons Comrade Oshiomhole is fighting me

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that one of the reasons his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, is against his reelection bid is his reversal of the sale of Edaiken Market, which Oshiomhole sold to his friends.

Edo governorship candidate dumps party, defects to PDP

The candidate of the Accord Party in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Godday Idahosa, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Presidency: Father Mbaka is a ‘contractor’

The Presidency yesterday said that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka’s request for contract may have been the reason for his call for the president impeachment.
A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka says Nigerian governors of shying away from responsibilities, insisting that they have not fully utilized the powers allotted to them. Chidoka said this on Saturday at The Platform, a programme organized by The Covenant Nation.

Ex-minister: State governments running away from responsibilities

A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, says Nigerian governors of shying away from responsibilities, insisting that they have not fully utilized the powers allotted to them. Chidoka said this on Saturday at The Platform, a programme organized by The Covenant Nation.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

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Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has told those capitalising on the hospitality of the Rivers people to hatch their secessionist agenda to take such clandestine activities elsewhere.

PDP: President Buhari haunted by leadership failure

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the allegation by the Buhari Presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership, as a resort to blackmail in the face of leadership failure.