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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.

#EndSARS: Edo governor promises 60% youth representation in new cabinet

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assured youth in the state of 60 per cent representation in his new cabinet as part of his administration’s efforts to redress their grievances.
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

NWFL congratulates Governor Obaseki on Edo state re-election

The management of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has sent their warmest congratulations to Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election at the just concluded 2020 Edo State gubernatorial polls on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
Apparently to thank him for the peaceful outcome of the just concluded Edo state Governorship Election, newly re-elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, Friday paid an appreciation visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari: Why ensured free and fair election in Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained he ensured free and fair election at the September 19th gubernatorial election in Edo State.
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: Godwin Obaseki won’t leave PDP

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will not leave Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after winning a second term in last Saturday’s governorship election on the party’s platform.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Ize-Iyamu: I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC

The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has urged the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, as unprofessionalism would render them as tools for PDP.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Edo election: I’m not down – Comrade Oshiomhole

Former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said he was not down, contrary to what many would be thinking in the aftermath of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s victory in the September 19 governorship election.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Governors Buni, Yahaya Bello, Pastor Ize-Iyamu meet in Abuja

Yobe state governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, his Kogi state counterpart Yahaya Bello and the candidate of the party at the just concluded Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have met behind closed doors in Abuja.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: US expresses concern over vote-buying, intimidation of voters

The United States Government Wednesday said it is concerned over recorded cases of vote-buying and intimidation of voters and observers during last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: APC congratulates Governor Obaseki

Although the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost Saturday’s governorship election, it has congratulated the victor, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

PDP: Edo election has rekindled hope for Nigeria’s democracy

Deacon Austin Umahi, the South East National Vice Chairman of the PDP, said the outcome of the 2020 governorship election in Edo State had rekindled hope and emboldened other Nigerians that determined electorate could decimate tyranny and enthrone the government of the people.
Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip (left) addressing members of the Edo State chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), during their congratulatory visit to Government House in Benin City, on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Edo election: Deputy governor hails voters, reassures campaign promises will be fulfilled

Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Philip Shaibu, has commended voters for turning out en masse to reelect him and his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in Saturday’s governorship election in the state, with a vow to fulfill all promises made during the electioneering campaign.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.7

Edo election: We took electorate for granted – APC chieftain

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extra Ordinary National Convention Committee, Ismail Ahmed, has said the party lost weekend governorship election in Edo State because it took the electorate for granted.
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Edo election: APC rejects Governor Obaseki’s victory

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election after securing 307, 955 votes, while the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress polled 223,619.
The governor of Rivers State and the Edo Guber Election Campaign Council Chairman, Nyesom Wike, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (APC) is satisfied with the voting process in Edo State so far.

Edo election: Governor Wike commends INEC, police

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the police over their conduct during the just concluded Edo governorship election.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Governor Obaseki’s victory has several implications

Immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on his re-election, saying it has several symbolic representations for Nigeria and its democracy.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Godwin Obaseki’s victor, triumph of democracy – PDP governors

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have described the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory in Saturday’s election as a triumph of democracy and rejection of imposition of candidates.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Governor Obaseki wins Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s local council

Governor Godwin Obaseki has won in Orhionwmwon, the local government of his main challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
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 election: They’re rigging me out – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds.

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#EndSARS: Nigeria risks resurgence of virus – PTF

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