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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.
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 asks President Buhari to make Edo election a model

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State a model.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo election: Senator Tinubu arrogating to himself powers he doesn’t have – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from arrogating powers he doesn’t have to himself, especially on this weekend’s governorship election in Edo state.
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.

Governor Okowa: Re-electing Godwin Obaseki will be one of the best decisions Edo people...

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the people of Edo to re-elect Governor Godwin Obaseki because it will be in their best interest to do so.

PDP leaders ask supporters to stand by party for Edo election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Tuesday charged its supporters not to fret over activities of some politicians but to stand by the party at the September 19 governorship polls.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo election: Leave Governor Obaseki alone, face political woes of APC – PDP tells Senator...

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it is amused by the conduct of All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, who is a video tasked Edo voters to reject Governor Godwin Obaseki
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.

Edo election: Comrade Oshiomhole borrowed recklessly – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has accused his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, of putting Edo State in debt through reckless borrowing.

Edo election: Governor Ganduje in Edo, mobilises Hausa community for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The governor of Kano state and chairman All Progressives Congress, Edo State Election Campaign Council, Governor Abdulahi Ganduje, and members of his cabinet stormed the Hausa Community in Eyaen, the outskirts of Benin City, where he urged them to vote for APC in Saturday’s governorship election.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Governor Obaseki, Pastor Ize-Iyamu bicker over ‘resignation’ of Edo PDP chairman

Barely a week to the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have once again had a reason to be at each other’s throat.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

APC: Governor Obaseki’s N1.5 billion loan bid for vote-buying

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of seeking an approval for a N1.5 billion loan from the factional Edo State House of Assembly headed by Hon Frank Okiye for buying votes during the September 19 governorship poll.
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Edo guber: APC, REC bicker over ‘rigging plan’

Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, yesterday, engaged in verbal war as the APC alleged that Governor Godwin Obaseki has engaged the REC to manipulate the September 19 governorship 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.

APC: Governor Obaseki, PDP fuelling religious tension

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Tuesday, accused Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of fuelling religious tension ahead of the governorship election in the state.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole: Arrest any trouble maker during Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, challenged security agencies in the country to arrest any trouble maker in the September 19, Edo State governorship election, whether they are members of his APC or the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Edo guber: APC will not get 20 percent votes from Edo North – PDP...

The Edo State chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tony Aziegbemi, has said that All Progressives Congress (APC) will not get 20 percent of votes from Edo North during the September gubernatorial election in the state.
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 guber: Governor Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise a new generation of farmers who will set the pace for agricultural revolution in the State.

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We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

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