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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.

PDP challenges Comrade Oshiomhole to present primary six certificate

Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has dragged the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to the court of public opinion, urging him to present his primary School Leaving Certificate if he actually went to school.
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Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole seeking third term – deputy deputy

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has claimed that former Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is covertly seeking a third term in office through Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo guber: No clash between Governor Obaseki and deputy – aide

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has flayed rumours that there was a clash between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, will tomorrow, Saturday, July 25, 2020 flag off his re-election campaign.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki flags off campaign tomorrow

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, will tomorrow, Saturday, July 25, 2020 flag off his re-election campaign.

Festus Ebea: Philip Shaibu’s plotting to succeed Obaseki in 2024

Former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Festus Ebea, on Tuesday, called on the people of Edo Central Senatorial District to vote for All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate in the September 19 governorship election, saying contrary to promises being made by Governor Godwin Obaseki, his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, is actually plotting to ensure he takes over from his boss in 2024.
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: Opposition parties endorse Governor Obaseki

A coalition of some registered political parties, under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties (CPP), in Edo on Friday endorsed the re-election of the governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, for another four years.
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: Uche Nwosu’s Supreme Court fate awaits Governor Obaseki, deputy – APC chieftain

A former state Publicity Secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Godwin Erahon, yesterday, warned the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, to be wary of the fate of the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) political party in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, in recent Supreme Court judgment.
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 governor, deputy receive PDP certificates of return, flag

Governor Godwin Obaseki is at the Wadata Plaza, headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abuja, to receive his certificate of return and flag after emerging the party’s candidate for the September 19, 2020, Edo 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.

Edo guber: How PDP governors, chieftains endorsed Godwin Obaseki, Philip Shaibu ticket

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo State.

Presidency: President Buhari tried to settle quarrel between Adams Oshiomhole, Godwin Obaseki

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina during a recent interview on with Attah Ikideh, has disclosed that President Buhari tried severally to settle the rift between All Progressives Congress national chairman, Adams Oshiomole and Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, but failed.
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Edo deputy governor resigns membership of APC

Following his boss’s footsteps, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has resigned from the All Progressives 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.

Governor Obaseki, deputy to dump APC this week for PDP – party chairman

The Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Anthony Aziegbemi, Monday told journalists in Benin City that Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, will formally resign from their party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and join the PDP this week.

Osagie Ize-Iyamu: Governor Obaseki was nowhere when I drafted APC constitution

Following the crisis in the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis.
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Edo government advises opposition not to play politics with people’s lives

The Edo State Government has advised opposition parties to be conscious of COVID-19 and not endanger voters on the altar of electioneering campaigns.
L-R: Edo State Deputy Governor and Chairman, Technical Sub-committee on COVID-19 Response, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Managing Director, Peculiar Ultimate Concerns, Engr. Adeleke Olarewaju, and Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, during the official commissioning of the COVID-19 Edo State Infectious Disease Isolation Centre, at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, in Benin City, Edo State capital.

Edo commissions 30-bed isolation facility in Benin

The Edo State Government has commissioned a 30-bed isolation centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, as it ramps up efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
From left: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Edo State Head of Service, Mr. Anthony Osas Okungbowa, and Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, during the governor’s briefing on the state’s response to COVID-19, at the Government House, in Benin City, on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Edo imposes dusk to dawn curfew to check coronavirus spread

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew effective from tomorrow, April 20, 2020, prohibiting the movement of people throughout the state from 7 pm to 6 am, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
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Edo completes 30-bed health facility

The Edo State Government, on Thursday in Benin, said it had completed a 30-bed facility, with 15 ventilators and other important equipment to treat COVID-19 patients in the state.
Mrs. Obaseki presenting Aisha Buhari’s donation to Comrade Shaibu.

Coronavirus: Edo set to distribute relief materials

As part of the effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Edo state government said it has concluded plans to commence distribution of relief packages to vulnerable persons in the state to cushion the effects of the stay-at-home directives to prevent the spread of the disease.

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