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Confusion, as IGP approves, suspends APC mega rally

Confusion continues to trail the mega rally for the defection of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday night, as the Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, issued two separate letters of approval and suspension of the rally.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP suspends Edo APC faction rally

The Inspector–General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the suspension of the planned rally by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State to forestall any breakdown of law and order.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC National Assembly caucus accuses Governor Obaseki of terrorising residents

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, have entrenched the culture of terrorism and political gangsterism at the expense of the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The state National Assembly caucus on the platform of the APC has said.

Aisha Falode applauds Governor Obaseki on Edo Queens’ milestone

The Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, has sent a congratulatory message to the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and the state’s Deputy Governor, Hon. Philip Shaibu, for the milestone attained today at the event of the rebranding and unveiling of the state-owned women premier League club, Edo Queens Football club.
Adams Oshiomhole

Edo APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole regrets betrayal by Philip Shaibu, others but urge supporters...

Immediate past governor of Edo State and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed disgust over the crisis that has engulfed the party in his state, lamenting that the state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu and some other persons from his local government betrayed him after doing so much to help them grow politically.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.), has been conferred with the Eju Attah of Igala land in Kogi State.

Edo guber: Why we’re at war with Governor Obaseki – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Edo, Gen. Charles Airhavbere, explained on Sunday that a faction of the APC is at loggerheads with Gov. Godwin Obaseki because the governor has “refused to listen to the voice of reason.’’

Bayela/Kogi guber: Your pleas coming too late – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Owan West APC endorses Governor Obaseki second term

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have endorsed the second term ticket of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole blames Edo deputy governor for attack on Governor Obaseki, Oba Akiolu

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has blamed the Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, for the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, and Chancellor of Edo University, Dr Aderemi Makanjuola, and other persons at Iyahmo on Saturday.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police hunt for Governor Obaseki’s aides, others over alleged siege on Adams Oshiomhole

Edo Deputy Governor Hon Philip Shaibu on Sunday night spent over four hours at the Edo Police headquarters waiting to secure release of Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Security, Mr. Andrew Momodu, who was to be whisked to Abuja on Monday.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government to buy 100 buses ahead of national sports festival

The Edo State Government said on Thursday that it would buy 100 buses to boost the fleet of buses under the State Transport Service, to ensure a seamless transport system during the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) to be hosted in the state capital.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister to unveil 2020 NSF logo, theme song in Benin

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will today unveil the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) logo and theme song in Benin, Edo State to begin the countdown of the Games bill for March next year.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo guber: Owan West APC leaders insist on Governor Obaseki

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have reiterated their support for the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
Godwin Obaseki

General Airhiavbere berates plot by Edo governor to disband pressure group

Maj. Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, has said neither the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki nor any other person has right to proscribe Edo People’s Movement (EPM), an existing pressure group in the party.
Philip Shaibu

We will not compromise on basic education – Edo deputy governor

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, has assured that the state government would not compromise on basic education as well as Teachers’ welfare.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: No rift with Adams Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said there is no rift between him and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole. The governor said the assumed rift is created by third parties.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Edo lawmakers abducted, forced to take part in controversial inauguration – lawmaker

A lawmaker-elect in the Edo House of Assembly, Vincent Uwadia, has alleged that some of the state lawmakers were “abducted” and “forced” to participate in the assembly’s inauguration.
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.

Godwin Obaseki: Adams Oshiomhole taught us to fight godfathers, serve people with resources

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed that there would be no going back on the crusade against godfathers in the state.

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Philip Shaibu

APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.