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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.
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: Speculation about Edo PDP chairman’s resignation is fake news

Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said that the rumoured resignation of the Chairman of the Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, is fake news and a hoax.
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.

Edo PDP chairman’s resignation fake news, hoax – spokesman

State Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Chris Osa Nehikhare, has said that the rumoured resignation of the Chairman of the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, is fake news and a hoax.

Edo guber: 120,000 party cards collected since Governor Obaseki joined us – PDP chairman

Dr Tony Aziegbemi, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo, says the party has issued more than 120,000 party cards to people defecting to the party since Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s return to PDP.
On the podium are Governor, Obaseki (left) and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu (right), acknowledging cheers from his supporters in Ward 7, Agbede, Etsako West Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State, during the party campaign rally in Edo North Senatorial District.

Edo guber: PDP will prioritise power sector – Governor Obaseki

Gov Godwin Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo, said on Tuesday that the party would give power sector priority if re-elected.

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.
2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Presidency replies PDP on President Buhari’s endorsement of Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.

Edo guber: PDP chieftain restates support for APC candidate

A PDP Chieftain in Edo, Mr Kassim Afegbua, says his support for Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Sept. 19 governorship election in the state remains unequivocal and unflinching.
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Edo PDP suspends Kassim Afegbua

The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has handed out one-month suspension order one of its members, Kassim Afegbua, effective from August 2, 2020,
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: I’m not a weak governor – Godwin Obaseki

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo have called on politicians to embrace peace in the forthcoming Edo gubernatorial polls.

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Dan Orbih, others appear in court for ‘money laundering’

The Federal High Court in Benin has adjourned till October 15 the N700 million money laundering suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and four others.

Court adjourns Pastor Ize-Iyamu alleged N700 million fraud case to July 14

The presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, Justice Umar Garba, on Tuesday adjourned to July 14 the alleged N700m fraud case levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo guber: PDP aspirant steps down for Godwin Obaseki

Ahead of Friday’s governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, a frontline aspirant of the party, Mr Gideon Ikhine, has stepped down from the race for Governor Godwin Obaseki.
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.
Godwin Obaseki

PDP formally receives Governor Obaseki into party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Benin formally received the Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki into its fold, bringing to an end the widespread speculation of the governor’s defection.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday, visited Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. 2

Edo governor formally joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following his disqualification from the Edo governorship race by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

N700m fraud: Court validates corruption charges against Osagie Ize-Iyamu, four others, adjourns case to...

A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, on Thursday ruled that the charges bordering on a N700 million money laundry case against former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 Edo State governorship election and four others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), are ‘not defective.’

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