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Gov Obaseki of Edo dissolves executive council

As his second term inauguration approaches, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has dissolved the state executive council. Obaseki  announced the dissolution at a valedictory executive council session on Wednesday. The governor gave kudos to ouncil members for their selfless service to the state. “Since I became governor, I didn’t sack any commissioner, but rather they sacked me by resigning ...

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Edo 2020: Pergury suit filed against Obaseki adjourned to Nov 16

The Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned to Nov. 16, hearing in an alleged perjury suit against Gov. Godwin Obasekier of Edo. Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date, after counsel to the Plaintiffs, Mr Akin Olujimi, SAN, applied for an adjournment and a date for hearing. The judge reminded parties in the matter that the suit was filed on July ...

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Photocopier responsible for error on Obaseki’s certificate- PDP

The much-talked about error the certificate of Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, was caused by a photocopier. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo revealed this on Wednesday. In a suit marked EPT/ED/GOV/01/2020, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and Iboi Emmanuel, the party’s governorship candidate, asked the tribunal to nullify Obaseki’s election on the grounds that he submitted false ...

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I am not in government to make money- Gov Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki, has said that politicianns must put the priorities of people they govern above other things. Obaseki, who said this in Benin City  added that he was not in government to be famous or make money at the expense of ensuring development that would benefit the people. The governor, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, ...

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Edo House reps caucus advises Obaseki on inauguration of 14 State lawmakers

Edo House of Representatives members have called for the inauguration of 14 Edo State House of Assembly members elected in 2019 in the interest of peace and development of the state. Rep Peter Akpatason, the Leader of Edo caucus in the House of Representatives, made the call when six Edo State House of Assembly (ESHA) members paid the caucus a ...

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Just in: Edo Speaker impeached, accused of high-handedness

Speaker for Edo State Assembly Francis Okiye has been impeached over alleged high-handedness. House Majority Leader, Henry Okhurobo, moved the motion for his impeachment. Nine of the 10 Assembly members at the Plenary signed his impeachment letter. Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West Constituency was immediately sworn in as the new Speaker. More to come…..

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ADP candidate asks tribunal to void gov Obaseki’s re-election

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) and its candidate, Iboi Lucky Emmanuel has urged he Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City, the State capital, to nullify the election that brought in Governor Godwin Obaseki. In a suit marked EPT/ED/GOV/01/2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Ondo 2020: We will replicate success recorded in Edo- IGP

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has  given the assurance that  Nigeria Police Force will replicate the success it recorded during the Edo governorship election, in the October 10 poll in Ondo State. A statement by Force spokesman DCP Frank Mba said the IGP spoke when the Convener and Co-convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo and Esther Uzoma ...

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Gov Wike denies sponsoring re-election of Obaseki

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has denied financing the reelection of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Obaseki was re-elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Saturday after dumping of the All Progressives Congress, APC, prior to the election. The Rivers State Governor, who spoke on Channel Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday, was the chairman of the ...

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Ondo: Gov Wike raises alarm, saying APC trying to pressurize INEC to rig

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has raised an alarm.as regards the incoming Ondo  gubernatorial election, alleging that  the All Progressives Congress, APC, wants to compromise the poll Wike made the allegation in a post on his Twitter page on Friday morning. The Governor accused the All Progressive Congress, APC, of putting pressure on INEC to rig the election following ...

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