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APC chieftain slams Obaseki over plan to build prison, says he lacks ideas

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo state, Blessing Agbomhere, has urged Governor Godwin Obaseki against building of a correctional facility into building, telling him to channel the state resources to other congent projects. Following the high rate of crimes in the state Obaseki had announced plans to build a new correctional centre. Reacting, the Frontline politician, ...

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All set for inauguration of Gov Obaseki (pictures)

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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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We will not be a rubber stamp legislature to Obaseki, Speaker pledges

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Marcus Onobun, has stated that the lawmakers will not fail in their onus of monitoring and checking the activities of the executive, in a matued way. Onobun stated these  in Benin, in an interactive session with newsmen. He promised that the Assembly would not be a rubber stamp of the executive. He ...

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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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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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#EndSARS: 60 per cent of my new cabinet will be youths- Obaseki assures

Governor. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has given assurance to youths in the state that 60 per cent of representation in his new cabinet as part of his administration’s efforts to redress their grievances. Obaseki gave the assurance  when he held an interactive meeting with youth groups at the Government House, Benin. He described the Edo protest as politically motivated, following ...

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Tribunal recives five petitions challenging Obaseki’s victory

The Edo Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has  received five petitions from five political parties and their candidates, challenging the electoral victory of Gov Godwin Obaseki as the rightful winner of the September 19 poll. The Secretary of the tribunal, Mr Sunday Martins, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Monday. Martin’s said that the 21-day window ...

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Obaseki: I have no plan of returning to APC

The Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki says he has no plan of returning to the All Progressives Congress (APC) any time soon. Obaseki, who gave the hint while speaking to State House Correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, noted that such a move would negatively affect his credibility. Obaseki said he was at the ...

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APC denies viral video, says Ize-Iyamu never begged Obaseki to return to return to party

:Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organization has denied the viral viideo where Ize-Iyamu reportedly apologized and begged Governor Godwin Obaseki to return to APC. The Director of Communications and Media of the Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s Campaign Organization, Mr John Mayaki, stated this in a statement on Thursday. Ize-Iyamu, in a viral video that emerged on Wednesday night appealed on Obaseki, whom he described ...

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