Tag Archives Edo 2020

Obaseki, Shuaibu Inaugurated For Second Term
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Obaseki, Shuaibu Inaugurated For Second Term

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, were on Thursday inaugurated for a second term in office. The ceremony was held at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital. The Oath of Office was administered by Chief Judge of the state, Justice Esther... read more »

We Lack Power To Disqualify Obaseki – INEC
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We Lack Power to Disqualify Obaseki – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it lacks the power to investigate or disqualify candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo during the September 19 election of Governor Godwin Obaseki, over alleged forgery of the University of Ibadan’s (UI)... read more »

Edo 2020: Do Not Rejoice Yet, Ize-Iyamu Tells Gov Obaseki
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Edo 2020: Do Not Rejoice Yet, Ize-Iyamu Tells Gov Obaseki

The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the recently concluded Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has dismissed claims that the party will not contest the outcome of the election, saying a decision will be taken after collating facts. Candidate of the Peoples... read more »

I Have no Interest in Becoming Political godfather of Edo Politics - Obaseki       
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I Have no Interest in Becoming Political godfather of Edo Politics – ...

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that he has no interest in replacing former All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole as the new godfather of Edo politics. He said this when he paid President Muhammadu Buhari a thank you visit at the State House. Obaseki said... read more »

Buhari Defends Insistence on Credible Election in Edo
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Buhari Defends Insistence on Credible Election in Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his resolve to ensure credible election in the recently conducted Edo State governorship poll was borne out of desire to assure Nigerians that he respects them as Nigerians and that he was bound by the oath he took. Buhari disclosed this when Governor... read more »

I’m Not Being Pressured to Concede Defeat – Ize Iyamu

I’m Not Being Pressured to Concede Defeat – Ize Iyamu

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in last week’s Edo State governorship election, has refuted claims that he is under pressure from party bigwigs... read more »

US lauds INEC, Security Agencies on Conduct of Edo Poll

US lauds INEC, Security Agencies on Conduct of Edo Poll

The United States has praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies on their good outing during the Edo State governorship election last Saturday. This... read more »

Wike is a Tool God Used for My Electoral Victory - Obaseki

Wike is a Tool God Used for My Electoral Victory – Obaseki

  Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has commended his Rivers State colleague Nyesom Wike for standing fearlessly with him while describing him as a vessel used by God for his victory in last... read more »

INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Governor Obaseki After Re-election

INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Governor Obaseki After Re-election

Following his victory at the Saturday Edo poll, Governor Godwin Obaseki has been issued a certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC presented the... read more »

Appeal Court Constitutes Edo Governorship Election Tribunal Panel

Appeal Court Constitutes Edo Governorship Election Tribunal Panel

  President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, on Monday constituted the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to handle petitions arising from the gubernatorial election... read more »