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We’ll continue to work for Edo people – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured that his government will continue to deliver on the mandate of building a total society that caters to the collective needs for the greatest number of people in the state. According to Obaseki, despite the uncertain political environment in Edo State, his administration will not relent […]

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Obaseki congratulates Edo-born Ebhomielen, UI’s best graduating student

Ofure Mary Ebhomielen The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with Ofure Mary Ebhomielen, an indigene of Edo State, who graduated with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 7.0 from the University of Ibadan (UI), emerging the best graduating student at the institution’s 2019 convocation ceremony. Ofure Mary Ebhomielen of the Department […]

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Edo APC accuses Obaseki of plot to attack Oshiomhole, others

Gov Godwin Obaseki By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City The Chairman, Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC), Col David Imuse (rtd) has raised alarm that suspected thugs have been brought into the state to unleash attack on him as he plans to resume in the state Secretariat of the party following the ratification of the purported […]

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Don’t take us for granted, Benins warn Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole A socio-cultural group, the Benin Solidary Movement, has warned the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, not to take the Benins for granted with his ongoing face-off with the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The group in a statement signed by its president, Comrade Curtis Eghosa Ugbo, insisted that […]

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EDO APC CRISIS:Why we moved against Obaseki —Ex-Rep, Ikhariale

Says Gov. heading to PDP By CHARLES KUMOLU, Deputy Editor *Ikhariale A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Patrick Ikhariale, in this interview, says Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki was suspended by some party leaders because he has become a liability to All Progressives Congres, APC. He also speaks on other contentious issues in […]

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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole didn’t make me governor – Obaseki insists

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has clarified that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole did not facilitate his emergence as governor. Obaseki, who is allegedly involved in a face-off with Oshiomhole said nobody made him governor but God. He spoke at a meeting organised by members of the APC […]

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Breaking: Edo APC suspends Obaseki, deputy, SSG over alleged anti-party activities

Gov Godwin Obaseki By Alema Aliyu Leaders of the All Progressives Congress APC, in Edo State have suspended the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, his deputy governor, Philip Shuaibu and the Secretary to the state Government, Osarodion Ogie for alleged anti party activities. A chieftain of the party, Mr. Patrick Ikhariale stated this while briefing journalists […]

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Obaseki confident of a second term, hinges faith on reforms, policies

Gov Godwin Obaseki Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says the far-reaching reforms and people-oriented policies that have changed the fortunes of the people will earn him a second term. Obaseki said this at the Alaghodaro 2019 Summit held in Benin City, the Edo capital, to celebrate his third year in office. “In spite of the […]

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Obaseki: I promised 200,000 jobs, I have created 157,000 so far

Gov Godwin Obaseki Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki says he has so far created 157,000 jobs out of the 200,000 he promised the state. Obaseki made the disclosure in his speech at the 2019 Alaghodaro Youth Summit in Benin on Monday. “I have done what many politicians will not do; during my campaign, I promised to […]

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Alaghodaro 2019: 2000 youths apply for job summit

As firms ready to offer immediate employment Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Over 2000 youths across the 18 Local Government Area (LGAs) of Edo State have applied to attend the Alaghodaro Job Fair, holding on Monday, November 11, 2019, as part of events lined up for the Alaghodaro 2019 Summit. The summit which started […]

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Obaseki, Okowa, Saraki, others pay tribute to late Edevbie

L-R: Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Delta State Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his Delta State counterpart, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, at the funeral service held in honour of late James Okpako Edevbie in Ughelli, Delta State. The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Delta State counterpart, Sen. Ifeanyi […]

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Obaseki sets up special team to combat cultism

Gov Godwin Obaseki By Gabriel Enogholase Against the backdrop of the upsurge of kidnappings and cult rated activities in the Edo  State,  Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that he has set-up a special team to review and curb the incidence of cultism in the state. He disclosed this while addressing journalists after the monthly […]

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Edo APC chaos, Iyamho attack: Story of alleged betrayal of Oshiomhole

…Obaseki counters claim WHAT started as a united family is in tatters and there are fears that the political family with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as father may never be one again. This is evident in the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki and Oba Rilwan Akinolu of […]

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Making Obaseki governor is Oshiomhole’s biggest mistake – Ex-Speaker Okosun

Thomas-Okosun By Olayinka Ajayi Mr. Thomas Okosun is a former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly and a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In this interview, Okosun blames the Obaseki government of the state over penultimate Saturday’s mayhem at the Iyahmo country home of the National Chairman of the APC, […]

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Gov Obaseki sets up special team to combat cultism

..Obaseki sets up special team to combat cultist ….Police assures of rescue of kidnapped Appeal Court Judge Gov Godwin Obaseki By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has set-up a special team to review and curb the incidence of cultism in the state. This is on the heels of the […]

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OSM, women groups, others applaud APC leaders for adopting Obaseki as party’s flagbearer

The Obaseki/Shaibu Movement (OSM), traders’ union, market women and other groups within Edo State have commended the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the 18 Local Government Areas of the state who unanimously adopted Governor Godwin Obaseki, as the party’s flagbearer for the 2020 gubernatorial election. The leaders had on Tuesday unanimously adopted […]

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ALGON condemns attack on Oba of Lagos, Obaseki, others at Oshiomhole’s house

By Gabriel Enogholase – Benin Edo State chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has condemned the attack on the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu; the Chancellor, Edo University Iyamho, Dr. Aderemi Makanjuola and other dignitaries, at the residence of […]

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Obaseki’s convoy attack: Edo deputy governor denies sponsoring thugs

Gov Godwin Obaseki By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu has denied sponsoring thugs to Iyamho that resulted in the attack of the convoy of Governor Godwin Obaseki during the maiden convocation of Edo University, Iyamho. Reacting to a press briefing in Abuja where the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress […]

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Condemnation trails attack on Obaseki, Oba of Lagos, Makanjuola, Otudeko, others at Oshiomhole’s house

Senator Obende flays attack on entourage Oshiomhole not fit, proper to be APC National Chair ― Idahosa Those involved must be prosecuted ― Ojezua, Edo APC chair Condemnations have continued to trail the attack on the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Chancellor, Edo University, Iyamho, Dr Aderemi […]

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My attack masterminded by Edo State Govt ― Oshiomhole

.Tells Obaseki, ‘We don’t need thugs to operate’ Oshiomhole-Obaseki By Omeiza Ajayi National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has accused the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, of mobilizing thugs to attack him over the weekend during the convocation of Edo University, Iyamho. At a news briefing Sunday evening in […]

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Oshiomhole hails Obaseki for sustaining his legacies

As Gov installs Aderemi Makanjuola as Edo Varsity Chancellor From right: Vice Chancellor, Edo University, Iyamho, Prof Emmanuel Aluyor; Edo State Governor and Visitor to the University, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, and Chairman, Caverton Offshore Support Group, Mr Aderemi Makanjuola, and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams […]

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Oba of Lagos, Obaseki, Edo Varsity Chancellor, others attacked at Oshiomhole’s house

Cars damaged as Gov Godwin Obaseki, Oba of Lagos, others visit Oshiomhole The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and Chancellor of the Edo University, Iyahmo, Dr Aderemi Makanjuola, escaped injuries by whiskers on Saturday, as they were attacked by thugs at the residence of former Governor of Edo […]

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Oba of Lagos, Obaseki, Edo Varsity Chancellor, others attacked at Oshiomhole’s house

Cars damaged as Gov Godwin Obaseki, Oba of Lagos, others visit Oshiomhole The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and Chancellor of the Edo University, Iyahmo, Dr Aderemi Makanjuola, escaped injuries by whiskers on Saturday, as they were attacked by thugs at the residence of former Governor of Edo […]

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Obaseki, others escape lynching at Oshiomhole’s residence

Gov Godwin Obaseki The crisis between Edo state governor and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress degenerated yesterday as angry youths from Iyamho Oshiomhole’s village in Etsako West local government area attacked the convoy of Governor Godwin Obaseki from Entering Oshiomhole’s compound after the maiden convocation of Edo University. Vanguard gathered that the […]

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Oshiomhole apologises to Gov. Obaseki, Oba Akiolu

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has apologised to the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki; Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, and Chancellor of the Edo State University, Iyahmo, Dr. Makanjuola, over the recent attack on their convoy at his (Oshiomhole) country home in Estako West Local Government. The […]