PDP, Wike warn against plot to remove Obaseki
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would resist every attempt to unlawfully remove Governor Godwin Obaseki from office or rig the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Buhari endorses Ize-Iyamu, cautions against Rivers, Zamfara experience
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), led by Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has described embattled Godwin Obaseki as a colossal failure and liability to the people of Edo State; hence does not deserve a second term.
Obaseki’s action an assault on constitutional democracy, rule of law, says Tinubu
Former governor of Lagos State and All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the recent actions of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki as the gravest possible assault on constitutional democracy and rule of law and escalation of violence and tension in the state he purports to govern. Tinubu, in a…
APC decries assault on Edo Assembly
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried the alleged interference by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in the affairs of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Buhari, Ize-Iyamu meet in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the governorship candidate of his ruling All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in Abuja. Ize-Iyamu, formerly of the opposition People's Democratic Party is squaring up against PDP's Godwin Obaseki, formerly of APC, in the September 19 governorship election in the state. Obaseki is currently the governor of…
We will resist attempt to illegally take over Edo Assembly, says Obaseki
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo said on Thursday that the state would resist any attempt by anybody to forcefully take over the state House of Assembly.
Edo deputy speaker impeached
The deputy speaker of the Edo House of Assembly Yekini Idiaye has been impeached on Wednesday. Idiaye is the lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Constituency I in the assembly. His impeachment by lawmakers in the assembly comes days after he declared support for Osagie Ize-Iyamu, an opponent to the current governor Godwin Obaseki in the Edo State…
Obaseki denies alleged unfair award of contracts
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has denied the allegation of bloated contracts, using his company, Afrinvest Ltd., to siphon state’s funds.
Campaign tactics unsettling Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s camps
Following the commencement of electioneering campaigns in Edo State ahead of the September 19 governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have continued to fight dirty over who takes over Government House on Osadebey Avenue, Benin City.