Remote factors shaping Edo guber race
The political history of the 29-year old Edo State is again up for review as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) strategise for the September 19 governorship election.
Death of innocence
The toxic political atmosphere in Edo State in view of the forth-coming gubernatorial election between the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), is reverberating and dangerously so, in many European countries where our compatriots
Buhari's endorsement of Ize-Iyamu wrong, group says
An anti-corruption group wants President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his endorsement of Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Candidates in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State. Kick Corruption Out of Nigeria petitio to President Buhari came less than 24 hours after he endorsed Ize-Iyamu. The group said Buhari's endorsement…
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.
Ize-Iyamu denies involvement in Edo Assembly crisis
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State Osagie Ize-Iyamu said he is no hand in the ongoing leadership crisis of the Edo State House of Assembly. Ize-Iyamu, while speaking to journalist after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, said claims that he organised the usurping of the Edo…
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…
INEC to meet Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu for peaceful Edo guber poll
In an effort to end politicians’ constant threats of violence ahead of the Edo State governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Edo guber as shadow of PDP, APC’s 2023 chances
There are many sides to the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in Edo State. Chances are that the election might end up as one of the most contested and interesting gubernatorial polls in the Fourth Republic.
Ize-Iyamu accuses PDP, others of greed for endorsing Obaseki
• PDP faults APC’s claims on the destruction of billboards • Oshiomhole vows to return Edo to the ruling party The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Edo State governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, accused the political parties that endorsed Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of greed, saying they have…