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EDO ELECTION: APC alleges importation of arms by Obaseki, PDP

…alleges Obaseki, PDP govs planning to cause violence The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday raised the alarm over arms buildup and plan by the state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in collaboration with other governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to set state on fire with […]

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My people are behind you, Ujiogba monarch tells Obaseki

The Onojie of Ujiogba, His Royal Highness (HRH), Solomon Izuware, on Friday, assured the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, that his subjects are strongly in support of the governor and would work for his re-election. Izuware gave the assurance in his palace in Ujiogba, Esan West […]

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Edo: Tricycle, motorcycle operators endorse Obaseki

Over 100 tricycle and motorcycle operators, under the aegis of ANNEWAT, an amalgamation of seven different unions, yesterday stormed Benin, the Edo State capital, to endorse Governor Godwin Obaseki for re-election in the September 19 governorship election in the state. This was as they cited the governor’s sterling performance, especially his administration’s key reforms in […]

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Edo: History beckons on PDP

CAJETAN MMUTA reports on steps being taken by Governor Godwin Obaseki and his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as they solicit for votes ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State Last week the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki formally began the journey in his quest for a second term in office […]

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Obaseki redeploys director of protocol over kolanut

The Director of Protocol (DoP) in Edo, Mr Osayande Aisagbon, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Culture and Diaspora Affairs following alleged embarrassment suffered by Governor Godwin Obaseki during a visit to the Palace of Oba of Benin recently. Gov. Obaseki visited the Benin monarch on July 25 for royal blessings as part of […]

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Edo 2020: Obaseki alleges APC’s plot to intimidate, arrest supporters

Edo gov merely projecting criminal plans –APC The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has accused the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state of planning violence and importing arms to intimidate and harass his supporters ahead of the September 19, gubernatorial election. The governor, who said this while receiving Muslim leaders […]

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PDP, APC bicker over purchase of PVCs for N20,000, N50,000

• APC scared of defeat, buying voters’ cards –PDP pub. sec., Nehikhare • Allegation last kick of a dying horse –ex-APC Reps member, Osagie Barely two months to the conduct of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, leaders and supporters of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), have raised the alarm over alleged […]

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Ambrose Alli varsity backs Obaseki’s re-election bid

The staff and management of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, have thrown their weight behind the re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki, who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). They noted that nothing short of victory was what the governor deserves in his re-election, which would ensure that he […]

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Guber poll: APC can’t win Edo – Obaseki

Edo State Governor and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in this interview, speaks on his chances in the poll and why the will of Edo people should not be subverted. FELIX NWANERI reports There seems to be strong opposition to your […]

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Edo guber: Obaseki flags off campaign today

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19 governorship election, will today flag off his reelection campaign. In a statement issued yesterday by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the flag off was scheduled to […]