Tag Archives: Ize-Iyamu

After APC Defeat, Dino Melaye, Edo Residents Mock Oshiomhole

Jubilant residents of Benin City on Sunday trooped out to celebrate the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party over the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the Saturday poll. Some of the residents mocked a former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, who was the major promoter of Ize-Iyamu. This was ...

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Edo Gov: APC Kicks As Obaseki’s Supporters Turn Edo Into Carnival

The All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday kicked against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. The development came after Governor Obaseki floored the candidate of the ruling party, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and eclipsed the influence of his predecessor and immediate APC  ...

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Edo, Visa Ban And Demystification Of A Godfather

Casmir Igbokwe Edo State will make a good study in political chicanery of godfathers. Before the governorship election held on Saturday, September 19, 2020, it was as if war would break out in the state. The godfather himself, Adams Oshiomhole, pranced about the state in campaign summersault. Recall that, four years ago, the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives ...

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Ize-Iyamu Concedes Defeat As Obaseki Declares Victory Triumph Over Godfatherism

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2020 Edo State Governorship Election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has admitted that he lost the election. Sunday Punch reports that Ize-Iyamu agreed that the Peoples Democratic Party won the election and he has since congratulated the opposition party. The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday afternoon declared PDP’s candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki, winner ...

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Obaseki’s Victory End Of Godfatherism In Nigeria, Says Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says there is a new dawn in Edo State, and the hard won victory of Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki “is not just a victory, but a Declaration of Independence from the anti democratic forces of godfatherism and militarism.” In a statement he personally signed, Atiku said “no victory could be sweeter than this, and I ...

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BREAKING: Obaseki Wins Ize-Iyamu’s Local Govt

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the just concluded Edo governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has won in Orhionwmwon, the local government of his main challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress (APC). According to the result announced by INEC Sunday afternoon, Mr Ize-Iyamu polled 10,458 votes in the whole local government to lose to Mr Obaseki who polled ...

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Edo Election: Obaseki Maintains Lead After 12 LG Results

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has maintained a clear lead after winning eight of the 12 Local Governments announced. The PDP, according to the results announced so far, is leading by nearly 50,000 votes. The results were announced in each of the local governments by the presiding INEC electoral officials. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Obaseki ...

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Edo Gov: As Results Pour In, Obaseki Takes Early Lead

With the conclusion of the Edo State governorship election held earlier today, some polling unit results are already coming in. Some of the results so far released are as follows: LGA: Oredo WARD 4‎ (Governor Obaseki’s ward and unit) Unit: 19 PDP: 184 APC: 62 VOID: 5 WARD 3, Esan North-East Arue primary School Voting Centre. Hon. Speaker, Frank Okiye’s ...

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Edo Gov: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Win Polling Units

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party has won his polling unit in Oredo Ward 4, Unit 19 in the governorship election. Obaseki polled 184 votes while Osagie Ize-Iyamu of All Progressives Congress got 62 votes. In the same ward, Unit 21, PDP got 53 votes while the APC polled 33 votes. Obaseki’s PDP polled 70 votes ...

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Edo: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Lock Horns Today

Parties jostle for 1.726 million votes, 483,000 PVCs abandoned At least 12 out of the 18 local government areas of Edo State will play a decisive role in Saturday’s (today) governorship poll as incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, clashes with the leading opposition All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Although ...

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