Tag Archives: Obaseki

We’ll Remove Obaseki On Technical Grounds — Ex-APC National Vice Chairman

…reveals how APC paid billions to win Imo, Kwara, Gombe, Zamfara, Benue Immediate past National Vice Chairman, North Central, in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmed Suleiman Wambai, has let out some of the party’s well kept secrets why trying to explain the current power struggle threatening the foundation of the party. In an interview with Saturday Sun, Wambai said ...

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US Elated Over Peaceful Conduct Of Edo Gov Election 

The United States, yesterday, expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the Edo governorship poll, barely nine days after issuing a visa ban threat on would-be perpetrators of electoral heist. The US, in a message posted on the Facebook page of the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, hailed Edo people for a credible and peaceful election. It also thanked the ...

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Tinubu, Oshiomhole Threat To Nigeria’s Democracy – Obaseki

…INEC issues him, Shaibu certificates of return …Oba of Benin, Oyegun congratulate Obaseki Edo State Governor and Governor-elect, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has extended a hand of fellowship to his opponents in last Saturday’s election, especially leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to join hands with him to move the state forward. However, he warned that there will ...

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Edo Poll Free, Fair, APC Finally Concedes Defeat

The All Progressives Congress has conceded defeat 24 hours after Governor Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party was declared winner of the Edo Governorship Election. Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, in a statement titled, “Edo State Governorship Election: Victory for Democracy,” which he signed, congratulated Obaseki on his victory. Buni said,  “Edo State ...

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My Reelection Has Permanently Caged Edo Lions, Tigers In The Zoo — Obaseki

The Edo State Governor and governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, hailed the Edo people for ensuring his victory at the state governorship election. He noted that his reelection had put an end to godfatherism and ensured that ‘the lions and tigers’ were permanently caged in the zoo. Obaseki said this while speaking to party supporters at the Museum Ground, Kings ...

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Be magnanimous In Victory To Cool Passions – Obasanjo Urges Obaseki

… mourns Emir of Zazzau Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged the governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to be magnanimous in victory as it was charitable and would cool passions in the wider interest of the state and country. Obasanjo disclosed that the success recorded by the governor at last weekend governorship election in the state, was ...

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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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