Wike the newly converted Buharist of Rivers

By Femi Adesina It came like a bolt out of the blue. Early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari. A couple of weeks back, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), of which President Buhari […]

Edo Election: Gov Wike slams Pastor Ize-Iyamu, reveals why he lost to Obaseki in 2016

By Don Silas   The political battle in Edo State is getting intense as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate. Wike alleged that Ize-Iyamu lost to Governor Godwin Obaseki in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State because the people saw that he […]

Gov Nyesom Wike breaks silence on alleged plans to join APC

By Ishola OludareGovernor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has spoken about his alleged plans to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).  Wike is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was elected into office as the governor of Rivers State. Wike is known as a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

Edo 2020: Atiku orders activation of 150 support groups for Obaseki

Ahead of the Sept. 19 governorship poll, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has donated his 150 support groups to Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s governorship campaign organisation in Edo. Abubakar announced this in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Benin. It quoted Abubakar as directing that the 150 independent support groups in Edo be […]

Oshiomhole’s loyalists: Why we can’t forget Obaseki

  By Colin’s Osadalo After the political drama of the last few weeks, no one is in doubt that Governor Godwin Obaseki is determined to sweep the legacies of his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, under the carpet. By Colin’s Osadalo After the political drama of the last few weeks, no one is in doubt that […]

Nigerians react after Ajimobi is confirmed dead

By Taiwo Okanlawon Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the death of former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who died of underlying health conditions worsened by Coronavirus. The two-term governor and former senator died today, at First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi, where he was comatose and hooked on the ventilator, for […]

Rivers State Governor, Wike condemns Nigerian Police involvement in politics

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike,  has condemned involvement of the Nigerian Police in partisan politics of the country. Governor Wike was reacting to the recent action of the Ondo State Commissioner of Police who was used to infringe on the fundamental human right of the State’s Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. In an interview with […]

UPDATED: Court bars Obaseki from contesting Edo PDP guber primary

Gov Godwin Obaseki By Davies Iheamnachor, Port Harcourt: A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has stopped the Governor of Edo State from taking part in the gubernatorial primary election of the People’s Democratic Party, rescheduled to hold on Thursday, 25th June, 2020. The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, […]

APC reacts to Obaseki’s defection to PDP

The All progressives Congress (APC) says the decision by Governor Godwin Obaseki to defect to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not come to it as a surprising development. Spokesperson of the APC, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu gave the reaction while speaking with journalists in Abuja. “It has not come to us as a surprise. […]

Obaseki makes crucial announcement as Court suspends Oshiomhole

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has made a crucial announcement that coincided with the suspension of his political adversary, Adams Oshiomhole, as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. An Appeal Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court which in March ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole […]

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