We’ll Scuttle APC Plans to Rig Edo Election, Says Wike

Nyesom Wike Rivers gov talks more than he campaigns, says opposition party Court fixes date for suit seeking Ize-Iyamu’s disqualification Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Alex Enumah in Abuja AThe Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election and Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has said the […]

Edo has become Syria; Wike is Putin, Baba is Trump –Shehu Sani

(NNP) The political imbroglio in Edo State has descended to a new low with the dual impeachment of the Speaker, Frank Okiye and his deputy on the same day. The development has drawn reaction from some of the eminent politicians in the country, including former vociferous senator from Kaduna, Shehu Sani, who likened the unfolding […]

Security agents take over Edo Assembly, as parallel Speaker emerges

By Gabriel Enogholase & Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY-THERE is tension in Edo State, as security personnel from the police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and armed plainclothes security men took over the state House of Assembly complex over an allegation that 19 lawmakers were planning to storm the Chief Anthony Enahoro complex, elect […]

PDP asks Oshiomhole to produce primary six certificate

(NNP) Former governor Adam Oshiomhole has been challenged to tell the people of Edo why he has publicly disowned his successor whom he sold to the state as a capable administrator and worthy successor and alumnus of Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan. The challenge, thrown out by Chief Dan Orbih, Chairman of the […]

More trouble for Gov. Obaseki as family members declare support for Ize-Iyamu

(NPP) After a well publicized spat with the APC and decamping from the party to join the PDP, Gov. Godwin Obaseki had not expected to contend with some of his family members who unanimously declared their unwavering support for his opponent in the upcoming elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. At a meeting with Pastor Ize-Iyamu at […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

Fayose speaks on viral “oath taking” video by PDP leaders

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the video where some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti, took turns to make a vow to be loyal to him and promised not to betray. In a five minute video that went viral, the leaders agreed that death should be the consequences […]

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 […]

Breaking: Obaseki emerges PDP governorship candidate in Edo

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Thursday emerged the governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state gubernatorial election. Obaseki emerged the party’s candidate after his closest rival to the PDP governorship election ticket Ken Imasaugbon stepped down from the race minutes into the primary election. -Guardian

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. […]

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