Judge’s ill health stalls certificate forgery case against Obaseki, with 13 days remaining

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja With just thirteen days remaining in it’s constitutional lifespan of 180 days, the pre-election suit questioning the academic certificate of Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki suffered an adjournment on Thursday following the sudden illness of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. The alleged Certificate forgery […]

Kidnappers on the prowl in Edo: Five hotspots to avoid

By Jethro Ibileke Edo State, ‘The Heartbeat’ of the nation is truly living up to its name. Many hearts are beating whenever they step their feet on the soil of the state. Many have heart rendering stories to tell, many hearts have been broken and shattered while many others are refusing to travel home for […]

Opinion: Beyond APC’s Defeat in Edo

  The truth about penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State is that APC defeated APC, writes Olawale Olaleye One of the instructive takeaways from penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State was putting a lie to the age-long prism that all politics is local. In the just concluded governorship election in Edo State, the […]

Edo Elections and the Baptism of Oshiomhole – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo / NNP / September 26, 2020 /  The unspeakable chaos that attended Edo State leading to the just concluded gubernatorial elections and the outcome are rich with timeless lessons for all who care to learn. First, the people of Edo must be commended for their ardent disregard for the establishment and […]

Edo election: INEC presents certificates of return to Gov. Obaseki, Shaibu

Gov.Godwin Obaseki of Edo State By Nefishetu Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday presented Certificates of Return (COR) to the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo, Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his running mate, Mr Philip Shaibu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the ceremony took place at the […]

Edo poll: Buhari congratulates Obaseki

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for his victory at Saturday’s election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State. President Buhari, while commending the election process which led to Obaseki’s victory, urged the returning Governor to show grace and humility. “My commitment to free and fair elections is firm, […]

Gov. Obaseki re-elected as Edo governor – shames Oshiomole

As official. After hours of collation of results, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP reelected in the Edo State Governorship Election 2020. The Returning Officer in the election, Prof. Agofure Rukeh. of Federal University of Petroleum Technology, Efurun, returned Obaseki reelected after he polled 307,955 […]

Edo Decides: They’re rigging me out – Gov Obaseki cries out

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds. Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the incumbent Governor of Edo State. According to him: “Suddenly, card readers are not working […]

Obasaki suffers massive defeat in Oshiomhole’s polling unit

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has suffered defeat at the polling unit of Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Obaseki, who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had no vote in Polling Unit 1, Ward 10, Uzairue Northeast, Estako West Local Government Area. APC, however, […]

Obaseki chides INEC over failure of card readers

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing election in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed disappointment over the failure of card readers in several wards across the state. Obaseki, who spoke to journalists shortly after casting his vote on Saturday in Oredo Local Government Area of […]

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