Edo Election: University of Ibadan confirms Obaseki’s certificate

By Wale OdunsiUniversity of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed that Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, graduated from the institution. The Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi Faluyi, made the confirmation on Wednesday. A statement she signed noted that “Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State graduated from the University of Ibadan where he studied Classics.” The school […]

JUST IN: Court stops APC from conducting Edo primaries

The Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, has stopped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting its Governorship election. According to the ruling, the court on Monday granted an order, restraining the APC and its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole from conducting any primary election in Edo State. Till the determination of […]

Obaseki reveals how he helped Oshiomhole become Edo Governor

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no money when he contested to become governor in 2007. Oshiomhole, who was a former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), contested under the Action Congress (AC) and lost the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Oserheimen Osunbor. However, he challenged […]

Tinubu Meets APC Govs, Promises Fair Primaries in Edo, Ondo

Bola Tinubu •Analysts criticise state executives for breach of travel ban By Alike Ejiofor The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, yesterday met with eight governors of the party over the impending governorship primaries for Edo and Ondo States, promising to prevail on the party’s national leadership to ensure a […]

UNIBEN student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, 22, raped and murdered in a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish

  (NNP) Students and faculty at the University of Benin have been thrown into confusion after the brutal rape and murder of one of their students. The 100 level microbiology student, 22 year-old Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, it was learned had gone to her local Redeemed Christian Church of God parish, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hills […]

PDP Guber Aspirants to Pay N21m for Edo, Ondo Elections

Kola Ologbondiyan Chuks Okocha in Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo States will pay the sum of N21 million each to purchase the nomination forms for the upcoming governorship election. The party also stated that governorship forms is free for all female aspirants in the two states. […]

Oshiomhole violating directives to halt Coronavirus spread in Edo –Gov Obaseki

Oshiomhole and Obaseki By Jethro lbileke The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of violating directives to halt the spread of coronavirus disease in the state. The governor, in a statement by the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Media and […]

Video: Former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, “passes” fitness test

(NNP) What some younger men could not accomplish, the 68 year-old former two-term governor of Edo State and troubled Chairman of the APC, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has accomplished effortlessly, it appears. Oshiomhole has proven the naysayers wrong and left no doubt of his ability to undergo rigorous physical exercise even as he approaches 70. Being […]

Edo 2020 Governorship tussle gets EU’s attention

By Deborah Coker Mr Ketil Karlsen, European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged politicians to show restraints in their quest for power. Karlsen gave the advice on Thursday in Benin during a visit to Chief Dan Orbih, state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and leaders of the party. He also appealed for peace […]

Edo woos fans for Bendel Insurance FC

By Igbaugba Ehigimetor Edo state government has offered free transportation and jerseys to fans of Bendel Insurance Football Club to boost their support base, especially in the club’s away matches. The club’s media officer, Eguakun Edoseghe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Benin. He said the offer is part of strategy […]

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