Tags : Edo State

Obaseki Hails Court Verdict, Says Ruling ‘Victory For Truth, Rule

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which dismissed the certificate forgery suit brought against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Obaseki, in a statement issued on Saturday, January 9, 2021, said the judgement is a triumph of the rule of law and […]

Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the Party, Mr Williams Edobor, against the Governor, in a judgement delivered […]

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Kidnapping: Six Year Old Victim Found In Benin

A six-year-old girl, simply identified as ‘Courage’, kidnapped in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government of Delta State has been found in the Benin area of Edo State after six days in custody, A family source told Newsmen on Sunday, December 27, 2020, that ‘Courage’ was taken to Adesuwa Police Station in Benin, by a lady […]

Obaseki, Shaibu Sworn-In For Second Term

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Mr Philip Shaibu, have been sworn in for a second term in office. The Oath of Office was administered around 12 noon on Thursday, November 12, 2020, by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Esther Edigin. In attendance at the inauguration which took place at […]

Edo Election: “Three Weeks To The Election, Polls Indicated APC

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said he was surprised at the loss of the All Progressive Congress in the recently concluded Edo State Governorship Election. Speaking on Monday, September 21, 2020, after the declaration of incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election, Mallam El-Rufai said three weeks to the election, […]

Edo Election: INEC Official Shot, Another Injured In Etsako Central

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been shot and critically injured.  The incident occurred on Saturday, September 19, 2020, while the electorate were voting in the governorship election in the State and was confirmed by the Collation Officer, Professor Godswill Alan Lukman, in Etsako Central Local Government Area where the incident […]

Edo Governorship Election: Obaseki Takes Lead In

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce results of polls conducted across Edo State on Saturday, September 19, 2020, the incumbent Governor of the State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is distinctIvey taking the lead as at Sunday morning, September 20, 2020, Governor Obaseki, contesting as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

INEC Distributes Electoral Materials For Edo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the distribution of sensitive electoral materials ahead of the Edo State governorship election. Channels Television reports on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that the sensitive materials are kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin City, awaiting onward distribution. Less than 48 hours to the Election, there […]

Edo 2020: Wike, Tambuwal, Makinde Other PDP Leaders Gather In

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, among others are currently in Benin, Edo State capital campaigning for Governor Godwin Obaseki. The leaders are gathered at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City for the Party’s mega rally ahead […]