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“Obaseki’s Claim On Printing Of ₦60BN Is Untrue” -Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said there was no truth in the claim made by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki that the Central Bank of Nigeria had to print between 50 Billion Naira and 60 Billion Naira for States to share in March at the meeting […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]

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 […]

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 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) […]

2020 Edo Election: PDP Completes Wards Campaign, Appreciates Supporters For

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, has completed its campaign ahead of the September 19, 2020 election, after touring all the 192 wards of the State. The Party’s State Chairman, Mr Tony Aziegbemi, in a statement said, since the approval and composition of the campaign council five weeks ago, presenting its governorship candidate, […]

Edo Governorship Election: PDP Issues Governor Obaseki Certificate Of Return

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has received his Certificate of Return from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Party, on its Twitter handle, confirmed that the certificate was issued on Saturday, June 27, 2020, by the PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus in Abuja. Mr Secondus also […]

Edo Politics: “I Stepped Aside For Obaseki To Defeat Godfatherism”

A former Governorship Aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon, has said he stepped aside for Governor Godwin Obaseki because he wants godfatherism to be defeated. Mr Imasuagbon also said Governor Obaseki’s performance as the leader of Edo State inspired him to set aside his ambition. He disclosed these […]