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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 […]

PDP Governorship In Edo: Obaseki Wins Primary

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s flag bearer for the State governorship election taking place on September 19, 2020. Governor Obaseki was announced the winner after the delegates cast their votes at the Party’s Primary held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital. Channels […]

Court Bars Obaseki From Edo PDP Primary

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has stopped Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki from participating in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary slated for Thursday, June 25, 2020. One of PDP governorship aspirants, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, filed the suit on Monday, June 22, 2020, after vowing not to step down for Obaseki. […]

APC Set To Hold Edo Governorship Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to conduct its primary election for the forthcoming governorship poll in Edo State. This comes amid the lingering crisis in the Party which led to the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the exit of the incumbent Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, from the Party. […]

Obaseki At PDP National Secretariat For Screening

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, was at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party for screening on Saturday, June 20, 2020. After Governor Obaseki joined the PDP on Friday, June 19, 2020, the Party extended the screening of aspirants for its primary election in Edo State. It was reported by Punchng that earlier […]

“We Have No Record Of Obaseki’s Defection” – APC Claims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated it has no record of the defection of embattled Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki from its party. The National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, stated this in Abuja on Tuesday while reacting to the reported defection of the Governor Obaseki from the party.  “We cannot comment at this moment […]

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Resigns From APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor announced this on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. On Friday last week, the Screening Committee led by Professor Jonathan Ayuba submitted its report to the party’s leadership after […]