Why I can’t inaugurate 14 Edo lawmakers -Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said he lacked the power to bring back 14 state House of Assembly lawmakers yet to be inaugurated. A statement quoted Obaseki as stating this in an interview with newsmen when he paid a thank-you visit to the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja onContinue reading “Why I can’t inaugurate 14 Edo lawmakers -Obaseki”

Obaseki takes lead in 7 LGAs, with results

Godwin Obaseki, Edo governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Godwin Obaseki has taken an early lead in the election held on Saturday as results trickle in. Results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show the PDP candidate is leading his main challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress, with overContinue reading “Obaseki takes lead in 7 LGAs, with results”

Thank You Edo People – Osagie Ize-Iyamu

The address read by the candidate of the All Progressive Party APC, after his election as the flag bearer of the party. First and foremost, I give thanks to God Almighty for the successful conduct of the primaries and the safety of all our members, including officials of all agencies, who took part across theContinue reading “Thank You Edo People – Osagie Ize-Iyamu”

Just In: Court Restrains Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primaries

 Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki A federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki from participating in the PDP governorship primary election. The suit was instituted by an aspirant in the election, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihiama asking the court to stop Obaseki from participating in the election. Obaseki, who just decampedContinue reading “Just In: Court Restrains Obaseki From Participating In PDP Primaries”


Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction believed to be loyal to National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Thecitypulsenews gathers. Ize-Iyamu, a former Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), emerged on Tuesday night in Abuja through consensus candidate. He is expected to slug it outContinue reading “APC PICKS IZE-IYAMU AS CONSENSUS CANDIDATE”

Obaseki Appoints New Chief Of Staff

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed a new chief of staff, following the resignation of Taiwo Akerele. Mr Akerele, in a letter dated April 25, cited administrative and governance reasons for his decision. However, a statement from Mr Obaseki’s spokesperson, Crusoe Osagie, on Saturday night, said Osaze Uzamere has been appointed as the newContinue reading “Obaseki Appoints New Chief Of Staff”

INTERPOL Arrests, Detains Obaseki’s Commissioner Osaze Osemwingie-Ero in France

The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Osaze Osemwingie-Ero, has been arrested operatives of INTERPOL for alleged money laundering. Ero was reportedly arrested, detained and interrogated by INTERPOL in France since last month for being in possession of $2m. The Nation reports that some political opponents in the state are claiming theContinue reading “INTERPOL Arrests, Detains Obaseki’s Commissioner Osaze Osemwingie-Ero in France”


National chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, rejected Christmas gifts from Edo State Government. Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communications, Crusoe Osage, disclosed in a statement on Wednesday. Mr Osagie said the conventional Christmas presents reserved for former governors of the state that were sent to Mr Oshiomhole wereContinue reading “WHY OSHIOMHOLE REJECTED OBASEKI’S GIFTS”

Obaseki Sack Oshiomole’s LG Chair over Fraud, Swear in Deputy.

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in Mr. Imonofi Osumah Inusa as the Chairman of Etsako West Local Government, after Mr. Yakubu Musa, the erstwhile chairman was removed over his alleged involvement in a N46 million fraud in the council. Obaseki, while swearing-in Osumah at Government House, in Benin City, said that investigationsContinue reading “Obaseki Sack Oshiomole’s LG Chair over Fraud, Swear in Deputy.”