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”

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.”

Obaseki sent thugs to attack Oshiomhole’s residence -Aide

There was tension in Edo State on Sunday following reported attack the residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. It was gathered that some youths had gathered at Oshiomhole’s residence chanting songs, ‘Oshiomhole Ole Oshiomhole Ole’ but were dispersed by anti-riot policemen. Chief Press Secretary to Oshiomhole, Mr. SimonContinue reading “Obaseki sent thugs to attack Oshiomhole’s residence -Aide”