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#EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack On Benin Protesters, Urges Police To Find Culprits

The violent attack carried out by unidentified thugs on #ENDSARS protesters in Benin on Friday has been condemned by state governor Godwin Obaseki. A statement by Crusoe Osagie, media aide to the governor and made available to newsmen said the Obaseki ordered for a thorough investigation to bring the culprits to justice. “I have just learnt that hoodlums…

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Oshiomhole Breaks Silence On Obaseki’s Victory In Edo Gubernatorial Election

Adams Oshiomhole, stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally broken his silence following Godwin Obaseki‘s second term win as the governor of Edo state. A week ago, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate had defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his APC rival, in the highly-anticipated election. Oshiomhole had campaigned vigorously for Ize-Iyamu whose loss some people attributed to…

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Obaseki Receives Certificate Of Return From INEC As Edo’s Re-elected Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission has presented a certificate of return to Governor Godwin Obaseki, winner of the just concluded Edo State governorship election and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the…

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Edo State Governor Obaseki Wins Re-Election Against APC’s Ize-Iyamu

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent Governor of Edo State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defeated Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win a second term as governor. The gubernatorial poll is the first major election being conducted in Nigeria since the coronavirus pandemic started at the beginning of the year. He secured the highest polling the…

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#EdoDecides: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu And Obaseki Cast Their Votes [See Photos]

Amid the ongoing Edo governorship elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), APC stalwart Adams Oshiomhole and incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki have all casted their votes. Ize-Iyamu reportedly voted at 9:30 am at polling unit 26, ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionhwon Local Government Area He expressed to Punch the confidence that…

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Desmond Elliot Slammed After Describing His Political Career As A Product Of Godfatherism

Desmond Elliot was slammed Friday September 11 by some social media users following his outburst that Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent governor of Edo state, shouldn’t castigate godfatherism as he wouldn’t be in power without it. The actor-turn-politician who contested and won the Surulere constituency in 2015, was reportedly speaking about his incursion into Nigeria’s political scene during…

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Oshiomhole Says He Regrets Supporting Obaseki Ahead Of Edo Governorship Election

Ex-Edo state governor and suspended National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has finally gives the reasons why he is opposed to reelection of incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki. Oshiomole who anointed Obaseki as his successor and went all out to campaign for him has said he honestly regrets supporting the candidacy of the current…

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ICYMI: 80 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Edo

On Friday, the Edo State Government confirmed the discharge of eighty more successfully treated coronavirus (COVID-19) patients from the State’s isolation centres. In a statement, the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, explained that the recovered persons were cleared to reunite with their families after testing negative to the virus. However, Obaseki noted that the death toll in…

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Obaseki Emerges PDP Gubernatorial Candidate In Upcoming Edo Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has emerged the winner of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primaries in the state. Obaseki emerged the party’s governorship candidate on Thursday after his closest rival to the PDP election ticket Ken Imasaugbon stepped down from the race minutes into the exercise. With Obaseki’s emergence as PDP’s candidate, the governor faces…

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COVID-19: Edo Discharges 50 More Patients After Testing Negative

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday announced that 50 recovered Coronavirus patients have been discharged from the state’s isolation centre. According to him, this brings the total number of discharged patients to 197. Obaseki urged residents to comply with all safety and precautionary guidelines against the spread of the virus in order to protect the aged population, which…

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