IS OSHIOMHOLE , OBASEKI FEUD IRRECONCILABLE ?

Osinbajo, Obaseki and Oshiomhole…will they ever work together again With the obvious failure of preventive diplomacy, there might be no more solutions to the feud between Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his godfather, Adams Oshiomhole writes Adibe Emenyonu Looking at the hardline posturing of Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State ahead of next year’s governorship election in the state, following their seemingly irreconcilable difference, the choices before them are even the more unattractive. Since the dispute…

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EDO APC SUSPENDS SECRETARY

All is definitely not well with Edo State Chapter of the APC. The State Secretary, Okah was suspended today State party Chairman, Barrister Anslem Ojezua, said Okah was suspended to allow the committee set up to investigate the allegation against him from his local government. Ojezua said the suspension of Okah was not a punitive measure but a normal administrative procedure of the party. “He was just suspended to allow the committee set up to look at the complaints against him. We have not expelled him, no it is not…

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OBASEKI ORDERS APC MAN TO REMOVE BUILDING ERECTED ON GOVERNMENT LAND, HE DARES GOVT TO TOUCH TUE BUILDING

Tony Kabaka was issued a 7 day notice by Edo State Ministry of Urban Planning to remove his property at Ugbor Village, Benin City, Edo State for illegal occupation on government land. The Ex Revenue collector went on facebook to protest this development. Recall He is an outspoken member of the Oshiomhole backed faction of Edo APC, EPM that want to unseat the Edo Governor. Kabaka has continually blamed the Edo governor for using and dumping them, taking away their revenue collection job and they won’t support his second term…

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EDO GOVERNOR FINALLY SPEAKS ON PLANS TO LEAVE APC AMIDST FIGHT WITH OSHIOMHOLE

By Agency Reporter The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed that he has no plans to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) for another political party. The governor said this when he received members of the Godwin Obaseki Support Group (GOSG), during a courtesy visit at Government House in Benin City on Wednesday. “If a handful of individuals start misbehaving and feel we will leave the party for them; they will be the ones to leave,” he said. Obaseki described the APC as a party for the youths…

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OSHIOMHOLE VS OBASEKI: IT’S FIGHT TO FINISH

The rift between the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki over who takes control leadership of the state House of Assembly has remained in the realm of verbal war. However, the acrimony has snowball to fisticuffs with the alleged attempted attack on Oshiomhole in in residence in Benin City, writes Adibe Emenyonu. Right from the time Edo people woke up to be greeted with a nocturnal inauguration of the state assembly with nine out of the 24-member house,…

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WE HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE OF ANY ATTACK ON OSHIOMHOLE’S HOUSE- EDO GOVT

  Governor Godwin Obaseki addressing a gathering in Abuja on July 19, 2019.   The Edo State Government has said it has absolutely no knowledge of the purported attack on the person or the residence of former Governor of the state and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, who was reacting to the alleged incident said, “We have no knowledge of the attack. We have also reached out to the Police,…

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NO SECOND TERM FOR OBASEKI UNLESS HE ISSUES A FRESH PROCLAMATION FOR EDO ASSEMBLY

Sola Shittu, Benin The 11 ward chairmen of the All Progressives Congress in the Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday said they would not endorse Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term until he issued a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of elected members of the state House of Assembly. The eleven ward chairmen of the council who spoke through their coordinating ward three chairman, Mr Raymond Osumah,  declared this after their meeting in Owan West. The leaders, who declared their loyalty to the National Chairman…

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MOVES AGAINST OBASEKI AGAIN AS GOVERNORS URGE CAUTION

Gbajabiamila: We’ll appeal judgement on Edo Assembly Internal wrangling may destroy APC, Masari warns The battle of supremacy between the National Assembly and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over the leadership of the Edo State House of Assembly may not be over as indications emerged yesterday that the parliament has chosen to appeal the judgement which barred it from taking over the state legislature. A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt had, last month, restrained the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in the affairs of Edo State House of…

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OBASEKI-OSHIOMHOLE FEUD CRIPPLES APC GOVERNORS, NASS LEADERSHIP MEETING

A meeting convened by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the leadership of the National Assembly to promote government’s policies that require legislative support was yesterday disrupted in Abuja. But the meeting’s atmosphere changed when the lingering feud between Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole was mentioned. Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, announced that the National Assembly had resolved to appeal the judgment of Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, restraining the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in…

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REAL REASON OBASEKI SACKED SPECIAL ASSISTANTS, SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANTS

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Political motive has been imputed as the reasons behind Governor Godwin Obaseki sack of all his Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants. Investigation by THISDAY, revealed that the action was carried out by Obaseki to get rid of those loyal to those branded as “Abuja politicians”. The governor had on Wednesday, approved the termination of the appointments of all his SA and SSA. In a statement signed by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie said the sack is with immediate effect. In the statement,…

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