I CANNOT BE A GOVERNOR AND NOT BE A GOVERNOR, OBASEKI LAMENTS

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki laments as he cant nominate somebody for federal appointment and make critical decisions. Gistvic Reports. Godwin Obaseki laments while speaking with members of the Benin Community resident in the Federal Capital Territory at Edo State Lodge, Abuja, on Friday. He said: “I have endured so much as a Governor. As a governor have not been able to even nominate somebody for a federal appointment and mean while federal appointment are made everyday. I cant be governor and not a governor, I should be able to…

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GODFATHERS NOT HAPPY WITH MY REVOLUTION IN EDO- OBASEKI

Godwin Obaseki Says he stepped on toes to effect changes Deji Elumoye in Abuja Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has given reasons why political godfathers are after his head, saying they were against his positive transformation of the state. Obaseki, who spoke while receiving in audience members of the Benin community, Abuja, at Edo Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro- Abuja, said he knew from the onset when he started executing projects that some individuals were not comfortable with him doing that for the betterment of the state. He revealed that in…

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EDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: COURT RULES AGAINST PRO-OSHIOMHOLE MEMBERS

You can’t take over Edo Assembly, Court tells pro-Oshiomhole members-elect Kazeem Ugbodaga / 6 hours ago Edo State House of Assembly Jethro Ibileke/Benin Bid by 12 lawmakers-elect in Edo State to take over the Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday suffered serious setback, when a Benin City High Court​ rejected their plea for an interim injunction restraining security agencies from barricading and cordoning off the Assembly complex. The security operatives asked to be restrained are the Edo State Commissioner of Police; Director, Department of State Services, Edo State, and Commandant of…

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EDO ASSEMBLY REJECTS REPS DIRECTIVE TO CLOSE SHOP

…calls on IGP, DSS, all parties to respect subsisting court order The Edo State House of Assembly has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to disrupt activities in its chamber, calling on the Inspector General of Police and heads of the Department of State Services, the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to respect a subsisting court order restraining them from interfering in the activities of Edo House of Assembly. Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, said this in a statement…

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REPS COMMITTEE DIRECTS IGP, DSS DG TO SHUT EDO ASSEMBLY

The House of Representatives has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu and the director general of the State Security Services (SSS), Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, to immediately shut down the complex of the Edo state House Assembly . The lawmakers also directed the security agents to ensure adequate security of lives and property in the area, Leadership reports. They ordered the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, to issue fresh proclamation within one week and publish same in a national newspaper. The Reps took the decision after careful investigation…

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HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE DIRECTS EDO GOVERNOR TO ISSUE ANOTHER PROCLAMATION CONVENING THE EDO ASSEMBLY

The crisis rocking Edo State House of Assembly Wednesday took a new twist as the House of Representatives has directed the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to issue a new proclamation to the House for proper constitution. The House also directed the Inspector General of Police, IGP and the Director-General of the Department of State Service, DSS to shut down the Assembly and provide adequate security to allay further fears of intimidation and threat as alleged by member-elect. *mandate DSS, IGP to shut down House The decision was taken at the…

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WHO MADE WHO? OBASEKI MADE OSHIOMHOLE GOVERNOR, HE HAD NO DIME WHEN HE CAME TO EDO- APC STALWART, IDAHOSA

Posted By: Ikokwu Ikembaon: A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, Mr. Charles Idahosa has said the National Chairman of the APC and a former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole had no money when he contested the 2007 gubernatorial election in the state under the Labour Party (LP). Idahosa who disclosed this to journalists during an interview at his residence in Benin City said Oshiomhole was assisted by the current governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki to raise funds for his campaign. He said Oshiomhole is…

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EDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: MONEY IS PURSUING US SAYS OSHIOMHOLE IN LEAKED VIDEO

Edo Assembly Crisis: ‘Money is pursuing us’ – Oshiomhole says in leaked audio [LISTEN Seidu Oshiomhole, member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly, has been allegedly caught on tape stating how the 15 lawmakers-elect opposed to the inauguration of the Edo Assembly are being sustained in Abuja. In the tape, Seidu was heard telling somebody that many Nigerians have come to their rescue in terms of funding. Seidu, who is younger brother to the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, however, said the audio tape was doctored.…

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EDO LAWMAKERS DISOWN IMPEACHMENT NOTICE ON OBASEKI

Godwin Obaseki Members- elect of the Edo House of Assembly have disowned a purported impeachment notice on Governor Godwin Obaseki. They stated the notice currently circulating did not emanate from them. In a statement issued by the 14 members in Abuja, the lawmakers said the document is fake and a calculated attempt to smear their names for standing on the path of truth. They argued that their disagreement about the inauguration of the assembly was for the proper thing to be done, adding they were ready to work with any…

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PDP WOOS OBASEKI IN EDO

Godwin Obaseki APC mobilises Captain Hosa Okunbo as counterforce Olawale Olaleye The raging disagreement between Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his estranged benefactor and national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, may have finally come to a head, with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stepping into the battle, THISDAY has learnt. PDP is said to be making quiet overtures to Obaseki to get him to defect. But in a seeming counter offensive, a section of the governing APC in the state is alleged…

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