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Edo PDP Primary: Party Determined to Retain Edo

Edo PDP Primary: Party Determined to Retain Edo

Aspirants explain why they withdrew for Obaseki As counting of votes is ongoing at the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship primary election in Benin, leaders and members of the party are full of expectation that it would retain the state come the September 19, 2020 poll. At the opening activities at the Samuel


15 Political Parties to Contest Edo Governorship Poll

Fifteen political parties would be contesting the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State. This was according to the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Edo State, Johnson Alalibo Samikiem, who spoke to journalists on Thursday at  the mail bowl of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, venue of the primary election of the Peoples Democratic

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The APC Meltdown Deepens

Victor Giadom, acting national chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, performed his second major act in office by dissolving the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party in the on-going national executive committee, NEC meeting. Bashir Ahmad, special assistant to the President on New Media tweeted this while the meeting was in session. “National Working

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Edo PDP Ticket: It’s Done Deal for Obaseki as Ogbeide-Ihama, Imasuangbon Withdraw from Primary Election

After days of playing hard to get and so much braggadocio, the duo of Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Kenneth Imasuangbon, both aspirants on the platform of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State finally deferred to Obaseki making the on-going governorship primary election a walk over for the governor. Up till 8 pm on


Ize-Iyamu is Registered Member of APC, Affirms Edo High Court

Says waiver unnecessary. The issue of whether or not Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is a member of the party, has been laid to rest as Edo State High Court affirmed his membership. The court held that Ize-Iyamu is a bonafide and duly registered member of the party. The

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki arrived the State Secretariat of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, to a rousing welcome at 2.15 pm on Friday to formally join the party following his resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Photo

Edo 2020: Obaseki Set to Pick PDP Ticket Thursday Amidst Resentment by Party Faithful

The ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State has been making frantic efforts to ensure a hitch-free and harmonious governorship primary election on Thursday. Already, the governors of Oyo and Bauchi States, Seyi Makinde, and Bala Mohammed, are on ground to oversee the exercise which would be conducted using the indirect mode. Desperate effort

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Edo 2020: Imasuangbon Denies $2m ‘Settlement’ to Step Down, Insists he’s Still in The Race for PDP Ticket

With less than 24 hours to the governorship primary election of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, one of the aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket, Kenneth Imasuangbon, has denied rumour making the round that he had accepted $2 million from the state governor, Godwn Obaseki to step down for him. Imasuangbon,

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Wike Abandons PDP/Obaseki Negotiations

*Says NWC members are tax collectors. Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has pulled out of the negotiations to bring in his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki in the governorship race of Edo State.In a statement Tuesday evening by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, Wike said he had headed back to

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We Went Through Torture with Obaseki – Samson Osagie

Former member and Minority Whip of the House of Representatives representing Orhionmwon/Uhunmwode Federal Constituency of Edo State, Samson Osagie, on Tuesday said the reign of governor Godwin Obaseki in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC was a very rough and tough one before his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party. He

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