Edo election tribunal: PDP’s Ize-Iyamu says judgment unacceptable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2016 Edo governorship poll, Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said in Benin City on Friday that the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal which dismissed their petition was unacceptable. Ize-Iyamu told party leaders and supporters at a forum attended by the state chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, that……

Court Upholds Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s Election

The Edo state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has today upheld the election which saw the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki into office. The court which sat on Friday presided over by Justice Ahmed Badamosi dismissed the petition filed against the state governor by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate in the election,……

BREAKING: Edo State Election Petition Tribunal Upheld Godwin Obaseki

The Edo Election Petition Tribunal, on Friday upheld the election of Mr Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Edo. Delivering the judgment, Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led three member tribunal, dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as lacking in merit. Badamasi held…

TRIBUNAL VERDICT: As Edo waits with bated breath

Edo, home of the ancient Benin kingdom is never short on suspense and high-pitch drama. The gubernatorial election of 2016 that saw the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki, announced winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was one such drama. Its import still reverberates. This time, Edo State is in…

Miss Otobo’s mum visits Apostle Suleman in church, begs for forgiveness

Three days after the mother of controversial Stephanie Otobo, in Sapele, Delta State opened a fresh controversy revealing that she has not seen her daughter in the last three years, the elderly woman visited Omega Fire Ministries headquarters in Edo state today to publicly ask for forgiveness from Apostle Johnson Suleman. Popularly called Mama Tope,…

Late Ogbemudia’s legacies Will Not Be Forgotten

Governor Godwin Obaseki stand by the Casket of Late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia to pay his last respect Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured that his administration would not forget the legacies left behind by late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, who was former military and democratic governor of the old Mid-West and Bendel States. The…

Herdsmen Kill Ex-Edo LG Boss, Kidnap 15 Travellers In Edo

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday swooped on travelers along the busy Benin-Auchi-Okene Highway, kidnapped 15 persons and killed immediate past chairman of Etsako East local government area in Edo State. According to the Leadership newspaper, the armed men were said to have stopped many of the motorists at……

Edo Governorship Election : Court Reserves Judgment on Appeal Filed By PDP

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, on Thursday reserved judgment sine dine in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), and Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, its candidate, in the Sept. 28 governorship election. The appellants filed the appeal over the Edo Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s stoppage of the recounting of ballot papers used in…

Edo Govt taming migration via economic development

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki On Taming Migration Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state says his administration will check the tide of migration through vocational training of youth to equip them with skills for gainful employment. Obaseki stated this when he received the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugee, Migration and Internally Displaced Persons Hajiya…

Edo State Signs MoU with Ossiomo Power Company to Generate 5MW of Electricity

Edo State Governor Signs MoU with Ossiomo Power Company to Generate 5MW Edo State Government on Wednesday signed a power purchase agreement with the Ossiomo Power and Infrastructure Project to generate 5 megawatts of electricity. The state governor, Godwin Obaseki who signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Onyeche Tifase, leader of the Ossiomo power…

IDP Law Graduate To Gain State Employment

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that a female law graduate at the Internally Displayed Persons (IDP) camp in the state would be considered for employment. Obaseki stated this while receiving members of the Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria at The Government House in Benin on Monday. The governor, noting…

Lagos and Edo privileged to access World Bank loan in Africa, Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki On World Bank Loan Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed that Edo state is just as privileged as Lagos state in Sub-Saharan Africa, to access World Bank loans at less than 1% for 20 years, and in some cases, 10 years moratorium. Governor Obaseki made this known in…