Edo Guber: Edo State Tribunal Affirms Obaseki As Elected Governor

2nd left, Ambode, Oshiomhole, Obaseki, Oyegun during the campaign for the governorship election Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, have expressed excitement over the judgment of the electoral tribunal which upheld Obaseki’s election. They said that the Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment was a clear testimony that the Edo 2016 Governorship election…

How Obasanjo caused war between executive, legislature – Na’Abba

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of being behind the unending war between the executive and the legislature since the return to democratic rule in 1999. He said this on Friday at a national conference on “Political party supremacy and the dynamics of parliamentary autonomy”,…

PDP: Wike, Fayose not sponsors of Jonathan’s peace meeting – Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it was untrue that Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, sponsored the party’s April 6 stakeholders’ meeting. Mr Dayo Adeyeye, Publicity Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee of the party, stated this at news conference on Friday in Abuja. Deputy National Chairman of the party,……

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……

EDO: Ize-Iyamu, PDP reject Tribunal ruling, move to appeal

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the PDP in the September 28 governorship election in Edo State has rejected the ruling of the Tribunal, describing it as porous and one that cannot stand at the higher courts. The Tribunal had earlier in the day declared Governor Godwin Obaseki as the duly elected governor of the state,…

PDP, Ize Iyamu reacts to Obaseki’s victory

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have rejected the ruling of the Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Pastor Ize-Iyamu described the judgment as one that cannot stand at the higher courts. Speaking after the ruling, Ize-Iyamu told PDP elders, leaders…

‘Crumbling’ APC is using Sheriff to destabilise PDP – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the All Progressives Congress-led Fed­eral Government of using discredited politicians to destabilize the People’s Demo­cratic Party (PDP). Gov. Wike said that because the APC is crumbling, the Fed­eral Government has resort­ed to sponsor the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sher­iff, to cause……

Jonathan denies collecting N50m from Wike

Former Presi­dent Goodluck Jonathan has de­nied allegations by Sheriff that he received N50 million from Wike to organise the recent PDP peace meeting. It will be recalled that Sheriff had alleged on Thurs­day that Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, re­cruited Jonathan to scuttle Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson’s peace efforts with N50m……

Wike, Fayose drafted Jonathan to scuttle PDP peace process –Sheriff

The Peoples Democratic Party national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan was hired to destroy the peace process in the party with the last week stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja that ended in disarray. He accused the governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, as those…