Tag: Godwin Obaseki

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

#YPolitics100: The YNaija 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics – Nyesom Wike, Okonjo-Iweala, Sowore, Saraki, Falana makes 2020 list

Every year, YNaija shows commitment to focused debates on national and sub-national politics and its role in progressive development. In ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 24, 2020

All you may have missed on the Wike and Edo PDP drama

The political climate ahead of the September 19 Edo Governorship Election was on Wednesday, heated up as Governor of Rivers ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 23, 2020

All you should know about the APC National Secretariat trend

Embers of a political crisis keep bellowing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the latest development in the series ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 23, 2020

APC: Nigerians react to Yahaya Bello’s statement on Obaseki’s exit

Following the movement of Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition People’s Democratic Party ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 23, 2020

UPDATED: Obaseki in another ‘battle for breath’ with latest court order on Edo PDP primaries

Editor’s note: Please note that this story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development on the issue. ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 22, 2020

Edo APC: Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges party flagbearer for September 19 election

After weeks of “gbas-gbos” in the internal politics of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a candidate has finally emerged ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 19, 2020

Governor Obaseki intensifies battle for guber seat, officially joins PDP

Nigerians have been debating for the better part of the week whether or not incumbent Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki would ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 17, 2020

Victor Giadom: The drama on the APC National Chairmanship enters new season

The spicy political drama in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been ongoing in the last few days. It all ...

Proportion
Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

All of the reactions as Godwin Obaseki bid APC farewell

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Barely four days after incumbent Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was controversially disqualified from contesting in the All ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Matawalle, Ayade, Uzodinma, Obaseki emerge top performers for May

It has been an eventful year for Governors of the 36 states in the federation and for a good number ...

Proportion
Op-Ed EditorFebruary 25, 2020

From servant leader to feminist and ‘brighter grammarian’ | The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for February

Perhaps the most radical policy by a governor this month is the Okada and tricycle ban in Lagos, enforced by ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoSeptember 24, 2019

YNaija Governors’ Ranking for September: The good, the bad and terrible

If anything, the month of September has been a political compass in showing where respective state governance might possibly be ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

The Late 5: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees; Shiites will now be treated as terrorists – IGP | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 minsterial nominees The Senate on Tuesday confirmed ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2019

The Big 5: EFCC marks Okorocha’s properties; I’ll fight corruption in Nigeria’s judiciary – CJN Tanko | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: EFCC seals Okorocha’s properties The EFCC on Wednesday said its ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoJuly 23, 2019

The Late 5: Senate suspends recess to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees; Fulani jihadists are seriously working to take over Yorubaland – Nnamdi Kanu | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senate suspends recess to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees Following Buhari sending the ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

The Late 5: Shiite members storm National Assembly, shoot policeman, NSCDC officer; APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa guber poll | Other stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship poll The All ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement; HEDA asks ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 24, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of June

Follow the links to check out our latest stories:   The Big 5: Onemola rejects appointment as Lawan’s media aide; ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: I said I’d review and NOT clear Apapa ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2019

The Late 5: Deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana disturbing – Presidency; Police arrest four over killing over Kwara APC members | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 72.7m PVCs collected – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 25, 2018

The Late 5: Edo Governor labels BEDC enemy of progress, wants license revoked; Buhari slams wife again over allegations of cabal frustrating his government | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it spent a total ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 28, 2018

The Big 5: Drama in Edo as Governor walks out BEDC MD from government house; 2 witnesses die after giving evidence against former governor under trial | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Two vital prosecution witnesses have died mysteriously after providing evidence in the ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 16, 2018

The Late 5: #EkitiDecides- Fayose reacts, says ‘I will laugh last,’ Ortom dumps APC and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using security ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 29, 2018

The Late 5: Five injured in Minna kerosene tanker fire, Another accident reportedly claims 2 lives on Otedola Bridge and other stories

A Kerosene-laden tanker caught fire early Friday along the Suleja-Minna road after a head-on collision with a trailer leaving five persons ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Big 5: Wizkid and Davido win big at MOBO awards, ECOWAS on slave auctions in Libya and, other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. At the 2017 MOBO Awards, Nigerian singer, Wizkid beat ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

‘About 10,000 people from Edo have been trafficked in one year’

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said about 10,000 residents of the state were trafficked in the last ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

NGF ranks Edo as best reform-driven state

According to a representative of the World Bank, Umar Hamza, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has ranked the Edo State Government as ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Move away from flood-prone areas, Gov Obaseki orders citizens

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki Monday, ordered people living around river banks and flood-prone areas of the state to ...

Proportion
AzeezJuly 19, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: PDP to set up disciplinary panel for Sheriff, others | Military prepares 498 soldiers for retirement | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. N5.1bn fraud: Court rejects Jonathan’s aide application for medical trip – YNaija ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

Why I don’t have a bulletproof car – Gov Obaseki

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki Friday, said the reason why he is not using a bulletproof car was due to ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail