Tag: Godwin Obaseki

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 12, 2020

BREAKING: Godwin Obaseki, Phillip Shaibu inaugurated for second term in Edo

Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu have been inaugurated for a second and final term in office. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 12, 2020

Army releases list of 86 ‘most wanted terrorists’, Buhari reinstates UNILAG VC Ogundipe | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Army releases list of 86 ‘most wanted terrorists’ The Nigerian Army has released a list of 86 persons wanted “in ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 22, 2020

Hours after killing of peaceful protesters across the country, Osinbajo breaks silence, Obaseki asks prison escapees to return in 48 hours | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Hours after killing of peaceful protesters across the country, Osinbajo breaks silence Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has finally broken ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 20, 2020

Ceasefire!: Sanwo-Olu imposes 24-hour curfew in Lagos | #TheYNaijaCover

In what can only be termed as a shocking and not-so-shocking announcement, the Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, imposed ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 25, 2020

#TheYNaijaCover: There’s an ongoing ‘credible elections promo’ and President Buhari has a hand in it

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, commended Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy Philip Shaibu for paying him a courtesy visit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: The drama continues as Edo APC faults outcome, argues ‘fabrication’ of results

As with many other gubernatorial elections in Nigeria, the opposition All progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has faulted the September ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 20, 2020

IT’S OFFICIAL: Obaseki floors arch-rival, Ize-Iyamu to clinch second term victory | #EdoDecides2020

The flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the September 19 election, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has been declared ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: PDP’s Obaseki wins Edo governorship election | #EdoDecides2020

In a keenly fought election, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki has polled a total of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 18, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: 19 odds that would determine the outcome of the September 19 Governorship Poll

The political atmosphere in the country has been largely charged in the build-up to the all-important September 19 gubernatorial election ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 12, 2020

On Desmond Elliot and Obaseki; here’s why young people should consider shunning godfatherism in politics

“He who pays the Piper dictates the tune.” This popular mantra clearly captures the concept of godfatherism in Nigerian politics. ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 21, 2020

Nyesom Wike, Abdullahi Sule, Godwin Obaseki…Here’s YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking for July

Cases from the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be on the decline in Nigeria, thus the focus of governance in the ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 8, 2020

Were Nigerians critically waiting for Tinubu’s comment on the Edo State drama?

‘In defense of constitutional democracy: The recent actions of the Governor of Edo State represent the gravest possible assault on ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

EDHA Crisis: Obaseki reintroduces Oshiomhole’s political crisis ‘handbook’ | The #YNaijaCover

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo of vandalising Anthony Enahoro Complex, the state House ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

#Edo2020: ‘We’ll ‘chop’ your dollar and send you into coma’ | Wike fires back at Ganduje

What is Nigerian politics without some occasional drama? The war of words between the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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