Tag: Obaseki

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Michael IsaacOctober 19, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Hoodlums threaten progress of #EndSARS protests in Edo

Since the intensity of the #EndSARS protest has grown beyond expectations, some oppositionists have employed several means in an attempt ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 21, 2020

Five talking points from Rochas Okorocha’s reaction to Obaseki’s electoral victory

The Edo election has come and (maybe not entirely) gone. Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) emerged ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 16, 2020

Purveyors of video portraying Obaseki as queer are either ‘ignorant or desperate’

With less than 72 hours for the Edo Governorship election, the political climate is getting heated. The state election is ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 14, 2020

Hot takes from the #EdoGovernorshipDebate

The Edo governorship election has been more dramatic than you might have imagined, and it all began when state executives ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 3, 2020

#EdoDecides: The Oba of Benin preaches peace but will Obaseki and Oshiomhole listen?

It’s 16 days to the Edo Governorship election and Nigerians have mixed feelings on how it will turn out, considering ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2020

Obaseki emerges as Edo PDP guber candidate | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the September 19 ...

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Michael IsaacJune 17, 2020

APC, Ajimobi, Oshiomhole and all the unfolding drama in the ‘governing party’

Politics is something that many people will agree comes with drama. For something as serious as that, it sometimes gives ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 12, 2020

#Edo2020: Godwin in the Lions’ Den | The #YNaijaCover

A seven-member screening committee constituted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting in ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 28, 2020

For Godwin Obaseki, the battle line is drawn | #YNaija Cover

In today’s Cover, Pastor Osagie Ize- Iyamu has emerged as a consensus candidate from the Oshiomhole’s faction that will battle ...

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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 11, 2019

The Late 5: Viral video of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying men are ”masters” over women in marriage sparks outrage; Algeria qualify for #AFCON semi-finals | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Viral video of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying men are woman aren’t equal ...

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Bernard DayoJune 5, 2019

The Late 5: Gbajabiamila not convicted of any crime – Jibrin; Dokpesi to lead one-man protest to National Assembly Thursday | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: JAMB yet to fix cut-off mark – spokesperson The Joint Admissions and ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

In a bid to woo investors to Edo, Obaseki slashes C – of – O to 50,000

Edo state Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shown time and again that he is fit for the job and concerned ...

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ToluJune 3, 2017

145 TVC staff fired, N17bn worth of office furniture | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

192 – Governor Obaseki of Edo state appointed this number of Special Assistants who will help the state connect with ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Opinion: Ize-Iyamu & Dan Orbih are victims of a cuckoo job

by Idemudia Oviosun While reading the papers, I came across a story insinuating that Donald Trump may be working for ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Opinion: All you should know about the Edo Election Petition Tribunal

by John Mayaki   My attention has been drawn to reports that some people are quite out of touch with ...

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RoqeebahNovember 13, 2016

“Obama got what he did to Goodluck Jonathan”| Read our top 10 quotes from a most interesting week

No doubt this past week has been interesting, to say the least. From a very surprising return of the #AmericaDecides2016 ...

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ToluSeptember 30, 2016

The election is a win for INEC + 4 other things to know about the Edo elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Godwin Obaseki yesterday emerged winner of the gubernatorial election held in Edo state. The ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

The Thread: #EdoDecides but the PDP is not having it

Even before the conclusive results of the Edo elections were officially announced, results trickling out from various ward showed APC in ...

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ToluSeptember 28, 2016

Why we must pay close attention to the election in Edo

The Edo gubernatorial election is today and this is not one of those types that Nigerians are taking lightly considering ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. 1. Abusidiqu sues EFCC Blogger, Abubakar ‘Abusidiqu’ Usman has dragged the ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

‘PDP caused this hardship we are all going through’ – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the current economic difficulties of Nigeria. Speaking ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 22, 2016

Opinion: Between “Internet Governor” and Oshiomhole’s “third term”: A nay vote

by Sufuyan Ojeifo Many Nigerians, especially Edo indigenes and residents, had patiently waited for the gubernatorial campaign flag off of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 19, 2016

Just In: Godwin Obaseki wins Edo state APC guber primary

Godwin Obaseki has been declared the candidate of the All Progressive Congress for the 2016 Edo state governorship election after ...

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