• I will not appoint anybody from PDP, APGA, others into my cabinet – Obaseki

    I will not appoint anybody from PDP, APGA, others into my cabinet – Obaseki

    Edo State Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki, has stated he would not appoint anybody who worked against him into his cabinet when he takes over power in November 12.

    Obaseki polled 319,483 to defeat his main rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 253,173 in the just concluded governorship election in the state.

    Speaking with newsmen in Benin City during the weekend, Obaseki, said, though he could explain the focus and vision of his administration to them, none of […]

  • Buhari congratulates Obaseki, Oshiomhole

    Buhari congratulates Obaseki, Oshiomhole

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the government and people of Edo State on the successful conclusion of the governorship election and the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Godwin Obaseki.

    In a telephone call to Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Buhari commended the well-articulated campaign programme of the APC in the state, the doggedness of the governor, governor-elect and party members in going round the state to reach the people with records of good governance.

    In a statement by the […]

  • Ondo APC congratulates Obaseki

    Ondo APC congratulates Obaseki

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has congratulated the Governor-elect of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on his victory at the just concluded September 28, 2016, Governorship election in the State.

    A statement issued by the APC State Publicity Secretary, Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya said the victory is well deserved by the party especially in a keenly contested poll.

    APC lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring the exercise when on smoothly.

    The party noted that the simultaneous Accreditation and […]

  • Edo: Obaseki leads, See the result so far

    Edo: Obaseki leads, See the result so far

    Collation of votes was still on this morning  – as of 1a.m. – in the Edo State governorship election.

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which said the state collation would begin today, was yet to announce the results, but from unofficial but credible sources at the local governments collation centres, The Nation learnt that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was leading. Its candidate is Godwin Obaseki.

    The party was said to be leading in four out of Edo North’s six local […]

  • Edo Election: APC losses to PDP in Oyegun’s polling unit

    Edo Election: APC losses to PDP in Oyegun’s polling unit

    As Wednesday’s Edo election begins to wind down, results from various polling units across local governments in the state have started emerging.

    Unconfirmed Edo election result, however, has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, lost to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the polling unit of the ruling party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

    Though, the result claimed that the APC won the votes in the entire ward 2. At Unit 1 Ward 002 of Oredo local government area, while APC […]

  • Obaseki votes, hails turnout of people

    Obaseki votes, hails turnout of people

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, voted at about 10:50 a.m on Wednesday.

    Obaseki spent one hour on the queue with his wife, Besty, before he was accredited.

    In a chat with journalists after voting, the APC candidate hailed the exercise and described it as impressive.

    He said, “Everything seems to be working fine. We had an isolated incident somewhere in Edo Central. There was shooting at Ugboha but it has been taken care of.

    “What is important […]

  • Over 10,000 PDP Members And Others Endorse APC’s Obaseki Ahead Of Edo Guber Election

    Over 10,000 PDP Members And Others Endorse APC’s Obaseki Ahead Of Edo Guber Election

    Obaseki is enjoying a smooth sail towards victory at the gubernatorial election which is merely 72 hours away from taking place.

    Ahead the Wednesday governorship election in Edo state, over ten thousand members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), United Progressives Party (UPP) and the African Democratic Congress, ADC, have endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki, Adelove News reports.

    Speaking at the defection, the PDP Youth Chairman of Egor local government […]

  • Obaseki shines at Edo guber debate

    Obaseki shines at Edo guber debate

    The flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 10 Edo governorship elections, Godwin Obaseki, emerged as the clear winner from the gubernatorial debate organized by Channels Television between the candidates in the governorship race – ahead of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the factional candidate of the major opposition, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

    According to those present in the audience, Obaseki was the most outstanding of the four runners in the 90-minute televised debate from Best Western Hotel, Benin City.

    He exuded […]

  • Obaseki promises to build biggest spare parts market in S/South

    Obaseki promises to build biggest spare parts market in S/South

    Technicians and dealers in auto parts at the popular Evbareke market in Benin City have endorsed the APC Governorship Candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who promised to set up the biggest spare parts market in the South-South geo-political zone. The market will be sited along the Benin bye-pass.

    Speaking at a rally of the APC in Benin City, weekend, Chairman, Edo State Council of  Nigeria Automobile Technician Association, NATA, Mr. Felix Irabor told Obaseki: ‘’All NATA members are using this opportunity to […]

  • Auto-parts dealers, technicians endorse Obaseki

    Auto-parts dealers, technicians endorse Obaseki

    Technicians and dealers in auto parts at the popular Evbareke market in Benin City have endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, ahead of the September 10 election in Edo State.

    Speaking at a rally of the All Progressives Congress in Benin City, Chairman, Edo State Council of the Nigeria Automobile Technician Association (NATA), Mr. Felix Irabor, said, “All Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) members are using this opportunity to tell you that this September […]

  • Failure of past PDP govts pushed Edo girls into prostitution in Italy – Mrs Obaseki

    Failure of past PDP govts pushed Edo girls into prostitution in Italy – Mrs Obaseki

    Failure of past PDP govts pushed Edo girls into prostitution in Italy.  It has been quite a busy period for Mrs Betsy Obaseki, wife of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki. The aspiration of her husband has temporarily kept the soft spoken financial guru who doubles as the Managing Director BOI Investment and Trust Company Ltd, a subsidiary of the Bank of Industry so busy.

    Saturday Adelove News cornered her shortly after her husband got […]