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    EXTRA: Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

EXTRA: Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state has suspended Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party.Anselm Ojezua, chairman of APC in the state, said this is as a result of the role of Oshiomhole in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party.He also said a vote of no confidence was passed on Oshiomhole by the chairmen [...]

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    Oshiomhole blames Edo dep gov for attack on Obaseki

Oshiomhole blames Edo dep gov for attack on Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has blamed Philip Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, for the attack on Godwin Obaseki, the governor, and Rilwan Akiolu, oba of Lagos.The incident occurred at Oshiomhole's country home in Iyamho, Edo, on Saturday.Obaseki, Akiolu and Aderemi Makanjuola, chancellor of Edo State University, had attended the maiden convocation ceremony of [...]

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    Thugs attack Obaseki, Akiolu at Oshiomhole’s house

Thugs attack Obaseki, Akiolu at Oshiomhole’s house

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, and Rilwan Akiolu,  Oba of Lagos, and Aderemi Makanjuola, chancellor of Edo state university, were attacked on Saturday at the residence of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).According to a statement signed by Crusoe Osagie, special assistant on media to the governor, they all escaped unhurt.The governor and the other [...]

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    Gunmen kidnap appeal court judge in Benin, kill police orderly

Gunmen kidnap appeal court judge in Benin, kill police orderly

Chioma Nwosu, a judge with the Benin division of the appeal court, has been kidnapped by gunmen.A. I. Momoh, the police orderly accompanying the judge, was killed by the gunmen before they took Nwosu away in their car.The judge was said to have been trailed from Ramat Park end of the Benin-Agbor road before her vehicle was intercepted around Christ [...]

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    Seven killed in accident involving Obaseki’s convoy

Seven killed in accident involving Obaseki’s convoy

At least seven persons were killed in an accident involving the convoy of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, on Saturday.The accident took place near Ehor village along the Benin-Ekpoma highway.An Audi 80 car conveying the deceased victims - five adults and two children - had a head-on collision with a Toyota Hilux van where protocol officers of the Edo [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, removed the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet.In an interview with Channels Television, Oshiomhole said the governor took the action after a reconciliatory meeting between him and his successor.He said four other governors attended the meeting.The duo have been in the news [...]

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    Gunmen abduct CMD of Edo hospital, kill police guards

Gunmen abduct CMD of Edo hospital, kill police guards

Gunmen have abducted Sylvanus Okogbeni, chief medical director (CMD) of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Edo killing two policemen attached to him.The incident happened at Ramat Park, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the state on Monday while the CMD was returning to Benin, the state capital.Chidi Nwabuzor, spokesman of the Edo police command, confirmed the killing of two officers attached [...]

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    Don’t issue fresh proclamation for Edo assembly, court tells Obaseki

Don’t issue fresh proclamation for Edo assembly, court tells Obaseki

A federal high court in Port Harcourt has directed Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, not to issue a fresh proclamation letter to the state house of assembly.On Tuesday, the senate had given the governor a week ultimatum to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state house of assembly.In reaction, Obaseki said he would not obey the [...]

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    Clark: Senate’s order for fresh proclamation in Edo is unconstitutional

Clark: Senate’s order for fresh proclamation in Edo is unconstitutional

Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, says it is wrong for the senate to have ordered Godwin Obaseki, Edo state governor, to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state house of assembly.According to Clark, the power to make a proclamation of the commencement of the state house of assembly rests exclusively with the governor.The senate had given a week ultimatum [...]

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    Edo assembly files suit to stop takeover by national assembly

Edo assembly files suit to stop takeover by national assembly

The Edo state house of assembly has filed a suit to stop the national assembly from taking over its legislative activities.The suit was filed at the federal high court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday.The house of representatives had asked Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, to shut the state assembly following the crisis that ensued after the inauguration of some lawmakers under [...]

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    Edo APC chairman: House of reps has compounded the crisis in our state

Edo APC chairman: House of reps has compounded the crisis in our state

Anselm Ojezua, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, says the state is not a colony of Abuja.Speaking with journalists in Lagos, Ojezua said what is happening in the state assembly does not amount to crisis because the assembly is still functioning despite the "leadership issue".He said the party is taking steps to reconcile members and resolve the [...]

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    ‘Stop disgracing APC’ — Oyegun taunts Oshiomhole

‘Stop disgracing APC’ — Oyegun taunts Oshiomhole

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, to desist from interfering in the administration of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state.Odigie-Oyegun gave the advice in a statement signed by Ray Murphy, his public affairs adviser, on Sunday.He appealed to Oshiomhole to stop disgracing the ruling party, saying Obaseki should be [...]

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    Obaseki: Oshiomhole taught me to fight godfathers

Obaseki: Oshiomhole taught me to fight godfathers

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), taught him to fight godfathers. According to Obaseki, Oshiomhole, a former governor of the state, started the crusade of fighting Edo godfathers in 2006.The governor said he would uphold the legacy as it has favoured the people of the state.He spoke while receiving the [...]

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    I’ll probe Oshiomhole’s contracts, says Obaseki as rift with APC chairman deepens

I’ll probe Oshiomhole’s contracts, says Obaseki as rift with APC chairman deepens

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says he will probe contracts for construction of structures and supply of equipment to Benin Central Hospital.The contracts were executed by the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, Obaseki's predecessor, who is currently national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a statement which Crusoe Osage, his spokesman, issued on his behalf, Obaseki said the action was [...]

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    APC suspends Edo lawmaker-elect for alleged misconduct

APC suspends Edo lawmaker-elect for alleged misconduct

Chris Okaeben, lawmaker-elect for Oredo west constituency in the Edo state house of assembly, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oredo local government area.The suspension was announced on Friday at an enlarged meeting of APC members in the local government area.The lawmaker is one of the members-elect that are insisting that the inauguration of the 7th [...]

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    Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, is the biggest distraction to the administration of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo.Odigie-Oyegun was reacting to the crisis rocking the Edo state house of assembly.In a statement by Ray Murphy, his special adviser on political affairs, the former national chairman accused Oshiomhole of engaging in [...]

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