Edo – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Sun, 05 Jul 2020 12:47:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 FULL LIST: INEC publishes names of candidates for Edo guber poll https://www.thecable.ng/full-list-inec-publishes-names-of-candidates-for-edo-guber-poll https://www.thecable.ng/full-list-inec-publishes-names-of-candidates-for-edo-guber-poll#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:59:54 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=455800 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the provisional list of governorship candidates for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state. The list has the names of governorship

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Decision to pick Audu as Ize-Iyamu’s running mate is supreme, says Benin River Authority MD https://www.thecable.ng/decision-to-pick-audu-as-ize-iyamus-running-mate-is-supreme-says-benin-river-authority-md https://www.thecable.ng/decision-to-pick-audu-as-ize-iyamus-running-mate-is-supreme-says-benin-river-authority-md#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:13:29 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=455734 The decision by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick Gani Audu as running to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the party’s governorship candidate in the state “is supreme.” Addressing APC members at

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Obaseki clinches PDP ticket, to face Ize-Iyamu in election https://www.thecable.ng/obaseki-clinches-pdp-ticket-to-face-ize-iyamu-in-election https://www.thecable.ng/obaseki-clinches-pdp-ticket-to-face-ize-iyamu-in-election#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:13:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=454530 Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2020 governorship election. He polled a total of 1,952 votes to win the

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Obaseki to emerge PDP candidate for Edo guber as only opponent steps down https://www.thecable.ng/obaseki-to-emerge-pdp-candidate-for-edo-guber-as-only-opponent-steps-down https://www.thecable.ng/obaseki-to-emerge-pdp-candidate-for-edo-guber-as-only-opponent-steps-down#respond Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:16:22 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=454273 Kenneth Imasuagbon, an aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary poll for the Edo state governorship election, has withdrawn from the race. Imasuagbon announced he was stepping down on

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Court stops Obaseki from participating in PDP primary  https://www.thecable.ng/court-stops-obaseki-contesting-pdp-governorship-primary https://www.thecable.ng/court-stops-obaseki-contesting-pdp-governorship-primary#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:05:40 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=453604 A federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, has stopped Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo from participating in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary.  Obaseki had defected

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EXTRA: Ize-Iyamu asks Obaseki to return to APC https://www.thecable.ng/extra-ize-iyamu-asks-obaseki-to-return-to-apc https://www.thecable.ng/extra-ize-iyamu-asks-obaseki-to-return-to-apc#respond Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:21:40 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=453408 Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, has asked Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state, to return to the APC.  Obaseki had defected to the

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Oshiomhole remains suspended, says ward chairman https://www.thecable.ng/oshiomhole-remains-suspended-says-ward-chairman https://www.thecable.ng/oshiomhole-remains-suspended-says-ward-chairman#respond Sat, 20 Jun 2020 18:44:35 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=452966 Oshawo Stephen (pictured with some executives of his ward), chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward 10, Etsako west local government of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole remains

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Again, PDP shifts Edo guber primary https://www.thecable.ng/again-pdp-shifts-edo-guber-primary https://www.thecable.ng/again-pdp-shifts-edo-guber-primary#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:52:06 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=452806 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its gubernatorial primary election in Edo state for the second time in 24 hours. On Thursday, the party had announced that the exercise

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‘Godfatherism must end’ — oba of Benin speaks on Edo election https://www.thecable.ng/godfatherism-must-be-end-oba-of-benin-speaks-on-edo-election https://www.thecable.ng/godfatherism-must-be-end-oba-of-benin-speaks-on-edo-election#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:33:36 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=452568 Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, oba Ewuare II, oba of Benin, says “godfatherism” and “consensus candidate” must be eradicated from the politics of Edo state. In a statement on Thursday,

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Edo assembly shut for 14 days as APC crisis deepens https://www.thecable.ng/edo-assembly-shut-for-14-days-as-apc-crisis-deepens https://www.thecable.ng/edo-assembly-shut-for-14-days-as-apc-crisis-deepens#respond Wed, 17 Jun 2020 16:03:01 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=452080 The Edo state house of assembly has been shut for a period of 14 days. Stephen Guobadia, the assembly’s acting director, administrator and supplies, who announced this in a statement,

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