Saturday, September 21, 2019

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    Edo assembly crisis: I won’t issue a fresh proclamation, Obaseki dares senate

Edo assembly crisis: I won’t issue a fresh proclamation, Obaseki dares senate

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says the senate has gone beyond its constitutional powers in giving him an ultimatum over the state assembly crisis.On Tuesday, the senate gave the governor a week ultimatum to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state house of assembly.A misunderstanding between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and [...]

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    Obaseki in the mouth of the boa constrictor

Obaseki in the mouth of the boa constrictor

Ghanaian traditional Ewe poetry, reflected in My Song Burst, one of the poems in the anthology authored by Senanu and Nigeria’s Professor Theo Vincent, is an invocation of the god of war. It reminds me of the sudden burst of the spat and hitherto hushed fight between the duo of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state and his ex-godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, [...]

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    You must reconcile party members ahead of 2023, APC governors’ forum DG tells Oshiomhole

You must reconcile party members ahead of 2023, APC governors’ forum DG tells Oshiomhole

Salihu Lukman, director-general of Progressive Governors’ Forum, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), must use his "negotiating skills" to reconcile aggrieved party members ahead of the 2023 general election.Lukman said this on Friday when he presented: “Power of Possibility and Politics of Change in Nigeria”, a book he authored.Lukman said the national working committee (NWC) of [...]

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    Obaseki, Oshiomhole ‘reunite’ at Aso Rock

Obaseki, Oshiomhole ‘reunite’ at Aso Rock

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, shook hands at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.The duo have been in the news in recent times over the crisis in the Edo house of assembly.A faction of the assembly is behind the governor while the other is on the side [...]

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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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    House of reps asks IGP to shut Edo assembly

House of reps asks IGP to shut Edo assembly

The house of representatives has asked Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, to shut the Edo state house of assembly.This follows the recommendation of a panel set up to investigate the crisis rocking the state assembly.A "cold war" between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state, had split the state [...]

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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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    Obaseki: I have no quarrel with Oshiomhole

Obaseki: I have no quarrel with Oshiomhole

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says there is no quarrel between him and Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The governor was speaking on Saturday during an interview with reporters at the annual convention of Usagbe club of Nigeria in Abuja.He said the state is only experiencing minor political issues which are being resolved.Obaseki said the [...]

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    In search of the real Oshiomhole

In search of the real Oshiomhole

As I watched the video again on Sunday, it felt like a recording from another age, yet it was taped only five years ago. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was wearing a smart deep-blue suit and red tie over a white shirt. He has shed his trademark brown khaki top and trousers. But looking at this video, not much else appears to [...]

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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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    You’re inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

You’re inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, of interfering in the activities of the state assembly.Speaking when he received some APC lawmakers from Bauchi, he accused the PDP lawmakers of shutting out their APC colleagues to elect their choice speaker during “nocturnal hours”, while insisting that the decision will [...]

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    Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked  President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing face-off between leaders of the party.Nabena said Buhari's intervention in the disagreement between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and John Odigie-Oyegun, his predecessor, is necessary to avoid a weakening of the party's foundation.Oyegun had accused his [...]

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    Oshiomhole inherited ‘huge mess’ from you, APC fires back at Oyegun

Oshiomhole inherited ‘huge mess’ from you, APC fires back at Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused John Oyegun, its former national chairman, of handing over a dysfunctional party to his successor.Speaking to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC's spokesman, said the former national chairman was responsible for the indiscipline and impunity in the party.Oyegun, who left office in 2018, had accused Adam Oshiomhole, his successor, of lacking [...]

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    N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is determined not to entrust the leadership of critical committees in the house of representatives to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the next parliament.Oshiomhole, who spoke at a dinner hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari for elected APC lawmakers on Tuesday, said the party is avoiding [...]

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    Oshiomhole can’t dictate to senators, says Abaribe

Oshiomhole can’t dictate to senators, says Abaribe

Eyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is de-marketing his party.In an interview with PUNCH, Abaribe said Oshiomhole is not in the position to dictate on how senators will choose their leader because he is not a member of the national assembly.Ahmad Lawan, senate leader, has been endorsed by the [...]

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    Okorocha: Oshiomhole has reduced APC to a regional party

Okorocha: Oshiomhole has reduced APC to a regional party

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might have serious setback in 2023 due to the leadership style of Adams Oshiomhole, its national chairman.Speaking on Monday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, the governor said the national chairman has reduced the APC to a regional minority party in [...]

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