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    Edo guber election: Five lawmakers endorse Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber election: Five lawmakers endorse Ize-Iyamu

Five members of the Edo state house of assembly have pledged support for Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the September 19 governorship election. The lawmakers are Yekini Idiaye, deputy speaker; Emmanuel Agbaje, (Akoko-Edo constituency II); Nosayaba Okunbor (Orhiomwon east constituency); Dumez Ugiagbe (Ovia north-east constituency I) and Vincent Uwadiae (Ovia north-east constituency II). Idiaye, who represents [...]

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    Edo deputy gov: Oshiomhole seeking third term as gov through Ize-Iyamu

Edo deputy gov: Oshiomhole seeking third term as gov through Ize-Iyamu

Philip Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of seeking a third term in office by proxy. Oshiomhole was a two-time governor of the state, and was succeeded by Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent governor. In a statement on Sunday, Benjamin Atu, Shaibu's senior special assistant on media, said Oshiomhole is only [...]

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    EXTRA: Oshiomhole returns to the streets for corn as election draws nearer (video)

EXTRA: Oshiomhole returns to the streets for corn as election draws nearer (video)

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is back in the news for chewing corn on the streets. In 2016, the then governor of Edo was the talk of the town when alongside Godwin Obaseki, his successor, he patronised a roadside corn seller. Both men chewed roasted corn publicly and smiled for the cameras. However, when the "comrade governor" [...]

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    ‘I sold a bad product to Edo in 2016’ — Oshiomhole apologises for supporting Obaseki

‘I sold a bad product to Edo in 2016’ — Oshiomhole apologises for supporting Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he made a mistake by supporting Godwin Obaseki to become Edo state governor in 2016. Speaking on Sunday while addressing members of the ruling party in Benin, the state capital, Oshiomhole said he has come to apologise for his mistakes. He said he ''sold a bad product'' to the state [...]

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    Oshiomhole: PDP leaders provided the materials we used to disqualify Obaseki

Oshiomhole: PDP leaders provided the materials we used to disqualify Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the evidence used to screen out Godwin Obaseki from the party's governorship race was provided by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Obaseki defected from the APC to the PDP after he was disqualified from the APC primary over a “defective” certificate. Osagie Ize-Iyanmu, who is said to enjoy [...]

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    Giadom: I’m worried some APC members don’t want to surrender to NEC

Giadom: I’m worried some APC members don’t want to surrender to NEC

Victor Giadom, deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is worried that some leaders of the party may not surrender to the "highest organ" of the APC.  He had fixed a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party for Thursday and President Muhammadu Buhari indicated interest to attend the meeting. Speaking during a programme on Channels Television on Wednesday, [...]

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    APC govs: We’ll ensure internal democracy in selection of candidates for Edo guber

APC govs: We’ll ensure internal democracy in selection of candidates for Edo guber

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have expressed optimism that the party will resolve its current challenges and emerge stronger. In a press statement issued on Sunday after an emergency teleconference meeting, Abubakar Bagudu, Progressive Governors Forum chairman said the governors will work to ensure internal democracy in the selection of the party's candidates for Edo [...]

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    FLASHBACK: Oshiomhole once wanted building named after Obaseki for ‘selfless service’

FLASHBACK: Oshiomhole once wanted building named after Obaseki for ‘selfless service’

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), once said Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, worked for the state using his brain and creativity. Oshiomhole, who praised the governor during the governorship campaign of 2016, said a building at the government house should be named after Obaseki for his selfless service. Oshiomhole said while he was governor of Edo, Obaseki [...]

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    Obaseki: Some politicians importing thugs, arms into Edo

Obaseki: Some politicians importing thugs, arms into Edo

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, says he received intelligence reports on some politicians who are importing thugs and firearms into the state to cause mayhem. In a statement on Thursday, in Benin, the state capital, Crusoe Osagie, special adviser to the governor on media and communications strategy, said hoodlums are being imported into the state through riverine communities. He said the [...]

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    Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked members of the party for forgiveness, saying no one is perfect. Speaking on Tuesday at the end of the national working committee (NWC) meeting of the party, Oshiomhole said he has also forgiven those who offended him. The embattled party chairman said the NWC has also resolved that aggrieved members [...]

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    Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), visited Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, after a court suspended hearing of an appeal he filed against the judgment of a federal capital territory (FCT) high court suspending him from office. TheCable learnt that the embattled party chairman visited the presidential villa when President Muhammadu Buhari was at the Eagle [...]

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    Uzodinma: PDP behind plot to humiliate Oshiomhole out of office

Uzodinma: PDP behind plot to humiliate Oshiomhole out of office

Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo state, says those behind the plot to remove Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are working for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with journalists in Owerri, the state capital, Uzodinma said Oshiomhole would not be humiliated out of office. The governor, who is a former member of the PDP, said there [...]

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    APC south-south leaders ‘endorse’ Victor Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

APC south-south leaders ‘endorse’ Victor Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

Leaders of the south-south region of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked the party's national executive council (NEC) to confirm Victor Giadom as acting national chairman.  Gaidom, acting national secretary, had announced that he had taken over the running of the party following the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman. At the end of a zonal caucus meeting which was [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is more worried about what he would be remembered for than on how long he spent as chairman of the ruling party. Oshiomhole said this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday. A federal high court in Abuja had ordered his suspension on Wednesday and [...]

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    APC vice-chairman: Oshiomhole made an illegal appointment after court suspension

APC vice-chairman: Oshiomhole made an illegal appointment after court suspension

Salihu Mustapha, national vice-chairman (north-east) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, is seeking to cause more trouble.  A federal capital territory (FCT) high court on Wednesday suspended Oshiomhole as the party's national chairman Addressing journalists on Wednesday, Mustapha said immediately after the court issued its judgement suspending Oshiomhole, he (Oshiomhole) instructed Lanre Isa-Onilu, the [...]

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    EXTRA: From ordinary khaki, Oshiomhole now wears safari with diamond buttons, says Wike

EXTRA: From ordinary khaki, Oshiomhole now wears safari with diamond buttons, says Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has taunted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he has dumped his "ordinary khaki" for "safari with diamond buttons". While khaki is a cloth made from wool or cotton, safari is made from expensive fabric and mostly used by those who are well to do. Oshiomhole, who adopted the khaki since his [...]

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