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Bad News For Obaseki In PDP As INEC Set To Obey Court Order On Obaseki Participation In PDP Primary

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will comply with a order by the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, which limited Edo state representative, Godwin Obaseki from taking part in the governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The court order was given on recently, forty-eight (48) hours before the PDP primary election planned for Thursday, June 25.  INEC's spokesman, Festus Okoye affirmed to Leadership Newspaper that the electoral commission in acc

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Bad News For Obaseki In PDP As INEC Set To Obey Court Order On Obaseki Participation In PDP Primary

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Two Things Obaseki Needs To Do Before The Primary And Why He Needs To Do Them

Obaseki No doubt, Obaseki has been given the green light to participate in the coming People's Democratic Party's (PDP) primaries which holds tomorrow on the 25th June. Amidst his impasses and problems, Governor Godwin Obaseki seems to be scaling through if not for the internal issues within the party. Ihama There are at least three strong aspirants before him which he has to defeat them if he must be given the governorship ticket. There are three capable contestants before Obaseki: – Ken Imasuagbon, Gide

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Two Things Obaseki Needs To Do Before The Primary And Why He Needs To Do Them

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Watch Out For Ize-Iyamu As He Will Give Obaseki Tough Time Because Of These Reasons (OPINION)

As Governor Godwin Obaseki emerges as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the step down of three governorship aspirants, he will go head-to-head with Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the September 2020 gubernatorial election. It was earlier gathered that Ogbeide Ihama and Gideon Ikhine stepped down for Godwin Obaseki yesterday, while Kenneth Imasuagbon followed suit in the early hours of on Thursday. Following his victory as a consensus ca

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Watch Out For Ize-Iyamu As He Will Give Obaseki Tough Time Because Of These Reasons (OPINION)

POLITICS

Edo 2020 : Obaseki Will Floor Ize-Iyamu In 18 LGAs- Imasuagbon

Ize-Iyamu and Obaseki As the Edo State governorship election approaches, more stakeholders are giving their views on where the pendulum will swing bwteeen Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and his All Progressives Congress counterpart, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu's.  One of those stakeholders weighing in on the Edo 2020 governorship election is a former rival for the sole governorship ticket of the PDP, Barrister Kenneth Imansuangbon, who said that Governor Obaseki would floor the APC

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Edo 2020 : Obaseki Will Floor Ize-Iyamu In 18 LGAs- Imasuagbon

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Breaking News in Nigeria Today, Friday, 26th of June 2020

We understand some people have attempted registration. Please NOTE that your registration is null and void. It doesn't count till the portal opens at 11.45pm tonight. Following instructions are a vital component of the N-Power Programme. They are there to protect you. NPowerNG 1. Sacked APC NWC threatens to sue party Few hours after the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress announced a dissolution of the National Working Committee NWC and the setting up of a National caretaker commit

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Breaking News in Nigeria Today, Friday, 26th of June 2020

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Imansuangbon : Why I Decided To Step Down For Obaseki

The sole remaining governorship aspirant challenging Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki for the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Gubernatorial ticket, Barrister Kenneth Imansuangbon has finally announced his withdrawal from the race.  Imasuagbon had vehemently rejected calls for him to step down for Obaseki, who joined the PDP last week and quickly got the endorsement of important party stakeholders.  But while speaking on Thursday morning on the day of the scheduled PDP governorship primaries, Imasuagbon dec

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Imansuangbon : Why I Decided To Step Down For Obaseki

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Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Friday 26th Of June 2020

1. Obaseki emerges PDP candidate in Edo State. Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday, emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and would fly the party’s flag in the Sept. 19 governorship election, after two other aspirants, Mr Omeregie Ogbeide-Ihama representing the Oredo, Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and Mr Ken Imasuangbon finally stepped down from the race. Recall that one of the aspirants, Mr Gideon Ikhine, had on Monday stepped down for the governor, where

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Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Friday 26th Of June 2020

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The Corruption In Nigerian Politics As Governor Obaseki Win Edo PDP Primaries Unopposed.

Governor Obaseki has won the Edo PDP Primaries unopposed, just three days after joining PDP. Edo state Governor Obaseki has emerged PDP candidate for the Edo state election coming up in September, 2020. Obaseki return unopposed after his only rival Ken Imasuagbon step down for him to become winner of the primaries. It is reported that Ken Imasuagbon never had the intention of stepping down, but wanted to contest and win the primaries, then go further to become Edo state Governor which he always aspired for.

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The Corruption In Nigerian Politics As Governor Obaseki Win Edo PDP Primaries Unopposed.

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Edo Election: Latest Updates So Far As PDP Primary Election Commences Today

Kindly follow this channel to get our latest updates. PDP primary: Bauchi gov arrives in Edo. As the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primary kicks off in Edo State today, some top members of the party have started arriving in the state to observe the process. Among those on ground is the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, who came into the state on Wednesday night. The primary election, which was earlier slated for June 19 and 20,had been moved to June 23 and later rescheduled for June 25. A

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Edo Election: Latest Updates So Far As PDP Primary Election Commences Today

POLITICS

Obaseki moves closer to re-election

It was a tough hurdle, but Godwin Obaseki, the Edo state governor, can now heave a sigh of relief. For days now, the governor was faced with difficult situation that posed a serious test to his chance in returning to the governorship seat. Last Friday, Obaseki left the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after it became clear that he would not be fielded by the same party that brought him to office in 2016. But his defection to PDP was not without issues as aspirants for t

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Obaseki moves closer to re-election

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Breaking News in Nigeria this Morning, Today Being Thursday 25th of June 2020

1. PDP primary: Bauchi gov arrives in Edo. It was reported this morning that, as the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primary kicks off in Edo State today, some top members of the party have started arriving in the state to observe the process. Among those on ground is the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, who came into the state on Wednesday night. The primary election, which was earlier slated for June 19 and 20,had been moved to June 23 and later rescheduled for June 25. A total of 2,229

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Breaking News in Nigeria this Morning, Today Being Thursday 25th of June 2020

POLITICS

Victory for Obaseki As One PDP Aspirant Stepped Down For Him.

There is now more victory for the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, as a fellow aspirant in the PDP, Gideon Ikhine, has decided to step down for him. The Governor, therefore, expressed gratitude to Gideon Ikhine for the trust he reposed in him towards achieving his second term ambition come September Governorship Election, AIT online has reported at ait.live Obaseki, who just newly joined the PDP and given waiver to contest under the party's platform, stressed that hew acknowledge the enormous sacrifices

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Victory for Obaseki As One PDP Aspirant Stepped Down For Him.

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IN NIGERIA: Top Major News. Sunday July 26, 2020

Deputy Director-General of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Campaign Council, Mr. Gideon Ikhine, has described Governor Godwin Obaseki as God’s gift and a blessing to the people of Edo State, noting that the governor has performed excellently and will be reelected for a second term in office. Ikhine, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said Obaseki is a man that works and builds infrastructure without making noise about his achievements, adding that the governor has over 3000 completed

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IN NIGERIA: Top Major News. Sunday July 26, 2020

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Edo 2020: Godwin Obaseki Emerges Consensus Candidate Of PDP

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has emerged the winner of the Edo PDP primary election conducted on Thursday, 25 June, 2020 and this makes him the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 2020 governorship election. His victory was an easy one as the aspirants stepped down for him. Two aspirants: Gideon Ikhine and Ogbeide Ihama had earlier stepped down for Godwin Obaseki in the early hours of yesterday and Kenneth Imasuangbon stepped down a few hours to the deleg

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Edo 2020: Godwin Obaseki Emerges Consensus Candidate Of PDP

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Latest Nigeria News This Friday Morning, 26th of June, 2020

1. Edo State 2020: Godwin Obaseki emerges PDP candidate Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and would fly the party’s flag in the Sept. 19 governorship election. Obaseki emerged candidate after two other aspirants, Mr Omeregie Ogbeide-Ihama representing the Oredo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and Mr Ken Imasuangbon finally stepped down from the race Recall that one of the aspirants, Mr Gideon Ikhine, had on Monday steppe

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Latest Nigeria News This Friday Morning, 26th of June, 2020

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Obaseki's Speech After Emerging As The PDP Governorship Candidate

The Governor of EDO State Sir Godwin Obaseki, stated in his speech on friday that he nearly quit re-election battle but when he saw the support of family, friends and colleagues that it made him strong and to willing to fight.  He also stated that he will surely rule for another four years after he must have defeated the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress(APC) Sir Osagie Ize-lyamu. Obaseki stated these in his speech at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin on friday. He stated that the People

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Obaseki's Speech After Emerging As The PDP Governorship Candidate

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Obaseki Unopposed, Faces Eze-Iyamu In Sept Poll.

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki , of the Peoples Democratic Party will confront his significant competitor from the All Progressives Congress , Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu , in the September 19 governorship political race in the state. This follows the withdrawal of all the three governorship wannabes of the PDP , which made ready for the rise of Obaseki. Obaseki turned into the solitary wannabe for the race after approval by party delegates following the withdrawal of his primary opponent, Kenneth Imansu

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Obaseki Unopposed, Faces Eze-Iyamu In Sept Poll.

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Obaseki won PDP gubernatorial primary

The governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has emmerged victorious in the Peoples Democratic Party primary election held yesterday. He is now the party candidate ahead of the September 19 gubernatorial election. Obaseki had decamped earlier from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, to People's Democratic party. His contest for PDP gubernatorial ticket had raised concerns among the members of the party. But things appeared set when some members of the party decided to step down for him. Mr Gideon Ikhi

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Obaseki won PDP gubernatorial primary

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I am grateful to PDP. Obaseki says as he receives PDP Certificate of Return

The National chairman of the People's Democratic Party PDP, Uche Secondus today presented the party flag and certificate of return to the defected Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki at the party National secretariat in Abuja. Obaseki who joined the party after he was disqualified by the APC election committee contested for the PDP primary and emerge winner with 1,952 votes to be the party candidate for 19 September governorship election in the state.  Speaking in the occasion, Governor Obaseki applauded Mr

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I am grateful to PDP. Obaseki says as he receives PDP Certificate of Return

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Edo 2020: I will not step down for anybody - Barrister Ken Imasuangbon.

Edo 2020 : I will not step down for any bagger, Barr Ken Imasuangbon.  It is no longer news that Governor Godwin Obaseki has taken up the Edo State gubernatorial form under the PDP, after defecting from the APC just a few days ago.  After his defection into the PDP, Governor Godwin Obaseki and some leaders of the PDP have been meeting to persuade other aspirants to step down for him. That has actually worked out for him because one of the PDP aspirant Gideon Ikhine on Monday announced that he has collapse

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Edo 2020: I will not step down for anybody - Barrister Ken Imasuangbon.