The Edo State Government has renamed Edo Creative Hub in honor of the late Victor Uwaifo. Uwaifo, who was a versatile instrumentalist, died in August at the age of 80. The state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who announced this at the lying-in-state of the late Uwaifo in Benin City, said the hub would be inaugurated by the second week of November.
President Muhammadu Buhari has done a lot of important things at Aso Villa in Abuja between Monday, October 11 and Friday, October 15, 2021. The president participated in the Mid Term Ministerial Retreat and also presided over different meetings at the Villa. Buhari also received five important personalities at the statehouse during his period.
Governor Godwin Obaseki is a successful politician who has been elected, twice, to over see the affair of one of the most interesting states in Nigeria, Edo State. Photo: Godwin Obaseki, culled from the Nation However, the political crises that denied the second term reelection plan of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the political conflict that is, currently, hitting his new political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may raise questions about how much the number one citizen of Edo State can manage political crises?
A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on New Media, Jack Obinyan has revealed one of the gains he thinks the newly introduced eNaira will bring to Nigeria and Nigerians. According to him, the electronic/digital Naira can end Kidnapping in the country.
It is no loners news after 11 months as a second-term Governor, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has appointed 11 commissioners to manage various ministries in the state. The recent appointment has generated a lot of reactions from many Nigerians not because it took the Governor 11 months to appoint them but because out of the 11 commissioners appointed, 5 of them are females.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state had recently visited the president, Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja on Wednesday, October 13. The Edo state governor shared details of the discussions he had with President Muhammadu Buhari, which are the position of Edo state government on open grazing, PDP crisis in Edo and his rumoured defection to the Ruling APC.
Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock in Abuja on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. After the meeting, the governor had a press briefing with State House correspondents and several issues were addressed by him. Some of them are:
The tussle for the 2024 governorship election in Edo State has already begun as the two main political parties in the state prepare for it. Photo credit: Vanguard While the ruling party in the State, the Peoples Democratic Party prepares to maintain its dominance in Edo State, the All Progressives Congress is also preparing to take over the state in the next governorship election.
It is no longer news that the Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, visited President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday and had a meeting that lasted for a couple of minutes with him about one of the trendy topics in Nigeria. Let's recall that the banning of open grazing in Nigeria has been sparking a lot of reactions and debate, mainly between the southern state governors and the Miyetti Allah after the 17 southern governors tagged the practice of of open grazing as outdated and said that banning it will be the lasting solution to the farmer-headers clash.
Mr. Godwin Obaseki may not be handling the internal affairs of the Edo State chapter of the PDP well. The party is facing so much problem these days. And the issues can be traced to the victory of the party in 2020. Mr. Obaseki, the state governor is making some serious mistakes.
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, where they had a meeting concerning open grazing in Edo State. Governor Godwin Obaseki addressed the issue and said that enacting laws on open grazing ban, will only cause a rift between farmers and herders within the state.
As the 2023 general elections draw closer, there are speculations that some influential political players on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is one of the influential politicians in PDP alleged to be planning to defect to the ruling party after he dumped the party in the build-up to the 2020 Edo governorship election.
The issue of open grazing has surfaced again, as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has asked the federal government to provide funds for those in private business to set up ranches in the state, a demand he made during his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The menace of rape and similar crimes has become worrisome in the country. Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, recently signed the Violence Against Persons Bill into law to demonstrate that the state is committed to addressing gender-based violence. The governor noted that Edo state has established the Sexual Assault Referral Centre and named in memory of Vivian Ogu, a girl whose life was abruptly taken some years ago by criminals in an attempt to rape her.
We have been told that the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki had a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at Presidential Villa in Abuja, on Wednesday, October 13. Recall that the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki who was denied the APC's 2020 governorship ticket dumped the party and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was elected as the Governor of Edo State and started his second term in office under the platform of PDP.
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has revealed why Edo State has not passed laws against open grazing like most Southern States. According to him, most Southern States have passed laws relating to open grazing but Edo State has not, because, they want to ensure that whatever laws the state government pass are laws they can enforce.
Edo PDP Crisis: Idahosa calls for ceasefire PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Trust Nigeria A Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has called for a ceasefire over party members’ calls for suspension of leaders of the party in the state. Idahosa called on the National Working Committee of the party to intervene in the lingering crisis, which he said is affecting the fortunes of the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has declared that he is not leaving his new party, PDP, for the APC The Edo Governor expressed this amid the speculations of his likely return to the APC, especially after meeting President Buhari on Wednesday, October 13 Obaseki said his integrity won't permit him to leave the PDP after the party assisted him to achieve his second term bid.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has asked the Federal Government to provide funds for private business people to set up ranches in the state. He made the demand on Wednesday at the presidential villa, Abuja during his meets with the president. "Edo was yet to pass the anti-open grazing law as agreed an acted upon by many southern states because it wanted to be sure it could enforce the law," Obaseki.
There is tense atmosphere in the Nigerian politics these days as politicians and their parties have started preparing for the 2023 general election. And, people are monitoring the actions of politicians especially when it comes to interaction with the opposition parties. One of such new moves that got the attention of people is the meeting between Governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki and President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso-rock.