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Today's Headlines: B/Haram Moving To Dislodge Buhari From Aso Rock- Afenifere, Obaseki Meets Buhari

Photo Credit: Google B/Haram Moving To Dislodge Buhari From Aso Rock- Afenifere Photo Credit: People's Gazette The ongoing rampage by armed bandits and Boko Haram insurgents, especially against police stations and military bases across the country, has overwhelmed the Buhari administration, Afenifere said on Wednesday.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: B/Haram Moving To Dislodge Buhari From Aso Rock- Afenifere, Obaseki Meets Buhari

POLITICS

Zoning: Ways PDP's New Decision May Affect Wike, Makinde, Obaseki And Others' Plan Ahead Of 2023

One of the major talking points in Nigerian political arena is how the new decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that Northern politicians can still contest for President will be received by top Southern politicians in the party. Image credit: Independent While it would be recalled that top PDP leaders from the South pushed for the North to get the post of PDP National Chairman to pave way for the South to get the presidential ticket, realities on ground show that that plan may not work out.

  7 months ago ago
Zoning: Ways PDP's New Decision May Affect Wike, Makinde, Obaseki And Others' Plan Ahead Of 2023

POLITICS

Will Obaseki End Up as the Only Southern Governor That Won't Sign the Anti Open Grazing Bill?

For some months now, many governors in Southern Nigeria have been signing the anti-open grazing bill into law in their respective states. Despite, being also plundered by the marauding Fulani herdsmen, Edo state is yet to consider the bill to ban open grazing talkless of signing the bill into law.

  7 months ago ago
Will Obaseki End Up as the Only Southern Governor That Won't Sign the Anti Open Grazing Bill?

POLITICS

Five Important Personalities Who Visited Buhari At Aso Rock This Week (Photos)

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.

  7 months ago ago
Five Important Personalities Who Visited Buhari At Aso Rock This Week (Photos)

POLITICS

Will Wike And Other Key Southerners Accept It As PDP Agreed That Northerners Can Vie For President?

Indication emerged that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, agreed that politicians from the North can still contest for the party's presidential ticket. This was also confirmed in a report by The Punch following the emergence of former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, as the consensus northern candidate for PDP National Chairman.

  7 months ago ago
Will Wike And Other Key Southerners Accept It As PDP Agreed That Northerners Can Vie For President?

POLITICS

Opinion: How The Crisis In Edo PDP May Affect The Party To Win Future Polls In The State.

The Crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, over sharing of Political Appointments between the loyalists of Governor of Edo State, Governor Obaseki and the old members of the Party, may affect the Party to win Future Polls in the State. It was reliably gathered that Governor Obaseki is facing challenges over the sharing of appointment equally, among the Members of the Party.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: How The Crisis In Edo PDP May Affect The Party To Win Future Polls In The State.

POLITICS

Could Obaseki be Sincere to Say He Will Never Decamp to APC?

The governor of Edo State Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki was elected for a second term in office as Edo State governor last year. Before the election, the All Progressive Congress, APC denied the governor ticket to contest as its flag bearer. Consequently, the governor decamped to the People's Democratic Party, PDP, and won the election.

  7 months ago ago
Could Obaseki be Sincere to Say He Will Never Decamp to APC?

POLITICS

What Obaseki Revealed After His Meeting With President Buhari

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.

  7 months ago ago
What Obaseki Revealed After His Meeting With President Buhari

POLITICS

4 Major Issues Addressed By Governor Obaseki After Meeting Buhari At Aso Rock Yesterday

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:

  7 months ago ago
4 Major Issues Addressed By Governor Obaseki After Meeting Buhari At Aso Rock Yesterday

POLITICS

One Key PDP Matter That Obaseki Needs To Stop

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.

  7 months ago ago
One Key PDP Matter That Obaseki Needs To Stop

POLITICS

2 Key Lessons To Learn From Obaseki's Visit To Buhari

Mr. Obaseki has paid an important visit to the president, Muhammadu Buhari. The visit could have disturbed or bothered the top personalities within the PDP. But sentiment apart, two lessons can be learned from the visit of Obaseki to the office of the president of the federation.

  7 months ago ago
2 Key Lessons To Learn From Obaseki's Visit To Buhari

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Wike, Emmanuel, Obaseki In Crucial Meeting; Gas Explosion Kills Two In Akwa Ibom

DEVELOPING: Wike, Emmanuel, Obaseki, others in crucial meeting With barely 10 days to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, convention, governors elected on the platform of the party are currently meeting in Abuja. The meeting, held at the Akwa Ibom State governor’s lodge, had in attendance Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Duoye Diri (Bayelsa), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Wike, Emmanuel, Obaseki In Crucial Meeting; Gas Explosion Kills Two In Akwa Ibom

POLITICS

Edo Governor meets Buhari, demands for funds to set up ranches in Edo State to avoid open grazing

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.

  7 months ago ago
Edo Governor meets Buhari, demands for funds to set up ranches in Edo State to avoid open grazing

ECONOMY-FINANCE

OPINION: Why FG Should Provide Funds For Edo To Set Up Ranches After Obaseki Made The Proposal

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.

  7 months ago ago
OPINION: Why FG Should Provide Funds For Edo To Set Up Ranches After Obaseki Made The Proposal

POLITICS

What Governor Obseki Said After Meeting With Buhari In Abuja

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.

  7 months ago ago
What Governor Obseki Said After Meeting With Buhari In Abuja

POLITICS

Obaseki reveals why Edo State has not passed laws against open grazing like most Southern states

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.

  7 months ago ago
Obaseki reveals why Edo State has not passed laws against open grazing like most Southern states

POLITICS

I Will Not Leave My New Party, PDP, For The APC_ Gov. Obaseki

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.

  7 months ago ago
I Will Not Leave My New Party, PDP, For The APC_ Gov. Obaseki

ECONOMY-FINANCE

(Update): Obaseki Meets Buhari, Asks FG To Fund Edo Ranches

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.

  7 months ago ago
(Update): Obaseki Meets Buhari, Asks FG To Fund Edo Ranches

POLITICS

Governor Godwin Obaseki Meets With Buhari Amidst Edo PDP Crisis

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.

  7 months ago ago
Governor Godwin Obaseki Meets With Buhari Amidst Edo PDP Crisis

SOCIETY

Tension as bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshippers

No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. Sources told our correspondent that armed men, in large numbers, stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while the victims were observing their early morning prayers and killed 18 people.

  7 months ago ago
Tension as bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshippers