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Photos: Governors in attendance as PDP governorship primary election holds in Benin

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, is the favourite to emerge as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo state. The opposition party's governorship primary election is currently taking place in Benin, capital of Edo state. Not less than 2,200 delegates are expected to vote in the election. Obaseki, who recently defected to the PDP following his rift with Adams Oshiomhole, is locking horns with Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Kenneth Imasuagbon. Some of the delegates at the primary e

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Photos: Governors in attendance as PDP governorship primary election holds in Benin

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Edo 2020: Tension in Edo PDP as party chieftain faults the process that produced Governor Obaseki.

While addressing newsmen on the build-up that led to the suspension of APC's National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party, PDP Prince Kassim Afegbua has faulted the process that made Governor Godwin Obaseki the party's (PDP) flag bearer in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the State. Condemning what he called the governor's desperation for a second term at all costs, he came hard on PDP, wondering how Obaseki who was once branded a failure by the party(PDP) could

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Edo 2020: Tension in Edo PDP as party chieftain faults the process that produced Governor Obaseki.

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Breaking news this afternoon, 25th June 2020.

GODWIN OBASEKI TO CLINCH PDP GOVERNORSHIP TICKET. BENIN CITY – EDO State governor, Godwin Obaseki is most likely to emerge as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) as his two major rivals, Honourable Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and Barr Kemmeth Imansuagbn, it was gathered have agreed to step down for him. It was found that Imansuagbon was under pressure from very high quarters across the country to step down for Obaseki but he refused to go to the contest until yesterday's early hou

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Breaking news this afternoon, 25th June 2020.

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Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama has made the right decision

It is no more news that the governorship aspirant for the PDP political party Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, has stepped down for Obaseki ahead of the governorship election in Edo state. He had earlier sued Obaseki to court, over political reasons that Obaseki was not qualified to partake in the PDP primaries. However, he has withdrawn the case in the court. This is definitely the right decision for him, he has shown that he is patient, and a patient dog will eat the fattest bone. It is very likely for Obaseki to

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Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama has made the right decision

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Edo 2020 : Aspirant Speaks On Receiving Money To Step Down For Obaseki

Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama who One of the leading governorship aspirants of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo state, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama has dismissed insinuations making the rounds that he was paid by the incumbent Governor and candidate of the party, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to step down from the governorship race and support him. There were widespread speculations that some of the the governorship aspirants who stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki recieved huge sums of money to withdraw from the

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Edo 2020 : Aspirant Speaks On Receiving Money To Step Down For Obaseki

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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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Edo Governorship election: see pictures of the PDP candidate, Obaseki wants to displace

The Edo State Governorship election will take place September this year. The citizens of the state is now going to choose who will govern them for the next four years. Recently the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki has decamped from All Progressive Congress (APC) to People's Democratic Party (PDP), inorder to be among the candidates for the September election because he was no more welcomed in his former party. Pastor Ize-Iyamu has now become the APC candidate for the Governorship election. All the parties

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Edo Governorship election: see pictures of the PDP candidate, Obaseki wants to displace

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Photos: No social distancing at Edo PDP governorship primary election

Although the coronavirus pandemic is still racking up more cases every day in Nigeria, there is little regard for social distancing at the ongoing Edo PDP governorship primary election. The Peoples Democratic Party is currently holding an election to elect its candidate for the upcoming guber election in the state. At the primary election which started eight hours behind schedule, delegates and other attendees can be seen not maintaining social distancing guidelines. While on the queue, the delegates can be

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Photos: No social distancing at Edo PDP governorship primary election

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Edo Politics: Omoregie Agrees To Step Down For Obaseki, Withdraws Court Case

Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, the member representing Oredo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives has reportedly agreed to step down for Godwin Obaseki, the state governor in Thursday’s PDP guber primaries. The lawmaker also agreed to withdraw the court case he instituted against Obaseki’s candidacy later today. Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama made the decision after all the aspirants for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary in Edo State agreed to settle out of court. The Federal High

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Edo Politics: Omoregie Agrees To Step Down For Obaseki, Withdraws Court Case

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"I Will Never Step Down For Obaseki" - Imasuagbon Finally Concedes To Obaseki.

It's not always by how much noise you make but by how much you work and are determined. APC Imasuagbo after telling the media in recent weeks that he will never step down for Obaseki has recently bent the knee. This comes just a few hours to the people democratic party election as present Governor who Recently became a member of the PDP Godwin Obaseki is set to clinch the ticket. Other members such as Engr Godwin Ikhine and Hon Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama who also stated that they'll never bend to Obaseki have a

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Edo Guber: What This Means for Obaseki as Omoregie Steps Down

Following the recent withdrawal of candidacy and a further stepping down from running for the PDP gubernatorial flag bearer position by the Edo House of Representatives Member representing Oredo Federal Constituency, Hon Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, it would be seen that incumbent Governor of Edo State, Gov Godwin Obaseki will eventually become the sole competitor and invariably become the flagbearer for the PDP in the upcoming Edo Governorship Election. It should also be noted that earlier today, all other memb

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Edo Guber: What This Means for Obaseki as Omoregie Steps Down

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Victory for Obaseki as party crisis resolved peacefully

Edo PDP Resolves Party Crisis, Ogbeide-Ihama Asked Court To Discontinue Case Against Obaseki.  The Peoples Democratic Party , PDP of Edo State has peacefully resolved the crisis rocking the party on who becomes the governorship candidate of the party in the governorship election slated for September. Earlier this week, Mr Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, one of the PDP top governorship aspirant went to court demanding Obaseki should be stop from contesting in the PDP primaries election schedule to hold on Thursday

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Victory for Obaseki as party crisis resolved peacefully

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Edo PDP crisis: Ihama, Obaseki, others agree to settle out of court

There is joy in the camp of embattled Governor Godwin Obaseki after the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt granted the request by a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Edo state, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, to stand down the suit he filed seeking to prevent the governor from contesting the primary election. The reason for Ogbeide-Ihama's request was to enable an out-of-court settlement with Obaseki..  With this political development, it appears the coast may soon be clear for Obaseki’s p

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Edo PDP crisis: Ihama, Obaseki, others agree to settle out of court

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Governorship Aspirant Disclosed Why He Moved To Stop Obaseki From Contesting In PDP Primary

Governorship aspirants for PDP Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, has given an explanation why he comes out to challenge the party’s Edo governorship Obaseki primary process in court. The PDP aspirant Omoregie Ihama, made an announcement On Wednesday, June 24 , said although he still remain loyal to the opposition party. “It’s a big surprise that, despite after been through thick and thin with the party, I’m still shocked to see some leaders in the party trying to stop my ambitions by all means”. "What this

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Governorship Aspirant Disclosed Why He Moved To Stop Obaseki From Contesting In PDP Primary

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Update:Court Strikes Out Suit Barring Obaseki To Contest In Edo PDP Guber Primaries

The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt overturned the suit filed by Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, a candidate in the PDP governorship primaries in the Edo State. Option Just as the APC has now disqualified Governor Obaseki, so the said governor has dumped the APC and joined the PDP. In my opinion, what is the effect on politics?  Now the PDP has given Obaseki the chance or the renunciation to be part of their Primary. And the candidate in the PDP challenges that chance. Why can't we just calm down. Why can't th

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Update:Court Strikes Out Suit Barring Obaseki To Contest In Edo PDP Guber Primaries

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Opinion: Obaseki may win the Edo PDP Governorship primary election scheduled for tomorrow

We all know about the political crisis which started two weeks ago, when Obaseki was disqualified by the APC from participating in the Edo State governorship primary election, as a result of discrepancies in his academic credentials. Ever since then, Obaseki has been running helter-skelter in order to achieve his aim of becoming the next governor of Edo state. After his disqualification, he visited Wike, the governor of Rivers State, which after the visit he finally defected to PDP. The truth is that after

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Opinion: Obaseki may win the Edo PDP Governorship primary election scheduled for tomorrow

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Edo election: Two PDP Aspirants Stepped Down As Obaseki Emerged winner.

The Edo state governor, Governor Obaseki yesterday was awarded the PDP ticket to contest for the forthcoming election under the umbrella of the PDP. Obaseki was said to have went into the primary unopposed as the two asiprant stepped down at the venue. This was made known on twitter by obaseki's adviser on new media - Jack Obinyan. The Governor seems to have gotten his second term trailer on the road after weeks of unending speculation. Kenneth Imasuagbon and Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who were giving Obaseki

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Edo election: Two PDP Aspirants Stepped Down As Obaseki Emerged winner.

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PDP Court Case:See Reasons Why Mr Ogbeide Ihama Sued PDP To Court

Mr Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, a governorship aspirant in the Home Administration of the Democratic People's Party (PDP) in the upcoming Edo state election, said he had filed a lawsuit against the party to prevent impending disaster by the way Governor Obaseki was being imposed by the party national leadership aheld of the scheduled first primary scheduled for Thursday, June 25. Ogebide-Ihama spoke to PDP members and Edo people on Wednesday, stressing that, however painful it was, "the fastest and most urgent t

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PDP Court Case:See Reasons Why Mr Ogbeide Ihama Sued PDP To Court

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Rivers State: Court Clears Godwin Obaseki, For Edo PDP primary

The destiny of the Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki , on Wednesday accepting a startling turn as a suit recorded by a governorship hopeful, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama , trying to prevent Obaseki from challenging the Peoples Democratic Party essential booked for Thursday ( today ) was struck out . Ogbeide-Ihama had pledged not to step down for Obaseki , from the All Progressives Congress who as of late joined the PDP . Be that as it may, on Wednesday, a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt struck out the suit

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Rivers State: Court Clears Godwin Obaseki, For Edo PDP primary

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PDP POLL:Governor Obaseki Likely To Be The PDP Flagbearer For Edo 2020 Gubernatorial Election

EDO State Governor Godwin Obaseki is likely to run as governor of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as his two main rivals,Mr Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama and respected Barr. Kemmet Imansuagbn agreed to step down. It was found that Imansuagbon was under pressure from high-level environments across the country to resign for Obaseki, but he refused to go to the competition until yesterday morning, where he allegedly began to heed appeals to party leaders. However, the 2,400 delegates expected from the three senat

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PDP POLL:Governor Obaseki Likely To Be The PDP Flagbearer For Edo 2020 Gubernatorial Election