Daily Archives: June 13, 2020

Edo 2020: More worries over APC primary

Following Friday’s disqualification of Governor Godwill Obaseki by All Progressives Congress’ screening committee, ‘DARE ODUFOWOKAN, Assistant Editor, reports that there is deep apprehension amongst members and stakeholders as the ruling party prepares for this month’s governorship primaries in Edo State amidst the unresolved face-off between the governor and Adams Oshiomhole, …

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Nigeria records 501 new infections — total rises to 15,682

Related News Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday rose to 15, 682 as 501 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Eight deaths were recorded from the virus on Saturday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 407. The …

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Obaseki’s screening was hatchet job — Oyegun

By Jide Orintunsin, Abuja The immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, declared on Friday that the decision of the party’s screening panel to disqualify Governor Godwin Obaseki from the party’s forthcoming governorship primary was nothing short of a hatchet job. Oyegun, a strong …

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Obaseki: APC panel upholds governor’s disqualification from contesting

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Any hopes Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki may have had of still contesting re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were dashed Saturday with the party’s screening appeal panel upholding his disqualification, the party’s national leadership having confirmed his ineligibility to participate in the …

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What options for Obaseki?

By Emmanuel Oladesu Godwin Obaseki, financial expert and governor of Edo State, is facing the greatest political battle of his life. For the embattled governor, it is a time of storm, stress and distress. Predictably, he faces a perilous future. The predicament cannot be speedily and easily ameliorated. Will he …

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