Tag: Godwin Obaseki

Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

The Late 5: Shiite members storm National Assembly, shoot policeman, NSCDC officer; APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa guber poll | Other stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship poll The All ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement; HEDA asks ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 24, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of June

Follow the links to check out our latest stories:   The Big 5: Onemola rejects appointment as Lawan’s media aide; ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: I said I’d review and NOT clear Apapa ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2019

The Late 5: Deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana disturbing – Presidency; Police arrest four over killing over Kwara APC members | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 72.7m PVCs collected – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 25, 2018

The Late 5: Edo Governor labels BEDC enemy of progress, wants license revoked; Buhari slams wife again over allegations of cabal frustrating his government | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it spent a total ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 28, 2018

The Big 5: Drama in Edo as Governor walks out BEDC MD from government house; 2 witnesses die after giving evidence against former governor under trial | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Two vital prosecution witnesses have died mysteriously after providing evidence in the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 16, 2018

The Late 5: #EkitiDecides- Fayose reacts, says ‘I will laugh last,’ Ortom dumps APC and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using security ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 29, 2018

The Late 5: Five injured in Minna kerosene tanker fire, Another accident reportedly claims 2 lives on Otedola Bridge and other stories

A Kerosene-laden tanker caught fire early Friday along the Suleja-Minna road after a head-on collision with a trailer leaving five persons ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Big 5: Wizkid and Davido win big at MOBO awards, ECOWAS on slave auctions in Libya and, other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. At the 2017 MOBO Awards, Nigerian singer, Wizkid beat ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

‘About 10,000 people from Edo have been trafficked in one year’

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said about 10,000 residents of the state were trafficked in the last ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

NGF ranks Edo as best reform-driven state

According to a representative of the World Bank, Umar Hamza, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has ranked the Edo State Government as ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Move away from flood-prone areas, Gov Obaseki orders citizens

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki Monday, ordered people living around river banks and flood-prone areas of the state to ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: PDP to set up disciplinary panel for Sheriff, others | Military prepares 498 soldiers for retirement | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. N5.1bn fraud: Court rejects Jonathan’s aide application for medical trip – YNaija ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

Why I don’t have a bulletproof car – Gov Obaseki

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki Friday, said the reason why he is not using a bulletproof car was due to ...

AzeezJuly 10, 2017

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Obaseki as Edo governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the PDP challenging the election of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

FG announces resumption of the Azura Power Plant project in Edo

The Federal Government has resumed the Azura Power Plant project which was initiated during the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, and ...

AzeezJune 9, 2017

Just In: Appeal Court affirms Obaseki’s election

The Appeal Court on Friday affirmed the election of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress as the governor of ...

Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

Opinion: Governor Godwin Obaseki’s appointment of 192 Special advisers is laudable. Here is why

by Idemudia Oviosun (PhD)   Yesterday, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State announced the appointments of 192 Special Assistants to ...

EditorJune 3, 2017

All Nigerian governors are a disaster, but Aregbesola remains king | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

Over the years, many Nigerian governors have shown a penchant for impunity, misplaced priorities and total inefficiency. But this set ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Obaseki appoints 192 special assistants from wards

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has appointed 192 special assistants for grassroots governance. This was contained in a statement issued ...

EzinneJune 2, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Mike Pence, J.K Rowling, Pope Francis, Godwin Obaseki and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: PDP, Ize-Iyamu, why do you persecute the law?

by Idemudia Oviosun If, by virtue of some beneficial imagination, or a heightened sense of humour, we assumed that Heaven, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 21, 2017

Opinion: Obaseki and the promise of tomorrow

by Nasamu Jacobson It seemed April 14th, 2017 would not come. Every Edo person at home and abroad, and I ...

ToluApril 17, 2017

Reuben Abati, Efe Ejeba, The Whistleblower | Here are last week’s winners and losers

It’s super easy to be the talk of town in these parts and it’s even easier to make our losers’ ...

AzeezApril 14, 2017

Edo tribunal judgment, a testament that PDP lost – Oshiomhole

Former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole has commended the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal on the Edo 2016 ...

AzeezApril 14, 2017

Just In: I will appeal tribunal ruling on Edo election – Ize-Iyamu

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Edo election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has rejected a ruling ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

BREAKING: Gov. Obaseki wins at Edo election petition tribunal

by Dolapo Adelana The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin has upheld the election of Governor Godwin ...

AzeezMarch 10, 2017

Edo declares 7 days mourning over Ogbemudia’s death

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has declared a seven-day period of mourning in honour of late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, a ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2016

We have started reviewing promises made to Edo people – Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki said he had started reviewing campaign promises he made on the build up to his ...

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