Tag: Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki

“Stem the obvious fiscal slide, rather than play the Ostrich” – Edo Governor Obaseki @GovernorObaseki slams Finance minister, @ZShamsuna

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has called on the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed to rally Nigerians to stem the obvious fiscal slide facing the country. Governor Obaseki in a statement issued Thursday and made available to NewsWireNGR, noted that it is the collective duty of[Read More…]

In Edo state, hoodlums kill #EndSARS protesters – Governor Obaseki

Some of the persons protesting against police brutality in Edo state lost their lives during an attack by hoodlums. Thousands of Nigerians marched in Lagos and other cities Monday to demand an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police unit accused of extrajudicial killings and abuses. The[Read More…]

Court Orders PDP to field Governor Godwin Obaseki In Edo Primaries

A High Court of Justice in the Ekpoma judicial division today restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from excluding Governor Godwin Obaseki and the other cleared aspirants from participating in the Edo State governorship primary. The court ordered that the PDP and the electoral umpire should not exempt any of[Read More…]

The PDP is a reformed and repositioned party – Atiku tells Obaseki

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for joining the Peoples Democratic Party. Atiku in a press statement by his media office on Friday expressed confidence that the people of Edo would be better for his choice. The PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 elections noted[Read More…]

Supreme Court Upholds Edo Governor Obasaki’s Election

The supreme court has upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo state. A seven-man panel of judges led by Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria, gave this judgment on Monday. However, it said it would give reasons for its decision on July 24. The court dismissed[Read More…]

Governor Obaseki Sacks Adams Oshiomhole’s Private Tax Collectors In Edo

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has announced the sack of private tax collectors for the state and local governments. The governor said only government employees would now collect taxes and levies. In a broadcast to Edo State residents to mark the New Year, Obaseki said the laws of Nigeria vested[Read More…]