Tag: Ize Iyamu

Fact Check: Ize-Iyamu’s claim and controversies around security votes in Nigeria

CLAIM: In the recently held Edo State governorship debate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu claimed that the Edo State government receives 600 million naira monthly as a security vote.  VERDICT: Misleading. The claim that the Edo state government receives 600million naira in security votes is misleading. Within limits, records for the past[Read More…]

Oshiomhole is not my godfather, says Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Edo governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has dismissed insinuations that former governor, Adams Oshiomhole, is his political godfather. Former Edo state Governor and APC Chieftain, Adam’s Oshiomhole who has been very vocal and visible in his support of Ize-Iyamu, going into the September 19,[Read More…]

Ahead of Edo elections, Buhari meets Ize-Iyamu, Buni, Ganduje in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Ize-Iyamu was brought to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, by Governor of Yobe State and Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CEONCPC), Mai Mala Buni The[Read More…]

As Obaseki Takes Over, PDP Candidate, Ize-Iyamu Begs Supporters To Stay Calm

As Mr. Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was being sworn in as the governor of Edo state, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the September 28 2016 Edo state governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Saturday appealed to all his supporters to remain calm, non-violent, hopeful and prayerful[Read More…]

Tribunal Grants Edo PDP Candidate Ize-Iyamu’s Request To Inspect Electoral Materials

The Edo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin has granted a motion ex parte to the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to inspect all the materials used in the conduct of the September 28 governorship election in the state. The three-man panel of judges led[Read More…]

Benin Palace Chiefs Endorse Ize-Iyamu Ahead of Guber Polls

A socio-cultural group, Nedoghama Nedo, has endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ahead of the September 28 governorship election in the state. ?The group, comprising chiefs from the palace of the Oba of Benin, traditional priests, business owners and professionals, announced the[Read More…]

Edo PDP Candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Is Being Probed By The EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is still under investigation for his alleged role in the disbursement of N23bn campaign funds, which emanated from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The N23bn[Read More…]