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Wike exits reconciliation team as court blocks Obaseki’s exclusion from PDP primary

There was palpable sense of relief and anxiety in the Edo capital, Benin City yesterday after an Edo State High Court, sitting in Ekpoma, issued a ruling restraining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from excluding incumbent Governor...

BREAKING: Court delays hearing on suit barring Obaseki from PDP primary

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has delayed accelerated hearing on a suit to stop the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from contesting the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The court presided over by Justice E.O. Obile stood...

Obaseki: Wike lambasts PDP NWC, says party members ‘are tax collectors’

From Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Rivers governor: some NWC members ‘are tax collectors’ Port Harcourt, Ekpoma courts give conflicting rulings PDP reports judge to CJN INEC warns parties on suits The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been hit by another crisis following the defection of Edo State Governor...

Obaseki: PDP challenges Port Harcourt judge, reports to CJN

From Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a petition against Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court. The petition, which was dated June 23, was addressed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad and...

Court frees detained Imo PDP new media DG

An Imo State High Court sitting in Owerri, the state capital, on Monday, granted bail to Comrade Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, the detained Director-General, Imo PDP New Media Nwaogwugwu was arrested and detained by the Department of State Security (DSS) on May 28 on allegations of defaming...

Ondo 2020: No Room for imposition of candidate in PDP- Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has assured party members in Ondo State there would be no imposition of candidate for the October governorship polls. Secondus said the presence of the National Working Committee(NWC) in the State was not an...

Edo202: Obaseki shocked as Court bars him from PDP primaries

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has restrained the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki from participating in the governorship primary election organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The court presided over by Justice E.A. Obile gave the...

Gov. Akeredolu second term bid threatened as Ondo Deputy Governor dumps APC for PDP

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi has formally dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and joined the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The formal declaration which was done at his home town of Kobiri in Ese-odo Local Government Area of the...

Why Obaseki is not qualified for PDP ticket, by Imasuagbon

Edo Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Kenneth Imasuagbon, has stated it would be a huge mistake for the party to hand over its ticket to Governor Godwin Obaseki. Obaseki, he said, has failed to deliver quality governance and won’t serve the best of the...

Edo APC rejects Uzodinma-led committee

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has rejected the Hope Uzodinma-led committee constituted by the National Working Committee of the party to conduct a direct primary for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The factional chairman of the APC, Anslem Ojezua,...
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