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Oba Ewuare 11, Gov. Obaseki, Disagree over Custody of Looted Benin Artifacts

Edo Government, Benin Palace Tango over Land

Edo Government, Benin Palace Tango over Land

The palace of the Oba of Benin, Ewuare 11, and the Edo State government are once again on collision course, this time over plans by the Godwin Obaseki-led government to acquire some portions of land around the palace, which are said to be traditional grounds. Recall that residents of Ogbe-Ezoti, led by 87-year-old Pa Moses

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Momodu: Gov. Obaseki Urges Nigerians to Show Interest in Electioneering Rather than Lament

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has urged more Nigerians to get involved in the nation’s political decision-making process to place the country on the path of sustainable growth and development. Obaseki gave the charge on Monday when he received renowned journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu, who paid him a courtesy visit at

17-member Edo State House of Assembly

Stalled Court Case: Group Seeks Intervention of FG, AGF, NJC in Edo Assembly Crisis

Recall that trouble started in the House when only nine out of the 24 members-elect, all belonging to the then ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, were clandestinely inaugurated by the clerk of the House, Yahaya Omogbai following alleged secret proclamation by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki. All efforts to get apolitical solution to the crisis

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Governors Are Number One Land-Grabbers – Igbinedion, Ex-Lawmaker

…We Only Acquire Land In Best Interest of State – Obaseki Human Rights Activist and fiery lawyer, Dele Igbinedion, has called out state governors in the country, fingering them as the number one land-grabbers under the guise of acquiring such lands in public interest. But Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, rose in defence, asserting that

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Obaseki’s Govt Greatest Scam in Edo’s Political History – Imuse

…Says APC’ll Soon Return to Power The new executive of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Edo State led by David Imuse, said it would soon expose why Governor Godwin Obaseki’s administration is the greatest scam that has ever happened in Edo’s political history. Imuse, a medical doctor and retired army colonel, described Obaseki as

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At Last, Obaseki to Form Cabinet, Sends Names of 11 Commissioner-Nominees to Parliament

…Appoints Two Special Advisers Barely six weeks to the first anniversary of his second term in office, and over one year after winning re-election, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is now ready to form his cabinet. Obaseki, on Tuesday appointed two Special Advisers and forwarded the names of 11 commissioner-nominees to the state House of

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COVID-19: Obaseki Given 48 Hours to Rescind Order On Compulsory Jab Or Risk Shutdown of State Economy

As resistance continues to mount over Edo State government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for citizens, civil society organizations and students’ unions on Monday paralysed activities in Benin City, the state capital to protest the order. The protesters handed down a 48-hours ultimatum to the governor, Godwin Obaseki to withdraw the order or face total shut-down of

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