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L-R: Dr Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo State Governor; Sen Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, and Ibrahim Hassan Damkwabo, Gombe State Governor during the PDP National Convention in Port Harcourt, Wednesday. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke

PDP: The reward for impunity

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State speaking not long after Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was invited to take over as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was right on point when he said: “my boss Sheriff will destroy PDP.” The governor’s sense of clairvoyance some claimed, was not exceptional given the spectacular or controversial background of the former governor.

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Obaseki's endorsement by the Esogban of Benin and others

EDO 2016: Esogban of Benin Kingdom predicts victory for Obaseki

Since campaigns for the 2016 governorship election kicked off in Edo state, people have been asking, what is the ‘Oracle’ saying? What is he predicting this time? What is the way forward after Governor Adams Oshiomhole? The Esogban of Benin Kingdom and the Odionwere of the Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri is the oracle of the Kingdom. Leading his socio-cultural group, the Etuedoseghe made up of farmers, powerful Palace Chiefs, artisans, the Esogban last Sunday finally endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki ahead the September 10 governorship election in the state.

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You will be judged by your performance and not by fighting corruption, Bola Ajibola tells Buhari

Buhari must not succumb to antics of the corrupt — Ajibola

In the light of general complaints in the polity over the biting hardship occasioned by a depressed economy, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN) has called on Nigerians to endure and give President Muhammadu Buhari time to fix the country. In this interview, he urged Nigerians to desist from antagonising the administration.

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Sen. Uzamere

EDO POLL: Obaseki’s neutrality gives him edge over any other candidate — Senator Uzamere

Ehigie Uzamere is the only senator from Edo South who has won election to the Senate twice. He broke the jinx in the politics of the senatorial district. The hope of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win back Edo State ahead of the forthcoming governorship election is becoming slimmer as several top leaders of the PDP, including Uzamere and his political ally, Peter Enoguero, who is also the state representative on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), dumped the PDP for the APC penultimate week, alongside their followers.

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Godwin Obaseki

2016 Election: Odubu, ex-PDP leaders rally round Obaseki

The campaign train of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is boosted, each day with the full participation of all the former governorship aspirants of the party led by the deputy governor of the state, Dr Pius Odubu, and several top PDP chieftains who keep defecting to the party at every rally. The war between the Ali Modu Sheriff group and the Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has factionalized the PDP, leading to the exodus of the foundation members of the party, such as Chief Samson Esemuede, into the APC.

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