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Oshiomhole can’t tell his spots from his stripes

12 December 2018 Adams Oshiomhole, the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former two-term governor of Edo State, issued a statement yesterday denying he had said some uncomplimentary stuff about Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari. The statement was issued by Oshiomhole’s press secretary and dismissed the claims. “This is part of the fake news …

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APC infighting gets ugly: Oshiomhole calls Okorocha a “huge embarrassment”

3 November 2018 Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, addressed the media yesterday following the submission of the party’s list of governorship candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 (s)election.  That list didn’t include governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law Uche Nwosu, chosen by the governor to succeed him.  The APC ticket went to Senator Hope …

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Demonstration of craze at Edo State House of Assembly

It was another show of shame for Edo State yesterday as the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Justine Oko­noboh, the Deputy Speaker, Elizabeth Arivie, and the Majority Leader, Folly Ogedengbe, were forcibly removed by lawbreakers masquerading as lawmakers. The trading of punches was caught on camera and the new Speaker Kabir Adjoto wasn’t even embarrassed by his part in the punch-up. …

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