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Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Date of Birth: 4 April 1952
Place of Birth: Iyamho, Edo State


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Ready to rumble

His control over the party weakened in 2020 with the departure of both Adams Oshiomhole as chairman of the APC and Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission thought by Tinubu's rivals to support his cause...

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States carry on regardless

Until six months ago Obaseki was in the APC but was forced out by former state governor Adams Oshiomhole and his election fight in Edo was as much a battle between factions in the ruling party as it was with the PDP...


Edo's not so merry-go-round

Godwin Obaseki the incumbent governor was dropped by President Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives' Congress (APC) after falling out with his political godfather former party chairman and predecessor as governor Adams Oshiomhole (AC Vol 61 No 14 Divided we stand & Vol 61 No 16 In Edo all politics is national)...


In Edo, all politics is national

Power struggleSince he was elected state governor in 2016 Godwin Obaseki has been embroiled in a torturous struggle for power with his immediate predecessor and former ally Adams Oshiomhole former leader of the Nigerian Labour Congress (AC Vol 57 No 24 Grandees test the water)...

The edo players and their scripts Adams Oshiomhole: This abrasive politician has been a national figure since the return of civilian rule in 1999...


Divided we stand

Adams Oshiomhole a wealthy businessman former trade union leader and two-term Governor of Edo State (2008-2016) had a target on his back from the moment he became party chairman in 2018...


Back to the scene of the crime

That is pitting a faction led by former governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi and sitting governor of Kaduna Nasir el Rufai against the national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu a former governor of Lagos and Adams Oshiomhole a former governor of Edo whose abrasive style has led to his suspension as national chairman of the APC...

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The Emir exits

That might worry politicians such as Bola Tinubu national leader of the APC and its chairman Adams Oshiomhole who are embroiled in a power struggle to control the party ahead of the elections (AC Vol 60 No 17 Executive exerts its privilege)...


A poll without passion

The biggest risk to Buhari is not political performance but party management; the extent to which national chairman Adams Oshiomhole can control its rival factions...


Now the race looks serious

The Niger Delta went solidly for local man Jonathan in 2015 and remains likely to favour Atiku in 2019 with the exception of Edo state home of APC's energetic and aggressive chairman Adams Oshiomhole...

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A split by any other name

Former trade union leader and Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole emerged as the new national chairman of APC and is leading the charge against the dissidents...


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