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Nigeria

Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

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


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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...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

State security also intervened to stop Fayemi's fellow governors – Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) Adams Oshiomhole (Edo) and Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) – from going to Ekiti on the eve of the poll...

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A government in a hurry

A relative innocent in the circles of international power politics Jonathan was not helped by the group of quarrelsome state governors who accompanied him: Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi (Rivers) Adams Oshiomhole (Edo) Ikedi Godson Ohakim (Imo) Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi (Zamfara) and Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom)...


More petro-nairas

NLC President Adams Oshiomhole tried to present the Court judgement as a victory but he may have now lost the union's final credibility test...


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