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Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki (GGO)

Date of Birth: 1 July 1957
Place of Birth: Benin City


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States carry on regardless

If the APC had lost in Ondo so soon after Godwin Obaseki's trouncing of the ruling party in Edo state last month it would have undermined some of their frontline politicians including junior Niger Delta Affairs Minister Ajayi Borofice (AC Vol 61 No 16 In Edo all politics is national)...


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)...

Godwin Obaseki: By contrast Obaseki a Columbia MBA alumnus turned investment banker is seen as a technocrat governor...


Divided we stand

Oshiomhole had fallen out with his successor as Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and opposed Obaseki's plans for a second term...


Back to the scene of the crime

After Godwin Obaseki governor of Edo fell out with Oshiomhole he defected to the opposition People's Democratic Party and is trying to win the party's nomination to run for a second term in state elections in August...

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Grandees test the water

In the South-South Buhari can count on Godwin Obaseki who became Edo State's new Governor on 12 November and in the north-central he can count on Kogi State's Governor Yahaya Bello...


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