Godwin Obaseki

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Godwin Obaseki said : “he comes back remorseful and apologetic, we will consider taking him back,” “Can you imagine a national chairman that is creating problems in his own house? Because of that, we had to suspend him and he remains suspended. We pray that God should have mercy on him because he has done something bad against God and the people of Edo State; he should find his way back into the party and apologize to all of us” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “As the governor, I will do everything within my power to have strong internal security because we need to protect ourselves,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, October 23, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “COVID-19 has demonstrated that no one is insulated in the event of a pandemic, so we all must come together with our resources to fortify the global health system,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “I do not have anything against them because I do not have such authority to bring them back to the house,” External link

thenewsnigeria Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Leading In Crisis, Reimagining The Future” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Today is a great day for us in the party. The Abuja High Court has just asked the national chairman of the party to step aside. I believed this will further create the atmosphere for peace in the state. This has further shown to us that no man is God,” External link

thesourceng Sunday, October 4, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Rotimi Amaechi ) : “We are excited in the state. As a government, we are going to be working with you to ensure that we utilise the infrastructure we are privileged to have. We appeal to the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi to work with us as a state to extend the rail line to the Industrial Park which we have commenced in the state to enable us freight the things we produce to the northern part of the country,” External link

nigerianobservernews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Sokoto State ) : “I want to assure you that as the governor of Edo State I have heard your admonishments, I want to promise that I will rededicate myself in my next tenure to the full service of Edo state and the people of Edo State. We will always rely on your wise counsel, we will always rely on you to pray for us and ensure that we the required peace so that we can do all the good things that God desires of us to do for our people,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “This meeting was organised first to thank you all for your effort and to formally dissolve the campaign council now that we have gotten the victory in the just-concluded governorship election in Edo State. I also urge you to try and document what happened because we have made history,” External link

dailypost Monday, September 28, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “This meeting was organised first to thank you all for your effort and to formally dissolve the campaign council now that we have gotten victory in the just-concluded governorship election in Edo State. I also urge you to try and document what happened because we have made history,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, September 28, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our coming to this point is prophetic as my mother about 30 years ago in a casual conversation said, ‘your generation is the last of the old order and the beginning of the new.’ We should accept the responsibility of fixing Nigeria as no one will do it for us. So, when I found myself in politics, I had no choice but to give my best,” External link

nigerianobservernews Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “We were privileged to meet with the president, essentially to express the gratitude of Edo People, myself and my deputy for role played in the conduct of gubernatorial elections in Edo State. He insisted that Nigeria should have proper elections, credible elections, free and fair elections and that is what happened…So, we are here in the Villa to show our profound gratitude and appreciation for this, which on the surface will look normal but the implications are very far-reaching. Because, this is a seating president whose party was contesting an election and insisted that the right thing be done and a level playing field be created for contestants. By doing so, that singular action has deepened our democracy, far beyond what we can understand and imagine today…” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki explained : “the $100 million for the project will be expended in building a world-class museum and urban regeneration work to reclaim the Benin Moat, which will provide gainful means of employment for youth and women” External link

leadership Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “As I embark on the next four years of my administration , experience such as yours will be vital in guiding me through these next four years” External link

leadership Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : ”Gleaning from the comments of Mr President, he said that he wants to leave a democracy that is built on integrity, accountability and hard work. Those were his words and I subscribe totally to that. “It will not show integrity; it will not demonstrate somebody that has ethical or moral foundation to do what you asked about. I couldn’t have contested in one party, won on that party and then consider moving to another party. “It is not the kind of thing to do, it’s not the right thing to do and I am sure you will not encourage me to do that” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 25, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our citizens have decided that for now, they trust us more to provide the leadership. It does not mean that they do not have a role to play. It does not mean that they are not part of the family,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “The whole world has acclaimed that Edo election was perhaps one of the best conducted in recent times in Nigeria,” “This could not have been possible without your insistence that the right things be done, and for that, we want to say thank you very much” External link

guardian-ng Friday, September 25, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our citizens have decided that for now, they trust us more to provide the leadership. It does not mean that they do not have a role to play. It does not mean that they are not part of the family,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us,” External link

leadership Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Anybody who contravenes the law, no matter how highly placed you are in Edo State, you will be dealt with,” External link

thenewsnigeria Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : "The amount of sacrifice you made for us in terms of time and the emotional energy that you put in the election is worthy of appreciation," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : "On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “I received my certificate of return today from INEC Nigeria after the landmark victory in Saturday’s election,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “The challenge with people like Oshiomhole and Ahmed Tinubu is that if they do not accept and change their style and attitude, they pose a big danger to our democracy because they are extra-constitutional players,” “They constituted themselves into what they say they are without any constitutional responsibilities and try to overlord themselves over people who have constitutional authority and if we allow them to continue it will destroy our democracy,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Adams Oshiomhole ) : “For someone like Oshiomhole, clearly when you find that you have been deceived, you don’t share the same values, you don’t trust at all, it is his responsibility to build back that trust, show you his true self and prove that his values align with what we represent as a people or what we want to do as a government,” External link

pulse Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki told : “You have helped me cage the lions and tigers in the state; you will never see them again in Edo because they are all in the zoo now where they belong,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor39.32%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
governor of edo1.74%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
gov.3.57%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
deputy0.77%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
gov0.29%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
candidate35.46%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
apc candidate14.59%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
successor0.97%EN05/16/201716/05/2017
progressives congress candidate0.58%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
new governor of edo0.87%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
trusted ally0.19%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
chairman0.87%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
chief0.29%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
crown prince of benin0.10%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
head0.10%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
businessman0.19%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
gen0.10%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Godwin ObasekiEN100.00%


 
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Godwin Obaseki

Last updated on 2017-10-24T03:06+0300.

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Godwin Obaseki said : “he comes back remorseful and apologetic, we will consider taking him back,” “Can you imagine a national chairman that is creating problems in his own house? Because of that, we had to suspend him and he remains suspended. We pray that God should have mercy on him because he has done something bad against God and the people of Edo State; he should find his way back into the party and apologize to all of us” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “As the governor, I will do everything within my power to have strong internal security because we need to protect ourselves,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, October 23, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “My heart goes out to the Clark family at this time, and I urge them to find solace in the impactful life Prof. John Pepper Clark lived. We thank God for giving us a man of such rare talent and may his soul rest in peace,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “COVID-19 has demonstrated that no one is insulated in the event of a pandemic, so we all must come together with our resources to fortify the global health system,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “I do not have anything against them because I do not have such authority to bring them back to the house,” External link

thenewsnigeria Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Leading In Crisis, Reimagining The Future” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Today is a great day for us in the party. The Abuja High Court has just asked the national chairman of the party to step aside. I believed this will further create the atmosphere for peace in the state. This has further shown to us that no man is God,” External link

thesourceng Sunday, October 4, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Rotimi Amaechi ) : “We are excited in the state. As a government, we are going to be working with you to ensure that we utilise the infrastructure we are privileged to have. We appeal to the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi to work with us as a state to extend the rail line to the Industrial Park which we have commenced in the state to enable us freight the things we produce to the northern part of the country,” External link

nigerianobservernews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Sokoto State ) : “I want to assure you that as the governor of Edo State I have heard your admonishments, I want to promise that I will rededicate myself in my next tenure to the full service of Edo state and the people of Edo State. We will always rely on your wise counsel, we will always rely on you to pray for us and ensure that we the required peace so that we can do all the good things that God desires of us to do for our people,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “This meeting was organised first to thank you all for your effort and to formally dissolve the campaign council now that we have gotten the victory in the just-concluded governorship election in Edo State. I also urge you to try and document what happened because we have made history,” External link

dailypost Monday, September 28, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “This meeting was organised first to thank you all for your effort and to formally dissolve the campaign council now that we have gotten victory in the just-concluded governorship election in Edo State. I also urge you to try and document what happened because we have made history,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, September 28, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our coming to this point is prophetic as my mother about 30 years ago in a casual conversation said, ‘your generation is the last of the old order and the beginning of the new.’ We should accept the responsibility of fixing Nigeria as no one will do it for us. So, when I found myself in politics, I had no choice but to give my best,” External link

nigerianobservernews Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “We were privileged to meet with the president, essentially to express the gratitude of Edo People, myself and my deputy for role played in the conduct of gubernatorial elections in Edo State. He insisted that Nigeria should have proper elections, credible elections, free and fair elections and that is what happened…So, we are here in the Villa to show our profound gratitude and appreciation for this, which on the surface will look normal but the implications are very far-reaching. Because, this is a seating president whose party was contesting an election and insisted that the right thing be done and a level playing field be created for contestants. By doing so, that singular action has deepened our democracy, far beyond what we can understand and imagine today…” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki explained : “the $100 million for the project will be expended in building a world-class museum and urban regeneration work to reclaim the Benin Moat, which will provide gainful means of employment for youth and women” External link

leadership Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “As I embark on the next four years of my administration , experience such as yours will be vital in guiding me through these next four years” External link

leadership Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : ”Gleaning from the comments of Mr President, he said that he wants to leave a democracy that is built on integrity, accountability and hard work. Those were his words and I subscribe totally to that. “It will not show integrity; it will not demonstrate somebody that has ethical or moral foundation to do what you asked about. I couldn’t have contested in one party, won on that party and then consider moving to another party. “It is not the kind of thing to do, it’s not the right thing to do and I am sure you will not encourage me to do that” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 25, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our citizens have decided that for now, they trust us more to provide the leadership. It does not mean that they do not have a role to play. It does not mean that they are not part of the family,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “The whole world has acclaimed that Edo election was perhaps one of the best conducted in recent times in Nigeria,” “This could not have been possible without your insistence that the right things be done, and for that, we want to say thank you very much” External link

guardian-ng Friday, September 25, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Our citizens have decided that for now, they trust us more to provide the leadership. It does not mean that they do not have a role to play. It does not mean that they are not part of the family,” External link

leadership Friday, September 25, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us,” External link

leadership Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “Anybody who contravenes the law, no matter how highly placed you are in Edo State, you will be dealt with,” External link

thenewsnigeria Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : "The amount of sacrifice you made for us in terms of time and the emotional energy that you put in the election is worthy of appreciation," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki added : "On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On behalf of all of us from Edo State, we thank you and let you know that we appreciate all you have done for us and it is our prayer that God will do for you more than you have done for us,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “On a specific note, I want to use this opportunity to call on the former Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole that the fight is over and he should come and join in building the house where he was part of laying the foundation. We have no malice. The only thing we disagree on is the approach in moving Edo State forward,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “I received my certificate of return today from INEC Nigeria after the landmark victory in Saturday’s election,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said : “The challenge with people like Oshiomhole and Ahmed Tinubu is that if they do not accept and change their style and attitude, they pose a big danger to our democracy because they are extra-constitutional players,” “They constituted themselves into what they say they are without any constitutional responsibilities and try to overlord themselves over people who have constitutional authority and if we allow them to continue it will destroy our democracy,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki said ( about Adams Oshiomhole ) : “For someone like Oshiomhole, clearly when you find that you have been deceived, you don’t share the same values, you don’t trust at all, it is his responsibility to build back that trust, show you his true self and prove that his values align with what we represent as a people or what we want to do as a government,” External link

pulse Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Godwin Obaseki told : “You have helped me cage the lions and tigers in the state; you will never see them again in Edo because they are all in the zoo now where they belong,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor39.32%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
governor of edo1.74%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
gov.3.57%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
deputy0.77%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
gov0.29%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
candidate35.46%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
apc candidate14.59%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
successor0.97%EN05/16/201716/05/2017
progressives congress candidate0.58%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
new governor of edo0.87%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
trusted ally0.19%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
chairman0.87%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
chief0.29%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
crown prince of benin0.10%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
head0.10%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
businessman0.19%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
gen0.10%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Godwin ObasekiEN100.00%


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