VIDEO: Edo Deputy Gov Denied Access To Govt House Office

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has been denied access to his old office at the Government House in Benin, the state capital. Shaibu arrived at the Government House on Monday morning but met the gate leading to his office under lock and key. He says is yet to receive a formal letter […]

Edo Deputy Gov Moves out of Govt House 

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Phillip Shaibu, has moved his office out of the Government House. This is despite withdrawing a suit he filed against Governor Godwin Obaseki  to stop alleged plots to remove him from office. Channels Television reported on Monday that Shaibu has moved out of the Edo State Government House.

Shaibu Withdraws Suit Against ‘Senior Brother’ Obaseki

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu, has withdrawn the suit he filed at the Federal High Court to stop alleged plots by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, to remove him from office. Shaibu, in a circular dated September 5, 2023, cited the case with Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1027/2023 which named the Inspector General of […]

Obaseki Sacks Deputy Gov’s Media Aides

The Edo State Government has disbanded the media crew attached to the Office of the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu. Governor Godwin Obaseki also directed Shaibu to henceforth request for media coverage of his activities from the Ministry of Communication and Orientation. Obaseki stated this in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Chris Osa […]

I Am Loyal To Obaseki – Shaibu

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu on Sunday declared his loyalty to Governor Godwin Obaseki while noting that he remains his elder brother and boss. This is coming following weeks of cold war between the governor and his deputy. The deputy governor had earlier gone to a Federal High in Abuja to […]

How I Discovered My Deputy Was Working Against Me – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has narrated how he found out that his deputy, Philip Shaibu, was “working against him”. According to Obaseki, Shaibu has become so desperate to succeed him, ahead of the Edo governorship election in 2024. He spoke at a gathering with stakeholders in the state. The governor said: “He (Shaibu) […]

Edo Deputy Gov Speaks On Plan To Move To APC

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rt. Hon Philip Shaibu has refuted circulating claims suggesting his intention to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Recent reports indicated Shaibu’s imminent move to the APC from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), with one even suggesting a top APC member’s confirmation of the deputy governor’s induction by the APC National […]