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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Political crisis looms in Edo as 12 anti-Obaseki lawmakers take secret oath of office

12 lawmakers that are not in concert with Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki have taken oath of office secretly. This development is coming more than one year after they were elected. After taking the oath of office, Victor Edoror, who was impeached as deputy speaker in 2018, was elected speaker. Inauguration is usually done by the clerk of the assembly. ...

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Oshiomhole is insane, Edo won’t have peace until he is humiliated- Deji Adeyanju

Covener of Human Rights group, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, says Adams Oshiomhole masterminded the ddeployment of police officers to Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday. It was learnt that the premises of Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday morning was besieged by men of the Nigeria police force. Rumors had it that some elected House members who are ...

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Ize-Iyamu replies Obasski, says Oshiomhole doesn’t control police

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has reacted to heavy deployment of police personnel to the premises of Edo Assembly. He said that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National Chairman of APC does not control the police. Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had accused the federal government of mobilizing security operatives to take over ...

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“Buhari’s govt is afraid of Obaseki’s popularity,” PDP reacts kicks against police presence at Edo Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday blowed hot  over the heavy deployment of security operatives around the Edo State House of Assembly. The main opposition party is furious that the federal government mobilized security operatives to take over the state House of Assembly. In a tweet on it’s verified Twitter handle, the party claimed that the federal government’s decision ...

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JUST IN: Security operatives take over Edo Assembly

Men of the Nigerian police  have taken over Edo House of Assembly complex in Benin City. It was gathered that the security officials stormed the complex while patrol vehicles were stationed around the area. It was learnt the move was to forestall alleged planned attack on the facility. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Ayoola Ajala, led the operation, which is ...

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2023: We will join Kanu in his agitation for Biafra if presidency is not zoned to south east- Nwodo

Former national chairman of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has threatened to team up with Nnamdi Kanu to call for a state of Biafra if South East did not produce president of the country in 2023. This came as an Akwa Ibom elder and pioneer National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Senator Anietie Okon also ...

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Ondo Poll: I will do all my best to lead Jegede to victory, new PDP Chairman vows

The new Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Fatai  has vowed to tried all his best to ensure victory for the party in the gubernatorial election. Adams who is the immediate past Deputy State Chairman of the party defeated Dennis Arole to emerge Chairman at the state congress of the party. Speaking to party supporters shortly ...

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Ondo, Edo Elections: INEC urges political parties, politicians, voters to obey COVID-19 safety rules

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged election stakeholders to strictly adhere to COVID-19 safety rules. It called on political parties, candidates, their supporters and  to obey all its new guidelines for conduct of by-elections, including Ondo and Edo gubernatorial elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made the call on Wednesday in Nasarawa, during the commission’s meeting with stakeholders ...

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AfriInvest: Why anti-graft bodies must investigate gov Obaseki- APC

The Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has explained why Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki must be investigated anti-graft bodies . The party also said the planned approval to PRIMUS BANK should be suspended, pending the outcome of the investigation. Edo APC Campaign media adviser John Mayaki told reporters in Benin city, the state capital, that the link between the ...

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#RevolutionNow Protests: Conference of political parties attacks Buhari’s govt

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on Buhari’s government  to respect the rights of Nigerians to stage peaceful protests. CUPP National Secretary, Chief Peter Ameh, the CUPP National Secretary, in a statement he issued on Wednesday in Abuja, criticised alleged attacks on peaceful protesters in different parts of the country. Ameh said, “Nigeria is a democratic state, ...

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