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Edo House reps caucus advises Obaseki on inauguration of 14 State lawmakers

Edo House of Representatives members have called for the inauguration of 14 Edo State House of Assembly members elected in 2019 in the interest of peace and development of the state. Rep Peter Akpatason, the Leader of Edo caucus in the House of Representatives, made the call when six Edo State House of Assembly (ESHA) members paid the caucus a ...

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Just in: Edo Speaker impeached, accused of high-handedness

Speaker for Edo State Assembly Francis Okiye has been impeached over alleged high-handedness. House Majority Leader, Henry Okhurobo, moved the motion for his impeachment. Nine of the 10 Assembly members at the Plenary signed his impeachment letter. Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West Constituency was immediately sworn in as the new Speaker. More to come…..

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ADP candidate asks tribunal to void gov Obaseki’s re-election

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) and its candidate, Iboi Lucky Emmanuel has urged he Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City, the State capital, to nullify the election that brought in Governor Godwin Obaseki. In a suit marked EPT/ED/GOV/01/2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Ondo 2020: We will replicate success recorded in Edo- IGP

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has  given the assurance that  Nigeria Police Force will replicate the success it recorded during the Edo governorship election, in the October 10 poll in Ondo State. A statement by Force spokesman DCP Frank Mba said the IGP spoke when the Convener and Co-convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo and Esther Uzoma ...

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Gov Wike denies sponsoring re-election of Obaseki

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has denied financing the reelection of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Obaseki was re-elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Saturday after dumping of the All Progressives Congress, APC, prior to the election. The Rivers State Governor, who spoke on Channel Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday, was the chairman of the ...

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Ondo: Gov Wike raises alarm, saying APC trying to pressurize INEC to rig

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has raised an alarm.as regards the incoming Ondo  gubernatorial election, alleging that  the All Progressives Congress, APC, wants to compromise the poll Wike made the allegation in a post on his Twitter page on Friday morning. The Governor accused the All Progressive Congress, APC, of putting pressure on INEC to rig the election following ...

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Edo Poll: “Those who believe I am down are totally wrong,”-Oshiomhole breaks silence

The widespread belief that Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been silenced was proved wrong yesterday when he broke silence on the last Saturda’s poll where his preferee candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu  was defeated. The ex-Governor said he is not down yet despite the loss of APC in the keenly contested election, adding  he was moved ...

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Oba of Benin lauds Buhari for ensuring neutrality in Edo guber poll

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, on Tuesday solicited the support of all Edo residents for the re-elected Gov. Godwin Obaseki in order for him to succeed. The monarch made the call in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Benin Traditional Council (BTC), MrFrank Irabor. The monarch commended President Mohammadu Buhari for ensuring free, fair and credible poll. Oba ...

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Obaseki, Shaibu get Certificate of Return from INEC

Following the victory of PDP in the last Saturday’s governorship election, Tlthe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki follo and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs. May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin ...

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Edo 2020 Guber: A New Dawn, Hope for Nigeria’s Democratic Survival- CIRN

A Social Rights group known as Center for Institution Reform in Nigeria, CIRN, has expressed delight over the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. The Founder and Chairman of CIRN, Mr Lai Omotola in a press statement, issued in Lagos on Monday said the election has indeed brought hope of democratic survival in Nigeria and African generally. He ...

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