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There were sporadic gunshots at Uneme-Nekhua, Ward 1, Unit 9, in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, where the Deputy Majority Leader, House of Representatives, representing the constituency, Hon Peter Akpatason, voted Saturday.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, of running away from a debate organised by Arise Television in Benin City ahead of Saturday’s election.
The acrimony between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressive Congress seems not to be abating as the PDP has alleged a plot by the APC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
The Clan Head of South East Uneme, Etsako East Local Government of Edo, His Royal Highness, Benjamin Ikan, has called for peaceful campaigns ahead of the Edo Governorship election.
Pastor Peters Omoragbon, the National Conscience Party (NCP) governorship candidate in Edo State, has pledged that he will put an end to hunger and starvation in Edo State if elected into power.
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has submitted a petition to the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services (DSS).
An APC chieftain in Edo, Mr Bright Obarogie, has urged the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party, Alh. Mai Mala Buni, to caution the APC Governors’ Forum Director-General (D-G), Dr Salihu Lukman.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the party could have used the military and other security services to overrun opposition states in the 2019 general election but chose free, fair elections is a solid pointer that under the current administration, the days of stolen and procured electoral mandates are fast fading.
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has condemned the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly stating that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state to rig the election.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in the Edo State September 19 election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu at the Presidential Villa Abuja.
A report claims President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate to the presidential villa for discussion ahead of the flag-off of the party’s governorship campaign in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged the people of Edo State to reject anyone presented by the former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, saying godfatherism should not be allowed in the state.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has concluded the hearing and reserved its judgement on the petition seeking to sack Governor Duoye Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
The presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, Justice Umar Garba, on Tuesday adjourned to July 14 the alleged N700m fraud case levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain calm.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
The Nigeria international was deployed in a right wing-back position as Everton laboured to a 3-2 away win against Fulham at the Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) have both shown great interest in the Total CAF Champions League final between two of Egypt’s biggest clubs Zamalek SC and Al Ahly SC.
Manchester United are considering a shock move to bring their former defender Johnny Evans back to Old Trafford.
The passing of Maradona shocked the whole world. Europe is undoubtedly the most hit place by the death of the ex-Napoli number 10, the city that could name the stadium after the Argentine.
A family of three, father, wife and his infant baby were yesterday, killed in an auto crash along Benin-Auchi Expressway in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo.