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The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of resorting to blackmail, intimidation and harassment of traders in the state with a view to forcing them to vote for the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s House of Assembly elections.
Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday alleged that thousands of unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) in the State have been given out secretly by the electoral body to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with a view to rigging the general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed an allegation that it is planning to postpone elections in some local government areas of Edo on Saturday.
Ahead of the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections, the ruling All Progressive Congress in Edo State has raised concerns that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party is mobilizing thugs from Bayelsa, Delta and River States.
Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm that thousands of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) that were destroyed by flood last year were in possession of the lawmaker representing Oredo West constituency in the state House of Assembly, Mr. Chris Okaeben.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday took a swipe on the Edo State Government over the dismissal of workers at the state-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi.
Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday accused the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of placing hurdles in the bail process of the party leaders who were arraigned by the EFCC in a Federal High Court in Benin on Thursday and were all granted bail by the court.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful across Edo South Senatorial district, on Monday, protested the assault on Senator Matthew Urhoghide at the Benin Airport by suspected All Progressives Congress (APC) thugs.
All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, weekend, alleged that a serving senator (name withheld) and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, imported militants to the Benin Airport last Friday with the aim of assassinating the governor of the state, Mr Godwin Obaseki.
Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as criminal and unacceptable, the allegation by the Edo State Government that past PDP governments in the state incurred huge debts which they did not liquidate when they were at the helm of affairs.
The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) said on Friday that it had deployed 8,000 ad-hoc staff to conduct the Saturday local government election in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo has condemned the state government for its comments on rising cases of human trafficking of its indigenes to Libya.
The People’s Democratic Party has insisted that a former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Elisabeth Ativie, must be made to face trial if it was discovered that she contravened Section 10 of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Matters Commission (ICPC) Act.
Only the Federal Government and the Lagos State Government accessed the Capital Market for bonds in 2017, a Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) report says.
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say the non review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order (MYTO), since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.
Ex-agitators of the Niger Delta region have hailed the Federal Government for the prompt payment of their monthly stipends.
The delegation of seven-time African champions, Egypt, has arrived Nigeria for Tuesday’s high-profile friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) says Nigeria loses over four trillion Naira annually in the extractive industry due to lack of laws and policies.
Edo State Government has paid a total of N100 million as counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF).
Political activist, Deji Adeyanju, has accused Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, of collecting money from official of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to attack Atiku Abubakar.
Supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State have converged on Government House, Sokoto, for a wild jubilation.
The Gubernatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau state, Senator Jeremiah Useni, on Wednesday accused Governor Simon Lalong and the All Progressive Congress, APC, Candidate of spending 20 billion naira rehabilitation funds release to the state on his reelection campaign.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria media officer Toyin Ibitoye says the team enjoys playing at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, contrary to what some reports which have it that the technical crew of the team aren’t satisfied with the state of the stadium.