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In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns invasion of Edo Assembly

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the invasion of Edo State House of Assembly, describing it as unconstitutional.

Tension as 24 Edo assemblymen fight for control

There was tension and drama, yesterday, as combatants for Edo State governorship fought squarely for the soul of the State House of Assembly.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo guber: Why we are different from Comrade Oshiomhole, Pastor Ize-Iyamu – deputy governor

Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Akwa Ibom NUJ hails appointment of Ini Ememobong as information commissioner

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Edo guber: We’ll meet violence with violence – Comrade Oshiomhole

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party would not fold its arms and watch Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, violently rig the September 19 governorship election, saying ‘’we will meet violence with violence.’’

NAAPE set to shut down Bristow Helicopters operations over ‘victimisation’ of Nigerian workers

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has concluded arrangements to shut down all operations of Bristow Helicopters from midnight Monday, August 3, 2020.
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Edo guber: PDP will win September 19 governorship election – deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu, on Friday praised Governor Godwin Obaseki for his pragmatic leadership, purposeful administration and uncommon vigour.
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APC, PDP bicker over skirmishes at Oba of Benin’s palace

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, engaged in a fierce war of words accusing each other of being responsible for last Saturday’s clash between their supporters that left many persons injured and several vehicles destroyed.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta workers accept salary review as monthly wage bill hits N7 billion

With over N7 billion monthly wage bill to 48,000 workers in Delta, the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Martin Bolum, has said that the decision of the state government to review the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level seven was one of the ways to keep the state afloat in this period of Coronavirus pandemic.
Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), has no candidate.

Edo guber: APC has no candidate – Nyesom Wike

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), has no candidate.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Edo guber: How PDP provided evidence that disqualified Governor Obaseki – Adams Oshiomhole

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Thursday said the screening committee of the APC that disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting the election on the party relied on the documents supplied by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when they took him to court in 2016.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: APC chieftain calls for Governor Obaseki’s resignation

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and a former governorship aspirant of the party, Chief Blessing Agbomerhe, yesterday said Governor Godwin Obaseki has lost the capacity to protect indigenes of the state from attacks and should therefore resign his position.

Festus Ebea: Philip Shaibu’s plotting to succeed Obaseki in 2024

Former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Festus Ebea, on Tuesday, called on the people of Edo Central Senatorial District to vote for All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate in the September 19 governorship election, saying contrary to promises being made by Governor Godwin Obaseki, his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, is actually plotting to ensure he takes over from his boss in 2024.

Edo PDP slams APC over ‘sponsorship of thugs, cultists’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) over allegation of the Edo State Government giving out appointments to thugs and cultists to disrupt the forthcoming governorship election.
Workers and pensioners of the College of Education, Ekiadolor in Edo State Monday protested the none payment of their salaries and allowances for the past 11 months.

Edo college workers protest 11 months unpaid salaries

Workers and pensioners of the College of Education, Ekiadolor in Edo State Monday protested the none payment of their salaries and allowances for the past 11 months.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody can chase me out of APC

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has declared that nobody can force him out of the APC as he remains a loyal and founding member of the party.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Comrade Oshiomhole: Why I’ll not return to Abuja

A former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has vowed not to rest until his successor, Godwin Obaseki, is removed from office in the forthcoming governorship election in the State.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Adams Oshiomhole: I’m back to reclaim Edo for APC

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has stated he returned to Edo to reclaim the state for APC.

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Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
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House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.