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Lagos considers punishment for parents in amendment of anti-cultism law

The parents of people found guilty of cultism in Lagos State might be liable for punishment if a bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos and for connected purposes is passed into law.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Edo guber: AGF requests security for 17 Edo assemblymen

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, in a memo sent to Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has called for police protection for 17 members of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Edo Assembly crisis exposes APC’s script to win at all cost

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, said the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly exposes an alleged script by All Progressives Congress (APC) to win next month’s Edo governorship election at all cost.

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 House of Assembly

Edo Assembly complex roof vandalised, mace seized

According to a video shared by Channels Television, the men were seen removing the iconic legislative mace on the top of the building.
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.

Governor Obaseki storms Edo Assembly amidst pandemonium, fear of invasion

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Thursday stormed the State House of Assembly, with hundreds of supporters.

Impeachment: Police surround Edo Assembly complex

Policemen on Thursday surrounded the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital.
“The index case of coronavirus in Edo State, is the Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye. He travelled to United Kingdom, he came back and went into self-isolation. He sent his sample for testing and it came out positive.

Edo Speaker raises alarm over plot to take over assembly

Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Francis Okiye on Wednesday, raised alarm over alleged plot by some persons to forcefully take over the Assembly
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Why Edo Assembly deputy speaker was impeached

The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, was impeached on Wednesday for pledging loyalty to the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, it has been gathered.
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Edo Assembly impeaches deputy speaker

He was impeached on Wednesday during a plenary session of the Assembly in Benin City, the state capital
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 deputy governor accuses Comrade Oshiomhole of N80 million bribe to lawmakers to support...

The Edo state governorship elections slated to take place in September 19 has seen the two major camps on each other’s jugular. It has been a gale of accusations and counter accusations from the Governor Obaseki and former APC chairman Oshiomhole’s camps, with each trying to use every arsenal at their disposal to undo the other.
In the photo: All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu; Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1; Emmanuel Agbage (Akoko-Edo Constituency 2); Nosayaba Okunbor (Orhionmwon East Constituency); Dumez Ugiagbe, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 1); and Mr Vincent Uwadiae, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 2). [Twitter/@PastorIzeIyamu]

Edo guber: Edo deputy speaker, other members pledge support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1, has pledged his support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Emeka Ihedioha: PDP remains choice of Imo people

Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the choice political party of the people of Imo State, expressing hope that the party will win subsequent elections in the State.
Emeka Ihedioha

Emeka Ihedioha: Imo residents traumatized at PDP’s exit from power

Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the choice political party of the people of Imo State, expressing hope that the party will win subsequent elections in the State.
The Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, has insisted that he does not have interest to run for gubernatorial seat of Abia in 2023.

Abia deputy speaker dismisses 2023 governorship ambition

The Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, has insisted that he does not have interest to run for gubernatorial seat of Abia in 2023.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche

Chibudom Nwuche: Lack of fresh ideas fueling leadership failure in Nigeria

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, has blamed increasing leadership failure in Nigeria on lack of fresh ideas in the nation’s politics.

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.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly holds valedictory session for deceased member

Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday eulogised one of their deceased colleagues, Tunde Braimoh, as they held a valedictory session in his honour.

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Robbers steal N1.6 million from fishermen in Lagos

The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
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Politicians exploit insecurity for personal gains – Zamfara governor

Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
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