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Edo guber: PDP leaders meet, strategise for victory

Ahead of the Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s delegate congresses scheduled for the month of March, the leadership of the party on Tuesday held a marathon meeting to fine-tune arrangements for a hitch-free outing.

Edo assembly crisis: Governor Obaseki aging war on democracy – Pally Iriase

Former Deputy Majority Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase, has said that the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly points to the fact that the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is fighting democracy.

PDP seek withdrawal of certificates of return from 14 Edo lawmakers-elect

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging it to withdraw certificates of return from 14 members-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly.

Edo assemblyman offsets WASSCE fees of 137 indigent students

Mr Yekini Idaiye, a member of the Edo House of Assembly, has paid the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination fees for 137 indigent students in Akoko Edo Constituency 1.
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Edo APC group rejects Senator Lawan-led reconciliation committee

The Obaseki/Shaibu Movement (OSM), a support group for the re-election of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, has rejected the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan-led All Progressives Congress (APC) National Reconciliation Committee, purportedly constituted by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), to resolve the lingering crisis in the APC and foster peace and unity among members.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bye elections: We’ve not been officially briefed by Edo assembly – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it is yet to receive any official communication from the Edo State House of Assembly over the conduct of bye-elections for 12 lawmakers-elect and two members of the House whose seats were declared vacant.
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 passes N179.2 billion budget for 2020

The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki: We’ll continue to pursue peace

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to explore all avenue in resolving the crisis rocking the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Edo APC crisis: Court restrains Adams Oshiomhole’s faction from removing state chairman

A Benin High Court on Friday restrained a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State from removing from office, the APC chairman in the state, Anselm Ojezua.
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Adams Oshiomhole commends Speaker Gbajabimilla on passage of deep offshore bill

‎National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole last night hailed the commitment and patriotism of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on the passage of Petroleum Sharing contract and deep offshore bill recently passed into law by the National Assembly.

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo ex-speaker, others dump PDP for APC

A former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Bright Omokhodion, former Deputy Speaker, Festus Ebea, former state chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Tony Omoaghe, on Thursday joined Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC)
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National Assembly caucus backs Adams Oshiomhole on Edo APC crisis

The Edo State Caucus in the National Assembly on Thursday threw its weight behind the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on the protracted crisis rocking the state chapter of the party.
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Anger over APC NWC ratification of Edo chapter chairman’s suspension

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has rejected the purported suspension of the State Chairman of the party, Mr Anselm Ojezua by the National Working Committee.
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Edo Assembly confirms chief judge-designate

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Mrs Esther Edigin as the Chief Judge of the state. Her confirmation followed the request of Gov. Godwin Obaseki in a letter to the Assembly dated November 8.

APC suspends Edo assembly member-elect over disregard for party directives

The Okada East Ward of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ovia North East Local Government Area, has suspended the member-elect to represent the ward in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Vincent Uwadia, over his disregard for the party’s directives.

Court orders arrest of Edo lawmaker-elect

An Edo High Court presided over by Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele has issued an arrest warrant on Mr. Dumez Ugiagbe, a lawmaker-elect for Ovia Constituency II in the Edo State House of Assembly.
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APC suspends lawmaker-elect for absenteeism

The All Progressives Congress in Okada East local government area of Edo State has suspended Mr. Vincent Uwadiae from the party for his continued absence from sittings at the Edo State House of Assembly.

Edo government takes over forgery case against lawmakers-elect

The Edo State Government on Friday informed the State Criminal Court, of its decision to take over a case of alleged forgery and impersonation, preferred against the lawmaker-elect for Ovia North East Constituency l in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Ugiagbe Dumez.

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The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.

Court reaffirms Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack over forged NECO certificate

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.

DMO: Nigeria public debt stands at N26.2 trillion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen ‘happy’ to stay at Lille despite transfer interest from Liverpool

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.