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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
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.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.
Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun will on Tuesday receive leading politicians from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dr Abia Nzelu, the Executive Secretary, Mass Medical Mission (MMM), a non-profit organisation, identified late presentation and the lack of medical facilities as major challenges facing the management of cervical and ovarian cancer in the country.
The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday urged aggrieved members of the party in Imo State not to despair over the nullification of the electoral victory of the PDP 2019 governorship candidate in Imo, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, by the Supreme Court.
A 37-year old house owner, Lawal Wasiu on Friday appeared in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly locking the gate against his tenant and denying him access to his apartment.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has eulogised the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), for his efforts to alleviate poverty and empower the youth across the nation especially in the area of sports.