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Edo PDP condemns Governor Obaseki’s suspension of four council chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, condemned the action of the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, over what the party described as “arbitrary suspension from office of four council chairmen”, elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki fires local council appointees

All political appointees of the 18 local government councils in Edo State have been reportedly fired by the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo government inaugurates boards of EDPA, ECTS, others

The Edo State Government will on Friday, October 11, inaugurate the boards of the Edo Development and Property Authority and Edo City Transport Service.

Police in Edo reads riot act to criminals parade 155

The police in Edo State weekend read the riot to criminals and criminally minded people in the state threatening to take the fight against them to their hiding places.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo Reps member charges govt to invest more in education

The House of Representatives member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency of Edo State, Jude Ise-Idehen, has tasked the Federal and state governments to invest more in the education sector to foster economic and technological growth of the country.

Edo Assembly crisis: Court ruling won’t make us go for inauguration – member-elect

The member-elect for Egor Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Crosby Eribo, has said that the Federal High Court ruling in Port Harcourt would not resolve the crisis in the Assembly.

Edo market inferno: PDP blast governor for poor fire service

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has knocked Governor Godwin Obaseki for alleged failure to address the state of roads and other infrastructure at the Auto Spare Parts market at Uwelu in Egor local government area.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor raises panel to investigate market fire

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has raised an eight-man panel to investigate the fire, which razed about 90 shops in the spare parts market in Uwelu, Egor Local Government.
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.

Tribunal listens to audio tape of INEC staff confession

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin City Friday listened to audio tape of an alleged confession of an adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of how the 2019 general elections were rigged in the state.

Three policemen detained over stolen two AK 47 rifles

Three policemen have been detained at the Edo State police headquarters over two stolen fully loaded AK 7 rifles.

Thugs attack lands Edo lawmaker-elect in hospital

One of the Edo State House of Assembly lawmakers-elect, Hon. Crossby Eribo, has been hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Benin City, following thugs attack on the lawmakers-elect in a hotel.

Six lawmakers shun Edo valedictory session

Six lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday shunned valedictory to mark the end of the 6th Assembly headed by Speaker Kabiru Adjoto.

Police arrest seven suspected kidnappers in Edo

The Edo State Police Command said yesterday it arrested seven suspected kidnappers around the Ekiadolor and Egor axis of Benin, the state capital. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state,
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Women leaders pledge to support Governor Obaseki’s policy in adult education

Women leaders in Edo State have pledged support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s drive to enhace access to education for women, especially through Adult Education and Non-Formal Learning Centers, which seeks to bridge the gender gap in the state.

24 Edo assembly members-elect get certificate of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo on Wednesday presented certificates of return to winners of the House of Assembly election held in the state on March 9.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, on Friday said it has discovered a suspected cannabis (also known as Indian Hemp) warehouse in a residential area in Benin metropolis.

NDLEA uncovers suspected cannabis warehouse in Benin

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, on Friday said it has discovered a suspected cannabis (also known as Indian Hemp) warehouse in a residential area in Benin metropolis.

Edo election petition tribunal receives six National Assembly petitions

The Edo Election Petition Tribunal has so far received petitions from six candidates who contested the National Assembly election on February 23.

Edo elections: Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, Omosede Igbinedion ask tribunal to declare them winners

The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency of Edo State in the just concluded National Assembly election, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has filed a 142-page petition before the State Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the outcome of the February 23 election.

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