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Barely two weeks to the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the leadership of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the State has vowed to stand against what it described as an intended time bomb and seeds of calamity being sowed by certain elements at the national level of the party, which if unchecked it said is capable of derailing the country’s democracy as well as breed insecurity in Edo State.
The verbal war between the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State ahead of the September 19, governorship election continued, yesterday, as the APC accused the PDP and its governorship candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki of engaging the services of a former senior staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, to rig the election.
A presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, Dele Adesina, has called for the cancellation of the exercise.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has named former governors of Delta State James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as beneficiaries of the corruption at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Edo Government says the ongoing Modular Refinery project at Ologbo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, will on completion, drive the state’s industrial revolution quest.
The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has warned unauthorized vehicles entering the state will be impounded while the operators will be made to face the wrath of the enabling laws.
The Chairman of Bosso Local Government Area in Niger State, Architect Abubakar Gomna has urged Nigerians not to deceive themselves on government palliatives.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has directed officials of the Local Government Task Force to identify hotels operating during the lockdown for demolition, following the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state have vowed to replace the incumbent governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the primary election of the party, saying no amount of blackmail and intimidation would cow them into submission.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused a Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state of sabotaging the lockdown imposed on the state to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state by issuing illegal letters to companies to operate.
The Edo State Government has said that the state’s former governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has continued to violate directives to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and cause crisis in the state by organizing political gatherings through the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).
The Rivers State Government has reversed its decision to allow churches in the state hold services on Easter Sunday.
Hoodlums in Calabar have vandalised the Nigeria Labour Congress building, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Cross River State Emergency Management Agency buildings where they carted away food stuff and torched the warehouse.
The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has eased the curfew in the state from 08 am to 6 pm.
Akwa Ibom State Government has undertaken an on-the-spot assessment of properties vandalized in Uyo, the state capital, as an aftermath of the #EndSARS protest.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Andrew Amiengheme who disclosed this to newsmen weekend at the Police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, said the suspects were arrested following the quick deployment of Anti-Riot Policemen in conjunction with the efforts of other sister security agencies such as the Army and Department of State Service (DSS).
Images beamed back to ground control revealed it caught more material than scientists anticipated and was spewing excess of flaky asteroid rocks into space.
A total of 156 episodes of anti-corruption radio drama series tagged Shugabanci, produced for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by Moving Image Limited and funded MacArthur Foundation were on Friday, October 23, 2020 presented to the EFCC management at a brief ceremony in the agency’s headquarters, Abuja.
With the dust over the jail break at Oko Prison in Benin City on Monday yet to settle down, a Human rights lawyer Jefferson Uwoghiren, has called for the immediate closure of all the prison houses located inside the ancient city of Benin, Edo state capital.
A popular female disc jockey, DJ Switch, has taken to her Instagram Live to show the aftermath of the shoot out at Lekki Toll Gate.
The office of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) along Oda road in Akure and the secretariats of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been set ablaze.
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said the State needs additional 150 health workers in the junior cadre to reduce the acute shortage of manpower in the state-owned hospitals.