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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).
Yerima Shettima

Edo crisis: Governor Obaseki should stand firm, fight, defeat Adams Oshiomhole – Arewa youth...

Yerima Shettima, National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has advised Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to stand firm and fight Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Edo crisis a product of greed – PDP chieftain

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is the handiwork of a few greedy politicians, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.

John Oyegun: Adams Oshiomhole a disgrace to APC, Edo

As the battle for supremacy between the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the governor of his home state, Edo, Mr Godwin Obaseki rages, immediate past National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has asked the party leader to stop disgracing the APC and the people of the state.
Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.

Governor Obaseki urged to ignore House of Reps’​ threat to shut Edo Assembly

Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.

Edo Assembly crisis: We’ve no choice but reconcile – Philip Shaibu

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr. Philip Shaibu, on Friday said the State have no choice but resolve the political impasse in the State, occasioned by the crisis rocking the State House of Assembly.
Adams Oshiomhole

Former Edo speaker attacks Adams Oshiomhole

Immediate past Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, has vowed to open a can of worms on National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole.

Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.

Bisi Akande: Governor El-Rufai a beneficiary of godfatherism

The proxy war going on between an influential leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a new twist with the declaration by the founding national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, that godfatherism is essential for the growth of democracy in Nigeria.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai: How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.

Sokoto elections: PDP attacks APC, ask party to accept defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Sokoto State, has advised the opposition party in the State, All Progressive Congress (APC), to accept the outcome of the election and the popularity of its candidate.

Governor Ortom’s re-election: We have crushed godfatherism in Benue – lawmaker

A member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing Kwande West State Constituency, Joseph Boko, has expressed better days for the people of the state with the reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom.
JMPP

Ismail Oyefeso: Godfatherism, money politics will fail in Ogun

The gubernatorial candidate of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) in Ogun State, Ismail Oyefeso, says godfatherism and money politics will fail in the 2019 general elections in the state.

Bode George: Election’ll be contest against godfatherism in Lagos

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, yesterday, said that the 2019 general elections in Lagos State will be a contest against the monstrous, dictatorial, reckless, godfatherism that has held the state hostage for the past 20 years.

Samuel Ortom: EFCC has become a department in APC

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has become a department in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Samuel Ortom: Detaching from godfathers now enables me to pay salaries regularly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that since he detached himself from godfathers he has started paying salaries of state workers as and when due.

PDP aspirant, over 200 members dump party for APDA over alleged imposition

Over 200 members of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, including an aspirant from Ogbia, former president Goodluck Jonathan’s Local Government Area, LGA, have defected to the Advanced Peoples Democratic Party Alliance, APDA.
Babatunde Gbadamosi

Lagos guber: Tunde Gbadamosi emerges ADP candidate

Real estate developer, Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, has emerged as the Lagos State gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) for the 2019 election.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.