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Edo speaker inaugurates two more members-elect

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Monday inaugurated two more members-elect bringing the number of members inaugurated to 11 out of 24.
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Edo new speaker assumes duty

Mr Frank Okiye, the newly elected Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, assumed duty at the assembly complex on Tuesday.

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.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Edo elections: APC wins all 24 assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress in Edo State has broken an all-time record in electoral contest in last Saturday’s House of Assembly election.

House or Reps pays tribute to late Tony Anenih, observes a minute silence

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, described late Chief Tony Anenih as “a true democrat”.
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Edo Assembly removes deputy speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday removed the deputy speaker, Victor Edoror, for alleged corruption, misappropriation of funds and act capable of destabilising the house.

Edo APC chieftain denies sponsoring attack on Obaseki

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Ken Ihensekhien, has denied having hands in the attack by some angry youths on Governor Godwin Obaseki last Tuesday, during which he (Obaseki) was pelted with serchets of water.

Police arrest one suspect over attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy

Operatives of the Edo State Police Command, on Thursday, arrested one Benson Ordia in connection with the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki’s convoy by members of Esan Youth Movement.

Edo government to run multi-campus college of education

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans to restructure the state’s tertiary education scene for the training of teachers with competencies in different knowledge and skill areas, especially basic and technical education.

Edo community donates N30m station to Nigeria Police

The Ekpon community in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo, has donated a facility valued at about N30 million to the Edo Command of the Nigeria Police Force.

APC wins Edo local council elections

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo.

2019: APC woman leader defects to PDP

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and Deputy Woman Leader of the party in Edo State, Tina Agbarha, has dumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Anyone can defeat President Buhari in 2019 – Rep Edionwele

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Joseph Edionwele, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as a failure and noniredeemable.

Edo Assembly directs EIRS boss to furnish house with financial details

The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday directed the Chairman, Edo Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), Mr Igbinidu Ineh, to provide it with financial details of the service, within two weeks.

New Edo Speaker orders clerk to retrieve predecessor’s official vehicles

The new Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Kabiru Adjoto, has ordered the clerk of the House to take steps to retrieve the official vehicles of the immediate past Speaker, his deputy and Majority Leader in order to enable their replacements to make use of them.

Okonoboh and his torturous journey through the Edo Assembly

The ousted Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Justin Okonoboh, seems like a cat with nine lives.

Edo lawmakers impeach speaker Justin Okonoboh

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, honourable Justin Okonoboh, has been impeached.

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