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Edo guber: Groups adopt Osagie Ize-Iyamu for governor

NO fewer than 21 various interest groups have adopted Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as their preferred governorship candidate for the 2020 governorship election slated for September 16.
Adams Oshiomhole

Gunshots, tight security as Adams Oshiomhole visits Benin

The crisis in Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Saturday as several gunshots were fired at the Benin Airport to disperse some youths allegedly mobilised by suspected government agents to boo the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who was in the state to attend the burial party of the mother of the former member that represented Ikpobha-Okha/Egor federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Ehiozuwa Agbonanyinma.

Edo APC: Why we endorsed Charles Idahosa as chairman – LG chairmen

Following the crisis in Edo State and suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by a faction of the party, 18 chairmen in the state under the banner of the Edo APC Local Government Chairmen’s Forum, last week, endorsed Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information as the new party leader in the state .

Former Edo deputy governor’s brother docked for pulling down two buildings

Mr Joseph Odubu, 39, on Tuesday appeared before an Oredo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly pulling down two uncompleted buildings.

Edo APC: Why we endorsed Charles Idahosa as chairman – LG chairmen

Following the crisis in Edo State and suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by a faction of the party, 18 chairmen in the state under the banner of the Edo APC Local Government Chairmen’s Forum, last week, endorsed Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information as the new party leader in the state.

Edo APC chieftain’s Benin home allegedly bombed as party receives PDP defectors

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken a dangerous dimension following the alleged bombing of the private residence of a chieftain of the party, Chief Francis Inegbeneki, in Benin City.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

President Buhari writes Senate, to reconstitute NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday disclosed that a new Board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) will be constituted and sent to the National Assembly for confirmation.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.

Adams Oshiomhole: Why I can’t leave ‘local’ politics

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.

Edo guber: Adams Oshiomhole preaches peace as platform, vehicles destroyed

The crisis rocking the Edo state All Progressives Congress (APC) continued as the platform built for speakers and two vehicles in the venue were destroyed and burnt overnight by unknown persons.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari sacks Pius Odubu’s NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari may have sacked the newly confirmed board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as he has approved its reconstitution.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari orders recomposition of NDDC board after forensic audit

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki talks tough, bans rallies as Osagie Ize-Iyamu joins APC

The high drama surrounding the holding of rally by a faction of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to receive Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his defecting political associates and supporters from the PDP, ended yesterday on an anti-climax note, as the factional state chairman, Col. David Imuse (rtd), formally welcomed Ize-Iyamu into the party and presented him and his supporters with a broom, which is the party’s symbol.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Osagie Ize-Iyamu dares Governor Obaseki, holds defection rally at his residence

Despite the ban on political rallies by the government of Edo state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 election, held a defection rally at his Benin residence on Friday.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

APC South-south caucus backs Adams Oshiomhole

The caucus, which made the statement during a meeting called by the Vice National Chairman (South-South) of the party, Hillard Eta, in Abuja, also passed a vote of confidence on Oshiomhole, even as it appointed the Deputy Senate President as the leader of the party in the South-South region.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 1

NDDC budget: I insist that confirmed board members will defend it – Senator Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Thursday reiterated that the Senate will only deal with the board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC it screened and confirmed this month.
The Chairman of the board is Dr. Pius Odubu (Edo), Managing Director Bernard Okumagba (Delta), Executive Director Projects, Otobong Ndem (Akwa Ibom), Executive Director Finance and Administration, Maxwell Okoh (Bayelsa), Delta Representative, Prophet Jones Erue (Delta), Edo Representative, Chief Victor Ekhatar, and Rivers Representative, Dr. Joy Yimebe Nunieh.

NDDC chairman-designate raises alarm over fake Facebook accounts

Chairman-designate of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Pius Odubu, has raised the alarm over activities of fraudsters who had opened several Facebook accounts in his name.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

APC lauds Senator Omo-Agege, Bernard Okumagba, others over ‘restoration of Urhobo greatness’

The Forum of Wards Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has lauded the affirmation of the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, at the Court of Appeal, Benin City, describing the development as a positive one geared towards the restoration of Urhobo greatness.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate rejects NDDC nominee, confirms chairman, managing director

Senate has confirmed the nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari for the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), with Dr Pius Odubu as the chairman, Bernard O. Okumagba as Managing director and 13 other members.

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