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Breaking: Reps mull motion to take over Edo Assembly

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By Anthony Ogbonna Following the crisis rocking the state assembly, the House of Representatives is considering taking over the activities of the Edo House of Assembly. House of...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Edo 2020: Darlington challenges Obaseki, vows to prioritise human capital

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As the governorship election of Edo State draws nearer, a leading governorship aspirant of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN), Iyoha John Darlington has expressed his readiness to take over from the...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: 14 Edo lawmakers storm NASS, demand fresh inauguration of Edo Assembly

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14 APC lawmakers from Edo State storm National Assembly to demand proper inauguration of Edo Assembly by Governor Godwin Obaseki. Edo lawmakers storm House of Reps members from the state led by...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Oshiomhole’s ex-aide, 19 APC gov aspirants reject indirect primary in Kogi

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—No fewer than 20 governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State, yesterday, rejected the decision of the National Working Committee, NWC, of...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Commission only completed projects please

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari was invited by former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos to commission some of his landmark projects before he quit office on May 29, 2019. Among the projects...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

3 policemen detained over missing rifle in Edo

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN—THREE policemen in Edo State Command, Sergeant Uzor Emmanuel, Corporal Michael Akharamen and Constable Jimoh Aliu, are currently in detention over missing two service...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki celebrates Omoaka, Malik on elevation as SANs

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Godwin Osemeahon Omoaka and Anthony Aikhunegbe Malik, on their elevation to Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) and for distinguishing...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Whither the due process mechanism?

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By Eric Teniola A FEW years ago those in the central government in Abuja would tell you that fear of the due process mechanism is the beginning of wisdom. The policy was like the import licence...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki commiserates with former deputy governor, Dr. Pius Odubu over father’s demise

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the former Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Pius Odubu, over the demise of his father, the Okaevbo of Urhomehe, Pa Manson Odubu,...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Why we are building Benin Royal Museum – Obaseki

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is collaborating with the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, and other...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Obaseki congratulate Osoba at 80, extol contributions to nation’s devt.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Monday took turns to congratulate the...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki, Tambuwal, Ihedioha celebrate Okowa at 60

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, joined his counterparts, Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State to celebrate with Delta State...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

BOOK LAUNCH: Political gladiators turn up for Osoba, preach tolerance

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By Charles Kumolu, Osa Amadi & Olayinka Ajayi LAGOS—PROMINENT political actors, captains of industry, and media moguls turned up en masse at the public presentation of the...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa commission holds session with community leaders, others over environmental degradation

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In its bid to unravel the circumstances surrounding oil spillages and other activities of multi-national companies in the state, the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) will...

Mon Jul 8th, 2019     Read More →

Okowa celebrates 60th birthday with physically-challenged

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as Tambuwal, Ihedioha, Obaseki, Secondus describe occasion as unique DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday , celebrated his 60th birthday with people with disabilities. The...

Mon Jul 8th, 2019     Read More →