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Danger Averted at Ojodu-Berger

Danger Averted at Ojodu-Berger

What would have been a major crisis, endangering lives and properties and also compounding traffic situation at the Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos State, was averted Thursday afternoon. A tanker said to be loaded with petrol was about to go up in flames in front of OANDO filling station shortly before the pedestrian bridge when people

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No Member of Edo House of Assembly Endorsed Ize-Iyamu — Okiye, Factional Speaker Clarifies

Factional leadership of the Edo State House of Assembly has declared that contrary to reports in the media, no member of the House endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu. It accused those it called dissident members-elect of impersonating the leadership

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School Reopening: Edo Students To Wait for One More Week

…Authorities Want Better Preparation. The Edo State Government has fixed August 10, 2020 as resumption date for secondary school students in graduating classes in the state as against the August 4, 2020 announced by the Federal Ministry of Education. In a statement on Monday, Commissioner for Education, Jimoh Ijegbai, emphasised that only senior secondary school

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Edo 2020: We are Undeterred by Defection of Political Aides – Osagie

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on media and communication strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has dismissed as inconsequential, the recent defection of political appointees and other members of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement, Osagie said the defection was easily traced to the monetised campaign

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Edo 2020: Afegbua Derides PDP Over Suspension, Says ‘I am Waiting for Expulsion’

Defiant and resolute in his stance to support the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, rather than the candidate of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Godwin Obaseki, in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Kassim Afegbua, Okpella prince and chieftain of the ruling party in the state, on

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Electricity Challenge to be Over in Edo by End of 2020, Obaseki Promises As he Kicks off Re-Election Campaign in Edo North

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday kicked off his re-election campaign in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo North Senatorial District, promising to build on the good foundation his administration had laid in the last three years and eight months, with an economic blueprint that would address the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Respite Soon for Commuters as Edo Refinery Intervenes in Failed Portion of Benin-Sapele Road

As part of their corporate social responsibility, Peayang Chemical Equipment Cooperation (PCC) and African Investment Partner (AIP) have commenced remedial work on the failed portion of the Benin-Sapele highway. The work is a joint effort by PCC and AIP as co-founders of Edo Refinery with the objective to ameliorate the sufferings currently being experienced by

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I Won’t Stick my Neck Out for Obaseki, says Lawmaker as he Switiches Loyalty to Ize-Iyamu

Another lawmaker loyal to the state governor, Godwin Obaseki has dumped him and has pledged allegiance to his major challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Emmanuel Agbaje who represents Akoko-Edo II constituency in the state House of Assembly, at a rally in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government area, said the current

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Controversy Trails Suspension of Kassim Afegbua by Edo PDP

You Can’t Suspend My Vote – Afegbua Uncertainty trails the touted suspension of Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and former commissioner for information in Edo State, by his party. Afegbua, who is a leader of the party in his Okpella village in Etsako East local government area of the state,

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