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COVID-19: Reject Direct Primary Election, Concerned Edo Citizens Warn Political Parties

COVID-19: Reject Direct Primary Election, Concerned Edo Citizens Warn Political Parties

The direct mode of primary election adopted by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to select its candidate for the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State is ruffling feathers in the polity in the state. The APC had fixed June 22 for its primary election in which incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki, and six

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Ize-Iyamu Intervenes in Mass-Production, Free Distribution of Face Masks

As many are convicted for violating order One of the front-runners jostling for the ticket of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship election In Edo state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has commissioned local tailors who would mass-produce face masks that would be distributed free to the people of the state.

Supreme Court Nullifies Election of Bayelsa APC Candidate

Less than 24 hours to the inauguration of a new administration in Bayelsa state the Supreme Court, on Thursday, gave a ruling that dashed the hope of the governor-elect of the State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. The stood for the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.  The court

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Femi Falana Blows Hot: Says Nigeria’s Human Rights Record Very Bad

Rails against Fellow Lawyers, Accuses them of being Comfortable with Impunity. Radical Lagos lawyer and dogged human rights activist, Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has written off the human rights record of the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC administration in Nigeria as abysmally low. Falana, in a no-holds-barred conversation Wednesday morning on

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EDO 2020: Tremor in Political landscape, As Ize-Iyamu Pulls Out of PDP, Returns to APC

There appears to be panic in the faction of ruling All Progressives Congress loyal to embattled Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki as his main challenger in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party during the 2016 governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu returns to the APC setting the stage for a titanic battle for APC ticket vis-a-vis the soul

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The ‘Sins’ of Osinbajo

As APC hawks strategize ahead of 2023 presidency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will require the grace of God to survive the intrigues with his reputation intact It is forty-four months to the next general elections in Nigeria and just four months into President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term of four years but politicians are already executing

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Dickson to Appoint More Aides Despite Criticisms

Governor Seriake Dickson has asked party local government caucuses in the state to nominate women that he will appoint next week as special advisers. In a statement in Yenagoa on Thursday, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Fidelis Soriwei, said the women will come from “areas where they have not been considered for appointment.”

Power Outage Disrupts Judgment in Delta Governorship Election Tribunal

The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba has been forced to adjourn, albeit temporarily due to power outage. The tribunal is billed to deliver judgment in the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Great Ovadje Ogboru against the victory of Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, incumbent governor and candidate

Catholic Bishop Lambasts FG Over Insecurity

In the face of grave security concerns across the country, the Bishop of Benin Archdiocese of the Catholic Church, Augustine Akubeze has upbraided the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government over seeming loss of control in securing the country. He also expressed discomfiture at the apparent intolerance of criticism by the government. In his homily during a

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