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The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki arrived the State Secretariat of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, to a rousing welcome at 2.15 pm on Friday to formally join the party following his resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Photo

Will Obaseki face Impeachment?

Will Obaseki face Impeachment?

Factional Speaker says No! After over one year of peace of the grave yard in the polarised Edo State House of Assembly, the crisis on Thursday took a dramatic twist with the announcement of Victor Edoror as the new Speaker of the House by the Adams Oshiomhole-led faction of the All Progressives, APC. Hitherto, Frank

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Edo Assembly Latest: We will not Pursue Impeachment of any Member of Executive – Edoror

Says No Victor, No Vanquished. Details have emerged about how Victor Edoror representing Esan Central Constituency, emerged the new speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly. Hitherto, the picture had been sketchy about the new development in which the erstwhile factional Speaker, Frank Okiye, and his deputy, Roland Asoro, were reportedly impeached. A statement

Traditional Gaffe: Obaseki Sanctions Director of Protocol

The blunder committed during the visit by the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki when he led the National Campaign Council of his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the palace of the Oba of Benin Saturday July 25, 2020, has claimed a casualty in the person of the state Director of Protocol, (DoP), Osayande Aisagbon. As

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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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