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Marginalisation of Igbos Deliberate After-war Policy – Nwodo

Marginalisation of Igbos Deliberate After-war Policy – Nwodo

Says without Igbo presidency in 2023, “Our continued participation in the politics of Nigeria is highly questionable” As agitation heightens for a president from the South-east geopolitical zone ahead of the 2023 general elections, a leader of the Igbo nation and President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has called for an urgent affirmative

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How Buhari Govt Tried to Silence Me – Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader

…Says Governor Umahi “hiding behind one finger”. The Senate Minority Leader, and Senator representing Abia South senatorial district on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Eyinnaya Abaribe, has called out the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government over its alleged attempt to shut him up for always criticising the way the country is being

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Bribery Saga: Acquitted Federal Lawmaker Blames Notable Politician for his travail

Discharged and acquitted by an Abuja High Court over bribery allegation, the kinsmen of Johnson Oghuma, the lawmaker representing Estako Federal Constituency, Edo State, in the House of Representatives have pointedly accused a well known Politician in Edo State of being behind his ordeal. They accused the said politician of sponsoring the petition to the

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Presidency Aborts South-South Leaders Meeting in Port Harcourt

…leaders demand public apology. Leaders of the South-South geopolitical zone have demanded public apology from the Federal Government over botched stakeholders meeting in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Governors of the South-South led by its Chairman and Governor of Delta, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who were in Port Harcourt for the meeting, had informed the stakeholders comprising

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Group of 14 Edo law makers Taunt Obaseki-Backed Minority House as Nine Members Impeach Okiye, Factional Speaker

There appears to be fire in the Governor Godwin Obaseki-backed Edo State House of Assembly with Monday’s ugly development in which the factional speaker of the House, Francis Abumere Okiye, was removed and slammed with three months suspension by nine out of the 10 members. The House is made up of seven members from the

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My Health Challenge Has Nothing to do with Outcome of Edo Election – Okunbo

…As Obaseki Expresses Sympathy and Best Wishes. Chairman of the Ocean Marine Solutions and prominent Edo son, Idahosa Wells Okunbo, a retired commercial plot, has reacted to a viral report on social media to the effect that he had fallen into a coma and flown abroad for medical treatment. The report attributed Okunbo’s health challenge

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Edo Decides: ADP Candidate Challenges Obaseki’s Victory at Tribunal Over Eligibility, Double Participation in Primaries…Seeks Re-Run

Though the candidate of the main opposition party in the just concluded Edo State governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu had foreclosed challenging the victory of incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Godwin Obaseki, at the state Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin, there appears to be no respite yet for the governor.

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PDP Dares Ize-Iyamu on Pre-election Cases…Says You Can’t Retrieve What You lost at the Polls in Court

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State has dared the defeated candidate of the Alll Progressives Congress, APC in the recent governorship election in the state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu to proceed with the pre-election cases against the governor in court, declaring that the party, the governor, and Edo people are waiting for him. Reacting on

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Edo Decides: Ize-Iyamu Breaks Silence, Says He Won’t Contest Obaseki’s Victory But Refuses to Congratulate him

…To Pursue Pre-Election Cases on Governor, Deputy’s Qualification. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has resolved not to challenge at the state Election Petition Tribunal, the victory of the declared winner, Godwin Obaseki, incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic

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APC and PDP Bicker over Arrest of APC Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has cried out over alleged arrest of its members across the state. The party claimed the arrests were being carried out on the orders of the state governor, Godwin Obaseki. [wpdiscuz-feedback id=”rf1710ou8w” question=”Please leave a feedback on this” opened=”0″][/wpdiscuz-feedback] But Osagie Crusoe, the governor’s media aide, in

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