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Edo Assembly

17 Nov
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, presented N320.35 billion budget to the Edo State House of Assembly for the 2023 fiscal year, representing a 69.37 per cent increase from the N222 biliion budgeted for
1 Feb 2022
A pro-democracy group, the Strategy Advocacy Outreach (SAO), has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Justice Muhammad Tanko, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Malami Abubakar ...
4 Nov 2021
Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, urged the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to activate the state’s security architecture to secure the safe release of two pupils
11 Aug 2021
Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) yesterday considered and passed a bill for a law to repeal the Bendel Sports Council Law, 1967 and to enact the Edo State Sports Commission Law 2021. The passage of the bill followed the presentation of the report of the House Standing Committee on Information, Youth and Sports at…
13 Oct 2020
Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, impeached its Speaker, Frank Okiye and elected Marcus Onobun, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member and representative of Esan West Constituency as the new Speaker.
24 Aug 2020
A Benin High Court on Monday ordered that the seven suspects, who allegedly invaded the Edo House of Assembly complex on Aug. 6 be remanded in police custody.
9 Aug 2020
Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has condemned the recent siege on Edo State House of Assembly by men suspected to be loyal to Governor Godwin Obaseki.
8 Aug 2020
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have risen in condemnation of what they called “Police invasion of the Edo State House of Assembly in the early hours of August 6, 2020.”
21 Mar 2020
The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, cautioned the 14 ‘absentee’ lawmakers-elect in the state to stay away from state House...
6 Dec 2019
The Reformed Oghomwan Mandate Group (ROMG) yesterday commended the leadership of the Edo State House of Assembly for declaring vacant the seats of the 12 members-elect yet to present themselves for inauguration into the seventh Assembly...
5 Dec 2019
The Edo State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seats of the 12 members who have avoided the chamber since its inauguration on June 17,2019.
4 Dec 2019
The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion. This followed a motion by House Leader, Mr Roland Asoro and seconded by Mr Ephraim Aluebhosele, member representing Igueben at plenary in Benin.


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The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private biotechnology firm for the production of organic fertilisers at the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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Students from all northern states, yesterday, assembled in Gombe State, where they marched through roads within the state capital to protest against the hike in tuition fees and the Education Loan Bill.
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At least 40 people died when a bus plunged off a bridge in southwestern Pakistan and burst into flames, a government official said on Sunday. "The dead bodies...are beyond recognition," Hamza Anjum, a senior official of Lasbela district in Balochistan province, said at the accident site. Anjum said three survivors had been rescued and the…
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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey late Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring 816, state media said. The shallow quake hit the city of Khoy in West Azerbaijan province at 9:44 pm (1814 GMT), the Seismological Center of the University of Tehran said. "This incident has left 816…
22 mins ago
Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, yesterday, said that the purported ban of the Tinubu/Shettima Grassroots Independent Campaign Council (ICC) by the state executive of the party was a ploy to sabotage the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in Enugu State.