PDP moves to replace 14 APC absentee lawmakers-elect in Edo Assembly
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...
Edo Assembly hailed for declaring absentee members’ seats vacant
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...
Edo assembly passes N179.2bn budget for 2020
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.
Obaseki, Oshiomhole feud cripples APC governors, National Assembly leaders’ meeting
A meeting convened by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the leadership of the National Assembly to promote government’s policies that require legislative support was yesterday disrupted in Abuja.
Obaseki commends court ruling on Edo Assembly tussle
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government.
Edo Assembly summons FERMA, others over Benin-Auchi road
Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) has summoned the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Federal Ministry of Works and contractors handling the Benin-Auchi- Lokoja highway over the delay in the ongoing dualisation project.
The Edo 7th assembly: The macabre resolution of Nigeria’s Senate
The above lines extracted from the memoirs of the learned jurist, who was the Chief Justice of Nigeria between 1979 and 1983, aptly resonates the primacy of the rule of law in any society.
Senate erred on takeover of Edo assembly, say lawyers, others
Some legal experts yesterday faulted the move by the Senate to take over the Edo State House of Assembly within a week. The Red Chamber’s action will, however, depend on whether Governor Godwin Obaseki complies with another resolution mandating him to issue a fresh proclamation for the ‘proper’ inauguration of the house.