Edo State House of Assembly
Disregard Malami’s request to protect anti-Obaseki members-elect— PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “thoughtless, unconstitutional and null and void, “the directive by Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami...
Edo deputy speaker impeached
The deputy speaker of the Edo House of Assembly Yekini Idiaye has been impeached on Wednesday. Idiaye is the lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Constituency I in the assembly. His impeachment by lawmakers in the assembly comes days after he declared support for Osagie Ize-Iyamu, an opponent to the current governor Godwin Obaseki in the Edo State…
Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s fence mending breaks down
Efforts by well-meaning individuals and stakeholders in Edo State, including the clergy, to reconcile Governor Godwin Obaseki and the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, seems to have hit the rocks.
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 State dares Senate over threat to take over assembly
Edo State Government Tuesday said the threat to take over its house of assembly by the Nigerian Senate was unconstitutional and a show of disrespect for the principle of separation of powers. “The Edo State Government maintains that there is nowhere in the Constitution particularly Section 11(4) which enables the National Assembly to “take over”…
Trouble in Edo APC is beyond me and the Assembly — Okiye
I don't know if I have what it takes to measure acceptance. But I know that I am doing my best. I believe in fairness and justice. I believe in equal rights.
Edo speaker cautions as Reps wade into Assembly crisis
The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, yesterday urged the House of Representatives not to allow itself to be used by anyone to achieve their personal agenda. This came as the federal lawmakers adopted a motion under matters of urgent importance sponsored by Prof. Julius Ihonvbere at the plenary presided over by…
Odigie-Oyegun greets new Edo speaker, others, commends Obaseki
Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday congratulated newly elected Speaker of the Edo...
Lawmaker wants INEC ordered to withdraw Seid Oshiomhole’s certificate of return
A member of the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA), Sylvanus Eruaga yesterday asked the Federal High Court, Benin-City to order Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw Etsako West Constituency ll member-elect, Seid Oshiomhole’s certificate of return. Seid is younger brother of National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of the…