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 visits religious leaders, seeks peace ahead of Edo guber poll
Edo State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the September 19 governorship election, Godwin Obaseki, has called for peace among political actors ahead of the poll.
Tragedy averted as bus bursts into flames in Lagos
It was a near-death experience for a commercial driver of a 14-seater bus belonging to Edobor Line, Godday Uzuem who was on his way from Mile2, Lagos after dropping off passengers that boarded the vehicle from Edo State to Lagos.
Edo discharges 60 more COVID-19 patients as confirmed cases reach 2,000
Edo State Government, yesterday, announced the discharge of 60 more COVID-19 patients, who have tested negative for the virus and cleared from the state’s isolation centres.
3,500 farmers in Edo get support
The Edo State government has said fertilisers, crop protection products and cassava cuttings have been given to 3,500 farmers under the state’s Independent Farmers Initiative
PDP governors, others meet to strategise on Edo governorship polls
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have met in Port Harcourt, Rivers State with a resolve to ensure electoral victory for Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
Edo spends N25b on pensions, settles arrears with N4.3b
Edo State Government has spent over N4.3 billion to settle outstanding pension arrears owed about 3,128 pensioners and N25 billion for payment of monthly pension for 13,081 retirees between November 2016 and May 2020.
Bello, Nnamani head Edo, Ondo APC reconciliation panels
Appeal Court strikes out Oshiomhole’s suit The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CEONCPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the appointment of former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and the governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello to chair the party’s reconciliation committees for Edo and Ondo states. In a statement yesterday, APC’s Deputy…