Edo Assembly sacks Okiye as Onobun emerges new Speaker
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.
Edo speaker should explain his coronavirus cure
Sir: This article interrogates the narration of Frank Okiye, the Edo State speaker, who is quoted as relating how he overcame his coronavirus infection.
Edo speaker hopeful of early passage of sports commission bill
The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has assured that the parliament was committed to the early passage of the Edo State Sports Commission bill.
National Assembly cannot usurp function of judiciary – Okiye
The relationship was cordial even as candidates before we won the elections. Going into the election, we did the campaigns together and we congratulated...
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…
Minority can never preside over majority in a democracy, insists Oshiomhole
The All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, approached the Presidency to halt what it termed alleged breach of the law that led to the emergence of Abubakar Sulaiman and Frank Okiye as Speakers of Bauchi and Edo State Houses of Assembly, respectively. APC’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, dropped the hint when he met with 21 members…