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Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Edo Governorship Election: Obaseki Takes Lead In

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce results of polls conducted across Edo State on Saturday, September 19, 2020, the incumbent Governor of the State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is distinctIvey taking the lead as at Sunday morning, September 20, 2020, Governor Obaseki, contesting as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

Police Take Over Edo State Assembly Complex

Dozens of the Security officials have stormed the Edo State House of Assembly Complex in Benin City, the State capital. The Police toke over the Complex on Thursday Morning, August 6, 2020, and patrol vehicles were stationed there. Channels Television reports that the Police took the action following a reported threat of an attack on the […]

Nigeria Records 566 New Cases Of COVID-19, As Total Infections,

Nigeria has recorded 566 new cases of the novel coronavirus late Monday, June 29, 2020, bringing the total number of infections to 25,133. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new figures via its verified Twitter handle. Giving a breakdown of the cases, the NCDC noted that the five states with the highest […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed

Nigeria has recorded 779 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 24,077. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control via a tweet on its official Twitter handle on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Saturday’s new cases marked the highest daily increase since the health agency started reporting COVID-19 infections […]

Edo PDP Primary: Court Strikes Out Suit Against Obaseki

Mr Ogbeide-ihama had filed a suit in the court asking it to prevent any member of the party that has purchased forms but not screened within the time stipulated to contest the PDP primary. Subsequently, the court on Tuesday, granted the request for an accelerated hearing of the suit but before the hearing on the […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 675 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 675 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 20,919. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this via ita offical twitter handle on Monday, June 22, 2020. According to the health agency, 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died from the virus. […]

Oshiomhole’s Ward Excos Lift Suspension

Executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward 10 Estako West local government area of Edo have lifted the suspension order on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Details shortly…

PDP Postpones Primary In Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its governorship primary in Edo. Its spokesman, Kola Ologbodiyan, disclsoed this in a tweet on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The primary was slated for Monday, June 22, 2020. Though didn’t explain the reason for the postponement, it was gathered it may not be unconnected with the defection of […]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Reports 313 More Cases, Total Infections Hit 7,839

Despite efforts by the Federal Government to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the World, cases in Nigeria has increased further on Sunday, May 24, 2020, with 313 cases reported. The new cases, confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Twitter, took the Country’s total infections to 7,389 out of […]