Edo Assembly invasion: We don’t control the police, says APC…

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has no control over the activities of the Nigeria Police. The party made the remark in reaction to the allegations that its leadership in the state had a hand in invasion of the Edo Assembly Complex on Thursday morning. Chairman, Edo State APC…

Groups condemn Thursday invasion of Edo Assembly Complex…

The failed attempt, Thursday, to forcefully take over the Edo State House of Assembly Complex at Ring Road, Benin City, by security forces allegedly acting on the orders of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has received wide condemnations from many lovers of democracy, both individuals and groups, with some calling…

FG to pay June hazard allowance of medical workers next...

The Federal Government will next week commence the payment of June hazard allowance for medical personnel handling the COVId-19 pandemic. The Minister for Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, disclosed this today after a meeting between the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in Abuja, a statement issued on Thursday by Deputy…

Monarch suspends chiefs over illegal land acquisition, disobedience…

For gross Insubordination, flagrant disrespect to the stool and authority, the Aseyin of Iseyin, Abdulganiyu Adekunle Salau, Ajinese 1, has suspended the Basorun of Iseyin,  Raheem Adelodun. The monarch also removed from office, Sulaimon Adewale Olanrewaju, who was the Akiisi of Iseyinland, for being disobedient and recalcitrant in his disrespectful attitude to the stool and…

Stop APC from plunging Edo into political crisis, Labour Party...

The candidate of the Labour Party in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election in Edo State, Isaiah Osifo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rein in the sacked national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and stop the leadership of the party in Edo State from plunging the state into anarchy….

Hope rises for e-voting as INEC introduces election result viewing...

The coast is getting clearer for Nigeria to attain the much-talked-about and much-anticipated electronic voting which many believe would improve the credibility of the country’s electoral process. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public portal, the INEC RESULT VIEWING (IReV) that will enable Nigerians to view Polling Unit……

PDP rejects FG’s reviewed broadcast code…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the reviewed broadcast code being foisted by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, saying it is another draconian measure to muzzle the media and suppress free speech in Nigeria. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the APC-led government adopted the reviewed…

Wike tells army chief how insecurity has reached alarming proportion…

Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers has complained to the new army commander posted to Port Harcourt that the insecurity in the land has reached what he called alarming proportion and thus called on the security agencies to redouble their efforts in curbing it. This is as the governor has urged the highest police authorities in…

US-based Nigerian engineer develops smart coolers that preserve foods, drinks...

A United States-based Nigerian engineer, Olufemi Agbato, has upped the trend for food and drinks preservation globally. Working with some other experts, Agbato is the brain behind an outdoor and lifestyle company which now develops coolers that can preserve foods and drinks for about six days. The technology that evolved from an MBA business research has metamorphosed…

NDDC Probe: PDP Reps accuse Gbajabiamila of shielding defaulting lawmakers…

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Repesentatives has accused Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila of shielding some members alleged to be beneficiaries of contracts in the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC). Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio while appearing before the House Committee on Niger Delta Affairs’ probe into…

Parallel Assembly emerges in Edo as Oshiomhole’s loyalists elect Edoror...

A parallel leadership has emerged in the Edo State House of Assembly as Victor Edoror (APC), member representing Esan Central Constituency, was elected speaker. The factional lawmakers, who are perceived to be loyal to the former national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, also elected Emmanuel Agbaje (APC), member representing Akoko-Edo II, as the deputy speaker. There was…

Group calls for arrest, prosecution of persons behind EDHA crisis…

A group under the aegis of Coalition of Community Based Organization (CBO), on Wednesday called for the arrest and prosecution of those behind the failed attempt to forcefully take over the Edo State House of Assembly. The group made the call at a press briefing in Benin City. The spokesperson of the group, Andrew Adaze…