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Ize-Iyamu Loses Massive Farmland to Edo State Govt As Obaseki Revokes Ownership

Ize-Iyamu Loses Massive Farmland to Edo State Govt As Obaseki Revokes Ownership

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s seeming onslaught against political opponents appears relentless with the revocation of the certificate of occupancy of an over 18 hectres of farmland belonging to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) at the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state. The confiscated land had over the

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Media War: Rivers APC Replies Wike

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has reacted to an alarm raised by Rivers State Government that the party and its former governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, planned to unleash a media campaign against the state government and the Governor, Nyesom Wike. In a press statement on Friday, the State publicity Secretary of APC,

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E-transmission of Election Results/Voting: Ihonvbere Faults Excuse of Network Challenge

Erudite scholar, seasoned political scientist, and lawmaker representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State in the National Assembly, Julius Ihonvbere, has poohpooped the excuse of non-availability of network adduced for voting against electronic transmission of election results and e-voting by the parliament. In a chat with newsmen on Monday when he presented his mid-term score

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“No Place For Violence, It’s Time to Move Forward Abe

Magnus Ngei Abe, former senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has appealed to members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State to denounce violence and resist the temptation of being provoked to attack anyone. Abe, in a statement he personally signed, said that a political disagreement does not amount

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The Senate Rejects the Nomination of Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

At last the Nigerian Senate, Tuesday, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This followed the submission of the screening report by the Committee on INEC during plenary, recommending the rejection of the nominee.Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the committee, said Onochie’s nomination was

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Aregbesola Assures FIDA Of FG’s Support For Its Paralegals Project

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior has said that the Federal Government is ready to support the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in its efforts at training Community Paralegals with a view to providing first responders and vanguards in cases of threatened violation of rights and abuses within the communities. Aregbesola stated this

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Edo PDP Lifts Suspension on State Chairman

….Clears Him of Alleged Misconduct The suspension slammed on Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tony Aziegbemi, has been lifted. The decision to lift the suspension on the hitherto embattled chairman was announced on Saturday by the State Working Committee, SWC of the PDP. Recall that Aziegbemi was suspended following the decision

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Rivers Cut Legislative Workers’ Pay over Strike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has carried out his threat of not paying workers of the state House of Assembly for going on strike. The Chairman of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Rivers State branch, Comfort Otuene, who confirmed the deductions from the pay of her members however said they would use all legal

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David Mark Bows Out of Presidential Race

….As Wike Faults Buhari on Security Former Senate President, David Mark, has declared that he would not be contesting the 2023 presidential election. Mark made the declaration at Etche, Rivers State on Tuesday while inaugurating the 21-kilometre Odufor – Akpoku – Umuoye road construction by the Rivers State Government. Mark, who described the Rivers State

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