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The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: Why APC disqualified Obaseki

Mr Obaseki says he will not appeal the party’s decision.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Police constable dismissed for alleged secret cult membership

The police in Akwa Ibom identified the dismissed officer as Mfon Esio with the service number F/NO. 513379.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Amaechi loses as court declares man from rival faction Rivers APC chairman

The APC has barred its members from appealing the judgement.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.[PHOTO CREDIT: @MrUdomEmmanuel]

COVID-19: Security vehicles used to transport people ‘unlawfully’ into Akwa Ibom – Commissioner

The ban was put in place in place by the federal and state governments to halt the spread of coronavirus.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: Obaseki attends late-night screening at APC secretariat

The party had slated June 22 for its direct mode of primary in the state while Nigeria’s electoral body, INEC, had fixed September 19 for the Edo 2020 Governorship election.

Ogoni cleanup site [Photocredit: guardian.ng]

Ogoni cleanup: Lockdown, land tussle responsible for delay – NOSDRA

The DG said about $380 million have been provided by the oil industry operators and less than $50 million has been spent.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo Governorship: APC ‘refused to screen Obaseki’ – Aide

The governor’s spokesperson said the committee deliberately exempted Mr Obaseki from the screening process.

Ben-Ayade wearing cloth masks [PHOTO: Youtube]

COVID-19: Cross River begins mass production of PPE ahead school resumption

The state government says it is planning a trial resumption of public schools.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.[PHOTO CREDIT: @MrUdomEmmanuel]

Akwa Ibom discharges 27 coronavirus patients

The commissioner says only five patients were remaining in the state’s isolation centre

Former APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

Edo Governorship: Obaseki-Oshiomhole feud thickens as forgery allegation trail aspirant’s credentials

Mr Obaseki’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from the institution in 1979, alongside other aspirants were pasted for public scrutiny at the party’s secretariat in Abuja on Monday.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Rivers: Senate wades into mysterious deaths on Bonny Island

The suspected environmental poisoning in that area of Rivers State.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

Alleged N40bn Fraud: Senators receive update on probe of NDDC

The Senate has extended the tenure of the ad-hoc committee investigating the allegation by four weeks

Edo state map

11 Edo communities benefit from N18bn erosion control projects

Some of the beneficiaries include Edo College, Ogiso, Urora, Ibore, Emu, Fugar and Agenebode communities

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Obaseki discloses ‘the bottom line’ of his quarrel with Oshiomhole

The protracted quarrel between the two has the potential to thwart the governor’s second term ambition.

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Senator reacts to NDDC’s contract fraud allegation

The senator accuses the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, of “being the greatest beneficiary of contract awards and looter of the commission”.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

NDDC workers test positive to COVID-19

NDDC embarked on Coronavirus test for its staff due to the death of its acting Executive Director of Finance, Ibanga Etang, on May 28 from COVID-19 complications.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

COVID-19: Edo records five new deaths as confirmed cases exceed 400

Most of the deaths recorded in the state are persons above the age of 60, an official said.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Edo Governorship: APC displays aspirants’ credentials, speaks on Obaseki-Oshiomhole feud

Despite the obvious evidence, APC’s spokesperson insists there is no crisis in party

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

NDDC says senator used 11 companies to secure N3.6 billion contracts from commission

The disclosure appears to be a response to a revelation that Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, inserted N500 million worth of projects in the 2017 budget.

Samson Itodo (Photo Credit: THISDAYLIVE)

Edo 2020: Yiaga Africa to deploy 500 observers

“Yiaga Africa is also engaging the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) policies for the conduct of elections amidst COVID-19 to ensure the election is inclusive and meets the test of integrity.”

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

How Oshiomhole once denounced as untrustworthy man he now wants as governor

Mr Ize-Iyamu’s return to APC has been a major threat to Mr Obaseki’s second term ambition.

Mr Emmanuel Madubuezi

Student amputated after being shot by Nigerian soldier seeks help

The Nigerian Army said it “cannot be vicariously liable for the actions of its personnel when they act on a frolic of their own.”

Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ononye Mordi (middle); Secretary to State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (left) and Chief Austin Eruotor, shortly after being decorated as "Delta State Ambassador for the fight against COVID-19" held in Government House Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI

Two months old baby diagnosed with COVID-19 in Delta

“No one should doubt that COVID-19 is real; there are confirmed cases in 13 local government areas of the state.”

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

Edo Governorship: APC seeks public verification of aspirants’ records

The party lost big recently when its governor in Bayelsa was sacked over false documents.

WADATA PLAZA, Abuja, National secretariat for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Edo Poll: PDP constitutes screening committee

PDP says the screening will be held at the NWC HALL, Wadata Plaza from 10 a.m. on Thursday.