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Edo APC inconclusive troubles

Edo APC inconclusive troubles

[OPINION] By Julius Ogar It is pleasant and uplifting that Edo, one of the oil-rich states on the fringes of Nigeria’s resource endowed Delta is counted as among the states least affected by poverty. The least poor states in Nigeria, including Edo, have poverty rates ranging from 27.2 percent to 32.1 percent, according to available...

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Outcome of Edo APC primaries reflects democracy ― Uzodimma

Outcome of Edo APC primaries reflects democracy ― Uzodimma

Mr Hope Uzodimma, the chairman of Edo State All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial primary election held across the State on Saturday February 17, 2024, has stated that the outcome of the election reflects the party’s commitment to democratic processes in the State. He made the assertion after declaring Hon. Dennis Idahosa, the House of Representatives...

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Run-off/bye elections: 2 officials, 12 others held for ‘electoral offences’

Run-off/bye elections: 2 officials, 12 others held for ‘electoral offences’

14 suspects, including two public officials have been arrested for election-related offences, Police Force Public Relations officer, ACP Adejobi said on Thursday night. He said the suspects were arrested by security agents during last week Saturday run-off/bye elections in 26 States of the federation. He also said.a suspected thug was lynched by members of the...

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Shaibu, Orbih, Igbinedion daughter, others shun Edo PDP Congresses

Shaibu, Orbih, Igbinedion daughter, others shun Edo PDP Congresses

The Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, and eight other Peoples Democratic Party aspirants for the September 21, 2024 governorship election in the State have boycott Ward Congress held on Sunday in the State. Members of Edo PDP legacy group led by the National Vice Chairman of the party, (South-South), Chief Dan Orbih, former members...

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You can contest 2027 election, Uzodimma taunts Atiku, Obi

You can contest 2027 election, Uzodimma taunts Atiku, Obi

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has taunted former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar and former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, urging defeated contestants in the 2023 to re-contest the 2027 general elections if they so wish. Speaking on Channels television Sunday Politics, Uzodimma implored Atiku — the 2023 Presidential Candidate of Peoples...

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Obaseki Adviser on Performance, Project Monitoring resigns

Obaseki Adviser on Performance, Project Monitoring resigns

Sarah Ajose-Adeogun, the Special Adviser on Strategy, Performance and Project Monitoring to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has resigned from her position, amid bullying claims of conquest. Ajose-Adeogun who announced her resignation in a Facebook page on Friday wrote: “l came, l saw and l conquered”, was a former Senior Manager with the Shell...

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What Oshiomhole desires most in Edo governorship poll — Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, All Progressives Congress aspirant in the September 21, 2024 Edo State governorship election, says what Senator Adams Oshiomhole desires most in the election is for his party to win the election. Ize-Iyamu said this when he featured on Arise television Thursday breakfast interview, where he expressed surprise over his disqualification from contesting...

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Edo 2024: Group picks interest, nomination forms for Airhiavbere

Edo 2024: Group picks interest, nomination forms for Airhiavbere

Major General Charles Airhiavbere (Rted) quest to secure All Progressives Congress ticket and contest September 21 2024 Edo State governorship has received boost. On Wednesday, members of his Campaign Organization led by Prince Charles Nwala, Zonal Coordinator, South-South APC and Hon. Daniel Ighile, picked the forms for the governorship aspirant. Airhiavbere who is the immediate...

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Ighodalo: ‘I want to be gov’ 16 years after been Adviser’ to Edo govt

Ighodalo: ‘I want to be gov’ 16 years after been Adviser’ to Edo govt

Frontline Peoples Democratic Party aspirant in Edo 2024 governorship election, Asue Ighodalo on Wednesday said he has extricated himself from been Adviser to the State government for 16 years, to enable him contest the election and become Governor of the State. He made the assertion at his formal declaration for the exalted position at the...

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‘Obaseki’s lackluster’ may spoil Asue Ighodalo’s ambition ― Eholor

‘Obaseki’s lackluster’ may spoil Asue Ighodalo’s ambition ― Eholor

A Chieftain of Labour Party, Patrick Eholor says strings of lackluster performance associated with Governor Godwin Obaseki’s government, may thwart Asue Ighodalo’s 2024 governorship ambition in the Stare. Eholor made the comments few days after some aspirants for the governorship seat, stepped down for Ighodalo ― a frontline aspirant, ahead of PDP primaries election. Eholor...