How Edo Dep Speaker was impeached by 7 pro-Obaseki lawmakers inside Govt House

How Edo Dep Speaker was impeached by 7 pro-Obaseki lawmakers inside Govt House

Impeached Edo Deputy Speaker Yekini Idaiye was removed by seven pro-Governor Godwin Obaseki in Government House, Benin for allegedly endorsing All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, The Nation has learnt. But the seven lawmakers led by Speaker Francis Okiye claimed Idaiye, who represents Akoko-Edo constituency I, was removed on grounds of gross misconduct and divulging of official secrets. The Nation gathered the pro-Obaseki lawmakers had been sitting inside Government House for over…

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Ondo 2020: Let’s work for Jegede’s victory —Reps member Omolafe tells new PDP Exco

Ondo 2020: Let’s work for Jegede’s victory —Reps member Omolafe tells new PDP Exco

By: Ade Adeleke The member of the House of Representatives, from Akure North/ South Federal Constituency of Ondo state, Hon. Adedayo Omolafe, has congratulated the new Executive members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Omolafe popularly known as Expensive, described the emergence of the PDP exco as a call to service especially at a crucial time when the common target of all the party’s stakeholders was to win the forthvoming governorship election…

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Investigate, report Campaign finance, COVID-19 funds —Experts tell Journalists

Investigate, report Campaign finance, COVID-19 funds —Experts tell Journalists

By: Ade Adeleke Journalists and media professionals have been tasked to give top priority to the use of the freedom of Information, FOI Act to investigate and report campaign finance and COVID-19 funds spending especially as the country battles the pandemic and prepares for governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. Resource persons and media experts gave the charge at the ongoing 2-days ‘Media Training Workshops on Using FOI Act for investigative reporting of campaign…

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“Ondo 2020: Mimiko needs political retreat”

“Ondo 2020: Mimiko needs political retreat”

OPEN LETTER TO DR OLUSEGUN MIMIKO Dear egin Iroko, I chose this medium because since your 2012 re-election as Governor of our state, in which l was part of the strategy team, we never met again until late last year at the wedding of the daughter of our mutual friend, Akin Oluwole, in Lagos. After the 2012 election, we only spoke on phone once, when our fellow Ondo state compatriot, Bamidele Aturu passed away and…

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My vision for Ondo PDP, Jegede —new Chair Adams, as Dep Governor boycotts congress

My vision for Ondo PDP, Jegede —new Chair Adams, as Dep Governor boycotts congress

By: Ade Adeleke A former member of the Ondo state House of Assembly who represented Akoko northwest constituency 2, Hon Fatai Adams was yesterday elected the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state. At a state Congress held at Solton Hotel in Akure, Adams who is the immediate past State Deputy Chairman of the party polled 1,343 votes to beat his lone challenger and former Ose local government Chairman, Hon Dennis Alonge…

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