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Just in: APC expels deputy chief whip of House of Reps over alleged anti-party activities

Just in: House of Reps deputy chief whip expelled by APC, party gives reason for action

Just in: APC expels deputy chief whip of House of Reps over alleged anti-party activities
APC chieftain makes surprising revelation about Obaseki, reveals why Edo governor does not like politicians

APC chieftain makes surprising revelation about Obaseki, reveals why Edo governor does not like politicians

Charles Idahosa, an APC chieftain in Edo says Governor Obaseki does not like politicians because of the way they fleeced him before he emerged as governor of the state. He condemned the delegate system of choosing candidates.

APC chieftain makes surprising revelation about Obaseki, reveals why Edo governor does not like politicians
2019: Showdown looms as Oshiomhole, Obaseki reportedly clash over mode of primaries in Edo

2019: Showdown looms as Oshiomhole, Obaseki reportedly clash over mode of primaries in Edo

Indications have emerged, showing that the national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, could be heading for a public spat with Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, over the mode of selection of candidates.

2019: Showdown looms as Oshiomhole, Obaseki reportedly clash over mode of primaries in Edo
APC has no viable opposition ahead of 2019 - Lai Mohammed

APC has no viable opposition ahead of 2019 - Lai Mohammed

The minister for information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the All Progressives Congress, would win the 2019 general elections as there is no viable opposition to the party. The minister stated this on Saturday, September 8.

APC has no viable opposition ahead of 2019 - Lai Mohammed
Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states

Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA), on Friday, September 7, warned that 12 states across Nigeria would soon experience flooding due to torrential rain falls.

Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states
Edo PDP chieftain arraigned for malicious damage

Edo PDP chieftain arraigned for malicious damage

Elder Tes Sorae, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, has been arraigned before an Ekiadolor Chief Magistrates’ Court for “maliciously damaging property” estimated at over N2 million.

Edo PDP chieftain arraigned for malicious damage
Hundreds of APC members led by former party chairman defect to PDP

Hundreds of APC members led by former party chairman defect to PDP

Not more than 200 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party at Ogbonna in Estako Central local government area Edo. The defectors were led by former chairman

Hundreds of APC members led by former party chairman defect to PDP
Kidnappers of Edo APC chieftain Deacon Henry Ashofor finally name price for his release

Kidnappers of Edo APC chieftain Deacon Henry Ashofor finally name price for his release

The kidnappers of Edo APC chieftain, Deacon Henry Ashofor, according to a source in the party, have insisted on the sum of N20 million as the ransom for his release. This was after they rejected his wife's offer of N600,000.

Kidnappers of Edo APC chieftain Deacon Henry Ashofor finally name price for his release
Poultry farmer forced to sell dead fowls for N500 each as flood sacks Benin residents

Poultry farmer forced to sell dead fowls for N500 each as flood sacks Benin residents

Residents in Benin have been condemned to loss due to over four-hour flood that stormed the city in an early morning downpour, leading to the submerge of houses in Erediawua axis. No life was not, however, lost to the disaster.

Poultry farmer forced to sell dead fowls for N500 each as flood sacks Benin residents
See photos of beautiful final year student who died after complaining of strange movements in her body

See photos of beautiful final year student who died after complaining of strange movements in her body

Another beautiful young lady has just been reported dead. According to a Facebook user, she disclosed that the deceased who was identified as Obuwe Tega died after complaining about strange movements in her body.

See photos of beautiful final year student who died after complaining of strange movements in her body
HND 2017/2018 admission form for Auchi poly

HND 2017/2018 admission form for Auchi poly

The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo state, has released its admission forms (morning) for its 2017/2018 academic session of the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes it offers to students. The school explained how to apply.

HND 2017/2018 admission form for Auchi poly
9 facts about Auchi Polytechnic

9 facts about Auchi Polytechnic

Auchi Polytechnic is one of the leading Nigerian polytechnics, in one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan towns in the country. It is also one of the first four polytechnics established in Nigeria.It is located in Edo state.

9 facts about Auchi Polytechnic
Drama as mother sells baby to buy phone in Edo state (photo)

Drama as mother sells baby to buy phone in Edo state (photo)

A 23-year-old mother, Miracle Johnson, has been arrested by operatives of the Edo state police command for allegedly selling her six-week-old baby. The suspect sold the baby to an orphanage in Onitsha for N200,000.

Drama as mother sells baby to buy phone in Edo state (photo)
2019: We need media to help us reveal those who are buying votes - INEC

2019: We need media to help us reveal those who are buying votes - INEC

Mustapha Lecky, the south south commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, August 27, the commission would redesign the structures of all polling units to curb vote buying during the 2019 general elections.

2019: We need media to help us reveal those who are buying votes - INEC
APC leaders react as Governor Obaseki is attacked by thugs in Edo

APC leaders react as Governor Obaseki is attacked by thugs in Edo

Leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Central senatorial district, on Saturday, August 25, condemned the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki by some youths believed to have been hired thugs.

APC leaders react as Governor Obaseki is attacked by thugs in Edo
Prayers only won’t give you good leaders - Bishop tells Nigerians

Prayers only won’t give you good leaders - Bishop tells Nigerians

The presiding Bishop of God First Ministries, Bishop Isaac Idahosa, has called on Nigerians to get their PVC ahead of the 2019 general elections, saying prayers alone would not enthrone good leaders in the country.

Prayers only won’t give you good leaders - Bishop tells Nigerians
4-year-old girl stolen at Lagos Christ Embassy found in Benin, suspects arrested

4-year-old girl stolen at Lagos Christ Embassy found in Benin, suspects arrested

Family members of the missing four-year-old girl, Elo Ogidi, were overjoyed on Friday, August 24, after she was reportedly found in Benin, Edo state. Her father who confirmed the development said some suspects have been arrested.

4-year-old girl stolen at Lagos Christ Embassy found in Benin, suspects arrested
Arrest made after attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy

Arrest made after attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy

One Benson Ordia has been arrested by operatives of the Edo state police command in connection with the attack on the convoy of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The suspect was arrested at Igueben council area of the state.

Arrest made after attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy
CNPP condemns attack on Governor Obaseki in Edo

CNPP condemns attack on Governor Obaseki in Edo

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) in an interview on Thursday, August 23, condemned the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki by some youths in Edo Central Senatorial district on Monday, August 20.

CNPP condemns attack on Governor Obaseki in Edo
Edo primaries: Why Edo youths went on protest, attacked Obaseki's convoy

Edo primaries: Why Edo youths went on protest, attacked Obaseki's convoy

Some angry and aggrieved youths in the Esan central local government area of Edo state on Tuesday, August 21, attacked the convoy of Governor Obaseki, accusing him of discriminating against them in political affairs.

Edo primaries: Why Edo youths went on protest, attacked Obaseki's convoy
There'll be serious consequences, if you fail to provide adequate funding of education in 21 days - NUT threatens Edo state govt

There'll be serious consequences, if you fail to provide adequate funding of education in 21 days - NUT threatens Edo state govt

In a strong reaction to what it called poor funding of education, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Edo has given a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to come to the rescue of teachers or face serious consequences.

There'll be serious consequences, if you fail to provide adequate funding of education in 21 days - NUT threatens Edo state govt
We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki

We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has reiterated his commitment to the development of the state. The governor said that his focus is on developing the state and making life better for the overall well-being of Edo people.

We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki
What I can never do with taxpayers' money - Governor Obaseki reaffirms oath to Edo people

What I can never do with taxpayers' money - Governor Obaseki reaffirms oath to Edo people

In a firm promise to indigenes of Edo, Governor Godwin Obaseki on Thursday, August 16, said that he will never use taxpayers' money for anything other than infrastructural development in order to give them a better life.

What I can never do with taxpayers' money - Governor Obaseki reaffirms oath to Edo people
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