Edo Refinery project will earn Obaseki second Term- Ikhine

*Obaseki’s Edo refinery, CCETC-Ossiomo Power Plant, other infrastructural projects will earn him second term, says Ikhine* *…insists desire of few desperate politicians can’t suppress will of majority of Edo people* The Deputy Director-General of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Campaign Council, Engr. Gideon Ikhine, has expressed confidence that the legacy projects of Governor Godwin Obaseki, including the Edo Modular Refinery, Benin River Port, CCETC-Ossiomo Power Plant, among other infrastructural projects executed to boost the state’s economy and better the livelihoods of the Edo people, will earn the…

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Omolori Removed

National Assembly Related News ‘Why Sani-Omolori was appointed N’Assembly Clerk ahead of Efeturi’ Saraki rejects Omolori as Clerk to the National Assembly NASS appoints seven new permanent secretaries National Assembly Commissioners back Saraki, reject Sani-Omolori as Clerk NASS Commission boss replies Saraki, refuses to withdraw Clerk’s appointment The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has announced the appointment of an acting clerk of the National Assembly, signaling the end to the controversies surrounding the tenure of the outgoing clerk, Mohammed Sani-Omolori. The new acting clerk, Olatunde Ojo, is an architect who hails from…

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Oshiomhole’s corruption file found in Magu’s house, faces arrest

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja *summons legal team, suspends support for Ize-Iyamu_ Former National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has summoned his legal team for guidance as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), under the new leadership of Mohammed Umar, swoops in on high profile politicians, whose files were found in the home of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended EFCC chairman, last week. The security source who spoke with OBSERVERS TIMES on condition of anonymity said the new EFCC boss, Umar, has commenced preliminary investigation into…

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NDDC Fraud: PDP Asks Akpabio To Step Aside For Investigation

As more revelations continue to emerge over allaged fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday asked the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to step aside for investigation. Recall that the former Managing Director of NDDC, Joy Nunieh had made some allegation of massive stealing, manipulation of budget processes, victimization and implication of innocent Nigerians as well as fetish practices by corrupt officials, allegedly spearheaded by the supervising minister, Senator Akpabio. The PDP, in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan…

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Ex-Minister Onolemenme host Speaker, other APC Decampees

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Uromi It was a great reunion of Late Chief Tony Anenih’s political protégées in Uromi, Esan North East local government Area, Edo state when a former minister of works,  Arch. Mike Onolemenme and other Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, leaders hosted decampees from the All Peoples Congress, APC, leaders over the weekend. Among the decampees in attendance were Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, Speaker, Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Okoduwa, and Hon. (Mrs). Maria Edeko, the Edo Commissioner for Women Affairs, Edo.Others include; Hon. Austine Okoibhole the Executive…

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Edo Guber: Ize-Iyamu wins APC primaries

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State. Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma disclosed this on Monday in Benin, the state capital. Uzodinma said the election was a formality in accordance with the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the other aspirants had already stepped down before the polls. Below is a breakdown of the results; Oredo Pastor Osagie Ize-iyamu. 1902 Hon Osaro Obaze 308 Dr Pius Odubu…

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OFFICIAL: OBASEKI FINALLY QUITS APC AFTER MEETING WITH PMB

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally announced his decision to resign his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The embattled governor said he would pursue his ambition for a second term in office on another platform after he was disqualified from contesting the party’s governorship primary election over alleged discrepancies in his certificates. He had on Monday said he would only disclose his next line of action after meeting the President. On meeting with President Buhari, Obaseki announced his resignation from the APC.

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APC DISTANCES SELF FROM ATTEMPT TO APPEAL JUDGEMENT ON RIVERS CHAPTER

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is currently studying the judgment of the Rivers state High Court which confirmed Rt. Hon. Igo Aguma as the Caretaker Committee Chairman which has all Statutory members of the state Executive Committee in Rivers state as members. In a statement, the APC National Vice Chairman South South, Ntufam Hilliard Eta says the National Working Committee has not decided whether to appeal the said judgement or not. According to him, It is the prerogative of the National Working…

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Edo APC: Ize-Iyamu’s Endorsement Collapses As Ogiemwonyi, others Pick Nomination Forms

By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City The consensus candidacy of Pastor Osagie Ize- Iyamu by the Edo faction of the All Progressive Congress (APC), loyal to Comrade Adams may have Oshiomhole has collapsed after all. Information at the disoosal of penpushers online has it that members of the consensus group have jilted the agreement and purchased Expression of Interest forms to contest in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election scheduled for June 22, 2020. As at the last check, the aspirants who are members of the Edo People’s Movement (EPM)…

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One week, one trouble for ruling APC

All seem to be well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) until recently when the OshiomholeMustGo crusade took centre stage in the affairs and the narrative of discussion of the Party itself. Since then it has been “new week, new trouble” for the APC. The troubles within the APC seem to be beyond President Buhari himself who is even having family problems to attend to, thus far as he keeps referring Party members to the Constitution of the Party, in resolving its conflicts. The President even said to the…

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