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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the governorship election on September 21 in Edo State, Monday Okpebholo, could face a six-month jail term according to the Central Bank of Nigeria Act of 2007, as a group of civil society organizations known as the Network of Civil Society Organisations in […]

The ruling All Progressives Congress has dismissed speculation of an alleged crisis brewing in the camp of its governorship candidate in Edo State. This was disclosed by the National Legal Adviser of the APC, Prof Abdulkareem Kana when he featured as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Senator Monday Okpebholo polled 12,433 votes to […]

Before the September 21 gubernatorial election in Edo State, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inaugurated a 363-member campaign council on Friday. Governor Goodwin Obaseki criticized the disorganization of the Legacy Group, which is headed by the party vice chairman, South-South, Dan Orbih, and had declared that they would not collaborate with Obaseki.

The Edo State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission has warned trucks drivers to desist from carrying goods and passengers together as it will commence clapping down on erring drivers. The Edo State FRSC Sector Commander, Paul Okpe, gave the warning on Thursday during a sensitisation programme for the Aduwawa Truck Drivers in Benin. […]

The seven-member panel appointed by the Edo State Chief Judge, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, to examine the allegation of serious wrongdoing against the state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, set Friday, April 5, 2024 as the final adjournment date for the deputy governor to defend himself. The panel made this decision when it resumed its […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, published the forms and particulars of political parties’ candidates submitted for the Edo State governorship election holding on September 21. The particulars were displayed at the INEC office in Aduwawa in Benin, the state capital, and in all its 18 local government offices in the state. The list […]

The Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, has constituted a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against the state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, by the state House of Assembly. This is part of the processes initiated by the assembly to impeach the deputy governor. The panel was constituted on Friday via a […]

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje, has introduced Dennis Idahosa as the party’s deputy governorship candidate in Edo State during a meeting with the party’s gubernatorial aspirants and stakeholders in Edo State. This information was revealed in a statement on the party’s official X handle on Monday. The message stated, “The National Chairman, Dr […]

Former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomole, congratulated Senator Monday Okpebholo on becoming the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the state on Monday. His congratulatory message came one month after his supposed chosen candidate, Dennis Idahosa, was defeated by Okpebholo in the February 22 APC primary election. Okpebholo received 12,433 votes […]