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APC loses 2 lawmakers to PDP in Edo

Two lawmakers in Edo State House of Assembly dump the All Progressives Congress for Peoples Democratic Party

Obaseki not responsible for my emergence as Edo Speaker – Onobun

By Jethro Ibileke Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Marcus Onobun, has debunked insinuations that the state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, was instrumental...

Obaseki seals the fate of 14 Edo APC lawmakers

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that he has no power to bring back 14 state House of Assembly members elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019.

7-man Edo Assembly confirms Obaseki’ s commissioners

Five commissioners, three of whom are for Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission, (EDSOGPADEC), were on Monday confirmed by the minority Francis Okiye-led Edo State House of Assembly.

In Defence of Democracy: Full statement of Tinubu on Edo Assembly

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu weighed in on the Edo House of Assembly crisis, calling Governor Godwin Obaseki, a dictator and a reminder of Nigeria's years of military rule

Obaseki loses ground in Edo, Justice Minister backs majority lawmakers

Governor Godwin Obaseki's 10-man rubber stamp legislature has effectively expired, with the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, conferring legitimacy on the 17-man opposition assembly.

Majority members of Edo Assembly elect Victor Edoror speaker

The majority members of the Edo State House of Assembly, 14 of whom have been locked out in the cold by Governor Godwin Obaseki since last year, elected a new speaker today.

Political Theatre: Obaseki storms Edo Assembly

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Thursday stormed the State House of Assembly, with hundreds of supporters.

Police spotted at Edo House of Assembly

The Nigerian police were spotted at the Edo state House of Assembly complex today, a day after minority members impeached the Deputy Speaker, Yekini Idiaye.

Edo Deputy Speaker impeached for supporting Ize-Iyamu

The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Yekini Idiaye, has been impeached.

Takeover plan: Speaker Edo Assembly sues National Assembly

The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Edo Speaker Ekiye rejects Reps move to shut Assembly

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to shut down the assembly, if after seven days, Governor Godwin Obaseki failed to issue a new proclamation to reconstitute the assembly.

Reps give Gov. Obaseki one week ultimatum to re-inaugurate Edo Assembly

The House of Representatives has threatened to take over the Edo State House of Assembly over the crisis rocking the assembly in line with Section 11(4) of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

Edo lawmakers still defiant, speaker admits 2 members

Lawmakers in the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday interrupted their long adjournment to admit new members-elect

APC tells Obaseki, Bala: Stop the charade at state assemblies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the charade enacted as the inauguration of new State Houses of Assembly in Edo and Bauchi States.

7th Edo Assembly: We will ensure a close synergy – Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has congratulated the newly-elected Speaker, Mr Frank Okiye and his Deputy, Mr Yekini Idiaye, on their emergence as leaders of the 7th Assembly of the Edo House of Assembly (EDHA).

Edo new Speaker assumes duty

Mr Frank Okiye, the newly elected Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, assumed duty at the assembly complex on Tuesday. Okiye, who addressed newsmen at...

Edo Assembly resumes plenary, adopts 55 sitting days

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday, resumed plenary after nine weeks recess.

Edo Assembly considers bill to prohibit human trafficking

Edo House of Assembly on Tuesday began consideration of a bill for a law to prohibit human trafficking and establish the Edo State Task Force against trafficking in persons.

Benin-Auchi-Okene road: Edo Assembly tells Federal Government to revoke contract

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday called for the revocation of the contract awarded for the reconstruction of Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi road by the federal...

Edo speaker debunks division in house

The speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Dr Justin Okonoboh, on Monday debunked the rumour that there was wrangling in the house.

Edo assembly confirms Justice Ikponwen as Chief Judge

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday confirmed Justice Esohe Ikponwen as the new Chief Justice of the state. The confirmation was sequel to the...

Oshiomhole to present budget on Tuesday

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state will on Tuesday 23 September, present the 2015 budget appropriation to the State House Assembly for consideration...

Legislator docked over fake tax clearance

The Majority Leader of Edo State House of Assembly, Philip Shaibu was Tuesday docked at a Benin City High Court Over alleged forgery of...

Nigeria’s lawmakers mull death penalty for kidnappers

JETHRO IBILEKE/Benin Convicted kidnappers in Edo State, mid-western Nigeria, may henceforth get the death penalty without an option of fine, if a bill...

Edo Assembly Adjourns Over Abducted Member

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday adjourned sitting till February 11, following Sunday’s alleged abduction of its member, Mr. Victor Edoror, at his...

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