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Edo2020 Crisis: What The Factional Edo House Of Assembly Members Should Have Done That They Didn't Do

Top: A cross section of the factional Assembly members Bottom: Mr. Victor Edoror the factional speaker of Edo State house of assembly The political crisis in Edo state, got to a highly tensed level in the past few days. The tension that was initiated by some Rabelluous member of the Edo House of Assembly, ended in a glaring perpetration of an act of Illegality and grave unconstitutionality. However these Assembly members, actually had the option to have achieved the same result of electing new speaker through

  2 years ago ago
Edo2020 Crisis: What The Factional Edo House Of Assembly Members Should Have Done That They Didn't Do

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Edo Drama: Spiritual Women Lay Curses at Edo House of Assembly Gate

Edo Drama: Spiritual Women Lay Curses at Edo House of Assembly Gate A group of spiritual women who were protesting the alleged impeachment of the Speaker, Edo House of Assembly today laid curses at the gate of the Assembly complex. They were at the complex with other Peoples Democratic Party PDP women across the State who had converged at the Assembly gate to protest the purported impeachment of the speaker Mr Frank Okiye and express support for him. 17 lawmakers at a private residence in Benin had Claimed to

  2 years ago ago
Edo Drama: Spiritual Women Lay Curses at Edo House of Assembly Gate

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Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Saturday 18th July, 2020

We bring you this evening's breaking news in Nigeria, kindly like, follow, and share for more updates. Thanks. Check out the news below; 1. Former Speaker, Edo House Of Assembly, Zakawanu Garuba, Is Dead  A former speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Zakawanu Garuba, is dead. Garuba, a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), who was speaker between 2007 and 2009, died at the age of 54, in Abuja, in the early hours of Saturday, July 18 after a brief disclosed illness. After his exit from the legislative

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Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Saturday 18th July, 2020

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Opinion: The Politics Of Converting The Impeachment Edo State Speaker To Resignation.

The current Governor Obaseki's post re-election political fall-out in Edo State, as manifested in the impeachment of the former speaker Frank Okiye, and the conversion of the said impeachment to resignation by the assembly members who had impeached him, is an entirely new dimension in the Nigerian politics. Frank Okiye, former Speaker Edo State house of assembly Although, no clear reason was given to the public by the Edo House of Assembly for carrying out the impeachment, but there are however speculations

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: The Politics Of Converting The Impeachment Edo State Speaker To Resignation.

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Opinion: What Becomes Of The Fate Of The APC's Factional Edo State House Of Assembly?

It was like a huge blow to Obaseki, but with moderate media but no actual political impact nor any effect on the governance of Edo state. Yet it was one of the very last minute weapons deployed by the APC to stop Obaseki's re-election. However, it has become a monumental failure. And not only that it has become a failure, it has also cast the participants in a bad light of irreparable proportion. Note that at the heat of the Obaseki vs Oshiomhole's controversy, Obaseki had called for the reconciliation of the

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: What Becomes Of The Fate Of The APC's Factional Edo State House Of Assembly?

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Opinion: How APC's Inspired Parallel Edo House Of Assembly Is Null, Void, And Favouring Obaseki

The recently widely publicised Edo parallel house of assembly, that was inspired by the Oshiomhole's faction of the APC in a bid to take over the Edo house of assembly, is null and void according to the law, and sadly for the APC, winning more supports for Obaseki. The incident, represents a huge joke in the preparation for the forthcoming Edo governorship election, and the reality of the fear upon Oshiomhole and his faction of the Edo State APC over the Obaseki's wide acceptance by the Edo people. So, they

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: How APC's Inspired Parallel Edo House Of Assembly Is Null, Void, And Favouring Obaseki

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Lawmakers To Obaseki: Don't Violate Constitutional Provisions, If You don't Want To Be Impeached

Lawmakers To Obaseki: Don't Violate Constitutional Provisions, If You don't Want To Be Impeached The speaker of Edo House of Assembly has warned Godwin Obaseki not to go against the constitution provisions or laws if he doesn't want to be impeached by the lawmakers. The factional speaker, Victor Edoror, made this statement yesterday in Edo state after the end of a scheduled meeting with other lawmakers. The speaker noted that the various decisions taken at the sitting with the lawmakers are legal and would be

  2 years ago ago
Lawmakers To Obaseki: Don't Violate Constitutional Provisions, If You don't Want To Be Impeached

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Opinion: Why Obaseki Is Blameworthy For Edo House Of Assembly Crisis

There is a whole lot commentary going on concerning the Edo state house of Assembly Crisis and the general political tensions in the Heart beat of Nigeria. As I have noted before, the governor has questions to answer. My passion to emphasize this point stems from the fact that governors have a history of muzzling the legislative arms of their states for selfish reason and this has to stop. Clearly, for personal political reason, governor Obaseki inaugurated only about nine members out of the twenty one members

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: Why Obaseki Is Blameworthy For Edo House Of Assembly Crisis

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Opinion: The Dangerous Implication Of Police Takeover Of Edo House Of Assembly

Policemen deployed to Edo House Of Assembly on Thursday On Thursday morning, the Nigerian Police took over the Edo state House of assembly building, with police patrol vans stationed in strategic places around the assembly's building. This happening in a democracy, and especially that Edo state is currently preparing for its governorship election is of huge dangerous implication, that sends anti democratic signals to a the future prosecution of democracy in Nigeria. And if not outrightly addressed by the Nigerian

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: The Dangerous Implication Of Police Takeover Of Edo House Of Assembly

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"Finally, Oshiomole Has Met His Match"-Reactions As Obaseki Supporters Storms Edo House Of Assembly

Finally, Oshiomole Has Met His Match-Reactions As Obaseki Supporters Storms Edo House Of Assembly It has been reported earlier that the Governor Of Edo state stormed the Edo state House of Assembly complex with his deputy and a large number of Obaseki's supporters to foil an alleged takeover by security agencies who were reportedly drafted from Abuja. Photos of this event has been circulating the media and Nigerians have a lot to say about it. It is believed that the plan was to impeach Obaseki,his deputy and

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The Speaker Of Edo House Of Assembly Has Been Reportedly Impeached

The Speaker Of the Edo State House Of Assembly has been reportedly impeached. According to guardianng, 17 lawmakers of the Edo House Of Assembly claimed that they have impeached the Speaker on Thursday 6th of August, 2020. According to the report, the 17 members include a 14 members whose seat have previously been declared vacant. In the early hours of today, there were reports that security officials have taken over the Edo State Assembly Complex in a bid to protect it from some agitators. Therefore, the 17

  2 years ago ago
The Speaker Of Edo House Of Assembly Has Been Reportedly Impeached

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Edo Politics: See 19 Latest Pictures From The Foiled Edo House Of Assembly Takeover Today

Edo politics seem to be taking another twist as Governor Godwin Obaseki sent laborers, to remove the zinc of Edo state house of Assembly complex. This incident occurred in the early hours of today. This incident came up after Governor Godwin Obaseki failed to inaugurate APC lawmakers who are in majority. The Edo state house of Assembly was surrounded with heavy security today, as members of the public gathered to stop the security officials from gaining access to the complex. Trucks were seen offloading heavy

  2 years ago ago
Edo Politics: See 19 Latest Pictures From The Foiled Edo House Of Assembly Takeover Today