Onitsha Bridge Blocked As Hoodlums Kill Soldiers Recently, security operatives blocked the movement of vehicles at "Onitsha Head Bridge" and this caused a lot of traffic within the area. Though the reason for the closure was not communicated to the public, a source told "NAN" that the action followed the alleged killing of some military personnel at Ihiala area by hoodlums on 29th May.
Another PDP Politician Joins APC. Recently, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa (former Special Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo) joined APC after decamping from PDP (Peoples Democratic Party). It's important to know that the defection of Senator Florence Ita-Giwa is coming after Governor Ben Ayade joined APC.
Today's Headline:Obaseki Replies Oshiomhole Congratulatory Message, Ikpeazu Reacts To Obioma's Death
Obaseki Replies Oshiomhole Congratulatory Message Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has rejected Adams Oshiomhole and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu congratulatory messages. Recall that the Supreme Court in a ruling last Friday had affirmed Obaseki as the duly elected Governor of the state. In separate congratulatory messages, Oshiomhole and Ize-Iyamu have both appealed to the Edo State Governor to be magnanimous in victory.
The race to the Edo governorship election in 2024 has already begun as the political players in the State are working underground to win the State for their political parties in 2024. The current State Governor, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic who is currently on his second term in office will play a critical role in the next election to determine his successor.
National Assembly Passes New Bill:Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters. SaharaReporters learnt that the CIFIPN Bill 2021 was passed into law, after it was read for the third time. It was gathered that the bill was first introduced by the eighth assembly, which had control from 2015 to 2019, but it could not pass the anti-corruption bill, because of the delay in the presidential assent.
In every election, there must be a winner and losers. Some losers still make attempts to run for the positions in which they lost Certainly, not every politician who recontested have the opportunity to be elected into office. Let us take a look at three Influential Nigerian politicians who contested for the Governors of their states twice but lost to their opponents.
Today's Headlines: Fulani Herdsmen kill 30 Indigenes Of Benue State, Ize-Iyamu congratulates Obaseki
Fulani Herdsmen kill 30 Indigenes Of Benue State Photo Credit: Daily Post Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday, attacked and killed over 30 Igbo speaking indigenes of Ado Local Government Area of Benue State. James Oche, the Local Government Area Chairman, confirmed this in a Facebook post on Monday, sharing videos and photos of the incident.
Today's Headlines:FG Speaks About The Prosecution Of 400 Boko Haram Sponsors, Ize-Iyamu Lauds Godwin
FG Speaks About The Prosecution Of 400 Boko Haram Sponsors. Recently, Abubakar Malami (The Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of the Federation) spoke about the arraignment of about 400 alleged Boko Haram sponsors that were arrested. (Photo Credit: Naija News). It's important to know that the arrest of the terrorist sponsors was due to the jailing of six Nigerians in "United Arab Emirates" over allegations of financing terrorism.
Today's Headlines: Northern Group Advises Northerners Over Travelling To SE, Ize-Iyamu Lauds Obaseki
Northern Group Advises Northerners Over Travelling To SE. Recently, ACF (The Arewa Consultative Forum) urged northerners to avoid travelling to the Southern part of the country (especially the South East). Audu Ogbeh (The National Chairman of the ACF) stated this in a statement he issued on Monday while reacting to the murder of Ahmed Gulak (A former presidential aide) by hoodlums in Imo State.
Boko Haram Flee as Army Kills 10: The Nigerian Army, on Saturday, neutralised about 10 members of the Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack the troops of ‘Operation HADIN Kai in Rann’, which is the Headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.
Gunmen Kill Okiemute Mrere, The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been assassinated. Mrere was murdered on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, our correspondent learnt on Monday. A senior officer of NIS, who confirmed to our correspondent, said the slain officer’s corpse was discovered in a bush on Sunday morning.
Recently, a report by Vanguard Newspaper revealed that the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has revoked the right on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s 18-hectare farmland in the state. Recall that Ize-Iyamu was the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and runner-up in the 2020 Edo state governorship election.
There is no difference between what happened in Edo state governorship election last year and what's happing in Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6.In Edo state, Pastor Ize Iyamu was the candidate of PDP in Edo state governorship election in 2016.
Opinion: 2 Things Ize-Iyamu Should Do After Gov Obaseki Revoked 18 Hectares Of Land Belonging To Him
The Edo State Governorship election that took place in 2020 was quite an interesting one, the top candidates Governor Godwin Obaseki and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu that contested in the Governorship election earlier contested in 2016, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress and People's Democratic Party respectively.
Yesterday, the 24th of July, I stumbled across a document which revoked a land purported to belong to Pastor Osagie Ize-iyamu. The document is from Edo Geographic Information. Mr Ize-iyamu was the main rival of Godwin Obaseki in the last governorship election. The pastor ran under the APC platform.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2020 elections held in Edo finally accepts defeat as he congratulates Governor Obaseki on his supreme Court victory. The supreme Court on Friday dismissed the certificate forgery suit filed against Obaseki by the All Progressive Congress for lacking in merit.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has denied receiving congratulatory letters from Adams Oshiomhole, and Pastor Ize-Iyamu after the Supreme Court dismissed the certificate forgery suit filed against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Obaseki, who spoke to his supporters along Ring Road, Benin, on Tuesday, said if he was to receive a congratulatory message from the former national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Comerade Adams Oshiomole and the APC gubernatorial candidate, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, then it should be written directly to him and not shared on the social media.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has taunted previous public director of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and his adversary Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over the salutary messages shipped off him on Monday. Oshiomhole and Ize-Iyamu had sent complimentary messages to Obaseki on Monday, following the Supreme Court judgment on Friday.
Today's Headlines: Money laundering: Ize-Iyamu, PDP chiefs have case to answer, Bandits Strike Kaduna Villages
Why I preserved public jobs, exempted taxes for minimum wage earners – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the commitment of his administration to the welfare of workers in Nigeria is evident in several Federal Government policies.
Iyamu congratulates Obaseki on Supreme court victory, begs him to consider the14 EDHA members elect.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), for the Edo State gubernatorial election held on the 19th of September, 2020, Pastor Ize Iyamu has congratulated the Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki of the People Democratic Party(PDP), following his victory in the recent court judgement by the Supreme court, on the alleged certificate forgery against Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki.