Posts Tagged ‘Edo State’

#COVID19: Edo State Govt Urges Strict Adherence To Protocols As Schools Resume Today

by Seun Adeuyion August 10, 2020
Edo State Government has tasked school administrators to ensure strict adherence to guidelines emplaced by relevant agencies to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), as secondary schools in the State open for exit examination classes today (Monday). The Commissioner for Education, Hon. Jimoh Ijegbai, during a meeting with school principals and chief inspectors in the […]

#COVID19: Hold APC, Ize-Iyamu Responsible For Spike In New Cases — Edo State Government

by Seun Adeuyion August 9, 2020
Edo State Government has called on citizens of the state to hold the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, responsible for any dramatic spike in new coronavirus cases in the state. This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and […]

PHOTOS: Police Take Over Edo State House Of Assembly Complex

by Seun Adeuyion August 6, 2020
Police have taken over the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, few hours after the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Yekini Idiaye was impeached by the state lawmakers. The police said the action was taken to forestall possible attack on the facility. Security officials stormed the complex on Thursday morning while patrol vehicles were […]

BREAKING: Edo State Deputy Speaker Impeached

by Seun Adeuyion August 5, 2020
Hon. Yekini Idiaye, Edo State Deputy Speaker, has been impeached today at the chamber of the state House of Assembly, while Hon. Roland Asoro representing Ohrionmwon-South Constituency has been elected as the new Deputy Speaker. Recall that few days ago the deputy speaker led two other members to pledge their loyalty to Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, […]

Edo Government Blames APC, Ize-Iyamu, Oshiomhole For Attack At Oba’s Palace

by Seun Adeuyion July 25, 2020
The Edo State Government has condemned the attack on its guests, notably governors and other Very Important Persons (VIPs), on Saturday, at the Oba’s Palace in Benin City, prequel to the flag-off of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election campaign the September 19 governorship poll. Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, […]

#Edo2020: Why We Don’t Want Ize-Iyamu’s Emergence — Market Women

by Seun Adeuyion July 24, 2020
Ahead of the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo State, Market women in the State have vowed never to allow a return of touts and non-state actors to markets to harass and terrorise them in the guise of collecting government revenue. A cross-section of the market women, who spoke to journalists in Benin, pledged to […]