Posts Tagged ‘Edo State’

#EndSARS: Unarmed Protesters, Hoodlums Can’t Break Into A Prison In Edo State — Says Investigative Journalist, @fisayosoyombo

by Seun Adeuyion October 20, 2020
The jailbreak that occurred yesterday in Edo State couldn’t have occured without the assistance of some of the prison officials. This is according to Investigative Journalist Fisayo Soyombo, who lived inside a prison cell as an inmate during an undercover story sometime 2019. 2000 inmates were reportedly released after some hoodlums staged yet another jailbreak at […]

OPINION By Omonkhua Fredrick | Okiye’s Impeachment: A House Affair

by Seun Adeuyion October 16, 2020
The recent impeachment of the former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly Rt.Hon. Frank Okiye by nine out of ten members of the State House of Assembly is currently generating political tension and reactions among the people, especially in Esanland where the former speaker hails from. Recall that Hon Okiye was elected Speaker […]

Governor Obaseki Admits N-Power Beneficiary Into EdoSTAR Teaching Fellows Programme

by Seun Adeuyion October 7, 2020
A beneficiary of the N-Power programme in Edo State, Ruth Ani, has been issued an Executive Waiver by the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to be admitted as the pioneer candidate in the Edo Supporting Teachers to Achieve Results (Edo STAR) Teaching Fellows Programme. The governor made the announcement on World Teachers Day. According to him, […]

#EdoDecides2020: INEC Official Critically Injured In Etsako Central

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 20, 2020
An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been shot and critically injured in Etsako Central. The incident, which occurred on Saturday while electorates were voting in the governorship election in the state. According to Channels the incident was confirmed by Professor Godswill Alan Lukman, the Collation Officer in Etsako Central Local Government […]

#EdoDecides2020: Obaseki In Early Lead, Clinches 11 LGAs

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 20, 2020
Incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki is so far recording higher statistics in the Edo State 2020 Governorship Election than any other candidate. Obaseki records early lead Sunday morning as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce results of polls conducted across the state on Saturday. As expected, Obaseki’s closest rival is […]

#Edo2020: D-Day Nears, As 2.2M Voters Register Across 192 Wards (See Details)

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 18, 2020
One day to the gubernatorial election in Edo State, the anticipation is thick amongst Nigerians to see who will dominate the polls and emerge Governor. Registered Voters are totalled at about 2.2 million across the state, with the average age of candidates being 50 yrs. Uncollected PVCs: 483,796 Candidates: 14( 12 males, 2 females). Polling […]