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Edo: Independent Observers Laud Nigerian Army, Others Over Peaceful Conduct Of Poll

A group of independent observers at the just concluded Edo State Governorship election has described the Nigerian Army and other security operatives as “worthy partners of democracy” over the peaceful conduct of the exercise.  The Independent Election Monitoring Observers, consisting of civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations and the media […]

Femi Gbajabiamila Mourns Emir Of Zazzau

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has mourned the passing of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris. Gbajabiamila said the royal father lived a life worthy of emulation by upcoming generation, saying his demise has left a vacuum too difficult to fill at this […]

JUST IN: Obaseki Wins Polling Unit

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State  has won his polling unit in Oredo Ward 4, Unit 19 in the governorship election. Obaseki, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is seeking re-election for a second term in office. Obaseki polled 184 votes while Osagie Ize-Iyamu, […]

‘Yahoo Boy’ Gets Nine Months Jail Term

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court,  sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster (Yahoo boy), Sulaiman Toheeb Gbenga, to nine months imprisonment. Gbenga began his journey to prison,  after he was arrested,  sometime in June 2020, following intelligence received by the Commission […]

EFCC Strengthens Ties With NSCDC, Immigration

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to strengthen relationship with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and the Nigeria Immigration Service. Abdulkarim Chukkol, Port Harcourt’s zonal head of the EFCC, made the declaration recently during a visit to the Rivers State Commands of the […]

Wike To Buhari: Make Edo Election A Model

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Edo State Governorship election to create hope in the electoral process. Wike is also the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for the Edo election made the appeal during […]