Tag: Edo state

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 20, 2020

IT’S OFFICIAL: Obaseki floors arch-rival, Ize-Iyamu to clinch second term victory | #EdoDecides2020

The flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the September 19 election, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has been declared ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari tenders apology to Abiola over election annulment, Court convicts former Plateau Governor, Dariye and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered a national apology on behalf ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 12, 2018

The Late 5: 18 Year Old Girl killed during Oyo LG Polls, Hamburg SV relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in 55 years and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday left Abuja to attend the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 20, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: What is the worth of a Nigerian migrant’s life?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   In April, a former Nigerian public official lost his daughter under questionable circumstances. The young lady’s ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

SERAP gives 14 days ultimatum to Obaseki to pay pension arrears or face legal action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki to pay pensioners in the state ...

Op-ed EditorJune 15, 2017

Opinion: Why are Dan Orbih and Ize-Iyamu waiting for a victory verdict that is unlikely?

by Idemudia Oviosun (PhD) Chief Dan Orbih is neither new to political bashings nor sportsman enough to take a good ...

Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

Opinion: Governor Godwin Obaseki’s appointment of 192 Special advisers is laudable. Here is why

by Idemudia Oviosun (PhD)   Yesterday, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State announced the appointments of 192 Special Assistants to ...

ToluJune 3, 2017

145 TVC staff fired, N17bn worth of office furniture | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

192 – Governor Obaseki of Edo state appointed this number of Special Assistants who will help the state connect with ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

Naval officer beats security guard to coma for ‘directing him’ (WATCH)

A video has been emerged online showing a naval officer beating up a security guard attached to a branch of ...

Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: PDP, Ize-Iyamu, why do you persecute the law?

by Idemudia Oviosun If, by virtue of some beneficial imagination, or a heightened sense of humour, we assumed that Heaven, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Opinion: Ize-Iyamu & Dan Orbih are victims of a cuckoo job

by Idemudia Oviosun While reading the papers, I came across a story insinuating that Donald Trump may be working for ...

Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Opinion: All you should know about the Edo Election Petition Tribunal

by John Mayaki   My attention has been drawn to reports that some people are quite out of touch with ...

ToluMarch 11, 2017

N541.8bn loan, 37 deportees | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N541.8bn – Three Nigerian banks set to take over telecommunications company, Etisalat for its failure to pay a loan obtained ...

EditorFebruary 25, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 25th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! Editor

AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

Assassination attempt on Edo Speaker fails

by Azeez Adeniyi An assassination attempt on the life of the Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh, ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Benin shopping mall fire incident will be investigated – Obaseki

  Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has said the cause of the fire that razed Phill-Hallmark shopping mall in Benin, ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

The Thread: An APC win for Ondo state? |#OndoDecides

After the drama surrounding the Ondo governorship elections, it appears APC has won this again, just like it did in ...

RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

The Backstory: Between Prof Ayo Soremekun, the returning officer and the PDP

There’s a very scathing statement out there today by Ayo Fadaka, publicity secretary Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State rejecting ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 20, 2016

I never imagined I’d be a councillor – Oshiomhole

Immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says he never for once imagined he would be a local ...

ToluNovember 19, 2016

N3.6bn for cars, N200m for houses | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N200million – Edo State House of Assembly approved a bill to build houses worth this amount for ex-governors of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Edo Speaker justifies N300m housing benefit for ex-governors, deputies

Following backlash over the N300m housing benefit for former governors and deputies of Edo, speaker of the State House of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Police kill 2 robbers in Edo

The Police in Edo on Friday evening killed two members of a four-man robbery gang, The Nation reports. The gang, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Group urges Obaseki to stop the N300m pension package for Oshiomhole, deputy

A group, Wailing Wailers has called on Edo governor, Godwin Obaseki to put a stop to the retirement benefit recently ...

AzeezNovember 14, 2016

There will be no ‘free lunch’ from my govt – Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will not provide “free lunch” to individuals and groups expecting it. ...

ToluNovember 12, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Governor unveils Black Pearl Towers, Lagos invites investors to its agricultural sector

This week on Eye on Ambode, as al we bring you a recap of some of the activities of the Lagos ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2016

Gowon, Oyegun, Dangote attend Obaseki’s swearing-in ceremony

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun have arrived the ...

AzeezNovember 9, 2016

Buhari gets goat as gift in Edo

An elderly woman, Egbon Grace, a member of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 7, Oredo Local Government Area of Edo ...

AzeezNovember 7, 2016

Buhari inaugurates hospital, roads in Edo (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the new Central Hospital and some roads on his two-day visit to celebrate the ...

AzeezNovember 7, 2016

Oshiomhole was more concerned about his people’s welfare – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday lauded outgoing governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole for providing infrastructures to the people of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

Opinion: National security and the politics of election postponement

by Yushau A. Shuaib It is no more news that national security and security threats have been cited to justify ...

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