Politics

Edo 2016 guber poll:  PDP, APC supporters clash in Benin

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin Supporters of the two leading political parties, the People’s Democratic  Party (PDP) and those of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have clashed at the continuous registration center at Ward 6 in Oredo Local Government area of Edo State.

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Ondo APC faults Mimiko on immunity clause for Fayose

By Samuel Faleye, Akure  The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted Governor Olusegun Mimiko on his comments the restriction placed on the bank account of his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Sheriff sets up own panel for Edo PDP primaries

The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened on Thursday with the inauguration of five committees for the conduct of another primary for the 2016 Edo State governorship election by Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff.

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Edo 2016: Obaseki emerges APC flag bearer

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin An aspirant, Godwin Obaseki has emerged winner of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for November governorship poll in Edo State.

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PDP lawmaker lauds Buhari’s policies to salvage Nigerian economy

A PDP lawmaker in Delta, Chief Evance Ivwurie, on Saturday commended President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s policies and programmes to savage the nation’s economy.

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Campaign group says Ize-Iyamu not arrested by EFCC for graft

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin The campaign organisation of a governorship aspirant in the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Ize-Iyamu has denied media reports indicating that its principal has been arrested

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Primaries: APC governorship candidates shun Oshiomhole’s peace meeting

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City Prominent aspirants for the governorship ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have shunned a peace meeting convened by the State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Thursday.

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Ondo regent writes police boss, alleges treat to life

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The regent of Iju-Odo Kingdom in Okitipupa Local Government area of  Ondo State, High Chief Sehindemi Oguntoye has written a petition to the Assistant Inspector General of (AIG) Police Force in charge of Zone XI in, Osogbo Osun state over alleged attempt on his life.

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Odigie Oyegun, Masari arrive Benin for APC governorship primary

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie Oyegun has arrived in Benin, Edo State capital ahead of Saturday’s governorship primary election.

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Tension as Lagos PDP rival factions jostle for party

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos There exists palpable tension as rival factions of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have begun to jostle for the soul of the party in the state.

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