Edo Assembly Crisis: No End in Sight as Oshiomhole Returns to the Trenches

The political differences between the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki may not have been finally over despite the purported reconciliation of the duo during the last Eid-el- Kabir celebrations. Oshiomhole at the weekend returned to the trenches. Addressing newsmen in Abuja on the crisis…

Edo Assembly Crisis: Speaker Sues National Assembly Over Move to Takeover House

The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, on Wednesday filed a suit stopping the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. In an originating summon and a motion on notice for interlocutory injunction with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/815/2019 filed by the speaker…

Edo Assembly Crisis: Government Reacts to Senate’s Ultimatum  

The Edo state government has said the Senate’s resolution directing the state governor, Godwin Obaseki to issue fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state Assembly within one week or risk being taken over by the National Assembly was flagrant breach of court orders.  The government while reacting to Tuesday’s Senate resolution in a statement…

Edo APC Crisis : Thugs Attack Oshiomhole, Anti-Obaseki Lawmakers-elect

Suspected thugs on Tuesday attacked 15 lawmakers-elect loyal to the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole faction of the APC in Benin city.  Among those attacked was the younger brother of the APC chairman, Mr. Seidu Oshiomhole representing Estako West 2. The attack reportedly occurred at a hotel in downtown Benin…