REPS TACKLE SENATE OVER PARALLEL EDO ASSEMBLY PROBE

Leke Baiyewu The  House of Representatives is allegedly not happy with the decision of the Senate to set up a parallel probe into the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly. It was learnt that the  House, which claims to have started the move to resolve the crisis, is gearing up for a  fight with the upper chamber of the National Assembly. As the   House on Wednesday adopted the report by its ad hoc committee set up to probe the crisis, following a fact-finding visit to the state, the…

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SEE WHO OBA EWUARE OF BENIN SAYS WOULD HANDLE THE RESOLUTION OF EDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS

 Chijioke Jannah  The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has said he has left the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly in the hands of God and the ancestors for resolution. The monarch stated this, yesterday, when the Senate ad hoc committee, investigating the assembly crisis, paid him a courtesy call in his palace. Oba Ewuare II said the palace had intervened in the crisis in its own way. “We live it in the hands of God and the ancestors for now. We pray God and our ancestors…

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EDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: MONEY IS PURSUING US SAYS OSHIOMHOLE IN LEAKED VIDEO

Edo Assembly Crisis: ‘Money is pursuing us’ – Oshiomhole says in leaked audio [LISTEN Seidu Oshiomhole, member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly, has been allegedly caught on tape stating how the 15 lawmakers-elect opposed to the inauguration of the Edo Assembly are being sustained in Abuja. In the tape, Seidu was heard telling somebody that many Nigerians have come to their rescue in terms of funding. Seidu, who is younger brother to the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, however, said the audio tape was doctored.…

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COME AND TAKE OVER EDO, OBASEKI DARES ABUJA POLITICIANS

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has spoken up about the recent call on federal legislators to take over Edo House of Assembly pending when the crisis rocking the state lawmakers is resolved. The governor, who spoke at a well-attended rally in Benin City on Thursday, challenged those he described as ‘Abuja politicians’ to come and take over activities of the state assembly. Obaseki’s statement is coming after 14 members of Edo House of Assembly said to be loyal to the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, Tuesday stormed the…

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REPS BEGIN MOVES TO TAKE OVER EDO ASSEMBLY

Ahmed Musa Abuja – The House of Representatives may be poised to take over the affairs of the Edo state Assembly following the intractable crisis that hit the legislative house on June 17, 2019. This followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance brought by Hon. Julius Ihovbare calling attention to the need to correct constitutional breach by the government of governor Godwin Obaseki. Members speaking on the matter roundly condemned what they described as “executive rascality” demonstrated by the state governor who allegedly inaugurated 9 out of 24…

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