Ize-Iyamu As An Exemplar Of Civility

Pastor Osaze Ize-Iyamu By Isaac Asabor Since the drumbeat that heralded electioneering politics ahead of the upcoming general election in Edo State that is scheduled for September 19, 2020 assumed a staccato tempo, the only aspirant that has for the umpteenth times held me spellbound when I listened to him in the interviews he had granted the media is the gubernatorial flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, Pastor Osaze Ize-Iyamu.  No doubt, he has an oratorical prowess that is capable of arresting the attention of…

Edo 2020: Gov Ganduje’s Dollars Stench, A Bad Omen For Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign – PDP Group

Ganduje and Ize-Iyamu BENIN –CITY/Nigeria: The Coalition of PDP Intelligentsia for Justice And Rule of Law, PDP-IJRL, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for making mockery of the federal government’s fight against Economic and Financial Crimes by fielding a governorship candidate in Edo state, Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu who is currently facing corruption charges brought against him by Present Muhammadu Buhari administration via the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Coalition in a statement on Thursday by it’s Convener, Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Esq, said the APC which vowed to…

Edo Deputy Governor Returns Home, Says Oshiomhole Called Ize-Iyamu Thief …Insists APC Foundation Gone in Edo State

Comrade Phillip Shaibu BENIN-CITY/Nigeria: A positive political horizon which signposts the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 governorship election, rejection of godfatherism, people’s power in politics and the state’s agenda for sustainable development were given at the weekend by Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Phillip Shaibu as the four main reasons for quitting the All Progressives Congress (APC). ‘’I am keeping the tenets of what we believe. Comrade Adams Oshiohmole told us that Godwin Obaseki is a team player and member of the family. He told us…

NDDC N40b Probe: No Kobo Is Missing, Misapplied by the IMC, Says Ojougboh ….Alleges that Chairmen, NASS Committees on Niger Delta have bastardized the Budget

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: The Acting Executive Director, Projects, Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has said that no single Kobo has been misapplied by the Committee since it came on board. Speaking in Abuja Thursday when he appeared before the Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi (APC, Ekiti North) led Ad-hoc Committee probing into alleged financial recklessness to the tune of N40 billion by the IMC, Ojougboh said that since the interim management came on board, it has not awarded any contract, except…

Nation Building; Why Lawmakers Should Restructure Their Minds

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila By Jerome-Mario Utomi On Tuesday July 7th, 2020, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila led House of Representatives; going by reports introduced consolidated two bills that among other provisions, seeks to penalize law enforcement bodies that fails to arrest and compel the appearance of Ministers and Heads of Agencies who fail to honour summons of the National Assembly. To add context to the discourse, the two Bills are entitled; A Bill for an Act to Amend the Legislative Houses(Power And Privileges) Act 2917 to Prescribe  the Offence and Punishment for Contempt of Legislative…

In Spite Campaign of Calumny, Ize Iyamu’s Gubernatorial Potentials Remain Glaring

Pastor Osaze Ize-Iyamu By Isaac Asabor Taking a non-partisan and dispassionate look on Pastor Osaze Ize-Iyamu’s race to Osadebey Avenue on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), virtually all intelligent and unflustered political analysts and observers alike have been unanimous in their views that he would record unprecedented developments and achievements for Edo State when given the opportunity by the people, particularly now Edolites are undeniably in search of a good governor. The foregoing optimistic view is no doubt been held by a wide spectrum of the electorates…

Faction: We Must Tackle Saboteurs for Urhobo Nation to Make Progress—UPU Youthwing President

Comrade Efemena Umukoro UGHELLI/Nigeria: The President of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Youth wing, Worldwide, Comrade Efemena Umukoro, has said that until Urhobo nation starts dealing with people that sabotage the good efforts of patriotic indigenes, Urhobo will not take her pride of place fully amongst other ethnic nationalities in the nation and the world at large. Umukoro said this while responding to questions from journalists over a factional executive of the youth wing that was inaugurated recently. He added: “It is laughable. We have 24 kingdoms in Urhobo nation. We…

COVID-19: Medical Practitioner Restates Fears of Second Spike

OGHARA/Nigeria: A Medical practitioner, Dr Joseph Amofagi, has restated fears of a second spike of COVID-19, warning faithful of all religions that the virus is still with us despite the relaxing of lockdown measures. Dr Amofagi who is the Medical Director of Central Hospital, Oghara, stated this while creating awareness on COVID-19 pandemic at a Christian gathering at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Sapele. He pointed out that there was urgent need for all to strictly adhere to all precautionary measures spelt out by the state government and the National Center for…

Edo Guber: APC Candidate Must Answer Corrupt Charges Against Him – Labour Party

By Mark Erabor BENIN/Nigeria: As the September 12, 2020 Governorship Election in Edo State gradually draws close, the Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Dr. Isaiah Osifo, has called on Edo electorates to reject the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu whom he accused of having a criminal case. The Labour Party candidate implore all Edo people to vote for a candidate that can improve their well-being and has abundant evidence of political administrative as well as academic credentials required for development. The Labour Party candidate averred…

WUEDA Delivering on its Mandate

Ongoing Works by Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency By Stella Sanu Odika It is no longer news that the Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA) is progressively delivering on its mandate to bring about the needed development as it’s currently embarking on numerous massive projects. The Agency which started off incipiently by creating a positive change in the environment through a  cleanup exercise, clearing off dirts in most areas especially the Median along NPA Expressway, Effurun Roundabout, DSC Roundabout and other adjoining areas truly gave the…