Oshiomhole’s Information Commissioner dumps APC, joins PDP

Happening now in Okpella, Edo North District of Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua has finally dumped the All Progressives Party. Afegbua, is former Commissioner for Information in Edo State to the APC  More »

Obaseki arrives Emaudo, meets APC’s failed promise to build a new House for Alli

Governor of Edo State, Dr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has arrived the Emaudo residence of former Governor of defunct Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Alli, for the memorial event in honour of the man More »

APC turns Ambrose Alli memorial to campaign rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Has turned the memorial events in honour of former Govenror of defunct Bendel State, Prof Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, into a campaign rally.  Rather than photographs or mementos More »

Go back to House of Assembly – Obaseki orders Edoror

The Edo State governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the former Edo State Speaker who is now the Deputy Speaker, Engr Victor Edoror, to stop his campaign for the Federal House of More »

It is illegal for Police to search your Phones, Laptops or Bank Accounts without Court Order – IG of Police

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has transmitted a matching order to policemen in Nigeria, especially the FSARS unit, who got the transmission to desist from checking citizens’ account details, More »

Obaseki’s new price regime on C of O, lifts investor confidence in Edo – EDOGIS boss

Managing Director of Edo Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS), Arch. Frank Evbuomwan, has said that investor confidence in all sectors of the state is on the rise, with easier, cheaper and convenient way More »

Crisis looms in Edo APC; Cold War Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole heats up as APC stalwarts pitch tents

By Faith Iguodala Okoro – APC leaders allege that Obaseki is patronising stooges from Delta State – Spend millions on consultants, refuses to constitute boards – “Be patient”, Obaseki admonishes his critics More »

 

Oshiomhole’s Information Commissioner dumps APC, joins PDP

Happening now in Okpella, Edo North District of Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua has finally dumped the All Progressives Party. Afegbua, is former Commissioner for Information in Edo State to the APC  factional National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, when he was Govenror of Edo State. Afegbua, who is from Okpella and also Spokesperson for the r-APC faction of the APC, has formally joined the People’s Democra Read More....

Obaseki arrives Emaudo, meets APC’s failed promise to build a new House for Alli

Governor of Edo State, Dr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has arrived the Emaudo residence of former Governor of defunct Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Alli, for the memorial event in honour of the man who built over 600 schools in present day Edo and Delta State. APC crowd welcoming Govenror Obaseki, no sign of honouring Ambrose Alli on his day Mr Obaseki was at the St Ambrose Catholic Church in Emaudo where a memoria Read More....

APC turns Ambrose Alli memorial to campaign rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Has turned the memorial events in honour of former Govenror of defunct Bendel State, Prof Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, into a campaign rally. Place Adverts, call: 0 702 040 7106 An APC aspirant for Edo State House of Assembly displays his cap at Ambrose Alli House in Emaudo Rather than photographs or mementos of the late Ezomo of Ekpoma adorning the place, all that is observed are F Read More....

Six Strategies For Ewu Development – Self Help Approach – Eromosele

SIX STRATEGIES FOR EWU DEVELOPMENT – SELF HELP APPROACH (Being text of a Paper delivered by Saintmoses Eromosele Esq aka SME at the EPF ONLINE POLITICAL LECTURE SERIES organized by the Ewu Progress Foundation/Ewu Political Forum on Sunday, 16th September, 2018, in the EPF Platform) In this presentation, I decided to use Ewu as a case study for community development because I am addressing the Ewu Progre Read More....

Adeosun, simply put, is very corrupt, a fraudster and a cheat – Why Buhari should send her to gaol – Eromosele

One quick question I have for anyone who tries to justify the Forgery and Perjury of Mrs Adeosun or shield her from the statutorily mandatory prosecution, is, in the words of my friend and influencer of parts of this article, Mr Osezuwa Isiwele who asked a poignant question;  “Where will Isiwele, Nurudeen and SME be now, if they are in possession of an expired  driving licence talkless a forged Read More....

Go back to House of Assembly – Obaseki orders Edoror

The Edo State governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the former Edo State Speaker who is now the Deputy Speaker, Engr Victor Edoror, to stop his campaign for the Federal House of Representatives. Hon Victor Edoro HOR poster already released The secret meeting was called by the Edo State governor at the Government House in Benin. The governor was visibly worried about the prospects of loosing Edo Central to the o Read More....

It is illegal for Police to search your Phones, Laptops or Bank Accounts without Court Order – IG of Police

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has transmitted a matching order to policemen in Nigeria, especially the FSARS unit, who got the transmission to desist from checking citizens’ account details, phones or laptops without valid order from the court and authorisation by the Commissioner of Police in the State. Idris told the operatives of the reformed Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Read More....

Obaseki’s new price regime on C of O, lifts investor confidence in Edo – EDOGIS boss

Managing Director of Edo Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS), Arch. Frank Evbuomwan, has said that investor confidence in all sectors of the state is on the rise, with easier, cheaper and convenient way of processing title documents for landed property. Evbuomwan, who disclosed this during an interview with journalists in Benin City, the state capital, noted that the process has now been computerised and is now Read More....

Crisis looms in Edo APC; Cold War Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole heats up as APC stalwarts pitch tents

By Faith Iguodala Okoro – APC leaders allege that Obaseki is patronising stooges from Delta State – Spend millions on consultants, refuses to constitute boards – “Be patient”, Obaseki admonishes his critics in APC It was a sad day in Abuja at the residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the embattled Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as disgruntled politicians Read More....

South-West APC to defect to an unnamed party, as defection galore sweeps the National Assembly.

By Faith Iguodala Okoro LAGOS – The last has not been heard of the crisis rocking the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC, unconfirmed Information emanating from the south west has revealed that the Yoruba elements in the APC, mostly those from the ACN bloc of the APC, have been nursing a plan to return to their primus Position in the geopolitics of Nigeria by controlling their Region without undue Read More....

Untold Reason Why Kabaka is angry and Adjoto suspicious; the Deputy Governor’s connection

It is now open knowledge that all is not well with the Edo State APC led government even though the former governor and stay-put leader of the APC in Edo State (that has an APC governor who ought to take over), Mr Adams Oshiomhole,  is now the factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC). Tony Kabaka is angry and has been making far reaching comments against the governor but has carefully c Read More....

We are engaging real stakeholders, not Hirelings like Galadima and Afegbua

Factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) who’s emergence as Chairman a fortnight ago is bring challenged by the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he cannot lose sleep over the breakaway faction of the embattled ruling party. Describing members of the new faction as “hired mercenaries,” Oshiomhole said he had been engaging “real Read More....

Edo Central youth leaders serve warning to Edo Speaker, demand his resignation for geopolitical balance

Youth leaders from Edo Central Senatorial District of Edo State also known as Esanland, under the aegis of Coalition of Esan Youth Leaders, have petitioned the Edo State House of Assembly asking the Speaker, Hon Kabiru Adjotu, representing Akoko-Edo in the House, to stop marginalising and oppressing the Esan legislators in the House. In their Petition signed by …. youth leaders, the Edo Central people a Read More....

Government’s continued neglect threatens infrastructures in Edo State Ministry of Education

Edo State Government’s continued neglect threatens infrastructures in Edo’s Ministry of Education making it now look more or less Ministry of Dilapidation. Edo Ministry of Education Iyaro premises.Photo credit: URHOKPOTA REPORTERS Ministry of Education is supposed  to be Government’s driving force for change, growth and development of the education system – shaping direction for education agenc Read More....

Self-help syndrome: the bane of political evolution of Ewu land and people – Hon. J.E. Imoisili.

The inaugural edition of the EKPEBUA HOUSE, Ewu Political Lecture Series held on Saturday in Ewu has gone down in history as a wake up call to Ewu reawakening towards engendering Unity and prosperity associated with Unity. Lead Speaker of the maiden edition of Ekpebua House Political Lecture series organised by the Ewu Progress Foundation, Hon J. Ebeagbor Imoisili, an Ewu man formerly Esan Central council boss and Read More....

Obaseki keep your word, Ojezua has not won his unit since 1999 – Hon. Felix Ibhade

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Esan Central LGA and former APC Councillor, Hon. Felix Ibhade, an Irrua man, like Ojezua, from Ward 3, Esan Central Local Government Area have described the APC led by Obaseki and Ojezua as “the party a deceit.” Hon. Ibhade stated this on Wednesday during an interactive session in the online platform, Esan Young Democrat (EYD) monitored by Urhokpota R Read More....

APC faction gives ultimatum to Oyegun, until May 14

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) comprising of defectors from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to the APC in 2013 have written to the national chairman of the ruling party, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, to demand an urgent meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari “within seven days”, Urhokpota Reporters can report. They did not state their next line of action, although it is und Read More....

Obaseki Appeals to Donor Agencies to Sustain Support For Edo’s Development

  Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on donor agencies for continued support of its development initiatives, assuring that the government is committed to ensuring high impact of donors’ assistance for all stakeholders. The governor said this at the First Quarterly Review of Donor Agencies’ projects in the state held at the Banquet Hall, Government House in Benin city, the Edo State ca Read More....

Oshiomhole’s ambition will make Edo lose APC Chairmanship – Dr Omorodion

The brewing crisis between the camps of two former Edo State governors, Adams Aliyu (or Aliu) Oshiomhole and John Odigie Oyegun has started to polarise the Edo State APC. A major pointer to the polarization going on in the APC was the statement by the Edo State APC Chairman, Barr Anselm Ojezua, announcing that the Edo State APC Party caucus has endorsed Oshiomhole, implying that they are rejecting Oyegun who Read More....

Onojie of Ewu hands over Community Library to NGO, to revive reading culture

Recently incorporated NGO, the Ewu Progress Foundation also known as Ewu Political Forum, (EPF), founded, populated and led by Ewu sons and daughters both home and abroad, paid their monarch, His Royal Highness, Onojie of Ewu Kingdom – HRH. Ojeifo, a courtesy call in his Palace (Ikpebua House) Sunday. The EPF delegation, led by member of the Board Of Trustees (BOT), Revd. Albert Omonhan Oboh, also had o Read More....

Untold story why thugs stole the Mace, Plot to remove Saraki thickens

Unverified information available exclusively to URHOKPOTA REPORTERS indicate that those who went to remove the Mace from the Senate may be connected to Omo Agege but were neither authorized to him nor in the know about the main reason they were manipulated to act that foolishly. According to our Abuja source, with links to Senegal, who pleaded anonymity, “a power cabal close to the government actually staged Read More....

Ewu Declaration: Our Resolve Against Continued Inequity And Marginalization

Press Release: 14 January 2018 Ewu Declaration: Our Resolve Against Continued Inequity And Marginalization The Ewu Political Forum (EPF) is a voluntary socio-cultural/political movement made up of Ewu sons and daughters. Ewu Political Forum is one of the brand names for the incorporated name of Ewu Progress Foundation (EPF). The membership of EPF is drawn from Ewu people living within and outside Ewu kingdom Read More....

Landlords must pay Land Use tax – APC insists

The Edo state government has said that it would enforce the Land Use Charge Law to raise revenue for the state. The Land Use Charge law is a law that compels landlords in Edo state to pay taxes on their houses and that will in effect affect the cost of renting a house in the state, because the landlord would definitely shift the burden of paying the land use charge on the tenants. The Land Use Charge law was sugges Read More....

The Dynamics of Youth Enterprise in Contemporary Nigeria – Saintmoses Eromosele

I would have loved to begin this speech by thanking Thomas Edison, the man who invented the electric bulb, but due to the frequent infrequency and consistent inconsistency in power supply to many parts of Edo State, despite the reportedly huge investments in power by successive administrations in Nigeria, all my thanks go to the unknown one who invented the candle. By thanking the unknown ‘talakawa’ who invente Read More....

How Oshiomhole squandered over N1 trillion in almost eight years

By Solomon Ibharuneafe Adams Oshiomhole the outgoing Executive Governor of Edo State really has a story to tell Edo people. And that is to explain to them how he squandered the over One Trillion Naira from the Federation Account and the internally generated Revenue on behalf of the people in his seven and half years when he held sway as Governor of the State. Making the exposure of the governor’s reckless spendin Read More....
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