Author: Ogochukwu Isioma

Dr. Pius Odubu: The Choice For The Number One Position In Edo State Government

By: Liberty Obaseki, FNIM Perhaps, this sounds astounding. Well, truth, especially for those who fail to accept it, always hurts but it is a surefire and cannot be extinguished. Dr Pius Odubu is better and well positioned to be the next Governor of Edo State. Let me take you back to 2015/16 when all was set to hand the then deputy Governor, Odubu, the All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial ticket which was the right thing to do. All of a sudden, the present Governor was thrown into the mix and unexpectedly selected as the party’s flag bearer. Dr Pius...

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Dr. Odubu Felicitates With Christians On Easter

Former Deputy Governor of Edo State and leading contender in the Edo 2020 Governorship, Dr. Pius Odubu has felicitated with Christians on the occasion of Easter, which commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dr. Odubu, in a statement issued by Felix Isere, Esq., on behalf of the Campaign Organization, urged Christians to imbibe the selfless attributes displayed by Jesus Christ. He said Christians must not only celebrate, but must reflect on the gift of Christ to the world, while demonstrating the life of sacrifice. “We must rededicate ourselves to the life of sacrifice which the death and...

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A House Divided Against Itself? The Curious Case of the Edo Covid-19 Intervention.

A House Divided Against Itself? The Curious Case of the Edo Covid-19 Intervention By Eboigbe Augustine Everyone is experiencing the debilitating effects of the COVID-19 in Nigeria one way or the other, and Edo state is not left out. The Federal Government announced a number of palliatives to cushion the effects of the stay at home order, some state governments appear to also be toeing that path as they provide some palliatives for their citizens. Edo state is a curious case in this regard as even before the federal government instructed that its citizens stay at home, Edo had...

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APC Ikpoba-Okha Celebrates Hon. Osarobo On His Birthday

Felicitations on the Birthday of a Quintessential Gentleman; Hon. Osarobo Idahosa …sends words of encouragement on the occasion of his birthday. Our dear good people of Ikpoba-Okha, Edo State, and Nigeria in general, these are indeed trying times for us all, and everyone has seen their lifestyle suffer some form of unexpected disruption. Ordinarily, I would have loved to celebrate my birthday this year with the warm and effusive camaraderie of my people as I always try to do, especially for the successes achieved so far, but the present circumstances dictate otherwise. As the legendary author Chinua Achebe once...

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COVID-19: Hon. Ihonvbere Appeal To Residents To Adhere To Safety Tips

…Provides Medical Kits To Residents The Federal Lawmaker representing Owan East/West Federal Constituency and Chairman, Committee on Basic Education & Services, Hon. Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, OON, has expressed great concern over the increasing cases of the COVID-19 Virus recorded in Nigeria recently. In a message made available to press, the Iyase of Iuleha (Prime Minister of Iuleha), appealed to constituents on the need to stay safe, adhere and follow strictly, health tips issued by medical experts. “My dear Owan people. This is an APPEAL. Take the Coronavirus very seriously. It is a deadly virus. It has humbled nations. It...

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