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Edo 2020: Why Gov Obaseki Should Never Be Trusted Again – Ogochukwu

Edo 2020: Why Governor Obaseki Should Never Be Trusted Again (1) By Ogochukwu Isioma (CAMPUS GIST) On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, announced the termination of appointment of all his Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants, declaring readiness to appoint replacement in 30 days. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Barr Osarodion Ogie, claimed the move was in line with government’s efforts to reorganize governance in the state, even though there has never been any at the first instance. “This development is in line with efforts to reorganise the governance structure...

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Edo 2020: Oshiomhole Not Promoting Godfatherism In Edo – APC Spokesman

The State Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Mr Chris Azebamwan has exonerated Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman of all godfatherism allegations in the Edo political space. In a statement personally signed by him entitled, “Adams Oshiomhole And His Place In History”, obtained by Edo Mandate Group (EMG), Azebamwan described the former Governor as a messiah who came to rescue following the eight years of waste by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government. He lauded the former labour leader and APC national chairman for strengthening the Party in Edo State and...

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BREAKING: Vice President Resigns Amid Power Tussle

Peru’s Vice President, Mercedes Araoz, resigned from her position late Tuesday as a power struggle roils the South American nation. Araoz’s resignation came after President Martin Vizcarra on Monday disbanded the opposition-controlled Congress and called for fresh elections in January. He said the move was necessary because the legislature has refused to pass a raft of anti-corruption reforms he has been championing, as well as changes to the way top judges are appointed. Some Peruvians took to the streets in celebration. Governors and leaders of the armed forces also came out in support of Vizcarra, who assumed office on...

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Buhari Appoints Moghalu As NIWA Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. George Moghalu as the Managing Director/CEO of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). This was made known in a statement by the Chairman of the Anambra State chapter of the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Vincent Ezekwueme on Tuesday, October 1st while hailing Buhari for the appointment. In the statement obtained by EAGLE STEP, the group described the appointment as the best independence gift to the Southeast. “This is a welcome development and cheering news to the people of the Southeast and Nigerians. This is the best Independence gift to the...

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President Buhari Departs Nigeria For South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally departed Nigeria for South Africa on a three-day state visit. The president jetted off through the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu in a statement obtained by EAGLE STEP had said the visit was at the instance of President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the welfare of Nigerians, and enhance the relations between both countries. Shehu said during his visit, Buhari will hold a town hall meeting with Nigerians in South Africa to reassure them of government’s commitment in protecting their lives and property amidst xenophobic scare. The...

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