Court disqualification of APC Deputy Governorship candidate means nothing to us, says Edo PDP chairman

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Tony Azeigbemi, has stated that the recent Benin High Court ruling which disqualified the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday, September 19th, 2020, poll in the state, Mallam Gani Audu, means nothing to the PDP administration led by Governor Godwin Obaseki. “You will recall that the All Progressives Congress(APC) state chairman, Anselm Ojezua, had warned Edo people and whole of Nigeria that the APC does not have a candidate for the Saturday, September 19th,…

Edo conducts 3201 COVID-19 tests since second wave

Edo State through its network of 4 PCR molecular laboratories has conducted a total of 3201 coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, which returned a total of 242 confirmed positive cases since the state started tracking the second wave of the pandemic on December 1, 2020. The Edo State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, disclosed this in a meeting of the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) chaired by the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. According to him, “Since we started tracking the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in Edo State from December…

Why I cannot date a co-artiste – Ejehi Ejodamen

In this exclusive chat, plumpy movie star, Ejehi Ejodamen, talks about a range of issues including why she cannot date any of her colleagues in the movie industry. Excerpts: How and where I spent my yuletide I spent my yuletide partly in Ekpoma, Uromi and Benin. I attended some shows that I and some of my colleagues organised. Attendance was strictly by invitation in line with the Covid-19 pandemic protocol. I also spent some time with some of my family members and friends. I also attended an end of year…