Breaking News: Court dismisses suit against INEC, Obaseki

A Federal High Court seating in Benin City, the Edo State capital, on Monday, January 18th, 2021, dismissed a suit filed by African Action Congress(AAC) challenging  the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor Godwin Obaseki on account of its candidate’s name not appearing on the ballot paper used in the conduct of the Saturday, September 19th, 2020, governorship election in Edo State. On whether the court has jurisdiction to rule on the issue, Justice Demi Ajayi-George stated that the court can only use the claim of the…

Breaking News: Court reinstates Etsako East Council Chairman

Chairman of Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State, Hon. Aremiyau Momoh, has been declared as  the authentic chairman local government council by Edo State High Court No 4 sitting in Benin City and Presided over by Hon. Justice Daniel Irowa Okungbowa. Justice Okungbowa declared Momoh’s purported removal as null and void. He was directed to resume in his official capacity immediately. In the case with Suit no: B/ 205/2019 Hon. Aremiyau Momoh vs. Governor of Edo State & ors, the Hon. Justice Daniel  Okungbowa granted all the prayers…