International Press Centre

IPC expresses shock over murder of NTA reporter

The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the murder of Mr. Lawrence Okojie a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority, Benin City, Edo State-Nigeria, who was allegedly killed by gunmen on the night of Saturday July 8, 2017. In a release sent to National Wire and signed by Melody Akinjiyan, Program Assistant/Safety Desk Officer for […]

INEC presents certificate of return to Obaseki

INEC presents certificate of return to Obaseki The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday in Benin, presented certificates of return to Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shuaibu, winners of Edo gubernatorial election. According NAN, INEC National Commissioner in-charge of South-South zone, Dr. Mustafa Lecky, presented the certificates to the governor-elect and his deputy. In […]

Obaseki wins Edo elections, amidst protest

  Obaseki wins Edo elections, amidst protest The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner of the Edo governorship election held on Wednesday. Obaseki polled 319,483 to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), who scored 253,173 votes. The Returning Officer, […]

History as Edo gets first female Speaker

Adanne Ann Nnaji History was made Monday as Edo State House of Assembly got its first female speaker. Amid tension and anxiety, Monday morning, when the lawmakers convened for their legislative duties,  security operatives cordoned off the Assembly Complex. The House however made history, following as Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Ativie was sworn in amid heavy security. More than 10 […]