News - Edo State Governor

Gov. Obaseki Orders Full Investigation Into Alleged Benin Airport Theft

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has ordered a thorough investigation into an alleged theft at the Benin airport.

Okorocha Blames Oshiomhole-Led NWC For Crack In APC

2 months ago /
Politics 

The governor of imo state Rochas Okorocha says the national leader of the All Progressives Congress Ahmed Bola Tinubu is not aware of what he calls the maladministration of the Adams Oshiomole -led national working committee of the ruling party

Labour In Edo Protest, Demand N30,000 Minimum Wage

2 months ago /
Nation 

Organised labour in Edo State on Tuesday embarked on a protest march to the Government House to press home their demand for the implementation of the 30,000 Naira minimum wage.

Obaseki Reiterates Commitment To Decongest, Reform Prisons In Edo

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has restated his administration’s commitment to decongest and reform the prisons in the state.

Dudu Orumen Becomes Edo Sports Commission Boss.

4 months ago /
Nation  Sports  

The Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has approved in acting capacity, the appointment of Godwin Dudu Orumen as the chairman, Edo state sports commission.

Oshiomhole Defends Direct Primaries

6 months ago /
Politics 

National Chairman of the ruling All progressives Congress APC Adams Oshiomole has again defended the party's decision to adopt "Direct Primaries" in choosing the APC candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in Osun state, saying the move will give more party members a sense of ownership in the electoral process.

APC Convention Holds Prospects For 2019 And Beyond

7 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress may have conducted its second National convention successfully at the weekend, putting to shame the prediction that the ruling party may not survive, with new National officers now in the saddle.

Oshiomhole Sworn-In As APC Chairman

7 months ago /
Politics 

Former Edo State Governor  Adams Oshiomhole has been sworn-in as the new national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Osinbajo Flags Off Fayemi Campaign In Ekiti

7 months ago /
Politics 

Thousands of cheering supporters welcomed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday to Ekiti State where he attended as the special guest of honour, the flag-off of the governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi for the state governorship election scheduled for July 14.

Oshiomhole Says APC Crisis Is Sign Of Democratic Culture

7 months ago /
Politics 

Former Edo State Governor and aspirant for the chairmanship position of The All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole says the crisis in the party is a sign of dynamic democratic culture.

Edo Assembly/ Purchase Of Military Equipment.

7 months ago /
Politics  Security 

The Edo State House Of Assembly friday  adopted a resolution granting the Federal Government access to the state's share in the excess crude account for  the purchase of military  equipment.

South-South Governors Demand 13% Derivation

7 months ago /
Nation 

Governors of the South-South geo-political zone have demanded for the payment of 13 % derivation due to them from the One Billion U.S Dollars the federal government plans to withdraw from the excess crude account to fund the fight against boko haram and other national security matters.

Nigeria To Showcase Its Tourism Potentials At U.N. Tourism Meeting In Abuja

8 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed say the forthcoming United Nations world tourism organization commission for Africa meeting to be hosted by Nigeria will be a good opportunity for the nation to showcase its huge tourism potentials.  

Jega, Oshiomhole Urge Labour To Venture Into Politics

10 months ago /
Nation 

Immediate past chairman of the independent national electoral commission and past president of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, professor Attahiru Jega is pushing for Labour Leaders to venture into politics to understand better the end result of workers agitation for welfare.

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

12 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

Netherlands Government To Assist In Reintegration Of Libya Returnees

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Government of Netherlands says it will collaborate with Nigeria in re-intergarting returnees from Libya and also help in tackling the issue of illegal migration. This was made known when the Netherlands ambassador, harry putker paid a visit to the governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki. Puker said the Netherlands will work...

Obaseki Pays Medical Bills Of Suspected Herdsmen Attack Victim

1 year ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has settled the medical bill of Mr Jerome Obayemi, a victim of herdsmen attack in Ojah community in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state. Obaseki on Thursday released N500,000 through his Chief of Staff, Mr Taiwo Akerele, at the Government House in Benin City,...

Edo House of Assembly Pass Budget

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Edo House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2017 budget estimates of one hundred and fifty point zero nine three billion Naira with a three point four billion Naira  difference to the one hundred and forty six point six five billion Naira    Edo state governor Godwin OBASEKI presented in...

Edo: House Of Assembly Clears 5 Out Of 7 Nominees For EDSIEC

1 year ago /
Nation 

Edo state house of assembly has cleared five out of seven nominees presented by Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki  as members of Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC . The speaker Kabiru Adjoto who chaired the committee of the whole during the consideration of the report of the house standing commitee...

Oba Of Benin’s Historic Visit To Abuja

1 year ago /
Nation 

It was four days of carnival last week when the Oba of Benin, Omoba-Nedo, Uku-Akpolokpolo, Ewuare the second made an  historic  visit to Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power.. The Oba, revered as one of the most influential on the African continent, is believed not to ever leave his kingdom for any reason. The curiosity  ...


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