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Edo 2020: Your political lives in danger if APC wins, Wike tells PDP leaders

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has described the governorship election in Edo State on Saturday as a fight for the destiny of the Niger Delta region. The governor spoke on Thursday during a meeting organised for leaders and elected representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party in Benin, the Edo State capital. Wike urged them […]

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BREAKING: Edo Gov, Oshiomhole sacks female aide for incompetence

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has terminated the appointment of his Executive Director on Poverty Alleviation and Mobilisation, Chief (Mrs) Evelyn Igbafe, for “dereliction of duty, incompetence”, among others. Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, in a letter dated June 1 stated: “I write to inform you that the Governor of Edo […]

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Oshiomole stops allowances, security votes of Edo LG bosses for Workers’ salaries

Local Government Chairmen and Councillors in Edo State are to forfeit their security votes and other allowances until the salary arrears of their workers are completely paid. The decision was reached at a tripartite meeting between the State Government led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the Local Government Chairmen led by Hon Itohan Osahon-Ogbeide, Chairman, Association […]

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Gov Adams Oshiomhole signs N159bn Edo State 2015 budget into law

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has signed the State’s 2015 Appropriation Bill of N159.3 billion into law. The amount is about N3 billion higher than the N156.551 billion Appropriation Bill he earlier presented to the House. Speaking shortly after assenting to the Bill, Governor Oshiomhole said “the Executive branch had proposed N156 billion estimate […]

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Oshiomhole signs Death Penalty law for Kidnapping

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, signed the states Kidnapping Prohibition Law as amended, which prescribes the death penalty for kidnappers. Speaking while signing the law, the Governor said government would do everything within its powers to ensure the safety of lives and property in the state. According to him “I have just signed […]

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Edo: NYSC delivering on founders’ dream, says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is still delivering on the dreams of its founding fathers, forty years after it was established. Speaking, yesterday, at the during the presentation of trophies won by the state NYSC contingent to the last Director-General’s Sports and Cultural competitions in Abuja, […]

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PricewaterhouseCoopers wins Edo Consultancy Job

World renowned consultancy firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers has emerged winner of the Edo State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) Project. The Project, which is a joint collaboration between Edo State Government and the World Bank is aimed at ensuring youth employment, access to socio-economic services, public financial management reforms and project coordination and implementation support. It […]

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Flood Grant: Edo pays flood victims

The Edo State government has began the disbursement of the N400million Federal Government flood relief grant to 60, 289 victims of last year’s flood. The Chairman of the flood relief committee, Hajia Maimunat Momodu, said the payment would be completed in two weeks. Mrs. Momodu said the least beneficiary would be paid N20, 000 while […]