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Bayela/Kogi guber: Your pleas coming too late – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole blames Edo deputy governor for attack on Governor Obaseki, Oba Akiolu

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has blamed the Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, for the attack on Governor Godwin Obaseki, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, and Chancellor of Edo University, Dr Aderemi Makanjuola, and other persons at Iyahmo on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister to unveil 2020 NSF logo, theme song in Benin

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will today unveil the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) logo and theme song in Benin, Edo State to begin the countdown of the Games bill for March next year.
Philip Shaibu

We will not compromise on basic education – Edo deputy governor

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, has assured that the state government would not compromise on basic education as well as Teachers’ welfare.
The Chairman of the board is Dr. Pius Odubu (Edo), Managing Director Bernard Okumagba (Delta), Executive Director Projects, Otobong Ndem (Akwa Ibom), Executive Director Finance and Administration, Maxwell Okoh (Bayelsa), Delta Representative, Prophet Jones Erue (Delta), Edo Representative, Chief Victor Ekhatar, and Rivers Representative, Dr. Joy Yimebe Nunieh.

Group hails President Buhari over Pius Odubu’s appointment as NDDC chairman

Benin – A social-cultural organization, N’Edo Gheria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the choice of the former Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr Pius Odubu, as board chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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Bahraini wins 2019 Okpekpe 10km road race

In what points to a departure from East African domination of the annual Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Benin City, this year’s edition saw a Bahraini, Fikadu Dawit, winning the male category with a time of 29.03 minutes.
Philip Shaibu

Edo government commends journalists for backing campaign against human trafficking, illegal migration

Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, gave the commendation during a courtesy visit by members of Edo State Chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), to the Government House, in Benin City.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor plans low-key 49th birthday

Philip Shaibu, the Edo State deputy governor, will be 49 years on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and he is planning a low-key celebration to mark it.
Philip Shaibu

Nigerian banks urged to address SMEs challenges

Edo State Deputy Governor, Honourable Philip Shuaibu, has called for systematic overhaul of the banking sector in Nigeria that will redirect their focus on the development of small businesses (SMEs) in the country, inline with present economic realities.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor alleges diversion of funds meant for Niger Delta development

Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, yesterday, said the diversion of funds meant for development in the Niger Delta region was responsible for the under-development of parts of the region.
Philip Shaibu

Philip Shaibu: Defecting APC members digging own graves

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has warned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the National Assembly who defected from the party would regret their decisions, saying most of them would not be re-elected in 2019.

Bauchi South bye-election: Lawal Gumau emerges APC candidate

Lawal Yahaya Gumau, the member representing Toro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, has emerged the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer for ‎the August 11, 2018, Bauchi South Senatorial district bye-election.

Edo government revokes N863 million market contract

The Edo State Government has revoked the N863.7 million Edaiken Modern Market awarded to Prane Business Integrated Ltd. in October 2014 under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Edo government gives communities disputing boundaries one month ultimatum

Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has given communities in four local governments across the state a one-month ultimatum to amicably resolve all disputes.

INEC: We’re ready to conduct free, fair election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said it was committed to conducting a free, credible and all-inclusive election come 2019 General Election.

PDP Reps members celebrate colleague’s defection to APC

There was drama on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday when the Peoples Democratic Party members celebrated the defection of one of their colleagues to the All Progressives Congress.

Obaseki hosts Falconets, Tanzanites after U-20 World Cup match

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday, hosted the victorious Falconets and their Tanzanian counterparts to an elaborate Dinner at the Government House in Benin City, to foster strong brotherly relationship between Edo people and their guests from Tanzania.

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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

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