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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the Chairman of Etsako East Local Government Council, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh, from office for a period of two months over allegations of misappropriation of funds and low revenue generation.
The Edo State Government through the Edo State Skills Development Agency also known as EdoJobs has distributed smart solar boxes to 22 youths in rural areas in the state to enable them start new enterprises or support existing businesses.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, BUA Cement Company Ltd, yesterday, donated boreholes to six communities in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State with a view of meeting their water needs.
As part of measures to ensure adequate security, management of the 10km Okpekpe Road Race, the Police has said it would deploy sniffer Dogs, choppers and horses in this year’s edition of the annual marathon race at Okpekpe, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.
Mrs Nefisat Ikerodah, Director, Disease Surveillance, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, disclosed on Monday that 12 people died of Lassa fever in the area between January and March.
The Edo Election Petition Tribunal has so far received petitions from six candidates who contested the National Assembly election on February 23.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ahmed Waziri, as the winner of Etsako Central Constituency of Edo State House of Assembly election.
The national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday said those kicking against deployment of military operatives for the conduct of elections are enemies of democracy and of Nigeria.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed concern over alleged invasion of some polling units by suspected thugs in Edo.
The Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, Friday struck out the petition filed against the re-elected Etsako federal House of Representatives member, Hon Johnson Oghuma, by Comrade Julius Abuda, an aspirant under the All Progressive Congress.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Dr Innocent Alenoghena, the Director, Primary Health Care Services in Etsako-West Local Government Area, Edo, on Monday said the area recorded 30 cases of Lassa fever in January.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, Mr Bagudu Suleiman, has said that the party is not under threat from any opposition political party in Edo, in the run-up to the February general elections.
Edo State will be represented by 10 contestants at the National Qu’ranic competition slated for December 28 in Gombe State.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.
Everton summer signing Alex Iwobi begs Bournemouth midfielder Philip Billing to represent Super Eagles instead of Denmark.
Parma have announced Ivory Coast international Gervinho has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2022.
Bernardo Silva and Cristiano Ronaldo both got on the scoresheet as Portugal ran out 3-0 winners over Luxembourg on Friday night.
According to AS, Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in January after failing with a move during the summer.
The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United.