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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki fires local council appointees

All political appointees of the 18 local government councils in Edo State have been reportedly fired by the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

Auchi polytechnic employee found dead in farm

An employee of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr. Samuel Okolie, who disappeared on October 9, has been found dead in his farm at Aviele community, near Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Former aide faults Edo governor over suspension of three council chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor suspends another council chairman over ‘fraud’

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.

Death toll in Auchi cult clash rises to seven

From an initial figure of two persons who were killed in a recent bloody clash between two rival cult groups at the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, five more persons who were gravely injured have died bringing the death toll to seven.

Rainstorm destroys court building at Auchi

The Auchi Magistrates’ Court 1 building in Auchi, headquarters of the Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo State has collapsed following a heavy rainstorm on Wednesday.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government distributes smart solar boxes to 22 youths

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.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Pay fraud: Edo governor orders verification of local government staff

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered a general verification and audit of staff of all the 18 local government areas in the state.

Edo records 83 deaths in road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said no fewer than 83 persons died in road accidents in Edo between January and May, 2019.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Suspected thugs beat up Oshiomhole, others

Suspected thugs have beaten up Seidu Oshiomhole, the younger brother of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and lawmaker-elect (Etsako West 11) of the Edo State House of Assembly, Tribune Online is reporting.

Okpekpe Race: Police to deploy sniffer dogs, horses, choppers

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.

Five die in Auchi-Okene highway crash

Five lives were lost in a multiple road accident on Sunday along Auchi-Okene-Highway, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo has confirmed.
Seid Oshiomhole

Edo lawmaker asks Court to withdraw Seid Oshiomhole’s certificate of return

A member of the Edo State House of Assembly, Sylvanus Eruaga, has asked the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin, to compel INEC to withdraw the certificate​of return issued to Seid Oshiomhole as winner of the recently conducted State House Assembly.

Official: Local council records 12 deaths, 871 cases of Lassa fever in three months

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.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: 52.7 million Nigerians have no access to potable water

Suleman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, at the weekend, revealed that over 52.7 million Nigerians have no access to portable water supply in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki sets world-class target for Edo university

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has set a new target for staff and students of Edo State University, Iyamho, promising to make the institution one of the best in global university ranking.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Edo elections: INEC declares APC winner of Etsako West, Central assembly seats

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.

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NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

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Stranger disappears with one-year-old child in Ebonyi

There was anxiety in the Ogbe Hausa area of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, as a stranger reportedly disappeared with a one-year-old child, Esomchi Oyoke.
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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).