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Oba of Lagos calls for peaceful resolution of Edo political impasse

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has called for a peaceful resolution of the political impasse in Edo State, noting that such was necessary for the development and advancement of the state.

Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor, security chiefs meet, strategise to combat farmer-herder clashes

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that his administration is firming up strategies with relevant security agencies to tackle cases of farmer-herder clashes in the state.

President Buhari endorses Adams Oshiomhole’s removal as APC national chairman

Our source who is familiar with the development, said the president gave the blessing for Oshiomhole’s ouster after some stakeholders in the party and some State Governors elected on the APC’s platform convincingly argued against the national chairman’s continued stay in office during a meeting with the president.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

No teachers recruitment in Edo in 10 years – official

Mr Jimoh Ijegbai, the Edo Commissioner for Education, said the state had not recruited teachers for its public schools in the last 10 years.
PDP Chairman in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih

Edo PDP chairman urges members to remain focused

Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged members of the party not to be deterred by those who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor dares PDP to prove allegation of empty treasury

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.
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Governor Obaseki hails Razak Okoya on 80th birthday

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated celebrated billionaire industrialist, Chief Razak Okoya, the Chairman of Eleganza Group as he marks his 80th birthday celebration.
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.

EFCC, ICPC urged to investigate Governor Obaseki government over ‘money laundering’

The Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Commission (ICPC) to immediately commence a comprehensive probe the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo over allegations of money laundering.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Father of kidnapped Edo university student petitions police chief, governor

Thomas Ojemire, father of the kidnapped final year student of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Miss Faith Ojemire, has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to help him rescue his daughter.
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Edo government assures continued support for returnee migrants

The Edo State Government has assured of continuous support and empowerment for returnee migrants in the state, noting that numerous initiatives are ongoing to ensure that they are well catered for and reintegrated into the society.
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Edo governor commences payment of minimum wage

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has given approval for the commencement of payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage to workers in the state.
Chief of Staff to the Edo State Governor, Chief Taiwo Akerele; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chairman, Board of Directors, PRESCO Plc, Mr. Pierre Vandebeeck; Deputy Governor, Edo State, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; Managing Director, Presco Plc, Mr. Felix Nwabuko and Secretary to the State Government, (SSG), Edo State, Osarodion Ogie Esq. during the visit of Mr. Vandebeeck to the governor at the Government House in Benin City, Edo State capital.

Edo government, PRESCO to collaborate on high-yielding oil palm seedling

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the state government will be collaborating with PRESCO Plc on the development of high yielding oil palm seeds as part of the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP), an initiative by the governor to revive the sector for global competitiveness.
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Edo guber: APC factions clash over Governor Obaseki’s endorsement

Factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have disagreed over the purported endorsement of Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term.
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Factional APC leaders in Adams Oshiomhole ward endorse Obaseki

The factional leader of the All Progressives Congress in Adams Oshiomhole’s Ward 10 in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Monday endorsed Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election bid.
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2020: Edo governor earmarks N6 billion for community development projects

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will commit N6 billion for the execution of development programmes across the 24 constituencies in Edo State.
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Edo farmers laud governor on expansion of agripreneur programme

Farmers in Edo State have commended the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s expansion of the state’s agripreneur programme to cover piggery, poultry, cassava and oil palm production, in more locations across the state.

Benin palace warns against unauthorized use of monarch’s name

The Benin Traditional Council has warned individuals and group of persons in the state against use of the name of the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, without consultation and clearance from the palace.

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APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

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Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

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FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard: Victor Moses will return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.