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The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has applauded Governor Godwin Obaseki’s developmental strides in the various sectors of the state.
There may be no going back on transparent and democratic primaries for the choice of governorship candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo and Ondo states, it was learnt yesterday.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment for the Hospital has indicted the administration of the former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, for breach of the state’s Public Procurement Law.
Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Thursday in Benin, revealed how he lived with and recovered from Coronavirus after 21 days in isolation, without infecting anyone with the deadly virus.
Ahead of the coming governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, a group; Edo APC Youths for Justice and Development (AYOJD) has called on the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole does not give room for imposition of any preferred candidate ahead of the party primaries.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the upcoming Edo governorship elections, Maj.-Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), on Sunday debunked reports that he had withdrawn from the governorship race.
The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said that Governor Godwin Obaseki is yet to receive any official communication of the resignation of the Chief of Staff, Mr. Taiwo Akerele, noting that the story has only been making the rounds on social media.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said with 11 confirmed cases as at Wednesday, April 8, evidence shows that the number of COVID-19 cases in the State is likely to increase significantly in the next few weeks.
The Edo State Government has warned traders and sellers of food items against being insensitive to the plight of residents by hiking the price of food items and other household essentials as a fallout of measures by the state government to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Edo State Government has urged all residents, including traders and businesses to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state by complying with the basic precautionary measures and other guidelines to contain the scourge.
Details emerged on Friday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki revoked the certificate of occupancy granted to a property on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, GRA, Benin, belonging to a former Delta Governor, James Ibori.
As the Edo State Government steps up preparation to host the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) scheduled to commence from March 20, construction work has been completed on five mini stadia to be used for the games.
The Edo State Government has expressed satisfaction over the report received from the State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mobilization Committee, set up to canvas for more members across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Fourteen members-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo state have reacted to threats by the state Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to deal with the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, accusing the governor of planning to take out the party leader.
Workers in Edo State have been paid the new minimum wage, as civil servants and other members of the state’s workforce were in a frenzy mood when they received their pay on Friday, January 24, 2020.
Edo State Government on Monday said it could not confirm whether or not operatives of INTERPOL arrested the Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr Osaze Osemwingie-Ero, for alleged money laundering.
Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs, is to observe a day fast for God’s intervention in the endless war of words between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Governor Godwin Obaseki and their supporters.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, have entrenched the culture of terrorism and political gangsterism at the expense of the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The state National Assembly caucus on the platform of the APC has said.
“How can I tell my players that I’m leaving the club at this stage of the season? We’re playing for our lives in this league and I’m going to say I’m leaving? You can say anything you want to say. I will never say that to my players. How can I say that. At the end of the season, we will see what will happen. We can’t constantly talk about my future.”
Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond say Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has sacked over 60,000 workers since he took office in May 2015.
Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday called for more synergy among the state governors in order to resolve the numerous challenges affecting the country.
Following the havoc bandits have wreaked on many communities in Niger State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Thursday said that it has commenced direct distribution of relief materials to 24,925 household of displaced persons affected by banditry in the state.
Zambia’s parliament has been dissolved exactly 90 days before the upcoming general election.
Bauchi State Government has ordered the immediate relocation of 298 ‘illegal’ traders from the central market, which has modern lock-up shops, as part of the state security measures.
Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.
A police sergeant attached to Kano Command’s Motor Traffic Division (MTD), Kabiru Isah, has been commended for returning over one million naira (N1,294,200.00) he recovered from the scene of a fatal accident.