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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki orders arrest of BEDC officials for removing transformer bought by community

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Monday, ordered the arrest of officials of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for allegedly removing a transformer bought and installed by members of Ihovbor Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki launches agric cluster for 200 farmers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has launched the Edo Food and Agriculture Cluster (Edo-FAC), kick-starting a knowledge-driven food sufficiency plan, involving over 200 farmers in Ehor, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, with the full complement of an agricultural training centre in the area.

Edo council poll boycott: PDP has signed its death certificate – APC

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has tasked candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the March 3 local government election in the State, to work hard to earn and justify their victory at the polls.

No rigging of Edo local council election – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has tasked candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the March 3 Local Government election in the State, to work hard to earn and justify their victory at the polls.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Governor Obaseki, group intensify campaign against human trafficking, illegal migration

The Edo State Government and the Atarlor Crack Team, a social media group, have called for stronger collaboration among relevant stakeholders to create a conducive environment to engage young Nigerians in productive ventures and discourage them from embarking on dangerous trips through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

I have survived several coup as APC chairman – John Odigie-Oyegun

The APC chairman also said that left for the nation’s elites, President Muhammadu Buhari would never become President, adding that President Buhari’s Presidency was made possible by the common people in the country.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Why Nigerians want President Buhari re-elected in 2019 – John Oyegun

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday, gave reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari would run for a second term in 2019, claiming majority of Nigerians were happy with his leadership and wanted him to return in 2019.

Governor Obaseki projects N250m IGR for Oredo

Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said the improved method of revenue collection initiated by his administration will ensure Oredo local government area generates as much as N250 million monthly from 2018.

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, total now 8068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Nigerian government threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

The Federal Government has threatened to dismiss officers caught leaking official documents on social media.
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Nigerian government forecloses involvement in Bash Ali’s novelty bout

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match (Guinness World Boxing Project), being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali.
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CAN seeks roundtable over reopening of churches, mosques in Ogun

The Ogun Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a meeting between leaders of religious groups and the state government to discuss modalities for the reopening of worship centres.
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FIFA suspends Haiti football president accused of rape

FIFA on Monday suspended the president of Haiti’s football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls at the country’s national training centre.