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Benin Monarch Backs Edo Tax Policy

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benin — THE Benin monarch, Oba Erediawa, has urged indigenes of the state to key into the tax policy of Edo State Government to sustain the developmental strides of the Governor Adams Oshiomhole-led administration. The monarch spoke when he registered for Tax Identification Number, TIN, to formally inaugurate the TIN exercise in the traditional institutions […]

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Edo Teachers Dare Govt Over Competency Test

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Edo Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) said on Thursday that its members would not seat for any competency test conducted by the state government. The Chairman of the chapter, Mr Mike Uhunmwangho disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. Uhunmwangho said that NUT members […]

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NBA Blasts Edo Govt Over Teachers’ Competency Test

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benin — The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned Edo State Government for going ahead with the competency test for primary and secondary school teachers in the state on March 22, 2014, despite the service on them of an injunction of the National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, restraining the government from conducting the said […]

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Edo teachers dare government over competency test

Edo teachers dare government over competency test

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Edo Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) said on Thursday that its members would not seat for any competency test conducted by the state government. The Chairman of the chapter, Mr Mike Uhunmwangho disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. Uhunmwangho said that NUT members […]

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Again, Edo Teachers Dare Oshiomhole Over Competency Test

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Edo Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Thursday said that its members would not seat for any competency test conducted by the state government. The Chairman of the chapter, Mr Mike Uhunmwangho disclosed this during an interview session in Benin said that NUT members would not seat for any test because […]

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Peace Builder Of The Month A Focus On Edo State

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Adams Oshiomhole THE significant contributions that all the tracks – Government, Business, Citizen Diplomats, Non-Governmental Organizations, Research Institutions, Religious Institutions, Activism, Funding Agencies and the Mass Media – in the Multi-track Diplomacy spectrum -can make to the conflict prevention and peace-building processes are unquantifiable. This was succinctly pointed out in a double-pronged series on these […]

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Assessment: Absentee teachers to face sanction, says Oshiomhole

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Edo State who failed to present themselves for the assessment exercise organized by the state government may have their names deleted from the state’s payroll, Governor Adams Oshiomhole has said. He made the declaration yesterday  while receiving the report of the exercise from the Teachers’ Assessment Committee […]

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NUT rejects competency test in Edo

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

WorldStage Newsonline– The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Monday rejected the move the Edo State Government to conduct competency tests for teachers in the state. National President, NUT, Comrade Michael Olukoya said in Lagos that the best way to discover quacks is not by aptitude testing, but in the behavioural act of strengthening the […]

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Teachers boycott Gov. Oshiomhole’s competency test

Teachers boycott Gov. Oshiomhole’s competency test

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

JEHTRO IBILEKE/Benin Fewer than two hundred school teachers in Edo state, in southern Nigeria, participated in Saturday’s controversial competency test ordered by Adams Oshiomhole’s government ‎for public school teachers in the state. Most teachers shunned the test. Seventy-three teachers were accredited in Edo south, while about 14 and 12 were accredited in Edo central and […]

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Edo State Gov. Paying Ghost Workers, Dead People – News24

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Abuja – A dead person and four ghost workers has been discovered in the payroll of Edo State Government. This was disclosed in a press statement issued from Government House Benin City, mirroring the irregularities of the state’s payroll. “In response to the marching order giving by Edo State Executive Council to the various Ministries […]

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Ex-Edo Officials in Court for Diverting School Funds – News24

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edo – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned four former Edo State Government officials at the Edo State High Court on an eight count charge bordering on diversion of the sum of N113 million. The suspects are Joseph Sule Emoabino, David Eson Igbinoba, Agbator Gaskin Efe and Dr Simon Imuekeme. The quartet […]

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PricewaterhouseCoopers wins Edo consultancy job

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

WorldStage Newsonline– PricewaterhouseCoopers, a global consultancy firm,  has emerged winner of the Edo State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) Project. The Project, which is a joint collaboration between Edo State Government and the World Bank is aimed at ensuring youth employment, access to socio-economic services, public financial management reforms and project coordination and implementation […]

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Oshiomhole Invites 1300 Teachers For Certificate Screening

Oshiomhole Invites 1300 Teachers For Certificate Screening

| August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edo State Government has invited 1,300 Primary School teachers who have irregularities in their education certificates and age records to appear before a verification committee to defend their certificates. The state Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole made this known in a meeting held with the leadership of the state Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) led by Comrade […]

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Political Governance In Edo State: 1999 Till Date

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

5AUCHI – In order to ensure that drugs and other Health Commodities are stored in optimum conditions in addition to the procurement of test kits from time to time, Edo State Government has comprehensively renovated the state Central Medical Stores as Ware House. Disclosing this while declaring open a two day stakeholders Town Hall meeting […]

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State of the Local Government Councils

State of the Local Government Councils

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

ShareThis In view of the seeming premeditated acts of lawlessness by some thugs and hirelings of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who besieged many of the Local Government Council Headquarters on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 causing mayhem, presumably spurred by a recent court judgement which declared the transition government in the 18 LGAs illegal, […]

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Edo State Government rolls out levies for drivers

Edo State Government rolls out levies for drivers

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edo State Government has rolled out the daily levies and rates to be paid by operators in the commercial transport sector in the state. In a release by the Chief of Staff, Hon Patrick Obahiagbon, the Government said while its ban on the collection of rates by some unions in the sector remains in force, […]

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Edo gets $75m aid from World Bank

Edo gets $75m aid from World Bank

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Edo gets $75m aid from World Bank   Published on April 15, 2012 by pmnews   ·   No Comments World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a $75 million concessional credit to the Edo State Government for its Growth and Employment Support Programme. The approved credit will be in the form of budget support similar to […]

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Nigeria: World Bank Approves U.S.$75 Million Dollar Concessional Credit to Nigeria

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The World Bank has authorized a 75million-dollar concessional credit to Nigeria for a First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Program. A matter released by Mr Bamidele Oladokun, Communication Associate, External Affairs, Africa Region of a World Bank on Thursday in Abuja, pronounced that a credit was authorized on Mar 29. The matter combined that […]

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Edo to receive $75 million budget support from World Bank

| April 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$75 million concessional credit to Nigeria for the First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Programme.  The approved credit is similar to the budget support extended to Lagos  State last year. The  World Bank,in a statement , said: “The credit has been provided in recognition […]

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World Bank approves $75m dollar concessional credit to Nigeria

| April 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The World Bank has authorized a 75-million-dollar concessional credit to Nigeria for a First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Program. A matter released by Mr Bamidele Oladokun, Communication Associate, External Affairs, Africa Region of a World Bank on Thursday in Abuja, pronounced that a credit was authorized on Mar 29. The matter combined that […]

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