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NEWMAP: Bringing Relief to the People of Edo

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh Abimbola Akosile writes on the visible efforts of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) to tackle and reduce soil erosion in South-east Nigeria through a pilot project, with focus on Edo State         In Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, gullies caused by the combined effect of water […]

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Don’t waste your votes on PDP, Oshiomhole tells Edo people

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

UROMI (ESAN NORTH EAST)   –  Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the people of Edo State should vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 11 House of Assembly election and not waste it on the Peoples Democratic Party, which, according to him, has been effectively retired having  passed its productive years. Speaking at a rally […]

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Governor Oshiomhole Hosts Victory Concert In Benin

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

April 1, 2015 was a day of celebration for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State following the victory of General Muhammadu Buhari against the incumbent President Jonathan. Governor Oshiomhole led a long procession of party members and supporters from the Benin Airport down to Oba Ovoranmwen Square. The APC government, which was initially […]

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Edo Murder: Deceased Family Protest, Call For Justice

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Relations and friends of late Chibuike Ede, who was said to have died while in Police custody in Benin city, the Edo State capital have asked the Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, to intervene in the matter and help them get justice. In a protest led by the deceased’s mother, Mrs Christiana Ede, they […]

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Edo sacks perm sec over clash of APC, PDP rallies same day

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

FROM TONY OSAUZO, BENIN Edo State Government yesterday averted what would have led to a bloody clash between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the use of the Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia Sta­dium. First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan and wife of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, were […]

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World Bank Extra-Ordinarily Proud Of Adams Oshiomhole

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

THE World Bank has commended the transformation agenda, people- oriented policies, transparency in government, public procurement and good governance under the administration of Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State in the past six years. The commendation came through its International Development Agency (IDA), at the commencement of a three-day inspection visit and technical sessions on the […]

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Oshiomhole’s Strides In Power Plant Project

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

AZURA – Edo one billion dollar power project is a clear demonstration of the confidence of the international community, including World Bank in the economy of Edo State led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. It is an indication that Edo State is investor friendly as the Government under Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has put in place the […]

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We Won’t Relent On Infrastructure – Oshiomhole

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Francis Onoiribholo Benin — Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has admitted that things are tough in the country now with the crash in the price of crude oil in the international market. He, however, said Edo State Government would not relent in the provision of infrastructure in spite of the economic challenges facing the […]

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PDP suffers defections blow in Edo State

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Abuja – More than 3 000 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, among them the Security Chief of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign in the state, have reportedly decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC). This publication established that Fred Ikhuebor, the security chief, Sunny Erhengbo, Friday Omokaro, John Ogbomo and Lucky […]

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Oshiomhole accuses PDP govt of contract duplication

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal and state governments of contract duplication on the Queen Ede Gully Erosion Project at Ogbeson community in Benin City, the Edo state capital. Governor Oshiomhole made this known Friday at the formal flagging off of the World Bank-assisted reclamation works […]

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PDP Duplicated Queen Ede Gully Erosion Contract – Oshiomhole

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of contract duplication of the Queen Ede Gully Erosion Project at Ogbeson community.Governor Oshiomhole made this known weekend at the formal flagging off of the reclamation works at the Queen Ede Gully Erosion project in Benin City. He said, “You have a […]

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Oshiomhole to launch Auchi, Queen Ede erosion projects today

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

BENIN CITY – Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole will today formally launch Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) and flag-off reclamation works on Queen Ede and Auchi gully sites. A statement signed by the state project co-ordinator of NEWMAP, Engr. John Adisa for the Commissioner for Environment and Public Utilities, Edo […]

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Why Edo Should Vote Jonathan – Onolemenmen

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN–WITH less than 48 hours to President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign rally in Edo State, Minister of Works, Mr Mike Onolemenmen, has called on citizens of the state to support the President’s re-election bid in view of the numerous projects he has cited in the state since he came into office in 2011. […]

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ASUU, Oshiomhole and UNIBEN properties

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Edo State Government has been locked in a war of attrition with the authorities of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) over ownership of some properties located in the Government Reservation Area of the state. The UNIBEN branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has upped the ante by accusing the Edo State […]

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Edo State Versus UNIBEN – Uncanny Squabbles

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

opinion By Tonnie Iredia The recent demolition by the Edo State Government of some buildings occupied by officials of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) catches our attention today. The state government claimed to have carried out the act on account of a court judgment which held that the buildings belong to her and not to […]

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UNIBEN: PDP perfects plans to destabilise Edo —Oshiomhole

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

•Allegation, a false alarm  —PDP Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said that the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has perfected plans to use a section of the students of University of Benin to foment trouble in the state and create chaos which may lead to loss of lives of innocent people. […]

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Edo State versus University of Benin: Uncanny squabbles

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Edo State versus University of Benin: Uncanny squabbles Category: Point blank Published on Sunday, 18 January 2015 05:00 Written by Tonnie Iredia tonnie.iredia@yahoo.com Hits: 331 The recent demolition by the Edo State Government of some buildings occupied by officials of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) catches our attention today. The state government claimed to have […]

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OSHIOMHOLE VS UNIBEN

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s apprehension in the air over the on-going face-off between the authorities of the University of Benin and Edo State government as the Seven-day ultimatum by students    The authorities of the Uni­versity of Benin (UNIBEN) and Edo State Government have, in recent weeks, been at loggerheads over the demoli­tion of property given to the […]

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N350m debt forces Oshiomhole to call off training for Igbinedion medical students

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Subcribe to Daily Post Newsletter For owing a N350 million debt to the Edo State government, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, has revoked an agreement allowing medical students from Igbinedion University, Okada, to undergo training at the state’s specialist hospitals. The state Commissioner for Information, Louis Odion, who disclosed this in Benin on Tuesday, said the university […]

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Unpaid N350m-Edo revokes deal with Igbinedion varsity

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gov. Adams Oshiomole BENIN CITY – Edo State Government has terminated an agreement to train medical students of the Igbinedion University, Okada, at its specialist hospitals over debts totaling N350 million. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Louis Odion, at a press briefing yesterday said the University had not paid anything to the Government since […]

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