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Edo State inaugurates Rapid Response Committee on EVD

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following public outcry against the alleged delayed in the constitution of Ebola Virus disease committee by the Edo State Government, the state Governor; Adams Oshiomhole has inaugurated a 48 member of Rapid Response Committee on Ebola Virus Disease. BusinessDay reports that members of the public had in the past weeks since the death of the […]

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Edo to provide interest free credit to Micro businesses

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

BENIN CITYEdo State Government has concluded arrangements through Microfinance Banks to grant interest-free credit facilities to market women and micro business operators in the state. Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole disclosed this yesterday in Benin City in a message to declare open, the ‘Edo 2014 Trade Fair’. Identifying funding as a major […]

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Oshiomhole pledges support for local, foreign investments

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said the state government would continue to provide the needed incentives to attract and support both local and foreign investments into state. Oshiomhole made this known at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Edo Trade Fair in Benin. He said though land was a basic challenge facing potential […]

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Ethnic origin concept breeds disunity – Oshiomhole

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

OKADA – Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said the promotion of ethnic origin leads to more division and disunity among Nigerians, saying Nigerians should regard themselves as one and members of any community in which they find themselves. Speaking yesterday at the swearing-in of 2,787 Batch ‘B’ Corps members posted to the State, […]

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Ethnic Origin Concept Leads to Disunity, Says Oshiomhole

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the promotion of ethnic origin leads to more division and disunity among Nigerians, saying Nigerians should regard themselves as one and members of any community in which they find themselves. Speaking yesterday at the swearing-in of 2,787 Batch ‘B’ Corp members posted to the State, Oshiomhole said youths […]

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Gully Erosion – Community Sends SOS to Edo Govt

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Residents of Afowa-Uzairue in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, have appealed to Edo State Government to help tackle the gully erosion threatening the community. The President of Afowa Community Development Association, Mr Jude Ebalumhe, made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. When NAN visited the […]

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Oshiomhole, Most Investor-friendly Governor – Jonathan

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite the political differences President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday applauded Governor Adams Oshiomhole Edo State for attracting investments into the state, saying the governor is an investor’s delight. The president gave the commendation yesterday (Monday) during the commissioning of Presco BioGas Power Plant Project at Obayantor, Benin City. Represented by the Minister of Industry, Trade and […]

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Jonathan Lauds Oshiomhole for Attracting Investments to Edo

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for attracting investments into the state, saying the Governor is an investor’s delight. The President gave the commendation yesterday (Monday) during the commissioning of Presco BioGas Power Plant Project at Obayantor, Benin City. Represented by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun […]

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Why Edo State Government Recalled 936 Sacked Teachers, Cancels …

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edo State Government has reversed the planned competency test for teachers in the state and recalled the 936 teachers whose names were deleted from the payroll over certificate discrepancies and age falsification. Government also announced the immediate extension of the relativity to teachers in the state public schools. Making the announcements Thursday, Governor Adams Oshiomhole […]

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Royal father hails Oshiomhole over competency test cancellation

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III, has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole for cancelling the Competency test proposed by the state government for teachers in public schools in the state. The Governor had announced the cancellation of the competency test, the restoration of pay of 936 teachers and the approval of other incentives […]

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Oshiomhole Has Set A Standard

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole came into the life of Edo State citizens just by divine intervention. His mandate which was delayed for almost eighteen months came in to being by the last hope of the common man “THE JUDICIARY”. When the comrade started the leadership of Edo State Government, it was like a child’s […]

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Oba restates support for Oshiomhole

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE  Oba of Benin has restated his support for Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, saying the decision of his son, Prince Osama Erediauwa to resign as an appointee of the state government, is entirely his own. According to Peter Okhiria, CPS to Edo State Governor,  a statement issued and signed by Frank Irabor, Secretary, […]

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Benin Monarch, PCRC resolve Uhogua Communal crisis

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

UHOGUA (BENIN CITY) – The lingering power tussle in Uhogua Community, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State has been finally laid to rest following the amicable resolution brokered by the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa. Consequently, members of the Peace and Conflict Resolution Committee (PCRC) led by Chief […]

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Oshiomhole Commissions 100000-Litre Water Projects in Army Barracks

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commissioned two industrial borehole projects built by the Edo State Government for the use by the Officers and Men of the 322 Artillery Brigade, Benin City. The two projects will provide 100,000 litres of water in their overhead tanks and both are connected to power Generators when electricity […]

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Edo schools furniture saga

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By RAYMOND OMOREGIE On Wednesday, November 12, 2008, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole took a belated oath as the Governor of Edo State.  Belated, it was, as he was declared as duly elected by a Court of Appeal sitting in Benin the previous day after 18 months of a titanic electoral battle with the PDP governorship […]

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Oshiomhole Re-Instates 250 Workers, Yearly Salary Increase

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

BENIN–Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, directed the immediate re-instatement of the over 250 workers, whose names were deleted from the payroll of the state government. Other approvals made by the governor include the “approval of relativity to the workers of Edo State, 10 per cent increase in the salary of health workers which […]

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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

| 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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