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Azura-Edo Power Plant Project How President Buhari Rescued Oshiomhole

| January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

After a long and complex gestation with frequent setbacks caused by Edo PDP and former President Jonathan, 450MW Azura-Edo gas power project finally reached financial close on 28 December, 2015. Azura Power West Africa managing director and Amaya Capital director David Ladipo told African Energy the first debt drawdown had taken place on 29 December […]

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Edo State Government Takes Over Sanitation Duties From Local Govt.

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

January 12, 2016 All News, All other News, Breaking News, Edo News, Headlines, Politics, Society People, Top Stories, Video Reports Leave a comment 131 Views Resident of Edo state urged to maintain cleanliness as a way of preventing the spread of lassa fever January 12, 2016 Residents In Benin Decry Filthy Condition Of Oba Ovoranmen […]

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Oshiomhole ejects ‘Mammy Water’ to deflood Benin roads

| December 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin-City It is a joyous moment for residents of Igbinaduwa, Upper Siluko, Textile Mill and 2nd East Circular roads in Benin City following the on-going road and drainage projects in the area by Edo State Government. Residents had abandoned their residences over the years after flood swallowed the homes. But hope came […]

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How we uncovered fraud in pension payment – Oshiomhole

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has revealed how the state government uncovered fraud in pension administration in the state, saying while some pensioners were unable to get their gratuities, others had two vouchers in their names. He has therefore ordered the scrapping of the State Pensions Board and that a Bureau will be created […]

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Why Edo State’s loan request was rejected, by DMO

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Omoh Gabriel The Director General, Debt Management Office, DMO, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, yesterday, said that the controversial loan request of Edo State Government in the last administration was refused because the state government wanted to borrow from banks in anticipation of loans from the World Bank. He said that Edo State Government wanted to […]

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Oshiomhole: How Lucky Igbinedion Abused His Office to Enrich His Father

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City
 Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has thrown more light on the government’s plan to look into the unlawful withdrawal of $31 million from the government coffers for a questionable business and other matters which were clear abuse of power by the Lucky Igbinedion administration. Speaking to […]

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The hand of Esau, voice of Jacob on Edo streets

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week,   the Edo State Government alerted members of the public   that “some political thugs operating under the guise of civil society groups and students of some tertiary institutions have concluded plans to cause public disturbance and nuisance starting from Monday, November 8, 2015 in Benin City.” The Government said the alert was […]

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Inter-Religious harmony, our priority – Oshiomhole

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

BENIN CITY- Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the Government will continue to promote inter-religious harmony as a way of ensuring that peace continues to reign in all parts of the state. Speaking during a courtesy call on him by the Chairman of the state Musaabaqah organization, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe […]

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N’Assemby Approves $75m World Bank Facility for Edo State

| August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole  House commences six-week recess  Emefiele to appear before ad-hoc committee Omololu Ogunmade and Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The Senate yesterday gave Edo State Government the nod to obtain $75 million loan, amounting to N14.7 billion, from the World Bank. The approval followed the adoption of the recommendation of Senate Ad-hoc Committee on […]

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Education: Edo set to reclaim top position – Odubu

| August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

BENIN CITY- Edo State Government has again declared its readiness to return Edo to its leading position in the education sector in Nigeria. The Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon.(Dr.) Pius Egberanmwen Odubu made the declaration in Benin City yesterday while receiving 5000 copies of Continuous Assessment  Report Book for Primary School titled Edo State of Nigeria […]

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Oshiomhole blames PDP for $75m bank loan

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Edo – Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has blamed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) looting of the national treasury as the reason why the state government is borrowing $75million from the world bank, Premium Times reports. Oshiomhole, who spoke to journalists on Sunday on the recent approval of the loan by the Senate, alleged that […]

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Edo Government Reacts To IDP Relocation

| August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Edo State Government says it was its intervention that ended the attempted forceful relocation of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Public Affairs, Kassim Afegbua, told Channels Television that those who attempted the relocation did so without informing the State Government. He advised against […]

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Dan Orbih’s transparent lies on Edo’s World Bank DPO

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our attention has been drawn to comments made by Chairman of Edo chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Daniel Orbih, in Abuja where he, as usual, comically advertised his poor understanding of issues and a rabid aversion to the progress of Edo State ahead of the expected approval of the National Assembly to enable […]

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Oshiomhole seeks Senate’s consent for N14.7bn World Bank loan

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

As deposit money banks in Nigeria continue to publish names of loan defaulters, Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has put machinery in place to obtain a World Bank credit facility of $75 million (N14.7bn). The amount is part of N44.1 billion ($225m) the World Bank has granted the state as loan. President Muhammadu Buhari at […]

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‘Refusal to Approve N15.37bn Loans Behind Oshiomhole’s Tirade Against Okonjo …

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, • Edo Govt: It’s a weak attempt to whip up sentiments Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja   
 The recent spate of allegations against the immediate past Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by the Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole may not be […]

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Edo lost N10b to Jonathan’s administration – Oshiomhole

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

WorldStage Newsonline—Governor Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday claimed that Edo State lost about N10 billion in the last four years during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan and the tenure of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-  Iweala as the minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy. The state recently received N2.27 billion from the $2.1 dollars’ […]

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‘Refusal to Approve N15.37bn Loans Behind Oshiomhole’s Tirade Against …

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala • Edo Govt: It’s a weak attempt to whip up sentiments Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja   
 The recent spate of allegations against the immediate past Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by the Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole may not be […]

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‘Refusal to Approve N15.37bn Loans Behind Oshiomhole’s Tirade Against …

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala • Edo Govt: It’s a weak attempt to whip up sentiments Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja   
 The recent spate of allegations against the immediate past Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by the Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole may not be […]

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Unpaid Salaries: Edo LG Chairmen To Forfeit Allowances, Security Votes …

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local government chairmen and councilors in Edo State are to forfeit their security votes and other allowances until the salary arrears of their workers are paid. This was the outcome of a meeting between the state government, chairmen of local government councils and leaders of organised labour in the state on Thursday. The Governor, Adams […]

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Unpaid salaries: Edo LG Chairmen to forfeit allowances, security votes

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local government chairmen and councilors in Edo State are to forfeit their security votes and other allowances until the salary arrears of their workers are paid.   The decision was taken at a meeting between the state government, chairmen of local government councils and leaders of organised labour.   The Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, represented the […]

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