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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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NMA gives Edo 21-day ultimatum over seized wages

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

EDO State Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Professor Afekhide  Omoti has given the Edo State government a 21-day ultimatum within which to pay the July and August 2014 salaries of doctors under its employ or face strike.   Omoti in a statement Tuesday in Benin City, said if the state government did not […]

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Burnt Govt Bus: Edo Students Tender Unreserved Apology, Present Award Of …

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Coalition of Students of Tertiary Institutions in Edo State have tendered an unreserved apology to Governor Adams Oshiomhole over the destruction and burning of a luxury bus belonging to the State Government by some students of the University of Benin. The UNIBEN students were purportedly protesting the repossession of some quarters belonging to the […]

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UNIBEN: Students beg Oshiomhole

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gov. Adams Oshiomole BENIN CITY – A Coalition of Students of Tertiary Institutions in Edo State have apologized to the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over the razing of a luxury bus belonging to the State Government by some students of the University of Benin. The UNIBEN students were purportedly protesting the repossession […]

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Edo govt/UNIBEN face-off: Students set bus ablaze

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PROTESTS that greeted the demolition of parts of some disputed properties between the Edo State government and the University of Benin (UNIBEN) turned violent on Wednesday, as youths, suspected to be students of the University of Benin set ablaze a commercial bus belonging to the Edo City Transport Service, popularly known as Comrade Bus, and […]

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UNIBEN got 3yrs Notice to vacate govt property – Oshiomhole

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

BENIN CITY – Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the state Government served authorities of the University of Benin a notice, three years ago, to vacate 18 properties belonging to the Edo State Government, but rather than vacate, they took the government to court. The Governor said to fulfill all righteousness, the government waited for the court […]

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Edo govt, UNIBEN square up over property

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Immediate past vice chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Osayuki Oshodin was among the victims of a land tussle between the Edo State government and the University of Benin after some men, allegedly working on the instruction of the state government, carried out a demolition exercise on some properties on the lands. According […]

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Oshiomhole explains eviction of UNIBEN officials from govt properties

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the state Government served authorities of the University of Benin a notice, three years ago, to vacate eighteen properties belonging to the Edo State Government, but rather than vacate, they took the government to court. The Governor said to fulfil all righteousness, the government waited for the court to deliver judgment, […]

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Edo PDP lauds journalists on objective reporting

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

• Group promises to endorse presidential candidate soon • Govt takes over ‘UNIBEN’ buildings • ASUU, workers protest, journalist assaulted THE Edo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the media in the state for its adequate and unbiased reportage of activities last year and urged it to continue in the same manner during the […]

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Orbih calls on Oshiomhole to speak out on alleged N142m waste of funds

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Subcribe to Daily Post Newsletter Chief Dan Orbih, State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in Edo State on Monday called on the state government and the All Progressives Congress, (APC) to react to his claim that the government of Adams Oshiomhole expended a whooping sum of N142 million on the visit of […]

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Oshiomhole regime spent N142m to host Buhari, Tinubu, others – PDP

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of spending N142million to commission some projects executed by his administration by the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), and Sen. Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the party. State chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, made […]

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Edo govt hosted Buhari, Tinubu with N142m, PDP alleges

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

•You’re peddling fake vouchers —Commissioner THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has issued out warnings to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari and the national leader of the APC, Senator Bola Tinubu, to stop visiting the state as the state’s treasury is usually depleted anytime they were […]

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Oshiomhole hosted Buhari, Tinubu with N142 million

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

■ Edo govt denies claim, says vouchers were forged All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential can­didate, Gen Muham­madu Buhari (rtd), and National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, have been warned to stop visit­ing Edo State as the state’s treasury is al­legedly depleted any­time they were in town. The Edo State chapter of the Peoples […]

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PDP, APC in Edo Trade Words Over TV Documentary

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Francis Onoiribholo The Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, traded words over a television documentary sponsored by the PDP. The APC accused the PDP of using “vulgar and abusive language, illogical arguments and fallacies,” to blindfold the people on the developmental strides of the state government. […]

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Edo House of Assembly approves Oshiomhole’s request to take N15.371b loan

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WorldStage Newsonline– The Edo State House of Assembly has approved the request of the State Government to secure a loan of N15.371.269.524.20billion from Ecobank and Fidelity Bank. The loan was for the payment of the state government 50 percent counterpart funding obligations for State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), New Map project for erosion control […]

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