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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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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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