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Obaseki Calls For Action To Make Children Globally Competitive

Edo - 20 hours ago. By Patrick ochoga, Benin City Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that grooming Nigerian children to compete with their counterparts across the globe, especially arming them with skills and knowledge to meet the peculiar demands of a globalised society would be the best legacy the country can bequeath her children. Governor Obaseki said...

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Human Trafficking: Dogara, Obaseki Lead Nigerian Delegation To Italy

Edo - 3 days ago. By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara and the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki will lead the Nigerian delegation to Italy to discuss women empowerment and the fight against human trafficking. Director general of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP),  Ms Julie Okah-Donli,...

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Human Trafficking: Dogara, Obaseki Leads Nigerian Delegation To Italy

Edo - 3 days ago. By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki will lead the Nigerian delegation to Italy to discuss women empowerment and the fight against human trafficking. Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms Julie Okah-Donli, is also...

Ologbo Community Get New Monarch Installed, Sue For Harmony

Edo - 3 days ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Residents of Ologbo community in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Council weekend rolled out drums in celebration of the installment of as the Paramount traditional ruler was coronated amid pomp and peagentry. The event which took place at the Palace of the Enogie in Ologbo community had His Royal Highess, Prince...

PDP Still Stuck In Primitive Governance Style – Obaseki’s aide

Edo - 1 week ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration is forward looking and has since moved on with result-oriented  governance, backed by millions of discerning Edo people, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, to the Edo State governor, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has said. Mr Osagie who said this yesterday, explained that “unlike the...

Experts Task FG, States On Healthcare Reform

Edo - 1 week ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City To improve quality and reduce cost of accessing healthcare, federal and state governments should direct reforms and policies towards delivering primary healthcare, health insurance for the poor and allow private sector actors to handle tertiary and emergency healthcare. This was the submission of experts during the plenary on social welfare...

Edo Govt, UNITAR Sign MoU On Capacity Devt

Edo - 1 week ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – The Edo State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to improve workers’ capacity to deliver quality service. Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, who signed for the state government at Government House in Benin City, said the...

Edo APC Members Lament Lack Of ‘Stomach Infrastructure’

Edo - 1 week ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Edo State, yesterday expressed their resentment of Governor Godwin Obaseki over what they described as lack of stomach infrastructure in his administration. But former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Sunday declared that Edo State cannot return to ‘Fayose definition...

Woman, 60, Loses Husband, Son Allegedly kill By Vigilante

Edo - 1 week ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City A 60-year old woman who gave her name as Helen Odiazor is has cried out for justice over the killing of her son, Melody, the same night her husband died. Already, State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, has waded into the matter by inviting the Divisional Police Officer of Saint...

Oshiomhole And His Litany Of Scheming Misadventures

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By Elvis Asoro The immediate-past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, recently issued a statement denying that he plotted the removal of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to pave the way for him to occupy the position. In the lead up to the recent APC National Caucus/National...

Osinbajo Flags Off N200bn Industrial Park In Edo

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Vice President Yemi Osibanjo yesterday performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a N200 billion industrial park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba-Okah local government area of Edo State. The Benin Industrial Park is expected to produce over 600,000 metric tonnes of industrial output and provide 170,000 direct and indirect jobs....

150 Unemployed To Get NDE Apprenticeship Scheme In Edo

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City The National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has stated that a total of 150 persons across the state are to benefit from the basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme, (B-NOAS). The Scheme is designed to empower the unemployed and unskilled school leavers/youths in 5 skills set which Includes, beauty therapy, soap making,...

Man , 66, In Police Net For Sexually Harassing Step Daughter

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City A 66-years-man, Mr Ijezei Nibel, have been arrested by a Afuze Divisional Police Headquarters, Owan East Local Government Area of Edo, for sexually harrasing his 17 years-old step daughter. The Divisional Police Officer, Mr A. Bamidele who confirmed the arrest said Nibel was arrested on Monday after the step daughter...

Obaseki Projects N250m IGR For Oredo LGA

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Edo State  governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said the improved method of revenue collection initiated by his administration will ensure Oredo local government area generates as much as N250 million monthly from 2018. The governor stated this on Sunday at Urhokpota Hall, during his thank-you-visit at Oredo local government area,...

N563m Fraud Rocks Edo Prison

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – Uneasy calm has pervaded the Edo State Prison Services Cooperative Society, following the alarm raised by some members over alleged embezzlement and diversion of N563 million. Sources within the prison service in Benin confided in LEADERSHIP Sunday that running of the cooperative society over time had been shrouded in...

Graduation Night Party:Auchi Poly Graduate Kill By Vigilante

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Tragedy struck in Auchi Polytechnic Weekend as a female graduate of the institution, Uloko Laurenta Apaume, was reportedly shot dead by a member of the Auchi community vigilante group during a graduation party. The late Laurenta, who graduated from the department of banking and finance was hit by a bullet...

Scores Defect From PDP To APC As Obaseki Pledges Party Supremacy

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki Saturday declared that he is committed to giving power to the party and the members as his policies and programmes would be cross pollination of ideas between government and the party. He stated this in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government area when he visited...

N563M: Uneasy Calm In Edo Prison Over Alleged Embezzlement Of Cooperative Fund

Edo - 3 weeks ago. * Allegation False and Baseless……Officials By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Uneasy calm has pervade Edo State Prison Services Cooperative Society following an alarm raised by some members over alleged embezzlement and diversion N563, 500, 000 million naira. Several sources within the Prison Service in Benin confided in Leadership Sunday that running of cooperative over time...

I Met My Husband On Facebook – Audu

Edo - 3 weeks ago. She is one of the ladies making the ‘new Nollywood’ what it is now. Hardworker, Judith Audu-Voight is an actor, production manager and movie producer. The lady who hails from Auchi in Edo State speaks to SAMUEL ABULUDE about her journey, married life and sundry issues. This is vintage Judith Audu.  Can you briefly describe...

Abducted Edo Musician, Osayomore Joseph Regains Freedom

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City At last, Edo state born musical ace, Osayomore Joseph, who has been in captive in the hands of suspected kidnappers in the past one month, regained his freedom yesterday. He was said to have been released at the early hours of Thursday in Benin City. He was abducted October 3...