Tag Archives: EDO STATE

Edo declares Friday public holiday for Ogbemudia

The Edo Government has declared Friday public holiday in honour of the late Samuel Ogbemudia, former governor of the defunct Mid-West Region and Bendel. John Mayaki, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Godwin Obaseki, said this in a statement he ...

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Edo government serves warning notice to street traders

Edo state government has advised Street traders and persons who trade on the walkway to relocate into the market as the government would commence the enforcement of the law against street trading. The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who ...

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Guinness opens N4.8bn Spirit production line in Benin

As part of efforts to fulfil his campaign promise of creating 200,000 jobs in four years, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has promised that his administration would partner Guinness PLC in achieving that feat. Obaseki made the promise on ...

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Buhari to pay 2-day working visit to Edo State

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to pay a 2-day official visit to Edo State on Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to Edo State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, ...

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Photos: Protesting Uselu market women shut Benin-Lagos highway

Protesters under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, on Monday at about 8:20am blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo to relocate traders. The placard-carrying women blocked both sides ...

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EDO 2016: NSCDC deploys 10,000 personnel for gubernatorial election

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has directed the immediate deployment of  10,000 Personnel for the forthcoming Edo Gubernatorial Poll of the September 10, 2016.The CG has charged the Acting Deputy ...

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Edo 2016: Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges PDP Governorship candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday emerged the candidate of the of the party, for the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo. In the result of the primaries announced by Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, ...

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Edo 2016: 740 delegates to pick PDP governorship candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commenced accreditation of 740 delegates for the primaries of the Edo governorship election which will hold today. The New exercise, which began at about 9.30 a.m., is taking place simultaneously at three centres, with ...

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PDP members crave for personal interests -DOKPESI

BY AYO OLOWO Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman Daar Communications and a PDP Chieftain has said the PDP finding itself in the position of an opposition party was caused by some of the party members. He further stated that the APC ...

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