‘Obaseki has performed beyond expectations of Edo people’

Victor Ogunyinka

Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor and Chairman, Strategic Planning and Programme Management, Dr Uyi Oduwa-Malaka, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to the welfare and security of Edo people, noting that the state government will not relent on its mandate of building a total society that caters for the
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Edo Election: Never again must we be divided, Obaseki to Edo People

Nwafor

AHEAD of the 19th September, 2020 Edo State gubernatorial election,  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has stressed the need for unity and peace, asking the people of the state not to be divided again irrespective of political, religious or tribal differences

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Ikpoba Okha wins Edo Sports Festival, as govt reiterates focus on grassroots

Victor Ogunyinka

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has said the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has resolved to make the Edo Sports Festival an annual event to serve as the ground for discovering new sporting talents. He said this at the closing ceremony for the 3rd edition of the Edo Sports Festival held
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Edo Sports Festival: Ikpoba-Okha LGA Tops Table With 240 Medals

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  The third edition of the Edo State Sports Festival has come to an end with Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area winning 240 medals, topping the table to emerge first ahead of 17 other local government areas in various competitive games at the festival. Ikpoba-Okha Local Government won 100 gold, 82 silver and 58 bronze medals to … Continue reading Edo Sports Festival: Ikpoba-Okha LGA Tops Table With 240 Medals

Place Ize-Iyamu, EPM under surveillance, Edo govt urges security agencies

The Edo State Government has called on all relevant security agencies to place the former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and other members of the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) under close surveillance in order to put an end to the sudden rise in the use of explosives to create
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Anxiety in Edo community over kidnap of monarch’s wife

By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City There is anxiety in the palace of Onojie of Ewatto in Esan South East local government area on Edo state, HRH Ikhumen II, as the traditional ruler’s wife, Queen Florence Ikhumen, is spending more nights in the den of her kidnappers. She was reportedly kidnapped on Sunday around Jemila
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Edo 2020: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, EPM bicker over calls for surveillance on people, group

Nwafor

THE crisis in Edo State All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of this year’s governorship election escalated yesterday, with Governor Godwin Obaseki, calling on all relevant security agencies to place Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and other members of Edo Peoples Movement, EPM, under close surveillance in order to put an end to the rise in the use of explosives to create a sense of insecurity in the state.

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Edo 2020: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, EPM bicker over calls for surveillance on people, group

BENIN CITY – THE crisis in Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of this year’s governorship election escalated on Thursday  when the state governor, Godwin Obaseki called on all relevant security agencies to place the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2016 and now a chieftain of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and other members of the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) under close surveillance in order to put an end to the sudden rise in the use of explosives to create a sense of insecurity in the state.

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Tension in Edo as four feared killed in riot of tipper driver’s death

David O Royal

…Police did not shoot anybody – spokesman By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – THERE is tension in Benin City, Edo state capital as four persons are feared dead as a result of clash between security agents and protesters mostly tipper drivers over the death of a man simply identified as Frederick and popularly known as
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Obaseki denies involvement in attacks on APC members’ residences

David O Royal

By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – AFTER a prolonged silence, Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday denied allegations that he and some of his officials were aware of the recent attacks with explosives in the residences of some members of his party because they were opposed to his second term bid. The most recent
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Oshiomhole has not endorsed any candidate for governorship ― Ize-Iyamu

David O Royal

By Gabriel Enogholase ALL Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant in the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has stated that the National Chairman of the party Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has not endorsed any aspirant to succeed the incumbent governor of the State Mr. Godwin Obaseki. Ize-Iyamu said this while speaking with journalists in
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Edo govt welcomes reconstituted APC nat’l reconciliation c’ttee

Expresses gratitude to President Buhari Confident in Akande’s role as c’ttee chair The Edo State Government has applauded the reconstitution of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Reconciliation Committee, expressing confidence that the committee will deliver on its mandate to restore peace and unity in the party. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government,
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