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The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has sealed up Kenbrill Hyatt hotel and 164 others. A popular hotel in Benin City, the Edo State capital over failure to remit consumption taxes owed Edo State Government.
The National Leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has condemned the act of impunity, indiscipline and political rascality by members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the Edo State House of Assembly, saying that such actions negate the rule of law and must not be seen to be rewarded.
Chairman, Edo State Parliamentary Association of Nigeria, Comrade Shugaba Aliyu says his members are in the state Assembly not under threat and there was no need for the State NLC Chairman to threaten to ask the Assembly workers stay at home if the crisis in the Assembly persists.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin city has dismissed in its entirety the application for stay of execution brought before it by four suspended lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly against the injunction issued by a Benin High Court.
Hon Justice Morounkeji Ogunwunmiju, who read the ruling on behalf of his brother Justices ruled that “the said suspended members could not seek any relief from the Court of appeal while they were in contempt or disobedience of the Order of the High Court.”
Edo State Government has debunked in strong terms claims that it was deducting at source, funds from the statutory allocation accruing to the local government councils.
There are strong indications that the ongoing construction of the new accident and emergency ward at the Central Hospital in Benin City would soon be completed within a space of 12 months.
GOODWILL MESSAGE BY THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF EDO STATE, COMRADE ADAMS ALIYU OSHIOMHOLE ON THE OCCASION OF THE LAUNCH BY THE WORLD BANK OF THE COUNTRY PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY (CPS) DOCUMENT FOR NIGERIA HELD BY THE WORLD BANK AT TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA ON JULY 7TH 2014.
Our attention has been drawn to reports in a section of the media purporting that the Edo State House of Assembly now sits in the office/chamber of the Governor of the State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole following the commencement of repair works at the Hallowed Chamber of the Assembly at the Anthony Enahoro House.
The Oba of Benin has restated his support for Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, saying the decision of his son, Prince Osama Erediauwa to resign as an appointee of the state government, is entirely his own.
Edo State Government has soft-pedaled on the planned competency test for teachers in the state even as the government recalled the 936 teachers whose names were deleted from the payroll over certificate discrepancies and age falsification.
Also, the Government announced the immediate extention of the relativity to teachers in the state public schools.