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In celebrating Nigeria, Her People and Her Successes over the last 100 years despite her many challenges, as well as her role in the Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Democracy Initiative in partnership with GLEEHD Foundation, ROSTRA Consulting & Amandla Consulting organised a chain of events in London to celebrate the success of Nigeria as a United Nation.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has blamed the rot in the Nigerian education sector on poor leadership over the years, saying Nigerian leaders must act with courage, conviction and be decisive to stem the rot in the sector.
About 72 roads in the Benin City metropolis are soon to get a facelift as the Rapid Response Agency (RRA) yesterday commenced rehabilitation work.
A retired Army Captain, yesterday, gave in to his emotions as he shed tears of joy over the reclamation of the Upper Lawani Road and the adjoining roads in Benin City, Edo State by the government of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The retired Army Captain, Mr. Isaac Eguavoen who lauded the Governor for keeping to his electoral promises gave the commendation during the Governor’s inspection of ongoing projects in Benin metropolis.
In response to the marching order giving by Edo State Executive Council to the various Ministries to weed off ghost workers in the state government employment, four ghost workers were discover in one of the ministries and a deceased person who still receives salary till date.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured public officers in the state that government will continue to reward merit, hard work and excellence as a morale booster to enhance productivity.
He gave the assurance at the swearing-in of Mrs Vera Obadan as a Permanent Secretary and Secretary of the Board of the state Internal Revenue Service.
Edo State Government yesterday recalled the effort of the Forum for Progressive Governors in tackling the menace of unemployment in the country saying it manifested during the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment across the country.
While describing it as sad, unfortunate and an embarrassment to the world, the state government sympathized with the families of those who lost their loved ones during the exercise.
The National Emergency Relief management Agency (NERMA) has provided succour to victims of rainstorm and erosion disasters drawn from seven communities in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State with the distribution of relief materials to them.
BENIN -The Edo State House of Assembly has called on the State Government to privatise the Urhonigbe Rubber Plantation in Orhionmwon Local Government Area.
The House made the call in Benin City in a resolution after considering the report on the plantation by its Committee on Agriculture.