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Ebola: FG Bans Movement Of Dead Bodies


 Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Al-Hassan, yesterday, declared that the Federal Government has banned movement of dead bodies from within and outside the country as part of measures to avoid the spread of Ebola Virus.

Al-Hassan, who was in Kano during the third meeting of Northern Traditional Leaders on Primary Health-Care, said that transfer of dead bodies is a major factor in the spread of the deadly virus.

Invitation to pre- qualification tender



The Edo State Ministry of Housing and Urban Development hereby invites for pre-qualification and consideration to tender from Category A contractors only for the construction of 114 (one Hundred and fourteen) room students’ hostel for selected tertiary institutions in Edo State.

Ethnic origin concept leads to disunity, says Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the promotion of ethnic origin leads to more division and disunity among Nigerians, saying Nigerians should regard themselves as one and members of any community in which they find themselves.

PDP chieftain meets with Oshiomhole

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A top chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion yesterday paid a surprise visit to Governor Adams Oshiomhole in his office at the Government House.
Chief Igbinedion, who is the Esama of Benin Kingdom and father of former Governor of the State Chief Lucky Igbinedion arrived the Government House at exactly 1:05 p.m. in his customized maroon red Rolls Royce Phantom Car.

Oshiomhole advocates overhaul of medical sector


Governor Adams Oshiomhole says there is the need to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system to ensure it delivers effectively to the people.

The Governor who decried the incessant strikes by medical personnel in the country said “even blue collar workers don’t resort to strikes as frequently as our medical doctors do.”

No excuse in leadership, Oshiomhole tells new PermSec


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has sworn in Mrs. Princilla Aziegbemi as a Permanent Secretary in the state civil service, saying a leader must factor in all possibilities and cannot give excuses.

Oshiomhole inaugurates Land Use C’ttee, HMB, other Boards today

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State will today, Monday August 4, 2014 inaugurate the Land Use Allocation Committee, Traditional Medicine Board, Board of Edo Arts Council and Hospital Management Board.

Venue is the Banquet Hall, Government House, Benin City, beginning at 1pm.

Ebola: Edo Govt call for vigilance

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Edo State Government has announced that there is no trace of the deadly Ebola disease in the State. The Government however advised the people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious case to the nearest health facility.

Oshiomhole inaugurates 4 Boards


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State yesterday in Benin City inaugurated four Boards with a charge on them to collaborate with Management of the agencies for optimum result.

Inaugurating the Waste Management Board, Technical and Vocational Education Board, Tourism Board and Environmental Committee, Governor Oshiomhole said “I expect that you will interact very closely with Management because the role of the Board is very different from the role of the Management.

Edo Govt redeems pledge to Christian community

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Edo State Government has redeemed its pledge to provide a bus for the use of the Christian Association of Nigeria, and the pledge to help in the building of the Association’s secretariat.

Islamic Clerics chide Edo lawmakers


Leading Islamic Clerics in Edo State have taken a swipe at the nine PDP lawmakers in the Edo State House of Assembly over what they termed the “attempt to hijack the apparatus of government”.

Monthly Environmental Sanitation holds tomorrow


This Month’s Environmental Sanitation Exercise will hold tomorrow Saturday 26, July 2014 between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 am with restriction of human and vehicular movements.