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Edo Assembly Meets At Old Legislative Chamber, Not Governor's Office —Speaker


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.

Oba restates support for Oshiomhole Says Osama on his own

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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 cancels teachers’ competency test, restores pay of 936


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.

I am fortunate to work with Oshiomhole – Odubu

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Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Odubu has stated that he is fortunate to work with his boss, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, saying he has no apology for being loyal to him.

Edo moves against fake VIOs

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Edo State Government has warned some agents purporting to be Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) and extorting money from unsuspecting motorists to stop parading themselves as such or face the wrath of the law.

Addressing the press after the weekly State Executive Council meeting, on Tuesday, the State Commissioner for Information, Hon Louis Odion recalled that some men in Pink T-Shirts who had been harassing motorists were stopped by the state Government just a few weeks ago,

You failed Edo people, Oshiomhole blasts Ize-Iyamu

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has challenged Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, former Secretary to the State Government during the administration of Mr. Lucky Igbinedion, to render his account of stewardship as SSG which made positive impact on the people of the state, saying he failed to use his office to impact on the people.

He threw the challenge Tuesday when he received over 2,000 Market Women from across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state who paid him a solidarity visit at the Government House, Benin City.

Infrastructural Development: Oshiomhole re-assures Edos

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has re-stated the commitment of his administration in the Infrastructural Development of every nooks and crannies of the state.

Oshiomhole stated this weekend when he announced the immediate construction of road Linking Iyekogba Community and the construction of a government owned school in the area following a solidarity visit by the people of Iyekogba Community to the Governor at Government House, Benin City.

Edo Lawmakers must obey the law, says Oshiomhole


Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole says the crisis rocking the state House of Assembly has persisted this long because the four suspended lawmakers in the State House of Assembly have refused to obey a subsisting court order, saying those who make laws must be seen to obey the laws they make.

Oshiomhole urges Oyegun to fight for democracy


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the election of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a show of confidence in his ability to take the party to the next level, urging him to do everything possible, as the first chairman of the party, to protect the nation’s democracy.

Grounded chopper: I’ll go to court if… —Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to go to court and challenge any authority which seeks to infringe on his fundamental human rights if his right to movement from one place to another within the country is violated again.

Oshiomhole woos S-Africans to invest $200m in Edo


Governor Adams Oshiomhole has told the Board of the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) to advise a South African Investor to look in the direction of Edo State for the investment of $200 million in the cultivation and production of oil palm on 100,000 hectares of land.

Govt to enforce Land Use Charge

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Edo State government is to adhere to the strict enforcement of the Land Use charge Law, with the exemption of recognized and approved places of religious worship, the State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Arc. Francis Evbuomwan has said.

TAXATION: Crucial To Development- EIRS Boss


For a struggling economy like Nigeria, the taxation system has been described as a crucial requirement for meeting the developmental yearnings of the people, especially the down trodden.