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APC elects Anselm Ojezua Chairman. APC, PDP not at war- Oshiomhole

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Barr Anselm Ojezua has emerged as the new state party chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) with a total vote cast of 937 in a state congress of the party held on the 26th may 2014 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Oshiomhole announces free transport for students, condemns Chibok abductions


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has condemned the abduction of over 200 children at a school in Chibok, Borno State saying the occasion of the Children’s Day to support and pray that the efforts being made by the Federal Government will ultimately lead to the release of the abducted children.

Oshiomhole commissions 100,000-litre water projects in Army barracks


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commissioned two industrial borehole projects built by the Edo State Government for the use by the Officers and Men of the 322 Artillery Brigade, Benin City.

Pastor Chris donates 3000 Lanterns to AAU students

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The President, Believers’ Love World, (aka Christ Embassy), Pastor Chris Oyakhilomen has donated 3,000 sophisticated rechargeable Lanterns to all hostel resident students of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma-Edo State.

No Individual Can Hijack Edo APC - Stalwart

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A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State and member of the yet to be Inaugurated Board of the Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), Elder Macaulay Ovienria has said it is not possible for any individual to take over the party.

ASUU to establish foundation in honour of Iyayi


The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is to establish a foundation in honour of the late Prof. Festus Iyayi.

Sudden Death: Medical Institute Initiates Action Plan


The Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos has initiated an action plan with the goal of eradicating sudden deaths in Nigeria by 2020.

The decision was reached in Lagos at the end of a stakeholders’ meeting to investigate the causes of sudden death in Nigerian adults.

Oshiomhole to inaugurate boards, c’ttees today

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State will today Monday May 26, 2014 inaugurate the Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board and its Muslim counterpart.

Venue of the inauguration is the Banquet Hall, Government House, Benin City at 3pm.

Royal fathers chide Ize-Iyamu for decamping to PDP

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Royal fathers in Edo South Senatorial District have taken a swipe at Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for decamping from the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying his motives are selfish and he is singing the same old song.

The Enigie, numbering over sixty who paid a courtesy visit to the Governor at the Government House, yesterday said they are happy with the development strides of the Governor, especially in Edo South and have absolute confidence in his government.

Ize-Iyamu’s loyalists back out of defection plot


Some loyalists of a former leader of the All Progressive Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have backed out of his decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party saying they remain strong and staunch members of the All Progressives Congress.

I wish you ‘safe journey’ , Oshiomhole tells defectors


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says he will not be intimidated to surrender the resources of the state to service private individuals who do not have the interest of the people at heart, saying his Government will work for the masses and not for godfathers.

Speaking at the inspection of the on- going Storm Water Masterplan Project in Benin city yesterday, Oshiomhole said he wished those who have defected from the party “safe journey” to their new destination.

EDSTMA Arrests Fake Official

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Edo State Traffic Management Agency (EDSTMA) has arrested on Charles Obaseki for impersonating a late staff of the agency, Mr. Omon Adegua.

Mr. Adegua died few months ago while his remains are still in the Morgue.

Oshiomhole’s aide tasks NNPC on petrol scarcity

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Chairman and Executive Director of Edo State Petroleum Monitoring Committee, Comrade Soni Idaghagbon has called on the Management of the Benin Depot of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to put in place adequate machinery to end the scarcity of petroleum products in the state.

Idahagbon who sued for the co-operation of stakeholders in the Petroleum Industry made his position known yesterday when he visited the leadership of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Benin Depot and other stakeholders at the Depot in Benin City.