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Ethiopian wins 2nd Okpekpe race, Oshiomhole betters own record

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An Ethiopian, Mnen Eshion, yesterday won the 2nd edition of the 10-km (10,000 metres) Okpekpe race with a time of 28.36 seconds, beating over two thousand athletes who participated in race to the top prize.

FG cannot supervise States, LGs —Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the Federal Government cannot supervise State or Local Governments as the Constitution prescribes a federal and not unitary system of government.

No going back on competency test —Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the competency test for teachers in the state will hold in the interest of the Edo child.

Edo State Student Microsoft Office Competition 2014


Edo State Government being a pacesetter in Information Communication Technology [ICT] in Nigeria is collaborating with Microsoft to promote the use of Technology in secondary and tertiary schools.

 We are using this medium to inform the students of Edo State secondary and tertiary schools between the ages of 13 and 22 that there will be an MOS competition.

Oshiomhole appoints new Petroleum Monitoring Chairman

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Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has appointed Mr Soni Ehiosu Idahagbon as the new Executive Director/Chairman, Petroleum Monitoring.
He replaces Hon Chris Okaeben who was appointed the Commissioner and Youths, earlier in the year.
In a letter of appointment signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Julius Ihonvbere, Idahagbon’s appointment takes effect from April 29, 2014.

Union hails Oshiomhole on workers’ welfare


National President of the Civil Service Union, Comrade Solomon Adelegan, has commended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for enhancing the welfare of workers in the state.

Oshiomhole condoles with VP on brother’s death


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commiserated with the Vice President Namadi Sambo on the death of his younger brother, Captain Sabo Sambo in an auto accident.

2016 Edo Governorship: Search for responsible candidate, Ogbemudia urges Edo people


Two-time governor of Midwest and Bendel States, General (Dr.) Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (rtd) has stressed the need for the people to intensify their search for a thoroughly responsible candidate that will ensure sustenance of the even developmental strides of the present administration, come next governorship elections in the state.

Internally Generated Revenue, Key To Development - Oshiomhole


Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has described Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as the most reliable source of revenue if the nation is to graduate from overdependence on crude oil.

IBB: Oshiomhole has transformed Edo

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Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida says he is not surprised by the rapid transformation in Edo State under Governor Adams Oshiomhole, saying this is consistent with the Governor’s antecedents.

NAFDAC warns food vendors in Edo

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned food vendors in Edo to desist from practices detrimental to health.

Mr. David West, the Unit Head of NAFDAC in Benin, gave the warning in an interview with newsmen yesterday.

Don’t despair, pray for Nigeria—Oshiomhole

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged Nigerians not to despair and lose faith in the nation despite her challenges, saying with prayers, the country will overcome her trials and achieve her greatness.

In his Easter message, Oshiomhole urged Nigerians to seek the face of God and pray for the return of peace to every part of the country.

Oba Erediauwa Registers for TIN


The Benin Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediawa has registered for the Tax Identification Number (TIN) to formally inaugurate the TIN registration exercise in the traditional institution in the state.

2015: Shun empty promises, Oshiomhole tells royal fathers


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged royal fathers in the state to remain focused on the maintenance of peace and security in their domains and ignore politicians who make empty promises and have nothing to offer the people, as the 2015 election approaches.