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The 2014 Budget appropriation scaled through second reading at the Edo State House of Assembly plenary section today 16/12/13
Hon. Uyigue Igbe who brief the House stated that all Members of the House were in full support of the Bill to be passed into law as soon as possible
Edo State Commissioner For Special Duties, Oil and Gas, Barrister Isimeme Iriogbe has enjoined Oil Companies to work towards establishing peaceful working relationship with their host communities.
He gave the advice at a meeting with the delegation of members of Urhonigbe Community in of Orhionwon Local Government Area, and members of Pan Ocean Oil Corporation in Benin City.
Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has reiterated that until leadership eschew arrogance of power, accommodating corruption and finding excuses for failure to meet popular expectations, educational institutions in Nigeria would never meet world standards.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has presented the state’s 2014 budget estimates of N159.213 billion to the State House of Assembly for approval.
Tagged “Budget of Renewed Hope”, which is aimed at taking the state to the next level, the budget is N5.088 billion higher than the 2013, budget which stood at N154,125 billion.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has indentified the lack of a reliable National Data Bank as an impediment to national development
Oshiomhole stated this today, when he granted audience to a delegation of the Nigeria Insurance Trust Fund led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive, Alhaji Umar Abubakar in Government House, Benin City.
Edo State Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has given an Award of Excellence to the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Edo State, Mr Peter Okhiria, for his “Effective Public Relations and Information Management”.
The Union also gave awards to the Senator Representing Edo North Senatorial district, Senator Domingo Obende, the Minister of Works, Mr Mike Onolemenmen as part of activities to mark the 2013 week of the Edo Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Governor Adams Oshiomhole has eulogised the late President of South Africa, Mr Nelson Mandela, saying there are a lot of lessons to be learnt from his life by Nigerian leaders.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commended the Joint Action Committee of Medical and Dental Consultants and National Association of Resident Doctors for shunning the strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, saying they have shown maturity and are abiding to their Hippocratic oath to save lives.
Mrs Joy Ifijeh, the widow who was rebuked by Governor Adams Oshiomhole for blocking the road with her goods, says she snubbed the offer of N250,000 by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because she was satisfied with the apology and offer of a job and N2m by the Governor.
Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has appealed to the Head of Service of the Federation to prevail on some federal parastatals and agencies in the state to defray the outstanding N2 billion tax liabilities to the state Government.
Oshiomhole made the appeal yesterday when he granted audience to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Martin Uhomoibhi and Dr. Jamila Shuara, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation at Government House Benin City.