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Commissioner says no teachers recruitment in Edo in 10 years

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Mr Jimoh Ijegbai, the Edo Commissioner for Education, said the state had not recruited teachers for its public schools in the last 10 years. Ijegbai stated this while speaking with newsmen on...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

Edo PDP declares APC government abysmal failure

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State “abysmal failure” for allegedly not delivering the dividends of democracy to the...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

All voices are pointing in Southwest direction for 2023 presidency, says Oluwajana 

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OluwajanaPastor Bankole Oluwajana is the National Vice Chairman (Southwest) of All Progressives Congress (APC). He spoke on the crises in the party and also expresses hope that all voices are...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

New talents emerge in Edo government’s creative hub initiative, to benefit from distribution, exhibition deals

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Renowned film director and culture activist, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, has commended the state government for encouraging filmmaking in the state, adding, “This is a means to engage citizens...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

PDP strategises to reclaim Edo, tasks members on unity

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In a move apparently aimed at reclaiming power in the state, the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday sought unity among its members and leaders as it prepares for the...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Obaseki, Oshiomhole factions intensify schemes to clinch APC guber ticket

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The count down to the showdown has reached the stage of “to be or not to be” as the protracted battle between Governor Godwin Obaseki and the national chairman of All Progressives...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

In Emotan, sacrifice, greed take centre stage

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Benin City, popularly known for its rich cultural heritage, has produced brave women of history. Emotan, the highly revered Bini woman, is one of them.Emotan was a strong market woman who traded...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

We are ready for reconciliation, says Edo APC Publicity Secretary

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The Edo Publicity Secretary of the All Progress Congress (APC), Pastor Joseph Osagiede, says the party is ready for reconciliation if initiated by a neutral body. Osagiede, who made the disclosure...

Mon Jan 6th, 2020     Read More →

Stakeholders move to end cult wars, others in Edo

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The Assembly of Patriots International (API), a non-governmental organisation has commenced consultations to work out modalities to end cult wars and other violence in Edo State, especially in...

Mon Jan 6th, 2020     Read More →

If government agencies are accountable, we will not be borrowing — Oroghide

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The Senate committee chairman on public accounts, Senator Matthew Oroghide, representing Edo South, says his committee intends to bring sanity to government agencies, especially regarding their...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

Erhabor Ogieva Emokpae; Unforgettable master of African art

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Erhabor Ogieva Emokpae was one of the sculptors and artists, whose works have contributed to placing African art in the global space. He was among the masters that sought to give a positive...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

Why I’m being fought in Edo APC, by Obaseki

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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, linked the seemingly unending political tussle in the state to his administration’s fight against warlords and non-state actors, who hitherto...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →

In spite of reconciliation committee, Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s face-off not over

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The National Reconciliation Committee constituted recently by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the chairmanship of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan,...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

I hold Edo people’s interest supreme, loathe godfatherism, says Obaseki

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Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday stated that he places a premium on the interest of Edo people and loathes godfatherism, noting that the phenomenon deprives the citizenry of their democratic...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Obaseki is fighting democracy, says former reps deputy whip

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Former Deputy Majority Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon Pally Iriase on Tuesday said the crisis rocking the Edo House Assembly is a manifestation of Godwin Obaseki’s alleged fight...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →