Latest News, Events and Happenings in Edo News.en-usI won't join issues with FG over printed N60 billion - Obaseki Godwin ObasekiEdo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said he won&rsquo;t join issues with the Federal Government over his claim that N60 billion was printed in March to support allocation to the state. x &#8220;While we do not want to join issues wi <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Avoid reckless money printing to fund deficits, experts warn days after Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, released a bombshell, saying Nigeria was in huge financial trouble after the Federal Government printed N60 billion as part of federal allocation distributed to states for March, the Presidency yest <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 UBEC decries slow pace of accessing N41bn funds by states Universal Basic Education Commission has disclosed that about N41.06 billion matching grant has remained unaccessed by the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory.Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi said out of N184.8 billion se <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Group urges Obaseki to ban open grazing in Edo New Nigeria Initiative , a non-governmental organisation, has urged Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to ban open grazing to prevent further herders and farmers clashes in the state.President of the group, Uwadiae Odigie, gave the charge w <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Cheers, fireworks as ‘spectacular’ Edo 2020 Sports Festival ends the last 12 days, the best of Nigerian youths have been in Benin City fighting for sporting laurels for their states. But beyond the competition on the track and field, as well as halls, the athletes also got the opportunity to meet their mates fr <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FG faults Obaseki’s claims on state of economy Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, says revenue distributed at Federation Account Allocation Committee is generated by Federal Government agencies. x The minister fielded questions from State House corr <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Fresh concerns over loans burden from China Nigeria and China this year mark their golden jubilee of official relations, there are growing fears over the imbalanced relationship, especially with China&rsquo;s predatory lending bond with Nigeria and the country&rsquo;s debt exposure to the A <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Athletes, officials, journalists bid farewell as Edo 2020 Sports Festival ends two weeks of competition in some of the best sports facilities in the West Africa sub-region, the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will come to an end today.Already, the venues, especially the Sam Ogbemudia Stadium, have adorned festive moods <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Amos Adamu praises Edo State, condemns use of mercenaries to win medals Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission , Dr. Amos Adamu, has commended the Edo State government for the state-of-the-art facilities it provided for the 20th National Sports Festival. Speaking to The Guardian on Mond <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FG committed to increasing citizens’ access to electricity [FILES] Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. PHOTO: Twitter/NigeriagovThe Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has unveiled solar power connections in Jangefe town in Roni LGA, Jigawa State as part of the Federal Government&rsquo;s commitment to deliver <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Alternate School Programme:FG expands membership of Nat’l Steering Committee Share This Story:Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.*Says programme now encompasses economic empowerment of childrenBy Joseph ErunkeABUJA&#8211;THE federal government,Tuesd <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Teni, Joeboy, Franchise on stage as hosts plan spectacular closing ceremony you are, whatever you have lined up for tomorrow, if you are a sports and music lover, you are advised to change your plans and head to Benin, the venue of the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival. This is the message coming from the hosts <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 13 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos, Gombe win basketball gold National Sports FestivalLagos State women yesterday won the 2020 National Sports Festival basketball gold medal by defeating Bayelsa in the final.The Lagos ladies, who lost to Kano in their group opener 48-59 points, bounced back pretty well to win <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 13 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 20th National Sports Festival: Female football final ends in brawl as Edo beats Lagos final match of the female football event at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Edo ended in a brawl on Monday over allegations of bias against the referee.Edo team piped Lagos girls by a lone goal to clinch the gold medal in the soccer <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 12 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 APC replies Obaseki on state of economy [FILES] Obaseki. Photo; TWITTER/GOVERNOROBASEKIThe All Progressives Congress has faulted claims by Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, that the Nigerian economy was in critical situation due to huge debt burden.Retired Col. David Imuse, chairman of t <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 12 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100