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South-West APC to defect to an unnamed party, as defection galore sweeps the National Assembly.

By Faith Iguodala Okoro LAGOS – The last has not been heard of the crisis rocking the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC, unconfirmed Information emanating from the south west has revealed that the Yoruba elements in the APC, mostly those from the ACN bloc of the APC, have been nursing a plan to return to their primus Position in the geopolitics of Nigeria by controlling their Region without undue inter ...

Untold Reason Why Kabaka is angry and Adjoto suspicious; the Deputy Governor’s connection

It is now open knowledge that all is not well with the Edo State APC led government even though the former governor and stay-put leader of the APC in Edo State (that has an APC governor who ought to take over), Mr Adams Oshiomhole,  is now the factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC). Tony Kabaka is angry and has been making far reaching comments against the governor but has carefully c ...

We are engaging real stakeholders, not Hirelings like Galadima and Afegbua

Factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) who’s emergence as Chairman a fortnight ago is bring challenged by the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he cannot lose sleep over the breakaway faction of the embattled ruling party. Describing members of the new faction as “hired mercenaries,” Oshiomhole said he had been engaging “real ...

Edo Central youth leaders serve warning to Edo Speaker, demand his resignation for geopolitical balance

Youth leaders from Edo Central Senatorial District of Edo State also known as Esanland, under the aegis of Coalition of Esan Youth Leaders, have petitioned the Edo State House of Assembly asking the Speaker, Hon Kabiru Adjotu, representing Akoko-Edo in the House, to stop marginalising and oppressing the Esan legislators in the House. In their Petition signed by …. youth leaders, the Edo Central people a ...

Empowering entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Youths across Edo State this week, June 12-14 gathered at SIO Events Center, GRA,  Benin City, to explore entrepreneurial opportunities in Nigeria. The 3-days  workshop tagged Youth Empowered was organised by Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company. Urhokpota Reporers’ Richard Okundia was there and filed this report. No fewer than 500 youths in Edo State have benefited from this year’s ‘Youth ...

Governor Obaseki declares Coca-Cola Hellenic’s Youth Empowered Workshop open in Benin

By Richard Okundia L-R: Edo State Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment, Emmanuel Usoh; Regional Pubic Affairs Manager, East/Central, Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Ltd., Ekuma Eze; Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chief Executive Officer, Unocasq and facilitator of ‘Youth Empowered’, Ekundayo Odele; Regional Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Lagos/West, NBC, I ...

Child Labour: Obaseki decries widespread practice, warns of sanctions

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the use of children as labourers by employers of labour and warned that his administration will not accept any form of exploitation of children in the state. Obaseki gave the warning on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, marked by the United Nations each year. While acknowledging the influx of companies into the state, with the stat ...

Nigerians to Buhari on Abiola, you did well, but you are an hypocrite, we will vote you out in 2019

“We applaud Pres. Buhari for declaring June 12 as Democracy day but isn’t it hypocritical because Abiola was unfairly treated and poisoned under Abacha regime, a regime Buhari was part of. If he truly respects the values Abiola stood for, why haven’t I come across any article of him criticizing Abiola’s denied presidency and imprisonment from 1993 to 1998. No he was quiet and enjoyed the b ...

Stakeholders decry dilapidated Ugbogui Secondary School, Ugbogui

Ugbogui community in Ovia South West, Edo State has cried out to the state government over the abandonment and the dilapidating infrastructures at the only secondary school serving the community and others around it. Deputy House Leader at the local government, Hon Nosakhare Ekhator, who spoke on the failed facilities at the school, said the school is in a state of coma that if urgent step is not taken we mi ...

Enabulele charges private school owners to improve quality of education

Proprietors of private primary schools in Ovia South-West local government area have been charged to improve the quality of education they impact to the children in the LGA. The Executive Chairman of LGA, Comrade Destiny Oghayerio Enabulele, gave the charge on Thursday, during a meeting with the proprietors and other stakeholders in the education sector of the LGA. Present at the meeting were the the Chief In ...
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