Oshiomhole’s Information Commissioner dumps APC, joins PDP

Happening now in Okpella, Edo North District of Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua has finally dumped the All Progressives Party. Afegbua, is former Commissioner for Information in Edo State to the APC  More »

Obaseki arrives Emaudo, meets APC’s failed promise to build a new House for Alli

Governor of Edo State, Dr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has arrived the Emaudo residence of former Governor of defunct Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Alli, for the memorial event in honour of the man More »

APC turns Ambrose Alli memorial to campaign rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Has turned the memorial events in honour of former Govenror of defunct Bendel State, Prof Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, into a campaign rally.  Rather than photographs or mementos More »

Go back to House of Assembly – Obaseki orders Edoror

The Edo State governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the former Edo State Speaker who is now the Deputy Speaker, Engr Victor Edoror, to stop his campaign for the Federal House of More »

It is illegal for Police to search your Phones, Laptops or Bank Accounts without Court Order – IG of Police

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has transmitted a matching order to policemen in Nigeria, especially the FSARS unit, who got the transmission to desist from checking citizens’ account details, More »

Obaseki’s new price regime on C of O, lifts investor confidence in Edo – EDOGIS boss

Managing Director of Edo Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS), Arch. Frank Evbuomwan, has said that investor confidence in all sectors of the state is on the rise, with easier, cheaper and convenient way More »

Crisis looms in Edo APC; Cold War Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole heats up as APC stalwarts pitch tents

By Faith Iguodala Okoro – APC leaders allege that Obaseki is patronising stooges from Delta State – Spend millions on consultants, refuses to constitute boards – “Be patient”, Obaseki admonishes his critics More »

 

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 Read More....

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 might en Read More....

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 Inspecto Read More....

Government’s continued neglect threatens infrastructures in Edo State Ministry of Education

Edo State Government’s continued neglect threatens infrastructures in Edo’s Ministry of Education making it now look more or less Ministry of Dilapidation. Edo Ministry of Education Iyaro premises.Photo credit: URHOKPOTA REPORTERS Ministry of Education is supposed  to be Government’s driving force for change, growth and development of the education system – shaping direction for education agenc Read More....