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Oshiomhole Sacks Four Commissioners

Oshiomhole Sacks Four Commissioners

Govenor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has terminated the appointments of four commissioners with immediate effect. The affected commissioners are: Lucky James, commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Blessing Maigida, commissioner for Women Affairs, Patrick Aguinede, commissioner for Basic Education and Chris Ebare, commissioner for Energy and Water Resources. Oshiomhole said the termination of


Carnival At Ogbe Stadium As Oshiomhole Marks 6th Anniversary

Although Governor Adams Oshiomhole is still being awaited, it is a carnival of sorts at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, Edo State, venue of the 6th anniversary celebration of the Oshiomhole administration in Edo State. Aside from the fact that the entrance of the stadium famous for being the match venues of great football teams such

Hope Rising for Edo Power Project

President Goodluck Jonathan flags off multi-million dollars private sector-financed power project in Edo State.   A private sector-driven Independent Power Project, IPP, which will generate 450 megawatts of electricity has kicked off in Edo State. The groundbreaking ceremony for the $1 billion project being undertaken by Azura Power West Africa Limited in partnership with the

APC Condemns Attack on Edo Lawmakers’ Quarters

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the attack unleashed on the Edo legislators’ quarters last Saturday, October 11, 2014. In a statement issued by Lai Mohammed, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, the party maintained that “the attack had raised the level of impunity under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to a level not even contemplated in

Oshiomhole Sacks Aide

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has terminated the appointment of Hilary Ekhoye as executive director, Public Procurement Agency. In a letter issued by Julius Ihonvbere, Secretary to the State Government dated September 24, Oshiomhole said the termination became necessary due to poor performance. He also stated that the sack takes immediate effect. Ekhoye was, thus, directed

IDH to Establish Ethanol Refinery in Edo

Efforts by the Edo State government to industrialise the state are beginning to bear fruits. Recently, Industrial Development Holding, IDH, a group of South African investors, expressed its resolve to turn Edo State into the China of Africa, beginning with the establishment of an ethanol refinery in the state. Mxolesi Mbetse, executive chairman, IDH, told

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