Governance

Shaibu: Akoko Edo People Should Ask Deputy Speaker, Idiaye, for Share of Oshiomhole’s N40m Defection Largesse

Adams Oshiomhole Edo

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has called on the people of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area (LGA) to ask their representatives at the state’s House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye and Hon. Emmanuel Agbaje, for their share of the N40 million given to each of them by the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress ...

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EXCLUSIVE: More Trouble for Akpabio, Indicted NDDC C’ttee Members as CNPP Rallies Civil Society Groups

Senator Godswill Akpabio

There is in the offing, a strong civil society media advocacy, which may involve a protracted civil disobedience as the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) rallies stakeholders and political activists to take united decision on the fate of the Minister of Nigeria Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the indicted members of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi Hosts Tor, Gets Commendation on Bi-partisan Leadership Style from Dankaka

Gov. Ugwuanyi Hosts Tor, Gets Commendation on Bi-partisan Leadership Style from Dankaka

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, received in audience a daughter of the state, Mrs. Ginika Florence Tor, who was recently appointed and inaugurated as a member and Commissioner representing Enugu State, in the Federal Character Commission, by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mrs. Tor, who presented to Gov. Ugwuanyi, a letter of introduction from the Executive Chairman, Federal Character ...

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Covid-19: Gombe Palliative Committee Presents Relief Materials to Motorcycle Riders

Gombe Palliative to Motorcycle Riders

In continuation of the 2nd phase of distribution of palliatives to vulnerable groups, Gombe state Government today presented food items and other relief materials to motorcycle riders, popularly called achaba to cushion the socio-economic effect of covid-19 restrictions and other safety measures on their members. Presenting the relief items to the association’s leadership, a member of the Gombe palliative distribution ...

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Obaseki Celebrates Aikhomu at 65, Bags Traditional Title

Governor Godwin Obaseki Celebrates Aikhomu Hon. Gboluga

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu on his 65th birthday and the conferment of a prestigious traditional title on him by the Okaijesan of Esanland, and Ojirrua of Irrua, HRH Alhaji W. O. Momodu JP. In a statement, Governor Obaseki described Aikhomu as a well-accomplished naval officer, “who has conquered the world of ...

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BREAKING $5.3bn Chinese Loans for Sovereignty Saga: CNPP Moves Against Amaechi, Wants Minister to Step Aside

Rotimi Amaechi

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has demanded that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi immediately steps aside while the probe of the alleged lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly “wills the sovereignty of Nigeria” in the $400 million loan for the Nigeria National Information ...

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NCDC Might Understudy Kogi’s Success in Managing COVID-19 – Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has stated that the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) can now understudy the state’s success in managing COVID-19. Governor Yahaya Bello disclosed this on Friday while speaking to journalists at the Eid ground in Agasa, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi state. Speaking on recent visit of NCDC, the governor said the state under ...

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Okowa Speaks on PENGASSAN and Nigerian Oil Industry

Okowa Speaks on PENGASSAN and Nigerian Oil Industry 1

…Plus What PENGASSON Said About Delta State Government Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has lauded the role of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) in ensuring peaceful operations in the oil and gas sector of the economy. He made the commendation at the opening of the 6th Triennial Delegates’ Conference of Warri Zonal Council of ...

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Gombe Governor Felicitates with Muslim Ummah on Eid el-Kabir

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of gombe state nbais ondo

Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Kabir sallah celebration. In a goodwill message, the Governor admonished the faithful to remain steadfast in prayers for peace, prosperity and development of the state as well as for an end to the covid-19 pandemic. While describing the Eid el-Kabir ...

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COVID-19: Govt Calls for Strict Adherence to Protocols as Edo Records 5 New Deaths

Coronavirus patients COVID-19 Katsina new cases

The Edo State Government has urged residents to strictly adhere to set guidelines to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the death toll for the virus hits 77. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said the state recorded five more COVID-19-related deaths and 37 new confirmed cases. Okundia assured that ...

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