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Obaseki’s anointed aspirant, Ighodalo wins Edo parallel guber primary

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The anointed aspirant of Governor Godwin Obaseki, Asue Ighodalo has emerged winner of the Edo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
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Edo Community Gives Thumbs Up To CoAS Security Provision, Project Executions

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Edo Guber: Agbomhere Vows To End Poverty, Unemployment Ahead APC Primaries

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Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, an aspirant in the upcoming Edo State Governorship election, has pledged to eradicate massive poverty and unemployment in the state if he secures the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and emerges as Governor. Agbomhere made this commitment in Fugar, Ward 1, Etsako Central Local Government Area, where he officially declared […]

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Edo 2024: Ize-Iyamu Indicates Interest, Says Some APC Govs Worked Against Party’s Victory In 2020

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Suspected cultists kill Edo broadcaster on Christmas Eve

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A broadcast journalist with the Independent Television and Radio, Hillary Nosa Odia, has been shot dead by suspected cultists around 2nd East Circular, Benin City, Edo State capital on Christmas Eve. A colleague of the deceased who spoke with PUNCH Metro said the late Odia left the office at about 4pm on Sunday while the […]

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Obaseki approves promotion for workers

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The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the promotion of civil and public servants eligible for promotion for July 1, 2023 and  January 1, 2024. In a circular, signed by Mrs Bamaiyi Osedebamen Rebecca, for the Head of Service, Obaseki directed all ministries, parastatals and government agencies to ensure that the exercise is concluded […]

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Explain delay in appointment of judges, court orders Obaseki

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to show cause why he has delayed or refused to swear in eight Judges-designate of the Edo State High Court. The National Judicial Council had since June 2023 recommended eight judges for appointment to the Edo State High Court. However, […]

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Obaseki approves 13th month salary for workers

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The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved December 27 for the payment of the 13th month salary to workers in the state. The state Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, noted that the governor has continued to prioritise the welfare of workers in the state […]

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From glory to gory: Sorry state of Benin-Warri Road 

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Travelling the highway from Benin City in Edo State to Warri in Delta State used to be a breeze. That was several years ago when the road was still in good shape. However, the current dilapidated state of the Federal Government road has led to countless deaths and long delays in travel time. IDAHOSA MOSES […]

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PDP releases timetable for Edo gov election

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has released its schedule of activities ahead of the Edo State governorship election. The timetable which was signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, was released on Thursday after a joint meeting of the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee of the party […]

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Obaseki hails Insurance goalie, Obasogie on Super Eagles invitation

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Bendel Insurance goalkeeper, Amas Obasogie, on his call-up to the Super Eagles ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe. The 23-year-old Obasogie was invited by the Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro to replace Maduka Okoye. He will compete with Francis Uzoho (Omonia […]

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Edo poll: Ex-works minister, others defect to APC

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The Minister of Works under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Arch Mike Onolememen, and a former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, who stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki in 2020 when he defected from the APC to the PDP, Gideon Ikhine were both received by the APC on Monday. Receiving the two heavyweights and […]

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