Tag: Edo state

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Janeth JJanuary 16, 2016

Reno Omokri to Oshiomhole: ‘When your name ends with HOLE, you will be afraid of holes’

A former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri has criticised the governor of Edo state, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 15, 2016

‘Jonathan is inside the hole he threatened to throw me in’ – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomole, governor of Edo state has revealed that former president Goodluck Jonathan threatened him after he stated his support ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 21, 2015

White Witches of Nigeria publicly declare support for Buhari

Believe it or not, there is an association of witches in Nigeria. And no, its nothing like Nollywood paints it ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2015

‘My enemies are falling, I’m covered with the Blood of Jesus’ – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole believes there are attempts by some ‘enemies of progress’ to disrupt ongoing projects in the state. Oshiomhole ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

From Nollywood to state house? Veteran producer, Don Pedro Obaseki wants to succeed Oshiomhole

Veteran Nollywood producer, Don Pedro Osaro Agbonifo Obaseki has declared his intentions to run for the governorship position of Edo state come ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 24, 2015

Our party is not in power to lament – Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomole has called upon the Federal Government to join hands in the fight to kick quackery out of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 24, 2015

‘I called the Igbinedions thieves and they’ve not denied it’ – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole says he’s not afraid of the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion and his ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 23, 2015

The circus is complete: Who won the Oshiomhole-Igbinedion marching competition? (See Photos)

Barely a week ago, a group of elderly women in Edo state protested half-naked and half-draped in red attires against, ...

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Janeth JNovember 16, 2015

“Edo is safe, but Oshiomhole collects N500m monthly security vote” – PDP

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the performance of governor Adams Oshiomhole, as abysmal. ...

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Janeth JNovember 15, 2015

Oshiomhole is one of the best Governors in Nigeria – Femi Falana

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has commended the governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, for doing a tremendous job in his 7 years at ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2015

‘Oshiomhole, the biggest thief that calls everyone a thief’ – Igbinedion

Former governor of Edo state, Lucky Igbinedion, has accused the incumbent governor, Adams Oshiomhole, of mismanaging the Federal Allocations and Internal ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2015

Why I’m just probing Igbinedion… after 7 years as Governor – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole says the former PDP-led Federal Government lacked the willingness to fight corruption, hence his inability to ...

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Janeth JNovember 14, 2015

‘My motives are not personal’ | Oshiomhole speaks on probe of Gabriel and Lucky Igbinedion

Incumbent governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, says his decision to probe former governor, Lucky Igbinedion, is not personal Oshiomhole ...

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Janeth JNovember 12, 2015

‘I didn’t promise to make everyone happy’ | Oshiomhole to prosecute the Igbinedions

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to prosecute former governor, Lucky Igbinedion and his father, Sir Gabriel Igbinedion. Oshiomhole says he ...

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Janeth JNovember 5, 2015

Oshiomhole’s probe of Lucky Igbinedion is ‘political witch-hunt’ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described Edo State government’s proposed probe of former Governor Lucky Igbinedion, as political witch-hunting. Igbinedion was ...

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Janeth JOctober 16, 2015

Osiomhole’s information commissioner resigns

The Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo state, Louis Odion, has resigned from his cabinet. Odion was first appointed by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2015

Oshiomhole returns with fresh allegations and a word for the media

Edo State Governor, has been described by some as ‘Minister of attack, information and EFCC’- all in one. Living up ...

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Janeth JSeptember 12, 2015

How PDP plans to attract the younger generation

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party e-Membership Registration Committee, Raymond Dokpesi, said the party is undergoing an all inclusive process ...

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Janeth JAugust 26, 2015

Oshiomhole replies Orubebe, calls him a ‘clown and noisemaker’

A back and forth has officially began between the Governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole and former Minister of the Niger Delta, ...

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Janeth JAugust 19, 2015

Adesina criticizes Oshiomhole for calling GEJ’s agricultural programme a “scam”

Immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has criticized Edo State Governor, Adams Oshimhole, for calling the Agricultural Programme ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2015

N160bn went missing in NPA in a year – Oshiomhole

The Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged N160bn went missing in the Nigerian Ports Authority in a certain year. ...

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Janeth JAugust 4, 2015

Buhari backs down, writes Saraki to request $75m loan for Edo

‎President Muhammadu Buhari has finally decided to put the interest of the nation before his grievances. He has written to Senate ...

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Janeth JAugust 1, 2015

Buhari/Saraki issue stalls World Bank loan

The unending rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki is causing some major challenges as a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 24, 2015

Oyegun did not collect bribe from Saraki – APC springs to its Chairman’s defence

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has defended National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, on the supposed allegation that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 18, 2015

Oshiomhole: My wife is not a model… but she’s a model in my heart

by Iyobosa Omoregie Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says his wife, Iara Fortes, is not a model, however, she is ...

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Janeth JMay 15, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Kaduna APC assembly members accuse Yero of looting, PDP wants Buhari to be like Nelson Mandela, and more

Thirteen days to the end of the Peoples Democratic Party administration in Kaduna State, the All Progressives Congress caucus in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 15, 2015

“She understands my weaknesses” – Gov. Oshiomhole speaks about his new bride

by Kolapo Olapoju Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, got married today, May 15, to Lara Fortes, in Benin, and he ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 15, 2015

Gov. Oshiomhole’s marriage is trending – Top tweets about Edo Governor’s wedding

by Damilola Jagun The wedding ceremony of Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, to model, Lara Fortes, has sparked off frenzied discussion ...

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Janeth JMay 14, 2015

IGP helps apprehend cultists in Edo State

by Ranti Joseph According to reports, police have been working to keep the society safe unlike what it used to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 21, 2015

“Forget Ondo, another disease has killed 30 in Delta” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. Rivers PDP Chairman is not on the run but can’t be found. Felix Obuah says he ...

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