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Killers of Olajide Sowore’ll Be Brought to Book – Obaseki Vows

Killers of Olajide Sowore’ll Be Brought to Book – Obaseki Vows

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has described the killing of Olajide Sowore, younger brother of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore as “heartbreaking”, vowing that all efforts would be made to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to justice. Commiserating with Sowore, over the sad incident, Governor Obaseki assured in a statement on

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Ize-Iyamu Loses Massive Farmland to Edo State Govt As Obaseki Revokes Ownership

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s seeming onslaught against political opponents appears relentless with the revocation of the certificate of occupancy of an over 18 hectres of farmland belonging to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) at the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state. The confiscated land had over the

Oba Ewuare 11, Gov. Obaseki, Disagree over Custody of Looted Benin Artifacts

Oba Ewuare 11, Gov. Obaseki, Disagree over Custody of Looted Benin Artifacts

As controversy rages between Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and the palace of the Oba of Benin, Ewuare11, Ogidigan over who takes custody of looted artifacts to be repatriated from Germany and other countries, the Benin monarch on Friday declared unequivocally that the artifacts are not property of the state government or any private corporate

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Edo PDP Lifts Suspension on State Chairman

….Clears Him of Alleged Misconduct The suspension slammed on Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tony Aziegbemi, has been lifted. The decision to lift the suspension on the hitherto embattled chairman was announced on Saturday by the State Working Committee, SWC of the PDP. Recall that Aziegbemi was suspended following the decision

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Edo APC Upbraids Obaseki over New Wave of Demolition of Prime Properties

About 16 months after the demolition of T. Latifah Hotel and Suites, Benin, belonging to Tony Adun, aka Tony Kabaka, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Edo State, and close ally of the immediate past governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, the state government has pulled down another set of commercial buildings

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

*Says Project Not a Priority Amidst Hunger, Poverty Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has called out the state governor, Godwin Obaseki over his decision to build another airport in the state. Edo State currently hosts a federal government-owned Benin Airport. The airport being conceived by the governor would be sited in

Ogie (left) and Akhigbe, after signing the agreement

Edo Govt, Firm Sign Agreement on Establishment of Inland Dry Port, Project 70% Completed

When completed, the ongoing Edo Inland Dry Port will reduce the current pressure on the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA Lagos, as ships conveying cargo from any part of the world would have the option of berthing in the new port. On Friday, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with

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Obaseki Spurns Overtures for Reprieve for 14 Embattled Lawmakers-Elect

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says he would not forgive the 14 lawmakers-elect whose seats were declared vacant Wednesday December 4, 2019 by the Frank-Okiye-led House of Assembly for not fulfilling the 181 mandatory days for attendance at plenary. He said rather, he would start to press charges against them for alleged treason and sedition

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Insecurity: Obayuwana, Ex-Edo Attorney General, Agents of Government Bicker over Disruption of Protest

Human Right activist and former Attorney General and commissioner for Justice in Edo State, Dr. Osagie Obayuwana on Monday accused members of the Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV) established by the state government, of disrupting a peaceful march he led to protest worsening insecurity in the country. Obayuwana, who called for the disbandment of the body,

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