Posts Tagged ‘Edo State Government’

Edo 2020: Court Disqualifies APC Deputy Governorship Candidate

By Onwuka Gerald Edo State High Court presiding in Benin, on Wednesday nullified the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy governorship candidate, Audu Ganiyu, in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election. A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kadiri Oshoakhemhe, had before now filed a case against Ganiyu and two others. The presiding judge, Justice […]

Edo Teachers Reject Pension Scheme

By Onwuka Gerald Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Sunday, told its members to neglect enrolling into the state government’s contributory pension scheme. The directive was contained a statement tagged, “Forceful enrollment into contributory pension scheme”, signed in Benin City, by Assistant General Secretary of the union, Moni Modesty. According […]

Gov. Obaseki Swears In Osarodion As New SSG

By Adejumo Enock The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has sworn in Osarodion Ogiri as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG) at the Government House, Benin City on Wednesday. The governor in his speech, said that the appointment is to serve the people and make sure their demand for good livelihood is […]

Edo State Government Clears Air On #COVID19 Palliative Discovered In Warehouse

The Edo State Government has reacted to the COVID-19 palliatives discovered in its warehouse, saying it “received 1,119,627 relief materials, distributed 1,112,307 items, and total items remaining (taken by rioters) 7,320.” Hoodlums in Benin City, on Saturday, stormed the government warehouse along Medical Store Road in the Uselu, axis of the Edo State capital and looted […]

#EndSARS: Edo State Government Sets Up 12-Man Judicial Panel Of Inquiry

The Edo State Government had set up a 12-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into circumstances surrounding the #EndSARS protests in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., disclosed this in a statemen. According to him, the Panel has been given 90 days to complete the assignment. He said the Panel was set […]

[JUST IN] #EndSARS: Edo State Govt Declares 24-Hour Curfew

Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration of Edo State has announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew across the state. According to a statement by the secretary to the state government, Mr. Osarodion Ogie, the curfew is to take effect from 4:00 pm, today, till further notice. Mr. Ogie said the imposition of the curfew was due […]