Tags : Edo State

Atiku, Serving Govs, Ex-Govs Arrive Ibadan, As Makinde Unveils Lekan

Former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu and his Edo State counterpart, Governor Godwin Obaseki, as well as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, will join the Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, to officially unveil the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, on […]

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

“Obaseki’s Claim On Printing Of ₦60BN Is Untrue” -Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said there was no truth in the claim made by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki that the Central Bank of Nigeria had to print between 50 Billion Naira and 60 Billion Naira for States to share in March at the meeting […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]

Obaseki Hails Court Verdict, Says Ruling ‘Victory For Truth, Rule

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which dismissed the certificate forgery suit brought against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Obaseki, in a statement issued on Saturday, January 9, 2021, said the judgement is a triumph of the rule of law and […]

Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the Party, Mr Williams Edobor, against the Governor, in a judgement delivered […]

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Kidnapping: Six Year Old Victim Found In Benin

A six-year-old girl, simply identified as ‘Courage’, kidnapped in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government of Delta State has been found in the Benin area of Edo State after six days in custody, A family source told Newsmen on Sunday, December 27, 2020, that ‘Courage’ was taken to Adesuwa Police Station in Benin, by a lady […]

Obaseki, Shaibu Sworn-In For Second Term

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Mr Philip Shaibu, have been sworn in for a second term in office. The Oath of Office was administered around 12 noon on Thursday, November 12, 2020, by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Esther Edigin. In attendance at the inauguration which took place at […]