Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, who has always been a strong supporter of the annual IAAF certified 10km Okpekpe race participated in this year edition which took place a day after his Read More »
The Senator representing Edo North and Deputy Majority Whip Of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena has unveil the first phase of his legislative agenda for the people of Edo North. According to him, the first phase of this empowerment training programme will kick off from September to November 2015 while graduates from the training programme will be empower in December to set up their personal enterprise and become employers of labor. Senator Alimikhena stated this while playing host to various political groups including the Owan West Youth Forum, Weppa Wanno Political Leaders, Auchi Youth forum as well as Women group from Akoko –Edo, who storm his home town in igiode by the weekend.
Alimikhena who thank the various group for their support and encouragement during and after the
Have you ever wondered which country pays its workers the highest salary? Well, you do not have to wonder any more as Top men’s magazine have already done a detailed analysis of the top 10 countries with the highest salaries. Below is their findings, starting from number 10:
- #10 Netherlands
The Netherlands has one of the busiest and largest seaside ports in all of Europe, which is also the major reason why the average salary for Netherlanders hovers around $47,000 a year. Although because the
Enwan is a single Village clan in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. It is among the villages that makes up Ward 8 in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. The town is on Latitude 7.271667 and Longitude 6.138611 with an average elevation of 287 meters. The zip code of Enwan is 312114.
The town is located along Ososo/Igara road and is situated a quater of a mile from Igirra, the Administrative headquarter of Akoko Edo Local Government Area. The people from this clan traces
ANXIETY has continued to mount in Igbanke, Orhionmown Local Council and the university community of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma as, one month after Dr Paul Erie, an associate professor who is a palace chief and lecturer in the university was abducted in his house, his whereabouts still remain unknown.
The traditional ruler of the community, Onojie of Omolua, His Royal Highness, Dr Isaac Uwaifo, told The Guardian on Monday
The wife of the Bishop of Akoko-Edo Diocese, Mrs Victoria Oyekpen, who is a magistrate in Jattu, Etsako West Local Council of Edo State, was on Saturday evening reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen along the Igarra-Ibillo Road in Akoko-Edo Local Council of the state.
She was, however, released on Sunday afternoon by her abductors in very unclear circumstances, as none of the family members was ready to speak on the matter.
The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday summoned the management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) over the disconnection of Igarra community from national grid.
This was contained in the house resolution passed during plenary in Benin City.
The resolution followed a matter of urgent public importance on what it described as the oppressive and malicious shut down of
Meet the new security chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari:
ABAYOMI GABRIEL OLONISHAKIN (DEFENCE)
The new chief of defence staff, a major general from Ekiti state, was until his appointment the head of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command in Minna, Niger state. He topped his class at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). He is the most senior general in the armed forces with the retirement of the former service chiefs. He is only the third south-westerner to be Nigeria’s No. 1 military officer, after Alani Akinrinade (1980-81) and Seyi Petinrin (2010-2012).
TUKUR BURATAI (ARMY)
BENIN CITY – Disturbed by the controversies that trailed the phase out of Edo Youth Empowerment Scheme, popularly known as Edo Yes by the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Anslem Ojezua, has clarified the true position of the state government on the issue.
According to him, the action of the Governor was to restructure the scheme in line with the current economic trend in the country.
It would be recalled that the Edo Yes was inaugurated in 2009 as part of the government intervention scheme to empower youths in the state through employment of over 10,000 youths.
AUCHI – An award of loyalty excellence and faithful service to the people of Edo State has been conferred on the state Deputy Governor, Dr Pius Egberanmwen Odubu by a group known as All Afemai Initiatives.
The conferment event-which took place in Auchi, Etsako West local Government Area attracted dignitaries in Afemai land, including the mother of the state governor, Hajia Aishatu Oshiomhole.
The deputy governor who was represented by the Deputy Chief of Staff Office of the Deputy Governor, Prince Ekpenriebe Akenzua appreciated the group for recognizing the deputy governor’s contributions to the development of Edo State.
According to Ikharo (1985), Ikelebe was the first person ever, to be installed as an executive ruler of Auchi Kingdom. This was in the year 1819. He was given the title “Otaru” which was translated to mean “Onomoloto” in Auchi dialect.
Before his enthronement as the Otaru of Auchi, the town was administered through the “Odioship” system which was based entirely on age, mental and physical fitness. In this system, each of the five heritage villages of Auchi was headed by a Odio” and the overall head of the five heritage villages was called “Okpishai Ituke” who was normally from Utsogu village by virtue of its prime position in the town.
Ikelebe, the first Otaru of Auchi kingdom, was the son of Aneke, the daughter of Otsudo. Otsudo was the