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Oshiomhole unveiled Akhigbe’s Statue in Fugar

The memory of Late Vice Admiral Mike Akhigbe was on Teusday, honoured  as Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State unveiled the statue of the former Chief of General Staff, in Fugar, Etsako Read More »

Seven Reasons to do Business in Auchi

With the re-basing of the Nigeria economy, Nigeria now have the largest economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world. It is true that Nigeria still have high rate of Read More »

Etsako West Boss Turbaned Dania of Auchi

Among the activities that added colour to the just concluded Eid de Fitr celebration in Auchi Kingdom was the turbaning of  Prince Hassan Kadiri, the Chairman of Etsako west Local government area, Read More »

Stop playing politics with security, Oshiomhole tells Politicians

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged politicians to resist the temptation of playing politics with security matters in the interest of the nation. Speaking at the Oshiomhole a Security Management Read More »

Anwain Clan of Etsako West LGA

Anwain clan is one of the thirteen clans in Etsako. The clan is located South of  Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State and it is ward eight of the twelve Read More »

 

Oshiomhole unveiled Akhigbe’s Statue in Fugar

akhigbe statue

The memory of Late Vice Admiral Mike Akhigbe was on Teusday, honoured  as Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State unveiled the statue of the former Chief of General Staff, in Fugar, Etsako Central Local Government Area of the state.

During the ceremony, Oshiomhole said “Everybody has opportunity to define how he wants to be remembered when you are alive and whether people remember or not, there are things you do that it is impossible for people to forget.

Oshiomhole’s Address on Current Political Development in Edo State

ADDRESS BY COMRADE ADAMS ALIYU OSHIOMHOLE, mni, CON, GOVERNOR OF EDO STATE AT A TOWN HALL MEETING, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014

My dear Compatriots,
It has become necessary for me to address you on the current political developments in our dear state. These unfortunate events, as everybody is aware, have led to needless tension.

As an elected and accountable government, we are duty-bound to explain to the people the issues involved, the forces at play and their ultimate objective.

THE ISSUES INVOLVED

Seven Reasons to do Business in Auchi

Business in Auchi

With the re-basing of the Nigeria economy, Nigeria now have the largest economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world. It is true that Nigeria still have high rate of unemployment as well as her own share of infrastructural inadequacies, but Nigeria is still a destination of choice for any investor thinking of setting up a business. If as an investor you eventually make the decision to set up a business in Nigeria, among the places in Nigeria you should actually consider to set up your business is Auchi in Edo State. Below are seven reasons to do business in Auchi.

Ibillo, the Stop-Over Town of Akoko-Edo

Ibillo

Ibillo is one of the twenty-two communities that makes up the Okpameri ethnic group of Akoko-Edo Local Government of Edo State. Ibillo is arguably the commercial hub of the local Government, being a stop-over town for travelers traveling from Nigeria administrative capital, Abuja to Nigeria’s commercial/financial  capital, Lagos.

Ibillo is around Longitude 6.12 and Latitude 7.45. She is bounded in the west by Ekor and Ondo State, in the east by Ugboshi-afe, in the south by Ekpesa and in the north by Lampese

Okpameri People of Akoko-Edo

Okpameri

Okpameri is an Afemai ethnic group. They are one of the ethnic nationalities that makes up Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State .

The term “Okpameri” denotes oneness. In other words the term “Okpemeri” means “we are one.” Okpameri is made up of twenty-two communities that share the same cultural, historical, and linguistic attributes.

Communities that makes up Okpameri

The twenty-two communities that makes up Okpameri are:

Foundation Stone Laid for College of Agric, Agenebode permanent Site

college of Agriculture Agenebode foundation stone laid

BY MORRISON HAYBLE

A major step towards harmonizing the existence of Edo State College of Agriculture Technology, Agenebode in Etsako East local government was Thursday harmonized with the official laying of the foundation stone for its permanent site by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Hon Abdul Oroh.

The Agriculture Commissioner while flagging off the community driven project of a four class rooms block and an office for the Head of Department

Okhu People of Okpella Clan

Okhu is the oldest village in Okpella. Okpella people speak Okpella but Okhu had a different dialect.  The long interaction between the two has led to the people of Okhu almost losing their original dialect.  Only very few old people among them still remember some words but they are clearly identifiable with the rest people of Okpella while speaking.  Okhu people have now been fully

Eghogho Festival takes off Nicely

Eghogho Festival

The maiden edition of the Auchi Eghogho festival started yesterday (Friday, 3rd of October 2014) night with an open air pre-party which took place at the Ikelebe sports Arena in the heart of Auchi Kingdom.

The party which was well attended by members of the various age groups in Auchi kingdom served as a platform for the various age groups to distinguish themselves through various forms of cultural displays.

Owan Music Video: Ododo Jnr of Iulleha

Enjoy this beautiful Owan Music Video by Ododo Jnr of Iulleha

Church building collapse: Govt will prosecute culprits, says Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole on church building colapse

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state says government would investigate the circumstances leading to the collapse of a church building which led to the death of one person and left two others injured.

Oshiomhole gave the assurance weekend when he visited the site of the collapsed Christ Chosen Church of God and addressed the residents of the area.