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Oshiomhole Completed the 10KM Okpekpe Race a Day after his Wedding

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 »

Adam Oshiomhole Wedding: Photo Story

Governor Adams Oshiomhole wedding came as big news. The Edo State Governor, on Friday, May 15, 2015 walked down the aisle with his new bride, Lara Fortes, a model from Cape Verde Read More »

Governor Oshiomhole Assures Afemai People

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole have assured the people of Afemai land that his administration would continue to embark on projects and programmes aimed at bringing development to the people and Read More »

Royal Fathers are the Bed Rock of Democracy – Shaibu

Written by BENJAMIN ATU The majority leader of the Edo State House of Assembly and APC candidate for the Etsako Federal Constituency at the National Assembly in the forth coming general election Hon. Read More »

Sultan Abubakar Commissions Auchi-Jattu-Afashio-Ikabigbo

The Auchi-Jattu-Afashio-Ikabigbo dual carriage way, constructed by the Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s administration was commissioned yesterday by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar the III. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, the Sultan Read More »

 

Afokpella Water Project: Trad Ruler appeals to Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole appealed to over afokpella water projedt

AFOKPELLA- The Eshozemhogie I of Imiamune Afokpell-Okpella in Etsako East Local Government Area, Edo State Chief Afiebor Peter has called on Governor Adams Oshiomhole to prevail in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources to take steps to address the abandoned Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) Afokpella water project with a view to providing water for the people in the locality.
Addressing a press conference in Afokpella, the traditional ruler disclosed that though officials from the ministry recently visited the area to take inventory of the materials left over, the community was yet to hear from them thereafter.

Alimikhena Assures Of Effective Representation

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Politicians in the country have been advised not to lord it over the people they choose to represent but see themselves as servants of the people.

Maj. Barr. Francis Alimikhena (rtd), Edo North Senatorial District senator-elect gave the advice while speaking with newsmen immediately after he collected his certificate of return in Abuja recently.
Barr. Alimikhena said it was surprising to see some politicians playing God over the people from whom they sought their mandates during electioneering while some only identify with the people when they are seeking for elections or re-election.

AAU: Amended law okays 5-Year single tenure for VC

Oshiomhole sign AAU VC tenure law

Governor Adams Oshiomhole has signed into law a bill amending the tenure of the Vice Chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma from a 4-year renewable tenure to a 5-year single non-renewable tenure.

While assenting to the bill, Governor Oshiomhole said the need to conform to the best practices as obtained in other National universities as well as ensure peace and development in the university made it necessary for the Ambrose Alli University Vice Chancellor Tenure to be amended.

Uzanu Community of Etsako East

Uzanu is a native community of Uneme in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo, Nigeria. It is among the villages that makes up Ward 3 in Etsako East Local Government with a zip code of 312107. Uzanu is located along Ivioghe – Igiode road which is off Auchi – Fugar – Agenebode road. The town is on Latitude 7.1947 and Longitude 6.6342 with an average elevation of 120 meters (396 feets).

The people of Uzanu are believed to be the descendants of Uzanu, Uneme’s daughter who incidentally was also Uneme’s  first child.

Hassan Kadiri, Etsako West Chairman, Passes on

Hassan Kadiri

Auchi – The death of the Etsako West Local Government Chairman, Prince, Barrister, Hassan Kadiri has been announced. The sad incidence is said to have happened around 10.30 P.M yesterday at a hospital in Benin city.

Barrister Hassan Kadiri has been struggling with ill-health for sometime now and finally lost the battle to the cold hands of death yesterday. This has thrown the bubbling town of Auchi and indeed the entire people of Etsako West into mourning.

Imiakebu Community of North Ibie

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Imiakebu is one of the North Ibie villages in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria.  Imiegbai is located on latitude of 7.2118N, longitude of 6.4366E and an average elevation of 252 m (830 ft).

The people of Imiakebu speaks the “Ibie language”, a homogeneous language generally spoken by the “Ibie” people. They are mostly subsistence farmers. However,  some of them  are engaged in hunting games and fishing.

Like most Afemai communities, ancient Imiakebu people were traditional religion worshippers. But today, a significant number of them have  embraced Islam and Christianity.

Bill to amend AAU Law scales second reading

Ambrose Alli University, AAU

A bill to amend the Law establishing Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma on the tenure of the Vice-Chancellor has passed second reading on the floor of the Edo State House of Assembly.

Leading debate to amend the bill, the Majority Leader, Hon. Philip Shaibu, said the principal Law provided for a two term of four years.

Hon. Shaibu said the amendment seek to correct the principal Law by Stipulating a five-year single tenure for the Vice-Chancellor of the Institution.

Owan East Political Wards and Polling Units

Owan East Local Government Area is one of the six Local Government of Edo north which are collectively referred to as Afemai. It headquarters is in the town of Afuze.

It has an area of 1,240 km² and a population of 154,385 persons at the 2006 census and the postal code of the area is 313

Owan East is made up of eight (8) clans, eleven (11) political wards and One hundred and sixty (160) polling units. See below, more insight on the political wards and the component communities in Owan East:

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Oshiomhole Completed the 10KM Okpekpe Race a Day after his Wedding

Oshiomhole at the 2015 Okpekpe road race

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 wedding.  In spite of the rigorous wedding activities of the previous day, the Governor still came top in the VIP race with a time of 88 minutes.

The main race was dominated by Kenyans who made a clean sweep in the female category, while they came first and third in the male category.