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Obaseki is Edo APC Governorship Candidate

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent chairman of the Edo state economy and strategy team under Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s administration have emerged as the All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship Candidate after the primary election of Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen: Afemai Rulers Want FG to Deploy Military Operatives

Afemai traditional rulers have raised alarm over incessant attacks by Fulani herdsmen in the area, urging the Federal Government to act urgently and decisively by deploying soldiers as backup to prone areas. The Read More »

Pregnant woman, 2 others crushed, driver/conductor set ablaze

A ghastly auto accident has claimed the lives of three persons, including a pregnant woman in Osholo village, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. They were crushed to death at Read More »

Auchi Allied Association Felicitate with Dr. Lecky

Members of Auchi Allied Association, AAA Abuja branch, on behalf of AAA worldwide paid a courtesy visit to Dr. Mustapha Lecky, the Galadima of Auchi Kingdom, who was recently appionted and inaugurated as Read More »

Top 10 Countries With the Highest Salaries

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 Read More »

 

Africa’s average rate of productivity growth falls to 1.7%

Strong GDP growth in Africa has masked disappointing productivity, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight: Africa Q2 report. Over the last 15 years trade and investment have buffered the continent against the global financial crisis. However, according to the accountancy and finance body, this has hidden low productivity figures – despite much greater potential for economic ‘catch up’

The Reoccurring Deaths of Migrants, will there be an End?

migrants

Day after day, one is greeted on the internet with stories of migrants who die in their sojourn to Europe and America for greener pastures. In recent weeks, I have read series of reports about bodies of migrants found dead around the deserts of Africa. This leaves me with an unresolved puzzle as I keep wondering when it will all come to an end.

While pondering on this, a colleague walked up to me to

Ikabigbo Community of Uzairhue Clan

ikabigbo road

Ikabigbo is one of the 19 villages that makes up Uzairue clan in Etsako west local government area of Edo state. The village is located along Auchi-Agenebode road.  Ikabigbo is in ward 12 of Etsako west, it has a zip code of 312102 and GPS coordinates: 6.98763, 6.30595.

As at today, Ikabigbo is made up of four main quarters with each quarter having it components sub quarters. Below are the main quarters and their component sub-quarters:

BEDC Finally Restores Electricity to Auchi

BEDC restores Electricity to Auchi

Residents of Auchi Kingdom in Edo State, yesterday, heaved a sigh of relief as the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has finally deemed it fit to restore power to the town and her surrounding communities after nearly three months of darkness.

Business owners across Auchi have had to cope with the extra cost of fueling generators in other to run their businesses.

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company had earlier

Obaseki is Edo APC Governorship Candidate

APC governorship candidate

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent chairman of the Edo state economy and strategy team under Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s administration have emerged as the All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship Candidate after the primary election of the party which kicked off on Saturday, June 18 in Benin City, the Edo state capital.

When the APC governorship primaries was about commencing formally on Saturday, June 18, the election committee chairman, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state,

Engr. Jafaru Buraimah: Acting Rector, Auchi Poly

Engr.Buraimah, Acting Rector, Auchi Poly

Engr. Jafaru Buraimah is the Acting Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi. Which is one of the leading Polytechnics in Africa.

Following the end of the tenure of Dr. (Mrs.) Philipa Idogho and the directive by the Federal Ministry of Education that she should handover to the most Senior Deputy Rector, this distinguished son of Afemailand was appointed the Acting Rector of Auchi Poly.

Up until his acting appointment, Engr. Buraimah was

Shuaibu Amodu Buried in Okpella

shuaibu Amodu

The remains of the late Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director and former Super Eagles Chief Coach, Shuaibu Amodu, were laid to rest Saturday evening at his country home in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, amidst tears and wailings.

Amodu’s body, that had earlier been brought to Okpella from

Edo 2016: 490,000 PVCs Yet To Be Collected – INEC

edo 2016, 490k pvc yet to be collected

Ahead of the September 18, Edo 2016 Governorship Election, scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), the Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state, Mr. Sam Olumekun has disclosed that over 490,000 Permanent Voters Cards (PVC’s) representing about 30 percent of registered voters still remain unclaimed out of the 1.7 million registered voters and urged affected persons to take advantage of the ongoing registration to collect them.

Bike rider beheaded in Auchi

bike rider

A headless body of a commercial bike rider was found in front of Campus II of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Estako West local government area of Edo State over the weekend.

The severed head of the victim was found not too far away from where motor-cycle was kept.

Ramadan: Oshiomole urge Muslims to pray for Peace

Oshiomole urge muslims to pray for peace

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged the Muslim Ummah to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray for peace in the state and success of the gubernatorial elections holding in the state later in the year.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria, the Governor urged Muslim faithful to pray for peace in the state noting that the Ramadan offers the faithful the opportunity to reconnect to their maker.