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 »
The Okpella Progressive Union (OPU) Northern Congress has decried the alarming rate of anti-social activities cum proliferation of arms among the youths in the Okpella Community and environs as 2015 general elections drawn near.
In a communique issued at the end of its 25th conference held in Kaduna at the weekend and jointly signed by the Union’s President, Mr. Abednigo
High Chief, Dr. Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi Ph.D., FCIT, OFR is an Iconic Nigerian who really needs no introduction. This distinguished son of Afemai is a phenomenon to be reckoned with as a result of the value successfully added to the broadcasting industry in Nigeria, as well as his immense contribution to human capital development both in Nigeria and in the diaspora.
Chief Raymond Dokpesi is credited to have successfully broke the jinx of exclusive ownership of electronic media to Nigerian Government. He
The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi is in the news again and for the right reasons. This came as Mr Olaniyan Joshua of this great Polytechnic dazzled at the 2014 National Youth Debate Competition organised by the Federal Ministry of Education.
Mr Olaniyan Joshua, who emerged the overall winner in this year’s edition of the National Youth Debate Competition, beat other 10 contestants to the 1st position with 86 points in a dazzling performance.
Hon. Abubakar Momoh, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, has faulted the process for selecting the delegates who voted in Saturday’s Peoples Democratic Party primaries in Edo North Senatorial District, conducted in Auchi.
Momoh, a serving House of Representatives member, who defected from the All Progressives Congress to the PDP, lost to Pascal Ugbome.
As the 2015 general election draw closer, both parties and candidate are positioning themselves for success in the general election. But for any candidate to partake in the general election, such candidate first have to scale through the huddle of party primaries.
The two major parties in Nigeria, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC) have held their primaries across the country to elect their respective flag bearers for Governorship and National/State Assembly positions.
Ozalla is one of the four clans in Owan west local government in Edo State. The geographical coordinates are: 6° 48′ 0″ North, 6° 1′ 0″ East, the postal code is 313111 and the Population, as calculated by World Gazetteer in 2010 was 4963 inhabitants. Close neighbours to Ozalla include Iruekpen, Ohumhora, Afuze and Sabongida-Ora.
Ozalla as a clan is unique to Owan because it is the first settlement on the western border of Owan. The implication of this is that migrants from Benin had to pass through Ozalla before they settled, anywhere in Owan. The clan is made up of Eight Villages headed by a traditional ruler whose title is “Onotare of Ozalla”. The villages which make up the clan are:
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja devalued the Naira by N13.
CBN says the move is part of efforts to strengthen the nation’s economy.
CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, disclosed the devaluation to newsmen after a meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee.
Emefiele explained that under the new arrangement, the Naira would now exchange for N168 instead of the old official rate of N155 to one US dollar.
The 2014 list of 100 most influential Africans by The New African Magazine, a pan African magazine based in London has 31 Nigerians including Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, former Education Minister & convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Group, Oby Ezekwesili making the list.
This year list of 100 most influential Africans had four African Presidents but President Goodluck Ebelle Jonathan was conspicuously absent from the list. The four African Presidents that made the list are: President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, President Idriss Déby of Chad and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
His Royal Majesty, Dr. Andrew Yesufu Eshioroamhe Dirisu, JP, OON, Okuokpellagbe of Okpella was born to Mr. Omosotomhe Dirisu Azamoh of Utayokhe – Imiegiele, Okpella. He grew up as an adventurous young man both among his mates and his immediate community wherein, he soon displayed profound leadership qualities.
He attended Saint Bonaventure Primary School, Imiegiele – Okpella. Thereafter, he proceeded to the then Etsako District Council (EDC) School, Okugbe – Okpella where he obtained the prestigious First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).
Iyora is one of the villages that makes up Uzairue clan in Etsako west local government area of Edo state. The village is located in eastern part of uzairue along Afowa-Apana road. Iyora is in ward 10 of Etsako west, it has a zip code of 312102 and an estimated population of about 2,500 people.
It is bounded in the west by Afowa, in the east by Ayaoghena, in the north by Iyamo, and Ogbido and ins the south by Ikabigbo and Irekpai. Iyora is mainly denominated by peaceful people who love entertaining strangers.