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FRSC to deploy 485 personnel, 1,200 special marshals in Edo

Auchi – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday said it would deploy 485 personnel and 1,200 special marshals to various highways in Edo to ensure safety during the Yuletide. Mr Read More »

Police destroy illegal refineries with more than 30 pits in Egono, Agbede

The Police in Edo on Friday destroyed illegal refineries with more than 30 pits in Egonu community in Agbede, near Auchi. Led by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatunde Kokumo, the police Read More »

Motorists Urges FG to Reconstruct Ose Bridge in Owan West

Motorists on Monday appealed to the Federal Government ( FG ) to urgently reconstruct the old and narrow Ose Bridge at Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State to prevent vehicles Read More »

Auchi Poly Proscribes SUG, goes ahead with Scheduled Second Remester Exams

The authorities of Auchi Polytechnic have proscribed the Student’s Union Government over threat to the scheduled school’s second semester examination on Monday. Mustapher Oshiobugie, the Public Relations Officer of Auchi-poly, made the Read More »

New executive for Auchi Branch of Nigeria Society of Engineers

Auchi branch of Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Saturday, September 23, 2017 recorded another milestone as the organisation inaugurated it new executive at the Auchi Polytechnic Alumni Association (APAA) building in a Read More »

 

Akoko-Edo Local Government Chairmanship Position From 1979 – 2016

chairmanship position in Akoko-edo

Akoko-Edo, one of the oldest local government in Nigeria, is among the six local government areas in Afemailand (Edo North). It covers a land mass measuring about 1,371 km2 with a population of 262,100 as at 2006 census. The local government is made up of about 43 towns and Villages.

An elementary study of Akoko-Edo political structure will shows that it is made up of ten (10) political wards, two State House of Assembly constituencies and a Federal Constituency with one seat in the House of Representatives at the National Assembly.

The two constituencies

FRSC to deploy 485 personnel, 1,200 special marshals in Edo

frsc

Auchi – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday said it would deploy 485 personnel and 1,200 special marshals to various highways in Edo to ensure safety during the Yuletide.

Mr Samuel Odukoya, the Edo Sector Commander, said this at the inauguration of the `Ember’ months campaign tagged “Right to Life on the Highway is Not Negotiable’’ held in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo.

“We have 485 officers and 1,200 special marshals that will be on patrol in strategic routes within the various commands and units of our zone in Edo.

Auchi Poly Staff Unions Confident of Rector’s Ability to Liquidate N1.8bn debt

Auchi Poly Staff Unions

Auchi Polytechnic staff on Monday said they had implicit confidence that the acting Rector, Dr Sanusi Jimah, would redeem his pledge to liquidate arrears of the inherited N1.8 billion owed to unions at the institution.

The three unions in the institution in March, suspended their month-old strike following an inaugural meeting with Jimah over the outstanding indebtedness of N1.8 billion owed to the unions by the previous administration of Dr Philipa Idogo.

The unions include: the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP ), the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics ( SSANIP ) and the Non Academic Staff union of Polytechnics ( NASUP ).

Some nine months since his assumption of office,

Afemai group flays alleged attack on Benin monarch, Oshiomhole

THE Afemai Truth and Progressives Alliance, a socio-cultural organization in Edo state has condemned what it described as an attempt to tarnish the names of Oba Ewuare 11, Oba of Benin and that of the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by some persons it described as “failed politicians and enemies of Edo state.”

While expressing worries over what it described as persistent attack on the former governor who according to it, laid the solid foundation for economic and infrastructural growth in the state during his tenure, ¨these same enemies of progress are now

Obaseki restates commitment to fight against human trafficking

human trafficking obaseki commissions classroom in okpella

Edo State Governor,  Godwin Obaseki have said that his administration is willing to support any initiative that will curb human trafficking.

Obaseki, represented by his Deputy, Philip Shaibu, stated this on Tuesday when he hosted the executives of the African Youth Commission at Government House, Benin.

He said the way youths travel out of the country to be used as slaves in their host countries is unacceptable.

Obaseki, who described human trafficking as

Obaseki approves N500m for infrastructure projects, to access World Bank’s N2bn facility

Obaseki presents budget commiserates with Momoh family

The Edo State Government has approved N500 million as counterpart funding for the state’s SEEFOR public works programme, which will enable it access N2bn from the World Bank for infrastructural projects in the state.

The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Hon. Paul Ohonbamu said this after weekly Executive Council meeting at the Government House, in Benin City.

He said Governor Godwin Obaseki approved the release of N500 million as counterpart funding for the

Police destroy illegal refineries with more than 30 pits in Egono, Agbede

illegal refineries

The Police in Edo on Friday destroyed illegal refineries with more than 30 pits in Egonu community in Agbede, near Auchi.

Led by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatunde Kokumo, the police team first inspected the various refining camps before destroying them.

Kokumo, who spoke shortly after the destruction exercise, said that the illegal refineries were discovered by officers of the command who were combing the bush for suspected kidnappers and other criminals.

The future of African ports is also the future of Africa’s economic success

by Gilbert Saggia, Managing Director: East Africa at SAP Africa

Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in Africa are driven by sea. With a global middle class set to reach 5 billion people by 2030, global trade is set to continue to grow at an unprecedented rate1. Reports suggest that global freighter fleet is expected to double over the next decade due to the growing consumption demands of the ever-increasing middle class.

Beyond fulfilling their respective countries’ trade needs, ports act as gateways to land-locked countries such as Ethiopia and Chad, that have significant agrarian and raw materials export potential, and great

AFMAA Set to Promote Afemai Heritage

AFMAA

A pro Afemai organisation, AFEMAI MERIT ACHIEVERS AWARD (AFMAA) CUM FILM FESTIVAL is set to give a boost to the Afemai heritage through a cultural festival. The organisation hope to unveil the maiden edition of the festival in the early part of 2018. Activities lined up for the festival will include cultural carnival, entrepreneurial training/empowerment, beauty pageant  as well as cultural awareness seminal.

In an exclusive chat with AfemaiPeople, the CEO of AFMAA, Cent Micah Imoyera, revealed that

Ogbona Rulers of the Twentieth Century 1892 – 2017

Ogbona community is one of the communities that makes up Avianwun clan of Etsako Central Local government area of Edo state. As much as the entire clan is centrally administered by a clan head who goes by the title of Ogie Avianwun, the respective communities are administered by community rulers called Okphe Ukpi.

Below are the Okphe Ukpi of Ogbona community from 1892 to 2017: