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 »
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 »
Education in Uhonmora-Ora community in Owan East Council Area of Edo State has received a boost when an indigene of the community, Captain Victor Iriobe donated a block of fully equipped classroom block. It was to commemorate his and his wife’s investiture as Knight of Anglican Communion by the Anglican Diocese of Sabon-Gida Ora.
The classroom block is made of fully equipped three classrooms and a modern office for the head teacher. This is in addition to 30 KVA generator the donor had earlier handed over to the primary school.
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 INEC Federal Commissioner, South South by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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By Ken Adejumoh
Majority of the names in Nigeria political terrain were names I knew way back in my high school days when I studied Government and History. My thought then was that any name that is mentioned in history is among the fallen heroes. Later precisely 1998, my dad made it compulsory that we listen to NTA network news and he bought newspapers for us to read in order to be conversant with happening trends in the country. Between 1999 and year 2000, I got to understand that some of these names are still part of the decision-making body of this country both directly and indirectly.
Ojah is one of the towns that make up the Okpameri ethnic group of Akoko-Edo Local Government in the north of Edo State, Nigeria. Ojah is a scenic town of streams and rocks in the undulating Somorika hills with an average altitude of 1233 feet above sea level.
The town, which is among the communities that makes up Ward 5 of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, is located along Igarra – Ososo road. It enjoys a very temperate climate and the highest peak of Ojah is a very large monolith often called the Oyan oza. The town is known across Nigeria for
Abuja – The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Ministry of Works to urgently ensure completion of the 19km Sabo-Sobe road in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo.
This followed a motion sponsored by Representative Pally Iriase (APC – Edo), and unanimously adopted by members through a voice vote.
Moving the motion, Iriase said Sobe clan which was
Edo State Police Command has placed a ban on Ekhuochi Masquerade Festival which is performed by the Igarra people of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. This was reported by Independent Television and Radio news.
The report quoted a statement by the Edo State Deputy commissioner of Police, Abubakar Mohammed
THE Otaru of Auchi, Edo state, Alhaji Aliru Momoh Ikelebe III, has urged governments at all levels to churn out people-based programmes and policies to enable Nigeria realise her potentials.
He stated this yesterday in Sabongida-ora, Owan West Local Council Area, during the 2015 summit of Owan Animal Hunters Association. He also urged Nigerians to remain united irrespective of recent events, which, he said, were deliberately designed by some “evil and criminally minded” elements to
By Ahmed Aigbona
After two days of punching, shouting from the ringside and general hysteria, the curtains were finally drawn on the maiden edition of the South-South Open Boxing Championship last Saturday.
The boxing event was held inside the Indoor Sports Hall at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium; Benin City, a brainchild of the Edo State Boxing Association with the approval of both the Edo state Sports Council and the National Sports Commission, Zone 2 Office in Benin City, the championship was a remarkable effort in reviving and resuscitating the near moribund game of boxing in this part of the country which had hitherto been the hub of the sport in Nigeria
By Ahmed Aigbona
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has decorated eminent businessman and philanthropist, Chief Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, as its National Patron.
The honour to Chief Ubah is in recognition of his numerous contributions to the promotion, growth and development of sports in Nigeria. At the event, Chief Ubah donated a brand new 15-seater Hummer bus to the national body of SWAN and assured the Sports Writers that he would do more to enhance the growth of the association and sports journalism as a whole.
The Galadima of Auchi Kingdom, Dr. Mohammed Mustafa Lecky made the list of the five new National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) named by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, following the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The appointment was approved at the first meeting of the Council of State presided over by President Buhari.
The five national commissioners are: