Edo Police Better Positioned To Fight Crime With New Security Architecture, Trust Fund, Says CP, Kokumo

BENIN CITY – Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has said the new security architecture and trust fund launched by Governor Godwin Obaseki, have positioned the police and other security agencies in the state to better fight crime. Kokumo, who made the submission in a chat with journalists in Benin City, Edo State…

Emotan Gardens: Subscription Grows On Back Of Benin-Abraka Road Reconstruction, Increased Security, Others

BENIN CITY – As holiday-makers settle in for the Yuletide celebrations in Edo State, there has been sustained interest in Emotan Gardens, the estate project being developed by the Edo State Government through the Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA) and Mixta Nigeria, a renowned real estate firm. Checks at the estate show that there…

Productivity: Obaseki Honours 23 Civil Servants For Diligence, Announces Automatic Promotion, N500,000 Prize

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has decorated 23 state workers, who exhibit a deep sense of diligence, commitment and dedication to their duties in the state civil service. The governor said plans are underway to establish the Edo State Public Service Training Academy with a training facility that will accommodate…

Alleged Fraud: Suspended NHIS Boss Drags Ministers, NHIS To Court

ABUJA – Prof. Usman Yusuf, the embattled Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has dragged two ministers and NHIS to a Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging his suspension from office. In the suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/1220/2018, Yusuf instituted legal action against the Honourable Minister of Health, and Attorney General of the Federation and Minister…

Army Recovers Body Of Missing General

JOS – The Nigerian Army has recovered the body of the missing Gen. Idris Alkali. The body was found in an abandoned well in Guchwet, Jos South LG, said Brig. Gen. Umar Mohammed, the Garrison Commander 3 Division of the Nigerian Army. Alkali was the former Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters Abuja. He was declared…

Edo Civil Service Commits To Continuous Staff Training

BENIN CITY – The Head of Service, Edo State, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, has commended the Godwin Obaseki-led administration for making staff training and re-training and prompt payment of salaries and allowances in the State Civil Service a cardinal objective of his government. Mrs. Idahor said this at a one-day seminar on “Preparation of Establishment Proposals”…