Obaseki Swear-In Special Adviser On Gender…Says Appointment, To Change Circumstances And Fortune Of Women

BENIN CITY- Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has sworn-in newly appointed Special Adviser on Gender Mrs. Efosa Uyigue charging her and the 18 Special Assistants to work positively to affect women in the state. He urged them not see their appointment as just another political appointment to make some people happy but one that…

Emir’s Demise: Traditional Institution Has Lost A Role Model, Says President Buhari

ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the traditional institution in the country has ‘‘lost a pillar and a role model’’ following the death of the Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Kabir Umar. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said Buhari stated this at the burial of the…

ICPC Held Sensitisatiin Workshop For Students Of Tertiary Institutions, Commends Gov. Obaseki

BENIN CITY- As part of its activities to mark the 2017 ‘World Anti- Corruption Day’, the Edo state branch of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Officences Commission, ICPC, has organised a One-Day awareness and sensitisation workshop for students in tertiary institutions across the state. The event which took place at the Imaguero College…

On-Line Federal Civil Service Commission Job Advertisement Not True –Spokesman

ABUJA- The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) says it is not true that the commission is recruiting people into various Federal Government ministries. Dr Joel Oruche, the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations made the clarification in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. According to him, the on-line recruitment advertisement purportedly by the FCSC is…

2019 And Atiku’s Tales By Moonlight

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar recently resigned his membership of the APC, alleging a draconian clampdown of democracy in the party, a derailment of its set objectives in governance and the abandonment of the Nigerian youth. Atiku equally cited a leaked memo from Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to President Muhammadu Buhari in which…

Edo Govt., CBN Set Aside N500m Credit Facility To De-Risk Agric Investments….Scheme To Support Large, Commercial Farming

BENIN CITY- The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has inaugurated a nine-man committee to oversee the N500 million Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS) initiated in alliance with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to de-risk investments in agriculture in the state. Obaseki inaugurated the committee headed by the Special Adviser to the Governor…

No law banning importation of Maize

ABUJA- Minister of State for Agriculture , Sen. Heineken Lokpobri on Thursday said that there was no law banning importation of maize into the country . He made this known when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja. While responding to questions on why maize importation was being allowed…