Group Profers Way Out of Unemployment

A Non-Governmental Organisation registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), The Living Evidence Foundation (LEF), has said that the escape route to unemployment is the acquisition of skills. LEF said this through its president, Comrade Ehizuenlen Evidence, while commenting on the state of the Nigerian economy and the way forward for Nigeria youths. According to…

Security cordon thrown on Ekiti as governorship poll commences

Ado-Ekiti – A security cordon has been thrown on Ekiti as the simultaneous accreditation and voting process is set to commence in Saturday’s governorship election. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) spread across the three senatorial districts report that armed policemen and personnel of sister security agencies such as the NSCDC, NDLEA and…

Why Govt can’t work on Evbareke, Uwelu Roads Now, by Deputy Gov

Edo State Government cannot be stampede now into the construction of Textile Mill/ Uwelu/Evbareke Road, the state Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu has said. He revealed this at a meeting in his office with leadership of the market unions led by Comrade Omoregbe Eboigboden with the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Sustainability, Engr Osahon…

State Police Bill scales 1st Reading

ABUJA – First Reading of the Constitution Alteration Bill for Establishment of State Police and other related matters scaled it’s First Reading at the Senate plenary yesterday. The Bill sponsored by the Deputy President of the Senate and the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, also has all…

Ekiti poll: Tight security as INEC distributes sensitive materials

Ado Ekiti – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday afternoon began the distribution of sensitive materials ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the materials were being moved from the Ado Ekiti branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria to the headquarters of each of the 16…

Human Trafficking: Obaseki at European Parliament, makes case for improved support, partnership

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a strong case to the European Parliament for improved and sustained support that will strengthen the state government’s efforts to curb human trafficking and illegal migration. Governor Obaseki, who said this during a session with the European Union Parliament Sub-Committee on Human Rights (DROI), in Brussels,…

Public Procurement Reform: Obaseki reaffirms commitment, urges LGAs to sustain momentum

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to sustain ongoing reform in public procurement, urging local government councils to abide by the dictates of the law to sustain accountability and transparency in governance. Obaseki who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osariodion Ogie Esq., made the…