Bendel Insurance FC holds Thanksgiving Mass to celebrate NPFL promotion

Management and players of Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Tuesday held a Thanksgiving Mass at the St Paul’s Catholic Church, in Benin City, to celebrate the team’s promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL). The club, on the back of unprecedented support from the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his…

NCS recommend N27,000 NMW …angry Labour threaten showdown soon

ABUJA – organized Nigeria Labour movements in Nigeria have rejected N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States (NCS) yesterday. Making the disclosure, General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, asserted that the NCS has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a Tripartite Committee has submitted its…

Obasanjo meets Buhari, shake hands

ABUJA – Fourty-eight hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo has released a statement condemning the Buhari administration, both men met yesterday, at the Aso Rock Council chamber, shook hands, staring and smiling eyeballstraight. It is the first time they would be meeting since the former president began to publicly criticise the Buhari administration. In a…

AAU RE-OPENING: MGT REQUESTS PARENTS, STUDENTS TO IGNORE CONTRARY INFORMATION BY EKPOMA – The management of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma-Edo State has requested the public, especially parents and students of the institution to discountenance any information contradicting the directive of the university’s Senate to re-open the school for academic activities. The chairman of…

Obaseki To Receive VP Osinbajo On Saturday, As FG Launches Tradermoni In Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state is set to receive the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, January 19, for the launch of one of the components of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP), TraderMoni. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media…

President Buhari To Review BEDC’s Operational Licence Over Inefficient Service

BENIN CITY – President Muhammadu Buhari has assured electricity consumers in Edo State that he would look into calls for the withdrawal of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)’s operational licence over the company’s inefficiency. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, revealed the President’s stance during the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Presidential campaign rally in Benin…

ANEEJ Applauds Obaseki For Leading Open Governance Campaign In South-South

BENIN CITY – The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has applauded Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for leading the campaign on open governance in the South-South region with his administration’s implementation of policies which promote transparency and accountability in governance. The Deputy Executive Director, ANEEJ, Mr. Leo Atakpu, made the submission…

More Small Scale Companies Relocate To Edo On Back Of Obaseki’s Reform

BENIN CITY – Following far-reaching reforms in the tax system, favourable investment climate and an endearing support structure for their operations, led by Governor Godwin Obaseki, more small scale manufacturers are now relocating to Edo State. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Cradle Peak Limited, Mr. Ikponmwosa Obanor, said a number of his partners…