Edo Governor Urges Young Nigerians Not To Lose Hope In Nigeria The Executive Governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki has urged Nigerian youth not to be discouraged following the many challenges facing the nation but rather “have hope for a brighter future for the nation.” Obaseki made this statement in Benin at a dinner party organised for Team Edo which took part at the just-concluded National Sports Festival.
Today's Headline: Obaseki Reveals Source Of Insecurity In Nigeria, Gunmen Attacks Kaduna Communities
You're Hunted By Your Shadow, PDP Tells Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has resorted to blackmail in the face of failure.The party was responding to the allegation by the presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership.
One of the abducted Greenfield University students released One of the the abducted students of Greenfield University has been released by kidnappers.Though, the Kaduna state government is yet to confirm the news, the mother of the victim confirmed the news of her son released to newsmen in Abuja during the protest at the national assembly.
The inception of Godwin Obaseki, has seen to the closure of several tertiary institutions in Edo state since early 2017, where at the moment several institutions, which were functioning in day to day activities before the inception of this administration, now lay in comatose state.The roll call of institutions, suffering ill fates under this administration have so far included the College of Education Ekiadolor, the College of Agriculture and the School of Nursing and MidWivery in Benin-City.
In a democratic setting like the one enshrined by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the affairs of a state are expected to be administered by the Governor, his deputy, the secretary to the state government, and commissioners of the various ministries.Unfortunately, this has not been the case in Edo State for the past six months.
His name is Agho Ogbede, who originated from Agbor, which is located in the Delta-Igbo region.He was one of the powerful monarchs of the Benin Empire, who ruled it for years.Historical reports gathered say that he left his village called Iguovinyoba at about 25 years old to start a new life after he was being divorced by a married woman.
The APC must be aware of one fact that it needs at least a governor from the south-south zone if it wants to have a better national outlook.Truly, with or without a governor there, the party will have enough votes from each of the six states in the area, yet the party needs a leader there.
The minister of transportation, Rotimi has opened up over the rumor which made the rounds over the past days about his statement on the presidency printing raw cash from the CBN.It was published that the former Rivers governor had indeed, accused his own government of printing money and lying about it.
The Peoples democratic party PDP has been striving hard to take over from the ruling party, APC.The party created a committee that's working for reconciling the members of the party nationwide.Like other states where PDP is ruling, Obaseki of Edo has been creating a good future for his party to record the highest numbers of votes in the 2023 general election.
A female student of a public secondary school in Edo state named Blessing has appealed to the Governor Godwin Obaseki led administration to come to their rescue over the poor condition of their place of learning.Blessing is a student of Uokha Grammar School in Owan East local government of Edo state.
The Presidential Visitation Panel to UNIBEN met with Governor Godwin Obaseki to deliberate over major challenges today.The chairperson, Mrs. Amal Pepple had led the panel to meet with the governor.Governor Godwin Obaseki while addressing the members of the Presidential Visitation Panel to the University of Benin (UNIBEN), called on Universities to explore other means of funding, says government alone cannot fund them.
Police Ban Protests In Osun.The Police Command in Osun warned residents on Tuesday against any unlawful gathering or protest over the rising cases of insecurity and rising food prices.In a statement released in Osogbo, the police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, said those nursing the idea to organise a protest should forget it.
Today's Headlines: Alleged printing of N60bn: Obaseki was in APC, he knows them – Wike, Kidnappers demand N20m ransom for Ekiti traditional ruler
Kidnappers demand N20m ransom for Ekiti traditional ruler Kidnappers who abducted Oba David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, have demanded N20 million ransom to secure his release.Oyewumi was abducted by the gunmen who invaded the palace in Ilemeso Ekiti in Oye LGA of Ekiti state at 9.00 p.m. on April 15.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, has alleged that the mismanagement of the country's economy by Buhari-led administration, is the major reason why there has continued to be an astronomical increase in the insecurity crisis ravaging the country.The governor, while speaking at a meeting with some members of the S/South Zone Working Committee of the PDP, led by its National Vice Chairman, S/South, Chief Dan Orbih, who visited him on Tuesday, called on Nigerians not to lose hope in the country, despite the challenges facing the nation, but work collectively to ensure a better Nigeria.
I read a piece published in the online version of a Nigerian daily with the caption "Obaseki: Next time, reject the money".I do share some views expressed by the author.But in aggregate, I think we are more apart than alike in our views on the issues addressed.
Obaseki Calls For Revenue Diversification The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for urgent diversification of the country’s revenue base away from crude oil in order to strengthen the economy.The governor while speaking with journalists in Benin City, yesterday, said the nation relied on other resources to sustain itself before oil was discovered.
Obaseki Cries Out.Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said, out of almost two million eligible taxpayers in the state, not more than 200,000 people are paying taxes.Obaseki stated this in Benin while addressing workers during the Workers’ Day celebration with the theme “COVID 19, Social and Economic Crisis, Challenges for jobs, social protection and people’s welfare”.
Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, in his goodwill message, while addressing the 'States of The he Nation' in Nigeria has admonished some worried Nigerians never to lose hope, saying "We have no choice but to rescue Nigeria.Governor Obaseki made this statement not quite long after, some group had planned to shut down Abuja, should bandits make their threats to kill the remaining seventeen students of the Greenfield University, come to pass.
The Governor of Edo State, his Excellency Godwin Obaseki, adviced the youths and leaders of tommorow in a statement.Reported earlier by Vanguard newspapers, the Governor urged the youths not to give up on the country.Stating this at a dinner party for the Edo team that took part on the National sports festival over the week, he also said that Nigerians should not despair, be discouraged or disturbed following the current events in the country.
Today's Headlines: Reps Reject Bill To Reduce Cases Getting To Supreme Court; Tension As Hausa Traders Barricade Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway
No Money Was Printed To Support March Allocation - NEC The National Economic Council (NEC) dismissed claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki that the federal government printed N60 billion to support allocation to states in March.Naija News reports that Obaseki had claimed that the federal government had to print money to give states as of March 2021 disbursements of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).