Oshiomhole restates commitment to workers’ welfare

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the state Government got only N1.6 billion from the Federation Account this month and has a shortfall of N1.4 billion to meet salaries and overheads, but that it won’t stop the Government from meeting its wage obligation before the end of the month. Oshiomhole who restated his commitment […]

Oba of Benin: All Males Ordered to Shave Their Heads

The Benin Traditional Kingdom has formally announced the transition of Benin Monarch, Oba Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa. A statement by the Iyase of the Kingdom, Sam Igbe, relayed in local Benin language, and translated to the hundreds of palace chiefs, sons, daughters and journalists, said the traditional ruler had re-united with his ancestors. The formal announcement […]

Chinese Consul visits, seeks closer ties with Edo

As a follow-up to President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to China, the Chinese Consul-General in Nigeria, Mr. Liu Khan, has visited Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State to explore the investment potentials in the state and locate more Chinese industries in the state. Governor Adams Oshiomhole has strengthened diplomatic relations with China with a view […]

‘Our hearts are heavy’: Oshiomhole’s condolence message on the death of Oba of Benin

Our hearts are heavy, laden with pains and grief, at the announcement of the passing on to glory of Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa of Benin, our highly revered Oba, a distinguished Edo numero uno, an accomplished Nigerian, a seasoned bureaucrat, quintessential unifier, unique personage and exemplary Omo N’Oba, whose reign brought distinction, […]