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Oshiomhole to Okonjo-Iweala: Come and explain how so much sleaze went on under your watch

    The war of words between Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is entering a higher gear as the Governor has replied to her threat to drag him to court. Oshiomhole, who reacted to the former minister’s statement through his Special Adviser on Media, ... Read More »

Arms deal: Real reason Oshiomhole called my name-Okonjo-Iweala

  Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed why Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo is trying to implicate her in the fraudulent activities perpetuated under the last administration. Okonjo-Iweala who wants the federal government to caution Oshiomhole’s false allegations against her, noted that, he was bitter because she stopped him “from taking a highly suspicious N15 billion loan”. ... Read More »

Oshiomhole disagrees with colleagues “We must pay N18,000 minimum wage

  Story by Harold Udoka Governor Adams Oshiomhole has diagreed with his colleagues who have complained that the  N18, 000 minimum wage was too much burden, noting that there was no going back! Speaking at the meeting held at the Labour House, Abuja, Governor Oshiomhole said nobody would question the wisdom behind the payment of minimum wage to workers in ... Read More »

Oshiomhole is a failure, has been takingN550million monthly as Security votes-PDP

  Story by Leke Adeosun “You cannot compare what this Governor is doing with security funds with any other government anywhere in Nigeria. Every month, he takes N500 million to N700 million‎ of tax payers’ money, in his own words, ‘to address urgent security challenges’. “But you will agree with me that Edo State, like he (governor) used to say, ... Read More »

Amosun applauds Oshiomhole’s achievements

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has congratulated Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for his outstanding performance in the last seven years of his administration as  Governor of Edo State Governor Amosun, represented by his Deputy, Chief (Mrs.) Yetunde Onanuga lauded the resilience spirit of integrity and hard work of Comrade Oshiomhole at the town Hall meeting held at the Emagoro College ... Read More »

Real Reason Governor Oshiomhole is attacking Igbinedion family

  Those who know Edo politics are beginning to call Governor Adams Oshiomhole an ingrate, a man who can cut off the fingers that fed him just to fan his ambition. This is coming on the heels of his recent attack on former Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion and his father, Esama of Benin Kingdom, Sir Gabriel Igbinedion. Just a few ... Read More »

Oshiomhole’s driver held for burglary

  One of the drivers attached to Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is at the moment telling the Police what he knows about an attempted burglary at the Account Department of the Government House, GRA, Benin. We gathered that security men were on patrol around the premises when they reportedly saw the suspect cutting off the iron burglary proof ... Read More »

Oshiomhole sacks four commissioners

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has terminated the appointment of four Commissioners in the State Executive Council. Those affected in the exercise, which is in line with government’s commitment to strengthen the system towards optimal performance are: *Chief Lucky James, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; *Mrs. Blessing Maigida, Commissioner for Women Affairs; *Mr. Patrick Aguinede, Commissioner for ... Read More »

We are not going anywhere: Edo IDPs tell Oshiomhole

Internally Displaced Persons, who have found shelter and education at a Christian home for the needy managed by the International Christian Centre in Edo State, have rejected a government plan to relocate them to Kano and Jigawa. They said the Federal Government should bring the help it intended to render to them to their present location as they were not ... Read More »