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SPEAK TRUTH TO LEADERS, OKOWA URGES CLERGY

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday urged the clergy in the country to be bold and speak truth to political leaders so as to make the nation better. The governor gave the charge at a special church service to celebrate birthday of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, in Auchi, Edo. He described Suleman as “a man being used by … Continue reading SPEAK TRUTH TO LEADERS, OKOWA URGES CLERGY

Edo 2020: OBASEKI, SPORTS MINISTER AGREE ON APRIL 2 AS NEW DATE FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL; FG ASSURES OF SUPPORT FOR GAMES HOSTING

***ATHLETES TO BE VACCINATED AHEAD OF COMPETITION The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Friday met with the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, to finetune plans for the hosting of the National Sports Festival, tagged ‘Edo 2020’. The festival, which has suffered several postponements from March 2020, is now scheduled to hold from April 2 to 14, 2021. Receiving the Sports … Continue reading Edo 2020: OBASEKI, SPORTS MINISTER AGREE ON APRIL 2 AS NEW DATE FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL; FG ASSURES OF SUPPORT FOR GAMES HOSTING

Certificate Forgery: APPEAL COURT DISMISSES APC’S SUIT, UPHOLDS HIGH COURT RULING IN FAVOUR OF GOV OBASEKI

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which held that Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki did not forge his certificates to contest for the 2020 gubernatorial election. The members of the Appeal Court panel, which delivered the judgement in the case with suit no CA/ABJ/CV/71/2021 between All Progressive Congress (APC) & anor v. Godwin … Continue reading Certificate Forgery: APPEAL COURT DISMISSES APC’S SUIT, UPHOLDS HIGH COURT RULING IN FAVOUR OF GOV OBASEKI

Certificate Forgery Case: OBASEKI HAILS APPEAL COURT RULING, PRAISES JUDICIARY

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the Appeal Court judgement which cleared him of a certificate forgery case preferred against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the Edo 2020 gubernatorial election. The governor, in a statement, said the ruling by the Court of Appeal vindicates him and reiterates the fact that the suit was, from the onset, a facetious attempt … Continue reading Certificate Forgery Case: OBASEKI HAILS APPEAL COURT RULING, PRAISES JUDICIARY

OBASEKI, GERMAN GOVT PARLEY ON RETURN OF BENIN STOLEN ARTIFACTS, COMPLETION OF EDO MUSEUM

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has stepped up the campaign for the return of prized Benin artifacts looted from the kingdom, rallying the German Government to ensure return of the artefacts and the realization of the proposed Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA). The governor during a meeting with top diplomats from the German Foreign Office at the Government House, Benin City, … Continue reading OBASEKI, GERMAN GOVT PARLEY ON RETURN OF BENIN STOLEN ARTIFACTS, COMPLETION OF EDO MUSEUM

OBASEKI COMMISSIONS PROJECTS IN DELTA, WANTS UPWARD REVIEW OF 13 PER CENT DERIVATION FORMULA

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday intensified call for upward review of 13 per cent derivation formula, saying it had remained inadequate for development of the South-South. Obaseki made the call while speaking with newsmen after inaugurating Effurun-Otor-Ovwor-Olomu bridge and the rehabilitated 34-km Otu-Jeremi-Okwagbe Road in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta, executed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. He said that the peculiarity … Continue reading OBASEKI COMMISSIONS PROJECTS IN DELTA, WANTS UPWARD REVIEW OF 13 PER CENT DERIVATION FORMULA

GOV OBASEKI ADVOCATES SYNERGY BETWEEN STATES, FG TO CUT WASTAGE, DELAYS IN PROJECT EXECUTION

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for greater synergy between states and the Federal Government to help cut waste of resources and manpower in project execution. The governor said this when he received the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation and Chairperson of Project Steering Committee on Development of AMES-Edo Inland Dry Port, Dr. Magdalene Ajani and members of the Nigerian Shippers … Continue reading GOV OBASEKI ADVOCATES SYNERGY BETWEEN STATES, FG TO CUT WASTAGE, DELAYS IN PROJECT EXECUTION