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How FG printed N60 billion for States to share — Gov Obaseki reveals

This April, we will go to Abuja and share. By the end of this year, our total borrowings is going to be within N15-N16 trillion. Imagine a family that is just borrowing without any means to pay back and nobody is looking at that, everybody is looking at 2023, everybody is blaming Mr. President as if he is a magician

Edo gets another Modular Refinery, Power Plant, others

The project, which is expected to generate about 1,500 direct, indirect, and induced employment opportunities, will catalyse industrialization in the state, in addition to several other spin-off economic activities that will be developed where the project is located

Certificate Forgery: Appeal Court dismisses APC’s suit, upholds High Court ruling in favour of Obaseki

The court therefore dismissed the appeal, noting that it was unmeritorious.

Obaseki swears in 8 judges, promises provision of new technology

We are in the executive currently undergoing a major transformation by utilizing technology in all our processes and in how we work in government, with Covid-19, it is a bit difficult if not risky to have physical meetings as we used to have in the past and so we are using technology to carry on government activities, this we believe is the future and we want to encourage the judiciary to adopt the use of technology as much as it is possible in carrying out your activities.”

Edo has capacity to conduct 600 Covid-19 test daily – Gov Obaseki

“In our COVID-19 response, we provided funding and platform for the set up of three additional Real Time-PCR Molecular Reference Laboratory in Edo State, with a daily testing capacity of 600 test per day at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, (ISTH), University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Edo Specialist Hospital and Lily Hospital.”

Certificate forgery: Court dismisses case against Obaseki

Justice Mohammed said there was no iota of evidence before the court to establish that Obaseki forged either his O’level certificate or the degree certificate that was awarded to him in 1979 by the University of Ibadan.

Breaking: Abuja High Court confirms Obaseki as dully elected governor of Edo State

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Saturday declared Governor Godwin Obaseki duly qualified to contest the September 2020 election held in Edo State.

Certificate scandal: Tension in Edo as court sets to decide Gov Obaseki’s fate today

everybody is waiting for today some of us are restless but we are confident because our legal team did a good job and from my view, they could not prove any case of forgery so we expect a favourable ruling” while a supporter of the candidate of the APC in the election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and member of the party said “With what we have presented before the court, we are 99 per cent sure of victory”

Adeboye predicted my governorship victory over RCCG pastor Ize-Iyamu — Obaseki

“A few months before the election, I came again to see him and we prayed together. I want to use this opportunity to thank Daddy and Mummy G. O and all the men of God in this church, who continued to have us in prayer and who prayed fervently day and night,” Mr Obaseki said on Friday night.

Obaseki’s ADC collapses during inauguration

The well-kitted ADC, whose name was yet to be confirmed as of the time of filing this report, stood behind the governor during the speech but slumped while Obaseki appreciated members of the Peoples Democratic Party for “covering us with the umbrella when we were abandoned in political wilderness”.

Obaseki dissolves cabinet ahead of inauguration

“Since I became governor, I didn’t sack any commissioner, but rather they sacked me by resigning from my cabinet. What is important in government are the core values of truth, justice and fairness.

Benin Royal Museum will preserve Edo’s audio-visual heritage, drive interest in history – Obaseki

“The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH) provides an occasion to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual documents.”

Jailbreak: Edo govt extends escaped inmates’ ultimatum by 7 days

The governor has reviewed the curfew time in the state to commence from 6pm to 6am daily, as against 4pm to 6am. The adjustment will take effect from Saturday, October 24, 2020. The security situation in the state is seen to be improving and we appreciate Edo people for adhering to government’s directives.”

Some APC chieftains supported Obaseki because of 2023, says Tinubu’s spokesman

Tinubu had a few days to the election put out a video calling on the people of the state to reject Obaseki at the polls, accusing the governor of not being a democrat.

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Officer who shot Daunte Wright was training new recruit at time of shooting

The 26-year veteran of the force can be heard saying: “Holy s***. I just shot him!” in bodycam footage after allegedly intending to tase Mr Wright but shooting him instead.

Bauchi Hisbah to repatriate sex workers from other states, marry off indigenes

“They are not comfortable with their current situation. That’s why we are going to sit down with them, identify the natives and non-natives among them with a view to rescuing them and those who are not indigenes, we will liase with their governments to see that they are taken back home and rehabilitated,”

Insurgency: Japan donates $2.3m infrastructure fund to Borno, North East commission

The project which is implemented by the UNOPS is primarily aimed at scaling up oxygen supply and expand vaccine storage capacity in 139 healthcare centers and nine hospitals across Borno State.

2023: Saraki campaign posters sighted in Abuja

“we do not know anything about the posters.”