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    Obaseki Offers 50% Waiver To Tax Defaulters In Edo

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    In a concerted move to encourage citizens as well as clean some of challenges against tax defaulters,  Edo state government has approved 50 percent waivers for tax defaulters in the state. The moratorium which has its terms and conditions, among others, require that all the outstanding tax liabilities running into billions of naira inherited from…

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    Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation

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    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday wielded his big stick with the suspension of the embattled Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Chief Steve Alao from office with immediate effect. In his replacement, Governor Obaseki has approved without delay the appointment of Mallam Ali Sulayman as the interim Board Chairman of…

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    Edo: Issues As Obaseki Takes Over

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    Last weekend swearing-in of Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki as the new governor of Edo State marks an end to the 8-year rule of Comrade Adams Oshiomhiole. PATRICK OCHOGA, who covered the event takes a look at the people’s expectations from the new government Former Governor Adams Oshiomhiole last weekend bowed out of office in a blaze…

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  • Edo To Employ More Qualified Teachers To Public Schools

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    In line with state government desire to improve the education sector, Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole on Sunday has assured that the state government will employ more teachers this week, before the end of his administration, to ensure that quality education is given to students in public schools in the state Speaking during an interactive…

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    ‘Why We Must Restructure And Weed Out Moles In Edo APC’

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     Hon John Akhigbe, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo North Senatorial District is the executive director on protocol, to Governor Adams Oshiomhole. In this valedictory interview with PATRICK OCHOGA, he gave insight about his ambition to contest for the seat of Etsako Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives.  Having served…

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    Edo Debt Profile: PDP Got It wrong – Afegbua

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     Edo State government has chided the Peoples Democratic Party in the state over the foreign debt profile of the states released by the Debt Management Office, noting that the party was uninformed on how government works. The state commissioner for information and orientation, Prince Kassim Afegbua, in a statement noted that: “following the declaration by…

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    Edo APC, PDP Trade Tackle Over Postponed Poll

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    The Edo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said it regretted the postponement of the state Governorship election to September 28, from the earlier scheduled to take place on September 10. This is as the Peoples Democratic Party, in Edo state Friday night described INEC action as lamentable, inexcusable and shameful noting that…

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