Court jails bank official 14 years for N20m fraud
A High Court in Benin City yesterday jailed a bank official 14 years, for defrauding a customer of N20 million.The victim, Mrs. Gloria Ogbeide, was accused of defrauding ex-Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s Special Adviser on Security, Mr. Mikano Kadiri and his wife.
Obaseki, Oshiomhole meet Buhari in Aso Rock
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and the immediate past governor, Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at separate closed-door sessions in the State House.
Oshiomhole plots to remove minister from office, group alleges, former governor denies
The League of Benin Professionals (LBP) has accused former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole of an alleged plot to remove the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, from office.
Oshiomhole’s alleged N5m parting gift tears journalists apart
The crisis rocking the Edo State Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) took a new turn yesterday as the ONTV Lagos correspondent in Edo, Mr. Gbenga Olowokere, was brutally wounded.
Devolution of power will transform states to development centres
Restructure to where? My view is that Nigerians are not confused. I do not believe Nigerians are confused. I think Nigerians are facing very challenging times that border on the realm of economy and cost of living.
Edo: Obaseki’s 12 months in perspectives
For a man, whose campaign promise centred on economic prosperity and placing the state on the path of economic sustainability, the events of the past one year have not in any way dampened enthusiasm about the days ahead.
Sagay, Oshiomhole differ on restructuring format
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and others yesterday differed on the form and manner the agitation for restructuring Nigeria would take.
Weekly political notes
Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has commenced activities towards his ambition to become president of Nigeria in 2019. On Monday...