Thursday, 8th June 2023

Lucky Igbinedion

31 May
Former Governor Lucky Igbinedion of Edo State has described the late Chairman and founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Dr. Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi, as a rare ambassador of the state, who committed his time and resources to the development of Edo in particular and Nigeria at large.
6 Sep 2022
Former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, yesterday, appealed for more commitment to the rehabilitation and reconstruction works on Benin-Auchi highway, noting that the road had become a death trap for commuters.
22 Jun 2022
Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High court sitting in Benin City, has sentenced Dominion Okoro, the housemaid to late Madam Maria Igbinedion, mother of former governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, to death by hanging.
5 Jan 2022
Justice Efe Ikpomwomba of a Benin High Court, yesterday, remanded the suspected killer of Mrs. Maria Oredola Igbinedion, mother of former governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, Dominion Okoro (25) and her accomplices in Edo State Correction Centre.
9 Dec 2021
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his deputy, Philip Shaibu; former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, and Chief of Staff to Edo State governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha..
7 Dec 2021
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, commiserated with former Governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, over the death of his mother, Mrs. Maria Oredola Igbinedion.
12 Nov 2021
The former governor of Edo State, Mr Lucky Igbinedion, is currently being grilled by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) over what a source described as alleged criminal diversion...
12 Aug 2019
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, one of his predecessors, Mr Lucky Igbinedion, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State were among the dignitaries who attended...
17 Feb 2019
Osaretin Igbinedion, second son of former Edo State Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion is dead. He died in the United States Friday night.
7 Feb 2019
With the obvious dominance of the two major political parties and the imminent abortion of a third force, the dream of a youthful president this year is gradually receding. But those who have surrounded this year with the halo of an epochal period for an inevitable break with the nation’s trajectory of geriatric presidents have…
14 Jan 2019
Everybody, or almost everybody, reading this piece ought to know His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Dr, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, CON, CFR, LLD, D.Litt, GCKB; The Hon Chancellor, Chairman Board...
7 Jun 2018
Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, has charged the newly constituted council members of the university to improve on the gains of previous councils as well as take the development of the university to a higher level.


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