23 Jul 2019
Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has charged the state’s female football team, Edo Queens to be good ambassadors of the state, as they engage...
15 May 2019
Probably to prevent a repeat of what happened in Kano State recently, hundreds of Edo youths yesterday protested against alleged plan to create a new kingdom out of Benin, to be presided over by a parallel ruler. Kano emirate was recently split into five by the governor, a development that has been raising dust across…
29 Apr 2019
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki at the weekend commended the late Pa. Joseph Imoukhuede who was the first Secretary to the Government and Head of Midwest Civil Service for his legacies and contributions to national development. Obaseki, who was represented by the Acting Governor, Philip Shaibu, said Imoukhuede’s legacies would forever be remembered in the…
31 Mar 2019
Acting Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, yesterday said the era of white collar jobs for graduates was no more, and that graduates must strive...
27 Feb 2019
Some residents of Umuahia and Benin, both in Abia and Edo have reacted to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to remain in office for the next four years. While some expressed jubilation over the re-election, others who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) congratulated the president calling on him to carry everybody…
14 Dec 2018
Dr. Charles Ajayi at the weekend scored 71 nets to win the Philip Shaibu Birthday Invitational Golf Tournament held at the Golf Section of the Benin Club (BCGS). The two-term captain of the club, aged over 60, proved bookmakers wrong as he beat many young golfers, including the winner of the recent Governor’s Cup golf…
10 Nov 2017
Edo State government will soon send two bills, one on Sports Commission and the other on Sports Trust Fund, to the state assembly as part of its holistic sports revitalization programme.
9 Oct 2017
According to records provided by the Kano zonal office of Teachers Registration Council (TRC), 26,154 teachers, representing 65.3 per cent of teachers in primary schools are not qualified to teach.
22 Aug 2017
On his part, Executive Secretary of NLTF, Habu Gumel congratulated the benefitting schools in the state and urged them to put the equipment to good use and ensure their security.
10 Aug 2017
Philip Shaibu believes sponsors of the state’s league and the influence of former Super Eagles’ captain, Augustine Eguavoen will help in the development of the game as championed by the Football Association, led by Frank Ilaboya.
17 Jul 2017
Players and technical crew of Insurance Football Club of Benin on Monday went spiritual, to break the yoke of loosing away matches in the Southern Conference of the Nigeria National League (NAN).