Buhari receives Obaseki, says national interest supreme over politics
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Phillip Shuaibu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Obaseki's visit to Buhari came days after the governor was re-elected to office in the Edo State governorship election where he defeated Buhari's party-man Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Obaseki,…
Bendel Insurance earns N26m from replica jerseys
To underline their willingness to support their darling team, fans of Bendel Insurance have purchased jerseys worth more than N26 million since the club was rebranded.
Edo assures on maintenance of Samuel Ogbemudia facilities
Fears that the state-of-the-art facilities being put in place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin for the 20th National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020, may not be properly maintained has been allayed by the state government. The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu on Tuesday in Benin said the government would send a bill on…
Edo dreams big as Bendel Insurance returns to kings’ table
The future looked bleak for Bendel Insurance just five years ago. The team, which was among the best five sides in Nigerian football from 1972 to 2004, had spent six years in the lower rungs of the country’s football, with signs that it was on life support. The players were disillusioned, while the fans found…
Edo’s deputy governor to play against 3SC as Remo, Kada, Gombe battle for NPFL slots
Insurance has already qualified to play ion the elite Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) next season, but the Benin Arsenal say they will go all out to humiliate Shooting Stars in the last game of the competition.
Edo State government assures pensioners of payment
The protesters disrupted official activities until the deputy governor pacified them. He explained that since 2008, local councils had been in charge of their internally generated revenue, as well as their workers’ pensions.
Edo to build mini-stadia in schools
Edo State Deputy Governor, Phillip Shaibu, has revealed the state’s plans to build mini stadia in select primary and secondary schools across the state.