News - Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole Says APC Crisis Is Sign Of Democratic Culture

1 week ago /
Politics 

Former Edo State Governor and aspirant for the chairmanship position of The All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole says the crisis in the party is a sign of dynamic democratic culture.

Buhari Extols Oshiomhole On 66th Birthday

2 months ago /
Entertainment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) family in congratulating party stalwart and former Governor of Edo State, Comrade  Adams Oshiomhole on his birthday.

Federal Government Assures Labour Of New Minimum Wage

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has assured Nigerian workers of government’s commitment to a new national minimum wage before the end of the year.

Jega, Oshiomhole Urge Labour To Venture Into Politics

3 months ago /
Nation 

Immediate past chairman of the independent national electoral commission and past president of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, professor Attahiru Jega is pushing for Labour Leaders to venture into politics to understand better the end result of workers agitation for welfare.

Buhari Assures Of Enhanced Bilateral Relations Between Nigeria And South Africa

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  says Nigeria has no regret fighting the scourge of apartheid in south Africa until a full democratic system was established in the country.

BREAKING: NLC Conference Turns Rowdy Over Restructuring

9 months ago /
Nation 

A conference of the National Labour Congress (NLC) holding in Abuja has turned into a rowdy session. The forum, which held on Wednesday to discuss the restructuring of Nigeria, is being attended by eminent Nigerians including the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III. The fracas followed the comment made by a former governor of...

Restructuring Agenda: A Diversion From Anti-Corruption Fight – Oshiomhole

10 months ago /
Nation 

The former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is convinced that the nation’s restructuring agenda is being pushed as a diversion from the anti-corruption fight of the government. Oshiomhole noted that the recommendations of the National Conference if implemented,  as a whole, will further compound the current discuss, while...

SERAP Asks Obaseki To Withdraw N300m Mansions Bill For Oshiomhole, Deputy

1 year ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the idea of approving 300 million naira mansion retirement benefits for immediate past governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, and his former deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu. The rights group has called on Governor Godwin Obaseki to “immediately withdraw the bill, and use the funds...

Governor Oshiomole Sacks Uromi King

1 year ago /
Nation 

The face off between the Edo state government and the monarch of Uromi town has reached a climax, with his deposition. The Adams Oshiomhole government in a terse statement by secretary Professor Julius Ihonvbere announced government’s decision. Government in a letter conveyed its decision to the deposed king, Ojuromi of Uromi.  The...

Recession: We’re Paying For Past Mistakes - Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday blamed the harsh economic situation currently faced by Nigerians on the mistakes the country made in the past. Buhari noted that though the country was blessed with numerous resources, it allowed herself to be confined to a mono economy by paying too much attention on...

Ensure Hitch-free Polls In Ondo, Rivers, Buhari Tells Security Agencies

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to do their utmost in ensuring violence-free elections in Ondo and Rivers states. Addressing a state dinner in Benin, the capital of Edo State, on Monday, President Buhari said the forthcoming governorship elections in Ondo and National and State Assembly re-run elections in Rivers...

Buhari Arrives Edo State, Visits Oba Of Benin

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has visited the Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare the second, at his palace, after arriving Benin City, the capital of Edo State on Monday, for a two-day working visit. It is the President’s first visit to the monarch’s palace since his coronation as the Oba of Benin kingdom...

Buhari Holds Meeting With Progressive Governors

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is holding a meeting with the progressive governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Details of the meeting have not been made known to journalists at the time of this report. Speculations have it that the Governors may have...

Vice President Osinbajo Attends The Oba’s coronation In Benin

1 year ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Benin to witness the coronation of Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the 39th Oba of the Kingdom. Security has been beefed up as activities heightened for the coronation of the new Oba of Benin. The Edo state government has already declared Thursday as public holiday...

Benin Crown Prince Ascends Throne Today

1 year ago /
Nation 

Prince Eheneden Erediauwa has been crowned as the 39th Oba of Benin kingdom in a colourful ceremony today. The ancient Kingdom, which used to be called Igodomigodo, will have a new King after the death of Oba Erediauwa, the 38th King, in April. The centre and major streets in ancient Benin are...

I Will Recover My Mandate, Says Ize-Iyamu

1 year ago /
Politics 

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has reiterated his determination to challenge the result of the September 28 poll at the election petitions tribunal. Mr. Ize-Iyamu, who spoke during a thanksgiving service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (Trinity Sanctuary) in Benin...

Governor Oshiomhole Wants Ghost Workers Published

1 year ago /
Nation 

Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole says federal and state governments must publish names and prosecute beneficiaries from the alleged ‘ghost workers’ discovered The Edo state governor who was speaking in Abuja at the international trade union confederation conference in Abuja on Tuesday is also asking labour to collaborate with government to...

The Demise Of Oba Of Benin, Loss Of The Nation's Gourd Of History And Tradition - Governor Yahaya Bello

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has described the demise of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N'oba Erediuawa, as a loss of the nation's gourd of history and tradition. Governor Bello expressed shock at the death of one of the nation's most revered royal fathers, saying...

Opinion: Buratai: A General’s War Of Boots, Guns And Wits

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

It is clear that the Nigerian Army under Buratai's watch have stamped their statement that the dreaded Sambisa Forest, where Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists were held captive for months, unchallenged, was not only demystified, but also demolished.

PDP chieftain faults Oshiomhole on accountability

2 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole has come under the heat from a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Edo State, Mr Osahon Igiebor. The economist pointed out that the Governor was running foul of best international financial principles of accountability, while criticizing his fiscal responsibility in the governance of the...


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