Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    Oshiomhole: There was no single traffic light in Edo before I came

Oshiomhole: There was no single traffic light in Edo before I came

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says his emergence as governor of the state led to the introduction of a "standard" for the people, such as "roads with walkways, six lane and dual-carriageways with street lights."Speaking at Government House, Benin, when he played host to a team of European observers, Oshiomhole challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to name just one thing he [...]

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    Why not next week? Oshiomhole asks INEC

Why not next week? Oshiomhole asks INEC

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, is wondering why the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not extend the election by one week.Speaking when he appeared on Politics Today, a programme on Channels Television, Oshiomhole said the postponement of the exercise took him unawares.Accusing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to perpetrate illegality, he said INEC had genuine reasons for rescheduling [...]

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    Buhari attends first APC governorship campaign since assuming office

Buhari attends first APC governorship campaign since assuming office

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Edo state for the grand finale of the governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC).This is the first governorship campaign of the party that Buhari would be attending since he came into office in May last year.The president was not in Kogi and Bayelsa, the only states where governorship polls have held since [...]

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    I’ll soon employ more Islamic teachers, says Oshiomhole

I’ll soon employ more Islamic teachers, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has promised that his administration would employ Islamic teachers to redress the gap between the teachings of Christian and Islamic religions.Oshiomhole said this in Benin on Saturday, while declaring open the annual delegates conference of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).He said such gatherings were important in building a peaceful and just [...]

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    I’m only owing pensioners 4 years arrears, says Oshiomhole

I’m only owing pensioners 4 years arrears, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says his administration is owing “only four years of unpaid pensions” after settling nine years entitlements.Speaking to state house correspondents in Abuja on Thursday, Oshiomhole dismissed the allegation that he was leaving behind a huge liability for his successor.The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had alleged that the current administration’s [...]

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    Oshiomhole: PDP set the economy on fire but Buhari has started rebuilding

Oshiomhole: PDP set the economy on fire but Buhari has started rebuilding

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of vandalising the nation’s economy, but said President Muhammadu Buhari has been making efforts to restructure it.The governor blamed the current economic recession on maladministration on the part of the PDP government, advising the people of the state to vote against the party during the forthcoming governorship [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Edo workers already getting alert… ‘so God win’

Oshiomhole: Edo workers already getting alert… ‘so God win’

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says workers in the state have started getting bank alerts for their salaries.Speaking on Wednesday during the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial election rally, Oshiomhole said "workers are the engine of growth" in Edo state.The governor also took series of swipes at the Peoples Democratic Party, which he says has deep hatred for workers."The choice [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Ize-Iyamu will go to jail before he can probe me

Oshiomhole: Ize-Iyamu will go to jail before he can probe me

Adams Oshiomhole, Edo state governor, says Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a pastor and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will be jailed before he can get a chance to probe him.Speaking on Saturday during an All Progressive Congress rally in Fugar, Oshiomhole noted that he found it funny that Ize-Iyamu was planning to probe him "when he cannot win his [...]

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    The PDP engine is dead on arrival, says Oshiomhole

The PDP engine is dead on arrival, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says the engine of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is dead.For Oshiomhole, also dead “on arrival” is the bid of the party to reclaim Edo in the September 10 governorship election.Oshiomhole said the absence of PDP governors at the flag-off of the campaign of Osagie Ize-Iyamu is an indication that they had already [...]

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    Nigeria will regain its pride, says Oshiomhole

Nigeria will regain its pride, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, on Wednesday said the anti-corruption fight of the current administration would help Nigeria regain its pride.He anti-graft war was yielding results and gave the assurance that within the next few months, Nigerians would begin to jubilate over the positive turn around in the country.Oshiomhole said this in Benin when he received the Muslim community [...]

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    TRENDING: Oshiomhole, Obaseki eat corn on the streets of Benin

TRENDING: Oshiomhole, Obaseki eat corn on the streets of Benin

A picture where Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, and Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 10 governorship election, are seen eating corn publicly, is trending on social media.Accompanied by four aspirants in the APC primary election, both men interacted freely with the jubilant crowd which welcomed them during the  inspection of the ongoing [...]

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    Oshiomhole groomed me to succeed him, says deputy gov

Oshiomhole groomed me to succeed him, says deputy gov

Pius Odubu, deputy governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, the governor, has groomed him for the number one seat in Edo.Odubu, an aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), made the claim on Saturday, at a reception organised for him by his team of supporters in Benin.He said he had understudied the governor since their assumption of office more [...]

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    Oshiomhole: FG must not submit to blackmail of Niger Delta Avengers

Oshiomhole: FG must not submit to blackmail of Niger Delta Avengers

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has advised the federal government not to submit to blackmail of the Niger Delta Avengers, the militant group leading the attack on oil installations in the country.He said the country deserves respect from all, appealing to political elite to assist in promoting and strengthening the bridge of unity.He said this while fielding questions from [...]

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    Oshiomhole fires commissioner for commerce

Oshiomhole fires commissioner for commerce

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has terminated the appointment of Abdul Oroh, the state commissioner for commerce and industry.Peter Okhiria, chief press secretary to the governor, confirmed this, saying the sack was with “immediate effect.Okhrika said the commissioner was dropped “in the public interest.”The governor thanked Oroh for his “invaluable services to the state”, wishing him well in his [...]

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    Letter to Comrade Oshiomhole

Letter to Comrade Oshiomhole

"Very well, thank you for coming." I know you will remember me by these words alone. But for readers who may not understand, Dear Comrade, let me explain.These words were taken from a joke I shared about six years ago at the LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards, where Governor Adams Oshiomhole was honoured as Governor Of The Year.It's a [...]

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    Edo increases minimum wage from N18,000 to N25,000

Edo increases minimum wage from N18,000 to N25,000

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has increased the national minimum wage of employees in the state public service from N18,000 to N25,000.Oshiomhole also promised prompt payment of outstanding arrears of salary to the staff of local government councils in the state.The governor made the announcement on Sunday at the grand finale of activities to mark the 2016 Workers Day.He [...]

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