Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    MLS-bound Gerrard proves God’s sense of humour

MLS-bound Gerrard proves God’s sense of humour

For a Manchester United fan, the memory of the retiring-from-the-Barclays Premier League-Steven Gerrard can be summarised in a popular idiom: what goes around comes around.Or better still: God has a wicked sense of humour!A great midfielder no doubt but when I think of Steven G (shhh…this is between us: I’m a Man U fan), I don’t remember the caps he [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I am entitled to have another wife

Oshiomhole: I am entitled to have another wife

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says he is entitled to have another wife under the Catholic doctrine, and he has thanked the people of the state for their support and prayers for Iara Forte, the new wife he married on Friday.The governor expressed delight for remarrying five years after Clara, his former wife, passed on, but noted that Iara [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I can do what young people do

Oshiomhole: I can do what young people do

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says he is strong and capable of doing what young people do.Speaking on Saturday after partaking in the 10 kilometers Okpekpe road race in the state, Oshiomhole, who got married to Cape Verdean model Lara Forte on Friday, expressed delight that the sport activity had brought progress to the state.Oshiomhole came tops in the [...]

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    Heritage Bank backs Okpekpe road race

Heritage Bank backs Okpekpe road race

Heritage Bank Limited has been named the official banker of the 10-kilometre Okpekpe road race which will take place on Saturday May 16, 2015 at Okpekpe town in Etsako local government area of Edo state.The annual international event, which has been certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as a bronze label event on its calendar, is on [...]

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    Jonathan only building ‘political roads’ in Edo, says Oshiomhole

Jonathan only building ‘political roads’ in Edo, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, the governor of Edo state, has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of constructing “political roads” in the state to deceive the people of Edo ahead of the presidential election.The governor, who was speaking on Thursday during the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin, urged the people to vote massively for APC.“The dualisation that [...]

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    Anenih’s sins against Ambrose Alli ‘will never be forgiven’

Anenih’s sins against Ambrose Alli ‘will never be forgiven’

Adams Oshiomhole, the governor of Edo state, is sure that Tony Anenih, a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) known to be very influential in the state's politics, will fail in his bid to ensure a PDP victory at next month’s presidential election.Accusing Anenih of betraying Ambrose Alli the same way he did him in 2008, Oshiomole said the PDP chieftain [...]

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    $30bn ‘not missing’ from excess crude account

$30bn ‘not missing’ from excess crude account

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the coordinating minister of the economy and minister of finance, says $30 billion is not missing from the excess crude account, "as alleged by Adams Oshiomhole", governor of Edo state.Speaking when the Association of Enigies from Edo South senatorial district paid him a visit on Wednesday, Oshiomhole had said that "what we have in our excess crude oil account [...]

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    Oshiomhole queries excess crude savings

Oshiomhole queries excess crude savings

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has alleged that "barely $3 billion is in the Excess Crude Account (ECA), which ordinarily should have over $30 billion".Oshiomhole, who was speaking when the Association of Enigies from Edo South senatorial district, paid him a visit, said Nigeria has been losing 700, 000 barrels of oil everyday for the past 12 years to crude oil theft, describing the [...]

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    No crisis in Edo assembly, Oshiomhole replies Fayose

No crisis in Edo assembly, Oshiomhole replies Fayose

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, on Thursday refuted a statement credited to Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, that there was crisis in Edo state house of assembly.In a statement by Peter Okhiria, his chief press secretary, Oshiomhole said that there was no crisis in the state assembly.He disclosed that out of the 24 members of the house of assembly, [...]

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    Jonathan flags off historic Azura power project

Jonathan flags off historic Azura power project

President Goodluck Jonathan has flagged off the $1 billion independent power project estimated in Azura, Edo state.It is the first fully financed private power plant in Nigeria.At the ceremony, the president commended the Edo state government and  Amaya Capital, a private organisation that collaborated with the government on the project, assuring them that the federal government would continue to work with the private [...]

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    APC leaders rally round Oshiomhole

APC leaders rally round Oshiomhole

National leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have drummed up support for Edo Governor Adams Oshiomhole over the crisis in the house of assembly.Four APC lawmakers, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had been disciplined by the house leadership but the assembly has since been unable to sit as policemen have taken over the complex.APC national chairman, [...]

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    The truth about Edo crisis, by Oshiomhole

The truth about Edo crisis, by Oshiomhole

Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole spoke to the media at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday on the crisis rocking his state house of assembly "You have some people who believe that because they are members of the PDP that they are above the law and they want to celebrate the culture of impunity. But I am a product of struggle [...]

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    Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

The Edo State government has described spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh’s as a man whose utterances are a mere exposure of his frustration and that of his party, having failed in their desperate attempt to unleash violence in the state.On Sunday, Metuh accused Oshiomhole of instigating violence in the state for selfish reasons, because he and his party, the All [...]

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    PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, of instigating violence in the state for self-serving reasons.In a statement released on Sunday, spokesman of the party, Olisa Metuh, said the governor was stirring up political crisis in the state to prevent an official investigation into findings that he has been squandering the state’s resources, including huge [...]

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    Amaechi ‘arrested, detained’ in Ondo State

Amaechi ‘arrested, detained’ in Ondo State

Governor of  Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has been arrested and detained in Ondo State, his commissioner for information and communications, Ibim Semenitari, has claimed.Similarly, the chief press secretary to the Edo State governor, Peter Okhiria, said the helicopter chattered to fly Adams Oshiomhole from Benin Airport to Ado Ekiti has been grounded.Semenitari issued a statement expressing the concerns of the Rivers [...]

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