Otedo News Update's Blog – January 2013 Archive (12)

Igbo traders protest in Benin, calls for Maj.Loye's sack

News Tuesday, January 22, 2013  // SIMON EBEGBULEM

BENIN CITY-BARELY one week after he was sworn in as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment by Governor Adams Oshiomhole, thousands of Igbo traders at Mission Road, Benin City, Monday, protested to the state Government House calling for the removal of Maj.Lawrence Loye, over what they described as unwarranted closure of their shops in the area.

The placard carrying protesters who lamented that they woke up to see their…

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Edo Guber Polls: Tribunal upholds Oshiomhole’s victory

By Roland Osakue

BENIN CITY – The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin, Edo State yesterday upheld the election of Governor Adams Oshiomhole in the July 14, 2012 gubernatorial election in the state.

In a unanimous judgment delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Muazu Pindiga, the Tribunal dismissed General Charles Airhiavbere’s…

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ASCSN petitions Oshiomhole over Perm Sec’s appoin tment

On January 24, 2013 BY VICTOR AHIUMA-YOUNG…
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Govt shuts unsanitary Benin shops

Monday, 21 January 2013 00:00 From Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City News

WHEN the news filtered in about a week ago that Governor Adams Oshiomhole had appointed a retired major, Lawrence Loye as Permanent Secretary in…
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Loye Seals Up Shops On Forestry Road

BENIN CITY – The newly sworn-in Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Public Utilities, Edo State, Major Lawrence Loye (rtd) has sealed up all the shops on Forestry Road axis of the state capital for dumping refuse inside the newly constructed drains by the state government.

Major Oloye told newsmen yesterday in Benin City that the state government would…

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Road crashes: 487 deaths recorded in Edo, Delta, Anambra



BENIN — NO fewer than 487 deaths were recorded in road accidents in Edo, Delta and Anambra states in 2012, Zonal Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Zone RS 5, Mr. Wale Olaniran, disclosed in Benin, Edo State, yesterday.



He added that 1,204 road crashes occurred in the affected states during the period under review as against…

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UNIBEN And The Tragedy Of HIV/AIDS Breakthrough

Mon, 14/01/2013 - 1:51am | PATRICK OCHOGA (Leadership)



News Health



The purported scientific feat that ordinarily deserves to be celebrated in the medical science world and the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, where the breakthrough was made as one of the renowned citadel of learning in the South –South geopolitical zone of the country became controversial.…

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THE ISSUE OF WHETHER WE ARE BENIN OR BINI

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By NAIWU OSAHON

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I have been asked to comment on the Benin Traditional Council - Palace Press Release, Ref. No. BTC.A66/VOL.IV/262 dated 28th August, 2006:…

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MY FINDINGS IN OUR SOCIETY. (must read)

By Wilson Black.

12/01/2013



It is rather unfortunate that over the past five decades, the governance of my dear motherland Nigeria that I’ve grown to love and ready to die for have succeeded in building nothing more than a time bomb society that can explode at any given point in time. From the youth that is suppose to be the engine house of the society to the aged that are supposed…

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Supreme Court dismisses guber petition against Adams Oshiomohole

Category: Politics



Published on Friday, 11 January 2013 12:41



Written by Comrade Monday Ameh



The supreme court has ruled in favour of the Comrade governor Adams Oshiomohole of edo state in the titanic legal battle between him and Gen. Charles Airhiavbere the candidate of the PDP in…

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Colour of Auchi Day in Edo (Islam in Edo)

Saturday, 12 January 2013 00:00



By Usman Abudah Art - Arts



IT was 16th edition of the Auchi day tagged “celebration of Allah Most” as both the audience, the Islamic choral groups, the traditional troupes comprising of Isiko (Hunters’ dance) and Alido folklore troupes waited patiently for the lectures to finish their presentations.



Despite the large crowd, Alhaji Abdul Lateef AbdulKareem’s speech entitled “Programming a community for eternal purity, progress…

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Edo residents seek end to election litigation

January 12, 2013 by James Azania



With the months of litigation against the re-election of Governor Adams Oshiomhole, residents of Edo State remain at the cross-roads about what to expect from the government in the New Year, writes JAMES AZANIA



Reminiscent of his first coming under the umbrella of the Action Congress of Nigeria in 2008, Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, after clinching a second term ticket in the July 14, 2012 election, was to return to the courts…

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EDE N'ERHENA VBE EDO

"

These anti-Edo political organizations you folks went to join are the most anti-African - and Africans - in the world.

They're worse than anything; we obviously can't stop you though, even Ewuare II's manifest destiny lies in our own regional party.

We have egba Omo Oduduwa and so on, NPC, AG, the forerunner of them all NCNC and then now these cancers of today.

Stay "with them", but register for your most important election first: your local election, register Edo Political Front, and if you don't, vote the front.

No self respecting Edo will - in the future - find themselves the flag bearers and cheerleaders of foreign parties with indirect rule political and economic mandates, it just doesn't work.

No sane Edo person lives to "have the ear" of someone who doesn't have Edo at their heart.

The Supreme Court is the place to remove the frustration of these lethargic and "periodic" additions to the voting rolls; here - where I live - you can fill in the forms regarding changing your voter registration at the post office and other easy access places.

At the rate things are going we're going to find ourselves truly in decline as our populations suffer from simple things like protein deficiencies in children

" - Reggie Akpata

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