Thursday, 15 June 2017

Obaseki commiserates with Bob Izua over the loss of his Wife [photos]

Edo state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, paid a condolence visit to Chief John Osamede Adun, popularly known as Bob Izua, and his family over the death of his wife, Lillian Ehimwenma Adun, who passed away in a kitchen gas explosion in Lagos recently. [see]
Commiserating with the transport guru, Governor Obaseki remarked that the late Mrs Adun was a gentle and peace-loving wife up until her last days, adding that Edo state had lost an exemplary citizen.

Orubebe Discharged and Acquitted of False Asset Declaration

The Abuja Court of Appeal has nullified the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT's ruling which found former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe guilty of false asset declaration.

In a unanimous judgement, a three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court voided the ruling that Orubebe falsely declared his assets in 2007.
Led by Justice Mohammed Abdul Aboki, the court said it voided Orubebe’s conviction on the premise that the CCT verdict occasioned a miscarriage of justice against him.

Obaseki tasks Anglican community on school upgrade

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Tuesday, charged the Chairman of the Edo State Chapter and the Bishop of the Anglican Communion, Benin Diocese, Bishop Peter Imasuen to either develop the Church’s educational institution, or risk a state government takeover

He said: “I am particular about education because we all know the power of education. During my predecessor's tenure, we transferred 3 schools as test cases to the missions – 1 each to the Anglican Communion, the Baptist and the Catholic. 
I am putting it on notice that if the standard of that school does not improve in the next two years, the government will take it back. I am prepared to work with you to do whatever we need to do to get that school to where it should be.”

Man butchered by alleged ritualists in Edo state [Graphic photos]

According to Facebook user, Ojey Live, a man identified as Topa Sule who was mentally unstable was killed and butchered by suspected ritualists at Igarra market, Akoko L.G.A of Edo state on Tuesday, 13th, 2017. See the graphic photos after the cut...

Edo to generate 3000mw in 4 yrs

Edo State government, on Wednesday, took its first step in a collaboration with Siemens AG to generate 1000 megawatts of electricity, as it held a stakeholders’ forum aimed at identifying the challenges in the power sector of the country and proffering solutions to them.

This, it emerged, would complement the expected power from Azura, Osiomon and UNIBEN Power Plants in the State.

Governor Obaseki delivering a keynote address at the 'Electrify Edo' forum, on Wednesday in Benin City.

Airtel, LUTH Commemorate 2017 World Blood Donor Day …receives Special Award for Selfless Service

As part of its commitment to supporting laudable initiatives as well as promoting the culture of giving, leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, collaborated with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, to mark the 2017 World Blood Donor Day.

Every year, on 14th June, the world Blood Donor day is celebrated around the world to raise awareness for safe blood donation and blood products, while recognizing voluntary blood donors for their self-sacrifices.

L-R: ​Deputy Director, Laboratory Services, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Mrs. Ayoola Oremosun; Chairman, Medical Advisory Committees, (LUTH), Prof. Olufemi Fasanmade and Director, Corporate Communications & CSR, Airtel Nigeria, Emeka Oparah during the presentation of an Award for Selfless Service to Airtel Nigeria by Lagos University Teaching Hospital at a public lecture organised to commemorate World Blood Donors on 14 June, 2017

Sad: Pastor's Wife Commits Suicide in Ondo

The wife of a pastor in Ondo state, Pastor Adeolu Babatola, has committed suicide.

According to reports, 52-year-old Opeyemi Babatola, hanged herself in an uncompleted flat in her residence located in Aule area of Akure metropolis on Friday.

Her body was discovered on Monday. She has given birth to three children before her death.

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