Adams Oshiomhole

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Jan 30th, 2014
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Festus Owete Kassim Afegbua expressed bitterness with a media organization for concocting the statement Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has disowned a statement he purportedly issued on behalf of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida on Wednesday. Mr...
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Aug 19th, 2013
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By Omoh Gabriel Nigerians’ taste for foreign goods has been the bane of the economy. Many prefer goods and services made abroad to locally produced goods even when such goods are of lower quality. This has had a serious effect on the nation’s reserve. The continued depletion of the external reserves ...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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By SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY When the  late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti sang his popular number, Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, many thought it was just a song but the song had become a reality in time. It was sometime in 2011, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole paid an unscheduled visit to...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria’s Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, who marks his 60th birthday today. Jonathan said that Oshiomhole had lived a remarkable and eventful life in trade unionism, politics and governance at the highest levels, with the common thread of the id...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 24th, 2012
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By Kassim Afegbua, Vanguard President Goodluck Jonathan’s media chat on Sunday, November 18, 2012, has come and gone. Just like his previous media outings, this one ended up with too many loose ends and hopelessness. No direction, no vision that could be discerned from his presentation of facts...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Ali Ihade, gateman to Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s slain aide, Olaitan Oyerinde, is a boastful young man. He boasts before his friends and associates as a lucky gateman to a man of affluence and power. One of his townsmen, Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi, was always listening to the flippant Ihade with rap...
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Jul 15th, 2012
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Adams Oshiomhole, as the winner of the July 14th governorship elections in Edo State. The incumbent governor polled 477,478 votes-73.72 per cent of 647,698 total votes cast-to defeat h...
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Jul 14th, 2012
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The test for transparent,free and fair election would kick off with Edo state today, seven candidates are contesting the Dennis Osadebay Government House seat as the electorate go to the polls in Edo State. The seven candidates eyeing the coveted seat are Adams Oshiomhole of the Action Congress of Ni...
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May 6th, 2012
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WITH heavy hearts, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) governors yesterday called for a review of the security system. The governors noted that the entire security agencies – the military, the police and the State Security Services (SSS) – are under the command of the Federal Government. Governors Babat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2012
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BENIN—AHEAD of the July 14 governorship election in Edo State, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, yesterday, accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of spending N10 billion tax payers’ money on a new mansion in his Iyamho village in Etsako West Local Government Area of the state. The state govern...