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New Land Policy Boosts Revenue In Delta

New Land Policy Boosts Revenue In Delta

The Delta State Government is already counting the gains of its new Fastrack initiative launched in December last year. Fasttrack is an Electronic Land Management System that enables the state government to issue Certificates of Occupancy, C of O within 90 days and at a reduced cost. The state governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, a medical

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Osinbajo Assures Nigerians

Yemi Osinbajo, the acting president has assured Nigerians that the government is doing its best to improve the economy and end recession. He said this in a statement, a day after a nationwide protest, during which Nigerians condemned policy direction of the federal government. Here is the full statement: “WE ARE COMMITTED TO ENGAGEMENT WITH

Edo Workers

Edo Workers Issue Strike Notice

  Organized Labour in Edo State has passed a no-confidence vote on the state governor, Godwin Obaseki and is spoiled for a showdown with him over what it called “critical issues” bordering on the welfare of workers in the services of the state government and its local governments. Rising from an enlarged joint meeting of

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Edo PDP knows Fate Wednesday Over Witnesses

Wednesday this week is very crucial for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election, Osage Ize-Iyamu in their bid to upturn the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki, of the All Progressives Congress. Obaseki was declared the winner of the last governorship election in the state by the Independent


Oghara: “Ibori Went To Prison For Us”

Oghara in Ethiope West local government area of Delta State, home town of former Delta State governor, James Onanefe Ibori, has bounced back once again as the political capital of the oil-rich state having virtually gone into oblivion since the travails of perhaps his most illustrious son who went into exile when agents of the

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Edo Tribunal Rules Against Delay

Thursday sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ended on a rather controversial note after 6 pm this evening as counsel to the respondents opposed the application of counsel to the petitioners for an adjournment till Monday next week instead of tomorrow. The application by Roland Otaru, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, sparked off a heated debate

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Edo Guber Tribunal: APC, PDP Counsel Throw Tantrums

It was a macabre drama yesterday evening at the sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as Wole Olanipekun, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, counsel to the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Kemi Pinheiro, also a SAN, lead counsel to the PDP, literally reached for each other’s jugular. The two senior lawyers engaged