• Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday wielded his big stick with the suspension of the embattled Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Chief Steve Alao from office with immediate effect.

    In his replacement, Governor Obaseki has approved without delay the appointment of Mallam Ali Sulayman as the interim Board Chairman of the board and the appointment takes immediate effect.

    The suspension order and appointment of new board chairman was contained in a statement issued yesterday by the Secretary […]

  • PDP suspends Kashamu, others with immediate effect

    PDP suspends Kashamu, others with immediate effect

    The Ogun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced the suspension of some top members.

    The chapter said the suspension is with immediate effect.

    This is contained in a statement jointly signed by Hon. Sikirulai Olawale Ogundele, State Chairman, and Hon. Olabode Bankole, State Secretary.

    It said the development follows the report of a Panel which was constituted in June, 2016 to investigate allegations of financial improprieties, anti-party activities and sundry reckless acts that are capable of bringing the party […]

  • Obaseki sacks permanent secretary with immediate effect

    Obaseki sacks permanent secretary with immediate effect

    Edo State Government Thursday announced the sack of Major Lawrence Loye (Rtd), from office as Permanent Secretary in the Public Service of the State with immediate effect.

    His sack was contained in a press statement in Benin issued to Major Lawrence Loye and signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq.

    The statement reads in part: “I write to inform you that His Excellency, the Governor has approved your removal from office as Permanent Secretary in the Public Service […]

  • Ban on post-UTME is with immediate effect, says Minister

    Ban on post-UTME is with immediate effect, says Minister

    The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has reiterated the ban on the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, otherwise known as Post-UTME, saying that the ban is with immediate effect.

    He explained that although he had made this known earlier, the emphasis has become necessary in order to ensure that no stakeholder is left in doubt as to government’s position on the matter.

    These were contained in a press statement made available to LEADERSHIP on Monday in Abuja by the deputy director, […]