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CSR: Edo Govt. Commends Anamero Foundation, Pledges Partnership

Edo - 5 days ago. By Emameh Gabriel, Abuja The Edo State Government has promised to continue to partner with individuals or groups who have genuine community development initiatives in the state. Gov. Godwin Obaseki made this disclosure at the commissioning of a two blocks of ten classrooms built and donated to Ogute and Itorugbe communities in Okpella, Etsako East...

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Edo Fertilizer Company Comes Alive 14-yrs After Commissioning

Edo - 5 days ago. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is blazing a trail with resuscitation of moribund and dead government-owned industries in the state, starting with Edo State Fertilizer and Chemical Company. PATRICK OCHOGA, writes Tuesday, September 5, 2015, it was cheery news in Edo State following the grand commissioning Edo State Fertilizer and Chemical Company and Bua...

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Edo Prioritises Improved Security To Attract Investments

Edo - 7 days ago. By Patrick Ochoga …To Decongest Prisons, Reduce Number of Inmates Awaiting Trial By 50% To address the myriad of security challenges facing the state, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to work with relevant security agencies to reduce the incidence of crime and engender a friendly environment for investment. Obaseki said this in...

FG To Commence Rehabilitation of Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi Road

Edo - 1 week ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – The  federal government has disclosed plans to commence the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi road after the raining season, after it described the state of the road as death trap. The minister of state for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this at a three-day retreat for members of the...

Edo Govt To Develop 58 Tourist Sites, Targets Domestic, Foreign Receipts

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero has disclosed plans by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to revive and rebrand 58 tourist sites across the state. Osemwegie-Ero made the disclosure while receiving members of the Benin Cultural Heritage Centre, on a courtesy visit, led...

Embattled Edo Deputy Speaker Return Vehicles, Begs Colleagues

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga,  Benin City After weeks of pressure and fear of likely prosecution, the embattled former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie yesterday returned three out of the four official vehicles in her possession to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr Kabiri Adjoto, assuring that...

Robbers Attack Sun Newspaper Photo Journalist In Edo

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, A freelance photo journalists in Edo State, Lucky Agie,  yesterday was attacked by suspected armed robbers on his way home from work shortly when he boarded a taxi along Akpakpava Road in Benin City. He was attacked with dangerous objects, pummelled and thrown out of the vehicle into a valley after being dispossessed of...

Obaseki Drums Support For Benue Flood Victims, Others

Edo - 2 weeks ago. BY Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked charitable persons, governments, religious groups and other organisations to remember the people of Benue State and others in distress, as the world celebrates the International Day of Charity on the 5th of September. Obaseki said the scale of the...

Edo LG Pensioners Get Over N212m For August

Edo - 2 weeks ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – The commitment made by the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to continue to cater to the needs of pensioners who are the state’s senior citizens, has again been demonstrated, with the payment of N212,879,888 million naira to local government pensioners. According to Obaseki, the state will continue...

Obaseki Proposes Global Database For Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has made a case for a global digital database that will have the information of victims of enforced disappearances across the world. Obaseki made the recommendation on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, observed on August...

Oba of Benin Commissions Revamped Edo Traffic Management Agency

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, has commissioned the revamped Edo State Traffic Control and Management Agency (EDSTMA), with a charge to the officials to be committed to their jobs. According to Oba Ewuare II, Benin City has always had a well designed...

Custom Seizes 6,000 Poultry Product, 1, 069 Bags Of Rice

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga,  Benin City Nigeria Custom Service has made a seizure of 6, 000 frozen poultry product and 1, 069 bags of foreign parboiled rice of 50kg each with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N135.33m. The goods which were hidden in four trucks, were intercepted by the Comptroller General of Custom (CGC) compliance team,...

Osinbajo Commission Fertilizer, Cement Coy In Edo

Edo - 3 weeks ago. …Say FG Committed Encourage Private Initiatives  By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City It was celebration yesterday in Auchi, and Okpella both in  Etsako West and Etsako East local government areas of Edo State as Vice President Yemi Osibanjo commissioned the rehabilitated Fertilizer blending plant and  inaugurated the Bua’s Obu green field three million metric tonnes cement...

Osinbajo To Commission Edo Fertiliser Coy Today

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City – The Edo State government and WACOT Limited will receive the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, today to commission the Edo State Fertiliser and Chemical Company Limited (ESFCCL) located in Auchi, Edo State. The Edo Fertiliser plant was rehabilitated by WACOT Limited in collaboration with the Edo State government, under...

Edo State At 26: Obaseki Pledges To Transform Fortunes Of Ordinary People

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga, The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Sunday pledged to transform the fortunes of the many ordinary people in the state as the state attained 26 years. In a speech to commemorate the anniversary of the state’s creation, Obaseki saluted the unalloyed support of Edo people to his administration in...

Edo APC, PDP In War Of Words Over Controversial Car Gift

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By: Patrick Ochoga,  Controversy yesterday has continue to trailed Government  Vehicles allegedly given to Former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of plot to sweep the matter under the carpet. This is coming barely one week when the newly sworn in speaker, Hon Kabiru...

Edo At 26: Obaseki Pledges To Transform State’s Fortunes

Edo - 3 weeks ago. By OKECHUKWU OBETA, Awka – TEdo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Sunday pledged to transform the fortunes of the many ordinary people in the state as the state attained 26 years. In a speech to commemorate the anniversary of the state’s creation, Obaseki saluted the unalloyed support of Edo people to his administration in...

Restructuring: NLC, Sultan, Oshiomhole, Others Say Nigeria’s Unity Non-negotiable

Edo - 4 weeks ago. By Michael Oche, Prominent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad III, former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other prominent scholars yesterday in Abuja joined the ongoing debate on restructuring of the country, but insisted that  the current structure of the country is not the problem. In his address,...