News - Edo State Governor

Jega, Oshiomhole Urge Labour To Venture Into Politics

1 month ago /
Nation 

Immediate past chairman of the independent national electoral commission and past president of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, professor Attahiru Jega is pushing for Labour Leaders to venture into politics to understand better the end result of workers agitation for welfare.

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

Netherlands Government To Assist In Reintegration Of Libya Returnees

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Government of Netherlands says it will collaborate with Nigeria in re-intergarting returnees from Libya and also help in tackling the issue of illegal migration. This was made known when the Netherlands ambassador, harry putker paid a visit to the governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki. Puker said the Netherlands will work...

Obaseki Pays Medical Bills Of Suspected Herdsmen Attack Victim

3 months ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has settled the medical bill of Mr Jerome Obayemi, a victim of herdsmen attack in Ojah community in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state. Obaseki on Thursday released N500,000 through his Chief of Staff, Mr Taiwo Akerele, at the Government House in Benin City,...

Edo House of Assembly Pass Budget

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2017 budget estimates of one hundred and fifty point zero nine three billion Naira with a three point four billion Naira  difference to the one hundred and forty six point six five billion Naira    Edo state governor Godwin OBASEKI presented in...

Edo: House Of Assembly Clears 5 Out Of 7 Nominees For EDSIEC

4 months ago /
Nation 

Edo state house of assembly has cleared five out of seven nominees presented by Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki  as members of Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC . The speaker Kabiru Adjoto who chaired the committee of the whole during the consideration of the report of the house standing commitee...

Oba Of Benin’s Historic Visit To Abuja

4 months ago /
Nation 

It was four days of carnival last week when the Oba of Benin, Omoba-Nedo, Uku-Akpolokpolo, Ewuare the second made an  historic  visit to Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power.. The Oba, revered as one of the most influential on the African continent, is believed not to ever leave his kingdom for any reason. The curiosity  ...

We Need Help To Reintegrate Victims Of Human Trafficking – Obaseki

4 months ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for support to reintegrate victims of human trafficking into the society, saying the state government is spending a lot. The governor said this on Wednesday in Rome, Italy, where he called for more support to sustain government’s efforts and ensure that youths do not...

PDP Asks Obaseki To Stop Blaming ‘Opposition For Failure’

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to stop blaming past administrations and the opposition for his government’s inability to create jobs and settle pensioners. The party also advised the governor to focus more on the business of good governance and address the infrastructural deficiencies in...

Osinbajo Commissions Edo Fertilizer Plant

7 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has commissioned the Edo State Fertilizer And Chemical Company Limited in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government of Edo State. The project is in line with the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 to drive down the cost of production and attract...

Herdsmen Crisis Rock Edo Community

8 months ago /
Nation 

Apana community in Etsako West, Edo State has called on the federal and state governments to stop the activities of rampaging herdsmen within their community. Ezuduemoih Richard, representative of the community in Abuja says Fulani herdsmen have taken full occupancy of their community in Etsako west with the connivance of some...

Obaseki Approves Special Bursary For Visually Impaired Students

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the payment of special bursary for visually impaired indigenes of the state studying in tertiary institutions. Governor Obaseki gave the approval on Monday during a courtesy call by executive members of the state chapter of the Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) at...

Edo Government To Collaborate With FIDA In Eradication Of Human Trafficking

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has assured the executive members of the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA), Edo State Chapter of his administration’s resolve to hunt down those  involved in human trafficking in the state. Mr  Obaseki gave this assurance when he received a delegation from FIDA led by its...

Edo Govt Moves To Reduce Illiteracy Through Technology

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has attributed the poor literacy state in the society to lack of proper foundation at the basic education level. Mr Obaseki made the deduction when he received the district governor of Rotary Club 9141,  Rotarian Ikpenmwosa Ogiemudia,  with other senior Rotarian on a courtesy visit...

Edo Govt To Upgrade Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium

10 months ago /
Sports  

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has restated the commitment of his administration to re-position sports in the state by upgrading the facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium to meet international standard in a bid to attract world class sporting events to the state. The Governor gave the assurance when he...

Obaseki Urges Top Japanese Firms To Invest In Edo

10 months ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has urged top Japanese companies to take advantage of the state’s available resources for productive investment. The governor said this at a meeting with some representatives from Mitsubishi, Sojitz, Toyota, Sumitomo, Yamaha, Yokogawa, Panasonic and the Japanese Trade Organisation (JETRO). He urged them to plan potential investments...

Governor Obaseki Signs CDA Bill Into Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has signed into law a bill prohibiting forceful and illegal occupation of landed property by Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the state. During the signing ceremony at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo state capital, Governor Obaseki said his administration will always provide...

Obaseki Inaugurates New Board Of Internal Revenue Service

1 year ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has charged a new board of Internal Revenue Service to meet up with the set revenue targets while ensuring compliance from tax payers without force. Mr Obaseki stated this during an inauguration ceremony of the board at the exco chambers in the Government House in Benin...

NABTEB Advocates More Vocational Centres

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Registrar and Executive Secretary of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Isingo-Abanihe, has advocated the establishment of more technical training centres in Nigeria to improve human capacity building. Abanihe also recommended that NABTEB certificates be issued to students to help boost their career. She made the recommendation...

NNPC Boss Seeks End To Pipeline Vandalism In Niger Delta

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, is appealing to pipeline vandals to desist from their actions. Dr. Baru also asked the vandals to channel their grievances to the NNPC through established channels for them to address. The NNPC Group Managing Director made the appeal...


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