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First Lady of Edo State, Mrs Besty Obaseki, on Thursday, assured students with special needs in the state of the government’s assistance to help them actualise their dreams and full potentials, while also commending them for their zeal to acquire education in spite of their challenges.   This was in Benin […]

Special needs students to get Edo First Lady’s support


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Governor Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, commended Paragon Demonstration School for recording a victory on the opening day of the ongoing Channels International Kids Cup, noting that the school had made the state proud.   A statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary disclosed that Governor Obaseki was particularly elated […]

Obaseki hails Edo school on Channels Kids Cup victory


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The Government of Edo state has declared its commitment to enforcing all physical and town planning laws in the state to restore integrity to the environment’s masterplan, it was learnt on Thursday. A statement endorsed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. John Mayaki said, “There are town […]

Edo commences enforcement of town planning law, demolishes shopping complex


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that his administration would take advantage of the University of Benin’s Electricity Generating plant to drive an industrial park within Benin Technical College (BTC) in the state.   This was at the Edo State Government House in Benin, on Wednesday, where the management […]

Edo Govt to leverage on UNIBEN’s Power Plant for Industrial ...



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The management team of Benin Club, on Wednesday, commended Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state for his developmental strides and the steps taken to reposition the state for investments, while also appointing him as the first patron of the club.   This was at the Edo State Government House where Governor […]

Obaseki becomes first patron of Benin Club


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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has indicated his administration’s readiness to work with Bridge International Academies, which, yesterday, expressed interest in improving the standard of Primary School education with technology.   This was at the Edo State Government House in Benin City where the governor also restated his administration’s […]

Edo set to improve primary education with technology


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has grieved the death of Channels Television’s State House correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, saying that the media industry had lost a crucial soldier, whose reports, free of bias as they were, should serve as an example to other journalists. The state governor noted that although […]

Obaseki commiserates with Channels, Onuekwusi family


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has followed up on his promise to revivify Edo State’s Library system by inaugurating the State Library Joint Revival Implementation Committee on Tuesday, and mandating the members to reposition reading culture and library services. Tasking the committee members at the Edo State Government House in […]

Gov Obaseki inaugurates Edo Library Revival Committee



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Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has revealed his administration’s intention to adopt and domesticate the federal government’s Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the state before the year runs out.   The governor made this disclosure at the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme Workshop in Benin, on Tuesday, where […]

Edo to domesticate School Feeding Programme


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Concerned with the finances of state-owned Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, apprised the institution’s management on revenue generation and management, noting that the school had it to be a world-class university.   This was at the Edo State Government House in Benin City […]

Obaseki tasks AAU on revenue generation, management


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shut down state-owned transport outfit, Edo line, indefinitely and directed that its staff be relocated to the Edo State Ministry of Transport.   The governor gave this directive in Benin as he paid an on-the-spot assessment of Edo line to ascertain the state of […]

Obaseki shuts down Edo Line, relocates staff to ministry of ...


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The government of Edo State has responded to complaints from residents and motorists plying the popular Textile Mill Road in Egor Local Government area of Benin City, the State Capital by awarding the contract for drainage construction and asphalt overlay on the road. In a statement from the Office of […]

Textile Mill Road set for reconstruction as Obaseki heeds media ...