Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to build at least 500 primary healthcare centres and revamp the state’s nursing school, beginning next month, April, to provide a conducive environment for the implementation of the compulsory health insurance scheme. Obaseki disclosed this when he received members of the […]

Obaseki commences construction of 500 Health Centres next month, to ...

…approves 36 patrol vehicles, overhauls operation thunderstorm    …holds security town hall meeting The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday visited families of the three persons allegedly killed by bandits in Ugboha, Esan South East Local Government Area, to commiserate with them. Obaseki strongly condemned the actions of […]

Obaseki commiserates with families of victims of attacks, revamps security ...

…says govt may resort to alternative plan to care for the sick   Following plans by the Edo State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), to embark on strike, Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government is making arrangement for private health care […]

Strike: Doctors’ demands unrealistic – Obaseki

… ‘We are still paying off PDP’s debts’ The Edo State Government has flayed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for making unfounded claims of the state’s debt status, noting that the party was being mischievous with facts. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, […]

Edo govt prudent with debts, proceeds utilised to drive devt. ...

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the promotion of teachers in public primary schools in the state. The outstanding promotions approved by Governor Obaseki covers three years, from 2013, 2014 and 2015. Obaseki has also directed that promotion letters be issued to the affected teachers by the State […]

Obaseki okays teachers’ promotion, clears 3 years backlog

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor  in Ugboha, Esan South East Local Local Government Council of Edo State, at the weekend. The governor condemned the unwarranted killings by the […]

Obaseki Orders Arrest of killers of 3 persons in Edo ...

… Industrial Park, Gelegele Seaport to boost export receipts – Obaseki Governor Godwin Obaseki’s effort to industrialise Edo state has gotten a new boost as a Federal Government banking institution, the Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has thrown its weight behind the project with three funding windows running into N553 billion […]

Benin Industrial Park: NEXIM Bank offers Edo Govt. N553b funding ...

…as governor commissions 11,400ha plantation Chairman of Okomu Oil Company Plc., Gbenga Oyebode SAN, has pledged that the company is committed to creating not less than 40,000 jobs with expansion of the company’s operations into 10 communities in the state, representing 20 per cent of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s 200,000 jobs […]

Okomu Plc’s expansion project to create 40,000 jobs in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his gratitude to God and Edo people for their prayers, following the news of the accident involving a bus attached to the Press Unit of the Edo State Government House, on Wednesday, in Ugbowo area of Benin City, wishing the accident […]

Press Bus Accident: Obaseki wishes victims speedy recovery, thanks Edo ...

…‘Benin Monarch’s curses, final blow to traffickers’       The wife of the Governor of Edo State, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has reiterated the need for collaboration among relevant stakeholders to ensure that the incidence of human trafficking comes to a stop in Edo State. Receiving the Face of Oba Ewuare II […]

Human Trafficking: Mrs Obaseki partners Oba Ewuare II Foundation to ...

…takes responsibility of 5-year-old victim’s cancer treatment Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has visited and offset medical bills of persons who suffered various degrees of injuries, in a road accident involving a bus attached to the Governor’s Press Unit and two vehicles, in Ugbowo area of Benin City. Some […]

Obaseki visits accident victims, clears medical bills

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked members of elite clubs in Edo State to support governments in advancing laws and social projects to end the scourge of human trafficking and illegal migration.  Obaseki made the call when he hosted executive members of the Benin Recreation Club, at the […]

Human Trafficking: Obaseki urges Edo elite to support fight