Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
As part of reforms in the Edo State housing sector to open up the state to real estate investments, the Edo State Government has rolled out plans to build new towns and estates aimed at decongesting Benin City, with special packages for the diaspora community. Executive Chairman of the Edo […]

Edo State plans new estates, towns, targets diaspora community

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is to lead industry titans including Africa’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, to the maiden edition of Alaghodaro Investment Summit, to be hosted by the Edo State Government, in Benin City, beginning on November 10.   The three-day summit with the theme: […]

Osinbajo leads Dangote, others to Alaghodaro Investment Summit

…Promises massive road construction in Egor LGA   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said he would kick-start the development of an Industrial Park at Ologbo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, as part of activities to mark his one-year anniversary in office. The governor […]

One-Year Anniversary: Obaseki to kick-start Industrial Park at Ologbo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
…proffers broad-based growth models The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday called on world leaders to adopt a common strategy to end poverty in all parts of the world. Obaseki made the call on Tuesday on the occasion of the commemoration of the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty, […]

Int’l Day for Poverty Eradication: Obaseki calls for global consensus ...

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
In a bid to re-engineer the economy of Edo State towards a better future for its citizens, the Godwin Obaseki-led government is set to host the maiden Edo State Investment Summit with the theme “Envisioning the Future” from November 10 – 12, 2017 at Edo Hotels, Okada Avenue, Benin City. Christened ‘Alaghodaro’ […]

Edo Plans Alaghodaro Investment Summit To Boost State’s Economy

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
By Chris Azebamwan A few days ago, I said the administration of Godwin Obaseki is an offshoot of the political legacies of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in Edo State.  This was on my whatsapp chat platform as Edo APC Publicity Secretary. One of the contributors had accused me of promoting Oshiomhole […]


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Edo State Government has called on local government pensioners in the state to exercise patience as it addresses backlog of pension arrears using a ‘phased approach,’ nothing that “N2.1 billion has been disbursed to offset the bills from January to September, and that they would get more when economic […]

Pensioners’ Protest: Edo govt calls for calm, restraint

L-R: The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Political and Community Matters, Chief Osaro Idah; Edo State APC Chairman, Barr. Anslem Ojezua; Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; and the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, Esq. during the appreciation tour of Ovia North East LGA, at Oluku on Monday, October 16, 2017.
 …Oluku, Utoka wards agog over appointments, projects   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, accompanied by his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu and other top government functionaries, commenced a state-wide tour on Monday, to thank Edo people for voting him as governor in the last gubernatorial election. A visibly elated […]

Obaseki receives PDP decampees in state-wide Post-election tour

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has saluted farmers, rural women, food processors, distributors and other actors in the agricultural value chain for their contributions to human existence.   Obaseki gave the commendation on Monday in commemoration of the World Food Day, October 16 each year, set aside by the […]

World Food Day: Obaseki salutes farmers, rural women for contributions ...

Group Picture Caption: Rt. Hon. Justin Okonoboh, former Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly (2nd from left); Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki (4th from left); Barr. Mathew Egbadon, President, Association of Esan Professionals (5th from left); Hon. Monday Osaigbovo, Commissioner for Agriculture; Hon. Osahon Amiolemen, Commissioner for Infrastructure (7th from left) at the 13th Esan Economic Empowerment Workshop, on Saturday, October 14, 2017.
…harps on modern farming methods   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that the goal of his administration in the next two years is to ensure that farmers in the State cultivate a minimum of 250,000 hectares of farmland.   Obaseki said this on Saturday at […]

Edo farmers to cultivate 250,000 hectares of land in 2 ...

Edo State Monkeypox Outbreak Advisory. (NOT AN ADVERTISEMENT PLEASE)
The Edo State Government has called on residents to disregard rumours making the rounds that monkeypox disease has spread to the state.   The government also debunked claims that vaccination against the disease was being carried out in primary schools across the state, urging parents to ‘remain calm as no […]

Monkeypox false alarm: No outbreak, immunisation in Edo – Govt