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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 ...


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Residents at Lucky Way in Benin City, the Edo State capital, can now heave a sigh of relief due to the ongoing rehabilitation work to reconstruct their roads by state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki.   The link road, connecting Ramat Park to Upper Mission, had been in horrendous shape for […]

Lucky Way gets lucky as Edo commences reconstruction


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has applauded the assiduity and resilience of 27-year old Nigerian, Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon, who, on Friday, received a national honour from Queen Elizabeth II. Imafidon, who hails from Edo State, received the national honour of Member of the Most Excellent British Empire (MBE) from the […]

Obaseki hails 27-year old Nigerian recipient of British Honour



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The government of Edo State has reacted strongly to claims that it lavished the state’s money on the recently concluded 10km Okpekpe Race, adding that funds invested into the race were carefully analysed to determine the cost and yields ratio. A statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary […]

‘Why we co-sponsored Okpekpe Race’ – Edo Govt


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that the emergence of 3 state-owned universities in the state  was testament to the state government’s prioritisation of university education, while reaffirming his administration’s readiness to ensure the 2017 Conference of Alumni Associations of Nigerian Universities (CAANU) was successful.   This was […]

Obaseki talks up education, assures alumni of support


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Edo state Government has condemned, in strong terms, the dehumanizing treatment meted to one Kester Edun, who was handcuffed to the back of a moving police van recently, while also ordering a probe into the matter. The state government also added that those involved in the act would be brought to […]

Edo Govt orders probe into cuffed man saga


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that the emergence of 3 state-owned universities in the state  was testament to the state government’s prioritisation of university education, while reaffirming his administration’s readiness to ensure the 2017 Conference of Alumni Associations of Nigerian Universities (CAANU) was successful.   This was […]

Obaseki talks up education, assures alumni of support