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In line with his promise to improve working environment for civil servants in the state, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has commenced renovation of the Secretariat buildings in Benin City, Edo State.   It would be recalled that Governor Obaseki had earlier inspected the secretariat building and promised to […]

Obaseki renovates secretariat building


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has restated his commitment to revivifying the state’s sport sector and ensuring it led country in sports.   He made this disclosure as he received Executives and Members of the Edo State Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), led by the Chairman […]

We are committed to developing sports’ – Edo Govt


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Residents and road users commuting within Benin City, the Edo State Capital, have praised the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki for rehabilitating and reconstructing many major roads within the city and making commuting much easier.   This was as motorists plying the popular Ikpokpan Road, which is Off Sapele Road, […]

Residents, road users laud Obaseki on road construction


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki said his administration is set to prosecute and punish those encroaching on the state’s forest reserve, especially Ogba Zoological Garden in Ogba Community of the state.   He made this known while receiving management and staff of Forest Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), led […]

Edo Govt. set to prosecute forest reserve encroachers



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The Edo State Government’s performance index in promoting Independent Power Plants (IPP) as a business model and opening up economic opportunities has received international recognition, as it became the cynosure of over 10,000 international personalities at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Spring Meeting last week in Washington […]

Edo-Azura power plans attracts World Bank, IMF interest


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Local government pensioners in Edo State, yesterday, protested non-payment of their entitlements as they visited the Edo State Government House where Deputy Governor Phillip Shaibu addressed their grievances. The protest later became a congenial meeting as both parties reached a truce on the modalities of the government’s ongoing efforts to […]

Obaseki assures local government pensioners of arrears


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The Government of Edo State has rectified what it described as the “wrong perception by the public of the nature of the 200,000 jobs” to be created by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration as promised during the electioneering campaign. A government statement said it would be in error if people […]

‘Entrepreneurs will create jobs, not civil service’ – Edo Govt


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The government of Edo State has called on citizens of the state to avail themselves of the opportunity of the federal government General Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), saying that the forms are still available for collection. The government said this on Monday, adding that over 1,000 farmers, business cooperatives and […]

Edo Govt urges citizens to embrace kia kia loans



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It seemed April 14th, 2017 would not come. Every Edo person at home and abroad, and I dare say all Nigerians, looked forward to that day, some with hope for a positive outcome, others with trepidation hinged on pessimism. It all depended on which side of the political divide one […]

Obaseki and the promise of tomorrow By Nasamu Jacobson


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Edo State Government has expressed worry over the malaise of street hawking and the “self-induced chaotic traffic situation” in the state’s metropolis, warning that it would deal ruthlessly with those responsible for the lawlessness. Besides, the government said it was dealing with the issue in a sustainable manner, with strategies […]

Edo Govt to clamp down on traffic offenders, street traders


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NDA entrance exam to hold in Benin   This is for the information of the general public that the Nigerian Defence Academy has released the date of its entrance examination this year as well as procedures and instructions for the examination.   The exam, which is set to hold on […]

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT


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The Oba of Benin, members of the National Assembly both former and serving lawmakers, and the Godwin Obaseki Support Group (GOSG) have congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for his victory at the Election Petition Tribunal occasioned by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and her candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu challenging the declaration of Obaseki […]

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