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As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on Wednesday, the Edo State Government has unveiled plans to host stakeholders in the tourism sector and parade her ecotourism assets to local and foreign investors. According to Governor Godwin Obaseki, the event will put on the world stage the huge tourism wealth that […]

World Tourism Day: Edo rolls out drums, parades ecotourism assets, ...


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Edo has been adjudged as the best-performing state in routine immunisation coverage in Nigeria, with no variation between its administrative data and the outcome of the National Immunisation Coverage Survey conducted in 2016. This was disclosed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Edo State, Mrs. Faith Ireye, during […]

Edo tops Nigeria’s routine immunisation coverage chart – WHO


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The Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, on Friday hosted the former governor of Edo, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to a grand reception in Benin City, for his outstanding achievements while in office. Welcoming his guest to the colourful occasion that was graced by serving governors, captains […]

Oba of Benin hosts Oshiomhole to grand reception for outstanding ...


Award-winning Actress, Adesua Etomi and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, when she paid a courtesy visit to the Governor at the Edo State Government House in Benin City on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
Award-winning Nollywood star, Adesua Etomi on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House in Benin City.   The actress, who hails from Edo State, commended the Obaseki-led administration for the giant strides it has made in empowering women and caring […]

Nollywood Star, Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements



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The Edo State Government has announced the immediate proscription of the state’s chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN).   The association has been ordered to close their offices across the state.   The ban became necessary to ensure the protection of lives and property and prevent the […]

Edo Govt proscribes Road Transport Employers Association



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…to remove illegal buildings on school land from Dec. 1   The Edo State Government has read the riot act to principals of public schools who have been collecting illegal fees from students for the purchase of uniforms and other items. The government also gave a December 1 deadline to owners of illegal […]

Illegal fees collection: Edo Govt reads riot act to principals


(2nd Right) Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, unveiling a plaque during the groundbreaking ceremony of the reconstruction and revamp of the old Benin Technical College in Benin City on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. With him are; (1st Right) Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Akerele; (3rd Right) Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; (4th left) Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq.; and other dignitaries.
  *Kick-starts reconstruction of old Benin Tech College    The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said that vocational education is a proven route to sustainable economic empowerment, which offers a broader segment of the society the opportunity to learn, earn, and live with dignity as accomplished humans. […]

Vocational Education, proven route to sustainable economic empowerment –Obaseki



L-R: Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; Coordinator, World Health Organisation (WHO), Edo State, Mrs Faith Ireye; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment, Hon. Emmanuel Usoh; and the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Jimoh Ijebai, at the Flag-off of the Routine Immunisation Intensification Programme at Egor LGA, Edo State on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, flagged off the 2017 routine immunisation intensification project in Egor Local Government Area of the state.   As an expression of his administration’s high premium on the immunisation project, Obaseki rewarded three local government areas with N10million, for their extensive coverage of people during the […]

Obaseki flags off immunisation project, rewards LGAs with N10m


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Civil servants in Edo State have been urged to prioritise career advancement and explore opportunities to get trained for optimum service delivery to the people of the state. The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Lehmann, was quoted in a statement as saying this at a briefing organised by […]

Edo civil servants tasked on career growth, scholarship opportunities


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The Private Property Protection Taskforce set up by the Governor Obaseki-led administration has apprehended and handed over Mr Osarobo Idahosa to security agency for violating the law prohibiting forceful entry and illegal occupation of landed property in the state.   The Vice Chairman of the Private Property Protection Taskforce, Chief […]

Edo Taskforce apprehends, hands land grabber to security agency


L-R: Chairman, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Edo State Branch, Yakubu Sule; President/Chairman of Council, CIBN, Professor Segun Ajibola; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; and Registrar/Chief Executive, CIBN, Seye Awojobi, during a courtesy visit to the Governor at the Edo State Government House on Monday, September 18, 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner with the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) to enhance the capacity of civil servants in the state.   He made this known while receiving members of the Institute, who paid him a courtesy […]

Edo State Govt. to partner CIBN on Capacity Building