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The Edo State Government has said that there are plans to construct permanent shelters for returnee Edo indigenes who were victims of human trafficking and irregular migration. Secretary of the Edo State Taskforce on Anti-Human Trafficking, Mrs. Abieyuwa Onyemwense, who disclosed this in a chat with journalists, in Benin City, […]

Human trafficking: Edo Govt. plans permanent shelters for returnees


Wife of Edo State Governor, Betsy Obaseki cuts the tape declaring WINN Farmers Mart open
Wife of Edo State Governor Mrs  Betsy Obaseki has expressed her readiness to partner, train and provide soft loans to over five hundred members of a Non Governmental Organisation, Women in the New Nigeria, in their Farmer’s Mart initiative towards ensuring that their farm produce meet the quality that is […]

Betsy Obaseki tasks SMEDAN, NEPC on export of rural agric ...


Miss Ruth Okojie (middle), fiancée of the allegedly slain David Okoniba, testifying before the Justice Joseph Olubor-led Administrative Panel of Inquiry on the situations surrounding the death of the father of her two children, in Benin City, on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
Fiancée to late David Okoniba, the allegedly slain cab driver in the clash between youths and Policemen at the Upper Igun area of Benin City, Miss Ruth Okojie, has appeared before the Justice Joseph Olubor-led Administrative Panel of Inquiry to testify regarding the situations surrounding the death of the father […]

Edo Youths, Police Clash: Wife of slain cab driver testifies ...


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The death has been announced of Engr. Felix Bright Uwagboe Omo, who died age 85, in Benin City, Edo State. Omo was born on April 13, 1932. A German-trained Mechanical Engineer and one of the engineers that built Okpella Cement Factory, he worked for Monier Construction Company, Warri and Port Harcourt for […]

Omo dies aged 85



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Acting Chairman of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Joan Oviawe, has described as condemnable the vandalisation of properties at the Special Needs Schools for the Visually Impaired, Mentally Challenged and Hearing Impaired at Ukhegie, in Benin City. In a statement on Thursday, in Benin City, Dr. Oviawe, who […]

Edo SUBEB apprehends school vandal, reads riot act


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sought the input of the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) in the design of masterplans for the new cities billed to be developed across the state. Obaseki also made a case for well-planned cities across Nigeria, arguing […]

Edo New Cities: Obaseki seeks input of Architects’ regulatory body, ...


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has enjoined Catholics and other Christian faithful to be steadfast and pray for the progress of the state and Nigeria, as they commence the 40-day Lenten season. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe […]

Lent: Obaseki enjoins Catholics, Christian communities on spiritual rebirth


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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has tasked the Administrative Panel investigating the clash between some youths in Upper Igun Area of Benin City, Edo State and the police, following the alleged murder of Mr David Okoniba, to do all within its power to ensure the speedy dispensation of justice. Obaseki who commended the […]

Youths/Police Clash: Obaseki insists on speedy Justice for slain driver ...



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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to commence campaigns for the forthcoming Local Government polls. Obaseki disclosed this in a chat with journalists after meeting with the party’s state working committee and the candidates in the […]

LG polls: Edo APC to commence campaigns, as Obaseki assures ...


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) led by its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Adjoto for the foresight in adopting technological solutions at the Anthony Enahoro Assembly Complex, to improve legislative proceedings. Obaseki gave the commendation while inspecting the Information and Communication […]

Obaseki commends speaker, Edo Assembly on e-governance


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed plans by his administration to merge Colleges of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi and Agenebodo into a single institution, with different schools offering courses in specialised fields to train high quality youth agriprenuersto drive the state’s agricultural programmes and policies.  The governor disclosed this when he received Executive Members […]

Edo merges Colleges of Agriculture, engages out-growers for 2,000 hectares ...


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The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie Esq., has said that Edo State Government will not relent in the fight against human trafficking and illegal migration so that the state can optimally harness its human resources, especially youths, for development. Ogie reiterated the state government’s resolve during a […]

Human trafficking: Edo reiterates commitment to end menace