Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on Ijaws of Edo State, not to take the State Government’s tolerance for granted. Obaseki who made the call in commemoration of the International Day for Tolerance, marked on November 16, each year, said the state government’s commitment to a […]

Obaseki warns Ijaws not to take Edo Govt.’s tolerance for ...


L-R: Edo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Johnson Kokumo and Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, during the inspection of facilities at the State Police Command in Benin City, on Thursday, November 16, 2017
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that a new security arrangement that will enhance the operation of the police and other security agencies in the state will be launched by December 1.   Obaseki disclosed this on Thursday while briefing the press shortly after an inspection of facilities […]

Edo Govt to unveil new security architecture by December 1


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Edo Development and Property Authority (EDPA) will from November 27 to January 22, 2018, embark on recertification and rent recovery exercise for residents in its estates spread across the state.   In a statement, the Executive Chairman, EDPA, Isoken Omo, on Thursday, said that the exercise, which is expected […]

EDPA to recertify estate residents, embarks on rent recovery


L-R: Victor Ehikhamenor; Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke; Tayo Amusan; Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen with other panelists at the Creative Industry Session of the Alaghodaro Investment Summit in Benin City, on Saturday, November 11, 2017
To address Nigeria’s infrastructural deficit, government must adopt proactive legislation and ensure transparency in accessing relevant information to boost investors’ confidence   This was the submission of stakeholders, at a plenary session on Infrastructural Development Imperatives of Edo Economic Development Agenda, at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit in Benin City, Edo […]

Infrastructural deficit: Ehanire, Izuwa, others call for policies to boost ...



Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
…directs law enforcement agencies to arrest culprits, abort process to forestall crisis The Edo State Government has described as egregiously abominable, sacrilegious and criminal, the planned coronation of one Godwin Oguyenbo as the “Pere of Olodiama Kingdom,” in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State. Reacting to an […]

Installation of “Pere of Olodiama Kingdom in Edo,” sacrilegious, criminal ...


L-R – Managing Director, United Capital Securities, Jude Chiemeka; Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji; Executive Chairman, Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), Igbinidu Inneh; Group Managing Director, Afrinvest (West Africa), Ike Chioke; and Managing Director, Zenith Capital Limited, Jubril Enakele, during the session on ‘Financing the Vision’ at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit organised by the Edo State Government in Benin City, at the weekend.
Experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), welding and fabrication and other allied sectors have urged Nigerian policymakers to create the enabling environment, support infrastructure and incentives for young innovative Nigerians to express themselves.  They made the call at the Session on Inventors & Innovators during the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, […]

Innovation: Experts seek infrastructure, incentives at Alaghodaro Summit


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To improve quality and reduce cost of accessing healthcare, federal and state governments should direct reforms and policies to deliver primary healthcare, provide health insurance for the poor and allow for private sector actors to handle tertiary and emergency healthcare. This was the submission of experts during the plenary on […]

Focus on primary healthcare, allow private actors handle other sectors, ...


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…says Edo has since moved on to Alaghodaro  The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration is forward looking and has since moved on with result-oriented  governance, backed by millions of discerning Edo people, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, to the Edo State Governor, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has said. Mr Osagie […]

PDP still stuck in primitive, archaic and medieval governance style ...



Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has challenged world leaders, researchers and charitable organisations to join efforts in finding a cure for diabetes. Obaseki made the call on Monday, in commemoration of the United Nations World Diabetes Day, celebrated on November 14, each year. He said, ”While previous efforts at […]

World Diabetes Day: Obaseki tasks researchers, Govts, charities on diabetes ...


L-R – Managing Director, United Capital Securities, Jude Chiemeka; Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji; Executive Chairman, Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), Igbinidu Inneh; Group Managing Director, Afrinvest (West Africa), Ike Chioke; and Managing Director, Zenith Capital Limited, Jubril Enakele, during the session on ‘Financing the Vision’ at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit organised by the Edo State Government in Benin City, at the weekend.
Investment experts have called for innovative financing solutions by state governments to boost infrastructure development, improve social welfare and promote small and medium scale enterprises.   Speaking at the plenary on “Financing the Vision” at Edo State Alaghodaro Investment Summit, in Benin City, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nigeria Sovereign Investment […]

Alaghodaro Summit: Experts proffer innovative solutions to public sector project ...


Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (3rd from right); Permanent Secretary, Government House, Mr. Bright Emoedume (right); Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Akerele; Country Head, United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR), Nigeria, Dr Larry Boms (3rd from left); Program Officer, UNITAR, Miss. Letambari Feyii and Program Officer, UNITAR, Mr. Francis Ajua (left), after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), between the Edo State government and UNITAR on the establishment of a training center for civil servants, in Government House, Benin City, at the weekend.
The Edo State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to improve workers’ capacity to deliver quality service.   The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, who signed for the state government at Government House in Benin City, said […]

Edo Govt, UNITAR Sign MoU on Capacity Devt, Education reform