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The Government of Edo State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigeria Institute of Welding (NIW) to establish a fabrication yard in the state.   Signing the MoU at Edo State Government House in Benin on Thursday, the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, revealed that the MoU was to fast-track […]

Edo, NIW sign MoU to establish Fabrication Village


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Wife of Edo state Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki has spoken against harmful widowhood practices still prevalent in some parts of the state and country while also taking advocacy measures to address the situation.   The Governor’s wife, addressing the Felix King Foundation at Edo State Government House in Benin City, […]

Edo first lady advocates for victimised widows


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The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of Bank of Industry, Mr. Pitan Olukayode has indicated the bank’s interest to seek more areas of collaboration with the Edo government. Assuring of the bank’s readiness to support the initiative of the Obaseki-led administration and private investors in the state, Mr. […]

Bank of Industry seeks partnership with Edo state government


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has announced the appointment of Professor Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s Office, a statement endorsed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie said.   In addition the governor named Chief Osaro Idah as Special Adviser on Political and Community […]

Obaseki appoints Ihonvbere, Idah, Eboigbe, Special Advisers



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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Tuesday, moved a step closer to restructuring the form of basic education in the state, lamenting that children in Edo had not reaped the benefits of basic education in 30 years, and indicating that he would work with the Rotary Club of Nigeria […]

Obaseki, Rotary Club to develop reading culture in Edo


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In a bid to reposition sports in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared that each of the 18 Local Government Areas of the state would have a sporting arena, adding that facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium would be repositioned to meet international standards and host international events.   […]

Edo to set up sports arena in 18 LGAs


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Newly appointed Special Assistants (SAs) and Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) in Edo may be relieved of their appointments if found guilty of acts of corruption, abandonment of duty posts, failure to submit reports as at when required, sabotage, and general incompetence, it emerged on Monday.   Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo […]

Obaseki issues stern warning to political appointees in Edo


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The Edo State government has revealed that it will synergize with the 4th Brigade Headquarters in the state to relocate its barracks at Ikpoba Hill to a more conducive place. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state disclosed this after inspecting the barrack in Benin on Sunday. The governor, who was accompanied by […]

Edo to relocate Army barrack in the state



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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has called on Nigerians to stop advocating for disintegration noting that every ethnic group was relevant to the country and that the country should unite to become great by playing to the strengths of each of its ethnic groups.   Obaseki made this call at […]

Obaseki advises Nigerians against disintegration


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The government Edo state, on Friday, called on applicants in the State seeking jobs to take advantage of the additional recruitment into the N-power scheme and volunteer to teach, as well as involve in community development and extension services.   Governor Godwin Obaseki made this call during an interactive session […]

Edo urges job seekers to volunteer for N-Power


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Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, shunned a well-decorated reception in Abudu, the administrative headquarters of Orhionmwon Local Government Area, to register his displeasure with the locals over the deplorable condition of Esigie Comprehensive College, an outreach of College of Education, Ekiadolor. The Governor, accompanied by the members representing Orhionmwon […]

Obaseki shuns ceremony, laments decay in Edo College


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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, disclosed that his administration would expedite the constitution of a Hajj Committee and a Muslim Welfare Board to facilitate the creation of a structure for Muslims intending to travel for the Hajj, this year.   He made this revelation as he […]

Edo to set up Hajj committee And Muslim Welfare Board