World Humanitarian Day: Obaseki salutes aid workers, seeks more support for war victims  The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday called on leaders across the globe to increase donations to victims of conflicts and aid workers caring for them. Obaseki made the call as the world marked World Humanitarian […]

World Humanitarian Day: Obaseki salutes aid workers, seeks more support ...

*· Gov. Obaseki, Oshiomhole, Dangote salute his achievements* *· Priest reflects on life of Otutu Obaseki at Service of Songs* The late retired Supreme Court Justice, Andrews Otutu Obaseki, was on Friday laid to rest at his home in Benin City, as leaders from across the country extolled the virtues of the […]

Justice Andrews Otutu Obaseki Buried in Benin amid Eulogies

A valedictory court session in honour of the first Bini indigene to become a Supreme Court Justice, Late Retired Justice Andrews Otutu Obaseki, held on Thursday at the High Court of Justice in Benin City, Edo State. The session attracted legal luminaries from across the country, who gathered to pay […]

Valedictory Court Session for Justice Andrews Obaseki holds in Benin ...

he Government of Denmark has thrown its weight behind the initiatives of Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State, conceived to stop the illegal migration of Edo people abroad. The Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark, Ulla Tornaes, who was part of a delegation to Government House in Benin City on […]

Tackling Illegal Migration: Denmark backs Gov Obaseki’s initiatives Seeks

The Edo State Government is to partner with the Federal Government to close the existing gaps in the management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS). Governor Godwin Obaseki disclosed this on Wednesday when he played host to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, who […]

Edo Govt to partner FG on HIV/AIDS Management

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday demonstrated his administration’s commitment to the frugal allocation of the resources accruing to the state by setting up a contact group with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to review road contracts awarded by the state […]

Obaseki partners COREN to check inflated road contracts

*Assures that no employee will be sacked   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has dismissed the fear looming in some quarters that the ongoing assessment of senior civil servants in the state was designed to fish out incompetent workers for sack, assuring that such fears are baseless. […]

Edo State is not testing the competence of Public Servants, ...

The Edo State Government has ordered the immediate removal of structures, temporary or permanent, under high electricity transmission cables in the state due to the associated health hazards. The resolution was reached at the weekly Executive Council Meeting presided over by the Chairman-in-Council and Governor of the state, Mr. Godwin […]

Edo Govt orders removal of Structures under High electricity transmission ...

By Chris Azebamwan The attention of the APC leadership in Edo State has been drawn to recent reports in the media and in particular, an article on page 12 of the Nigerian Observer of 12th August 2017 that was credited to one Roland Osakue. One would usually not join issues […]

Erhahon’s Exit and The APC – Pride Goes Before A ...

Leaders and critical stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State have endorsed the appointment of the current Acting Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Chris Azebamwan. The endorsement was contained in a communique issued on Sunday, August 13, 2017, after a meeting […]

Orhionmwon APC endorses Azebamwan as Acting State Publicity Secretary

1. Decision to remove all structures under the high transmission lines in the state due to the associated health hazards and imminent danger of electrocution and incineration was reached. Following this therefore, there will be massive advocacy campaigns and public enlightenment to ensure that people are carried along. Government therefore […]

DECISION OF GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL- This 16th day August 2017

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday inaugurated the State Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, a measure that will proffer a new set of home-grown solutions to the age-long social problem.   Obaseki lamented that the state was fast becoming synonymous with human trafficking and charged the taskforce […]

Human Trafficking: Obaseki seeks home-grown solution, sets up Task Force