Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, on Sunday commended the Nigerian Army for its selfless efforts at ensuring peace and its successful curtailment of activities of Boko Haram in the country. Obaseki, speaking at the 2017 Army Forces Remembrance Day Celebration in Benin, said that the military should be accorded […]

2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Obaseki commends officers over giant ...

Governor Godwin Obaseki has called for more public-private partnership in Edo State, even as he commissioned six projects in Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area. The State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) completed the projects, which included a 300KVA transformer at Ogogoro road and a renovation of 2.4km Momodu Ajayi […]

Obaseki commissions SEEFOR projects, calls for more support

Edo State Government has reiterated its earlier resolve not to spare violators of the Child Rights Act, saying street traders and hawkers, when apprehended, would also be sanctioned in accordance with relevant laws. Governor Godwin Obaseki made the declaration in Benin, when he received in audience, members of the Conference […]

EDSG to support Child Rights Law Implementation

Ernest Omoarelojie Ask me for a cynic’s delight, I will point in the direction of Edo State Governor, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki. At least, many pundits were sceptical of his chances before he even emerged as a major contender for the State’s gubernatorial elections. The feeling was not altogether misinformed given […]

In Edo: Better days, it seems

The Edo state government on Tuesday said its focus was to massively invest in the education sector aimed at improving the quality of human resources to drive the process of industrialization and agriculture. Besides, government said it would extend its direct grants Scheme to more tertiary institutions as parts of […]

Edo restates commitment to human capital development

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin, Wednesday dashed the hope of the Young Democratic Party (YDP) and its Governorship candidate, Nurudeen Inwanfero, by upholding the judgement of the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal given on December 8, 2016. Following the dismissal of their petition against the declaration of Mr. […]

Edo Guber: Appeal Court dashes YDP’s case, upholds lower court ...

The rehabilitation and construction of over 20 roads in Benin City metropolis and environs by the Edo State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR) has caused excitement among residents where the roads are located. Roads rehabilitated by the state government through SEEFOR are Evbiemwen street, Ogbelaka street, Cooke Road, James […]

SEEFOR road projects excites Edo residents

The space of ongoing road work in Edo State has been commended by the state government. Besides, government says the contractors handling the projects were delivering on record time. The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr. Taiwo Akerele gave the commendation when he inspected Edo State Employment and […]

Edo hails firms over quality road construction

For citizens of Edo State who aren’t in the know of the Federal Government’s N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund – agriculture anchor borrowers’ scheme, and how they can benefit, this will serve as a guideline and why they should avail themselves of this window capable of […]

The A, B, Cs of FG’s N220bn Agric anchor borrowers’ ...

Edo state Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu has vowed to enforce the implementation of the ban on collection of revenue by private individuals as pronounced by the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki.   Besides, Edo State Government said it has released emergency phone lines to the public, so as to […]

Ban on collection of Revenue: Edo police vows to crackdown ...

The Edo Government has set up a committee to fine tune a proposed bill to harmonize revenue collection by local government councils in the state. The Chairman Edo Internal Revenue Service, Chief Oseni Elamah disclosed this to newsmen shortly after a meeting with the Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki at […]

Edo Govt sets up committee to harmonize revenue collection