Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State (right) speaking at the APC Mega Rally held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said that the construction of the 5,500 barrels-per-day-(bpd)-capacity Edo Modular Refinery will commence in the next three months to create jobs, train youths and guarantee availability of petroleum products.   Obaseki said this at the weekend during the APC Mega Rally at the […]

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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has reiterated his administration’s commitment to grassroots development, noting that efforts to develop rural communities will positively impact the lives of ordinary people. Governor Obaseki said this when he received the Midwest Personality of the Year Award at the MidWest Tempo 2017 Annual Awards […]

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In continuation of the phased payment of pension arrears in the state, the Edo State Government has called on pensioners in batch 40 to present themselves for physical and documentary verification from January 23 to 24 at Imaguero School Hall, Benin City. In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary/Chairman, […]

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Edo State Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr. Anselm Ojezua(left); former gubernatorial aspirant of the PDP, Matthew Iduoriyekemwen (3rdfrom left); House of Representatives member representing  Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma (4th from left); Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State (3rd from right);  former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole (2nd from right), Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu (right), during the defection of Hon. Agbonayinma and Iduoriyekemwen, with their followers to the APC, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, on Friday, in Benin City, Edo State.
Member representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma and former gubernatorial aspirant, Matthew Iduoriyekemwen, of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), who at the weekend decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, have said that they took the decision because of the exceptional brilliance and finesse […]

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Since the APC’s Mega Rally in Benin City, where former PDP leaders defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday, January 19, Chris Nehikhare has not known peace. Those close to him say he has been lamenting about the fate of the dying party and his dwindling political […]

The frustration of the 2-faced Chris Nehikhare


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Oshiomhole urges Edo APC to reclaim Delta, Obaseki assures of more devt. The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) dealt a big blow to the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state on Friday, with the decamping of major PDP heavyweights, including Member representing […]

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The former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday saluted the laudable achievements of his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, despite the country’s economic challenges. Oshiomhole gave the commendation while commissioning 75 new intra-city buses purchased by the Obaseki-led administration, to boost the fleet of the Comrade Bus scheme, an […]

Oshiomhole salutes Obaseki’s accomplishments, commissions 75 new intra-city buses


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  The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on the reintegration programme for Libya returnees as soon as the bill establishing the Corps gets assent from President Muhammad Buhari. Governor Obaseki disclosed this when he received […]

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…claims of discrimination, anointed candidates false -Azebamwan The Edo State Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Hon. Paul Ohonbamu, has described the issues raised by the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the planned local government election in the state as irrelevant and unconvincing and declared the PDP as “too depleted […]

Edo Local Govt. Election: PDP afraid of failure, too depleted ...


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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the publisher, editors and other staff of the SUN Newspaper on the 15 years anniversary of the newspaper title. In his congratulatory message issued yesterday in Benin City, the Edo State capital, Obaseki noted the phenomenal growth of the newspaper […]

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Representative of the Edo State Governor and Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu (far right) and the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II (far left), during the flag-off of sensitisation programme for Immunisation against measles, with traditional and religious leaders at the Palace of the Oba of Benin, Benin City.
…Benin Monarch tasks WHO on R&D to curb malaria epidemic in Africa  The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has pledged support for immunisation of children against measles scheduled to hold in March, calling on his Palace chiefs and religious leaders to drive the sensitisation programme in their communities to […]

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L-R: Group Managing Director, VIKO Nigeria, Mr. Chidi Lucky Kanu; Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Special Duties, Hon. Yakubu Gowon; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Taiwo Akerele and the Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osazee Osemwegie-Ero, after the unveiling of the Tourism Information Desks, at the Benin Airport, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
The Edo State Government in partnership with Viko Nigeria has unveiled tourism information desks at the Benin Airport, Benin City, to market the state’s tourism sites. Speaking at the unveiling of the desks at the arrival and departure wings of the Benin Airport on Wednesday, Governor of Edo State, Godwin […]

Edo Govt. unveils tourism desks at Benin Airport