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Edo investor to employ 15,000 through farming

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A Private Investor, Festrut Conglomerate is set to establish a Farm, covering 100 hectares of land at Uzebba, Edo State that will provide about 15,000 employment opportunities for the people of Edo state.

Gov Visit to Commonwealth Day Observance Service in London

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In celebrating Nigeria, Her People and Her Successes over the last 100 years despite her many challenges, as well as her role in the Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Democracy Initiative in partnership with GLEEHD Foundation, ROSTRA Consulting & Amandla Consulting organised a chain of events in London to celebrate the success of Nigeria as a United Nation.

Oshiomhole blames rot in education sector on poor leadership

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has blamed the rot in the Nigerian education sector on poor leadership over the years, saying Nigerian leaders must act with courage, conviction and be decisive to stem the rot in the sector.

Edo earmarks 72 more roads for rehabilitation . Work begins

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 About 72 roads in the Benin City metropolis are soon to get a facelift as the Rapid Response Agency (RRA) yesterday commenced rehabilitation work.

Oshiomhole swears-in new Perm-Sec

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured public officers in the state that government will continue to reward merit, hard work and excellence as a morale booster to enhance productivity.

Roads: Ex-Soldier sheds tears of joy, salutes Oshiomhole

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A retired Army Captain, yesterday, gave in to his emotions as he shed tears of joy over the reclamation of the Upper Lawani Road and the adjoining roads in Benin City, Edo State by the government of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

The retired Army Captain, Mr. Isaac Eguavoen who lauded the Governor for keeping to his electoral promises gave the commendation during the Governor’s inspection of ongoing projects in Benin metropolis.

EDSTMA Head Count And Screening Excercise

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In response to the marching order giving by Edo State Executive Council to the various Ministries to weed off ghost workers in the state government employment, four ghost workers were discover in one of the ministries and a deceased person who still receives salary till date.

Edo State Inland Revenue Services gets new Permanent Secretary


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured public officers in the state that government will continue to reward merit, hard work and excellence as a morale booster to enhance productivity.

He gave the assurance  at the swearing-in of Mrs Vera Obadan as a Permanent Secretary and Secretary of the Board of the state Internal Revenue Service.

Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment: Death of Nigerians, an embarassment - EDSG


Edo State Government yesterday recalled the effort of the Forum for Progressive Governors in tackling the menace of unemployment in the country saying it manifested during the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment across the country.

While describing it as sad, unfortunate and an embarrassment to the world, the state government sympathized with the families of those who lost their loved ones during the exercise.

Natural Disaster :NERMA gives relief materials to victims


The National Emergency Relief management Agency (NERMA) has provided succour to victims of rainstorm and erosion disasters drawn from seven communities in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State with the distribution of relief materials to them.

EDHA wants Rubber Plantation privatised

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BENIN -The Edo State House of Assembly has called on the State Government to privatise the Urhonigbe Rubber Plantation in Orhionmwon Local Government Area.

The House made the call in Benin City in a resolution after considering the report on the plantation by its Committee on Agriculture.

Edo teachers’ test holds March 22


The planned assessment of teachers in public Primary and Secondary Schools in Edo State has been fixed for Saturday, March 22.

LAND USE CHARGE: - Government To “Enforce and Execute the Law to the Letter”- Arc. Francis Evbuomwan

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The Government of Edo State has stated that it will strictly “enforce and execute the law to the letter” on matters concerning the Land Use Charge law.