The recently appointed commissioners to serve in the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State have been assigned to various ministries in the state.   This was at the first Executive Council meeting (EXCO) held by the Obaseki-led administration in Edo State during which commissioners were appointed to already existing […]

Obaseki’s commissioners get portfolios

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, on Monday, expressed profound appreciation to the president of Nigeria and the people of Edo state over the affirmation of his declaration as the state’s elected governor by the Supreme Court, noting that the apex court’s judgement “invariably validates the perfection of the triumph […]

Supreme Court Victory: Obaseki appreciates Buhari, Osinbajo, Oshiomhole, others

Former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has challenged the recently constituted Edo State Executive Council to perform assiduously, stressing that the entire nation had great expectations from the state. Duke, who spoke at the 2017 Edo State Executive Council Retreat, which held in Lagos on Sunday night, […]

‘Keep pace with Obaseki,’ Duke charges Edo

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has donated N2m to the families of four victims, who were killed by suspected Fulani Herdsmen in the state. Mr. Anthony Eboigbodin, the Head of Uhunmwode Local Government Council, disclosed this at the end of a Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) meeting presided over […]

Governor Obaseki donates 2 million naira to victims of herdsmen ...

The Edo Joint Account and Allocation Committee (JAAC) has declared N2.18 billion as total allocation accrued to the 18 local governments in the state from the Federation Account for the month of June. Mr Anthony Eboigbodin, the Head of Uhunmwode Local Government Administration, disclosed this on Friday after the JAAC […]

Joint Account Committee declares N2.18bn allocation for LGs in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, on Thursday, swore-in 18 commissioners noting that there was no room for corruption in his administration and tasking them to come up with innovative solutions to developing all sectors of the state.   Addressing the commissioners consisting 15 males and 3 females at Edo State […]

‘No room for Corruption’, Obaseki tells newly sworn-in commissioners

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the importance of revamping the state’s basic education structure to his administration’s developmental policy, assuring that the sector would receive adequate funding. The Governor, represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Taiwo Akerele, gave this assurance while addressing members of Nigerian Union […]

Edo to restructure basic education

As part of its awareness programmes and initiatives for enforcing  the Community Development Association law, the government of Edo state has confirmed that a Town Hall Meeting on private properties protection is being organized for the benefit of her citizens. A statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary […]

Edo plans Town Hall Meeting on Private Properties Protection

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has mourned elder statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule, who died early Monday Morning, describing him as a great leader, who contributed immensely to peace, development and security in the country as Minister for National Guidance in 1983, a portfolio established to assist the then President Shehu Shagari […]

Obaseki condoles Nigeria, Kano Govt over Maitama Sule

PUBLIC STATEMENT BY THE EDO STATE GOVERNMENT ON THE PROPOSED “GRAZING BILL” BEING CONSIDERED BY THE EDO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY The Office of the Governor of Edo State has in the past few days been inundated with various public comments, criticisms and (in some cases) opportunistic posturing by the […]


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has denied having a hand in the Anti-Grazing Bill, which has passed its second reading, at the Edo House of Assembly, noting that the government’s position on the bill would be made known at the public hearing.   This was according to a statement […]

Obaseki did not draft Anti-Grazing Bill, says Mayaki