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Residents at Lucky Way in Benin City, the Edo State capital, can now heave a sigh of relief due to the ongoing rehabilitation work to reconstruct their roads by state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki.   The link road, connecting Ramat Park to Upper Mission, had been in horrendous shape for […]

Lucky Way gets lucky as Edo commences reconstruction


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has applauded the assiduity and resilience of 27-year old Nigerian, Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon, who, on Friday, received a national honour from Queen Elizabeth II. Imafidon, who hails from Edo State, received the national honour of Member of the Most Excellent British Empire (MBE) from the […]

Obaseki hails 27-year old Nigerian recipient of British Honour


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The government of Edo State has reacted strongly to claims that it lavished the state’s money on the recently concluded 10km Okpekpe Race, adding that funds invested into the race were carefully analysed to determine the cost and yields ratio. A statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary […]

‘Why we co-sponsored Okpekpe Race’ – Edo Govt


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that the emergence of 3 state-owned universities in the state  was testament to the state government’s prioritisation of university education, while reaffirming his administration’s readiness to ensure the 2017 Conference of Alumni Associations of Nigerian Universities (CAANU) was successful.   This was […]

Obaseki talks up education, assures alumni of support



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Edo state Government has condemned, in strong terms, the dehumanizing treatment meted to one Kester Edun, who was handcuffed to the back of a moving police van recently, while also ordering a probe into the matter. The state government also added that those involved in the act would be brought to […]

Edo Govt orders probe into cuffed man saga


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that the emergence of 3 state-owned universities in the state  was testament to the state government’s prioritisation of university education, while reaffirming his administration’s readiness to ensure the 2017 Conference of Alumni Associations of Nigerian Universities (CAANU) was successful.   This was […]

Obaseki talks up education, assures alumni of support


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Reacting to material circulating the internet of a man handcuffed to the back of a moving police van, the government of Edo State has dissociated itself from the treatment meted to the man, adding that those involved in the act would be brought to book. It would be recalled that […]

Edo Govt dissociates self from cuffed man saga, orders probe


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The Government of Edo State has said it is focused and committed to the mandate freely given by Edo people to reconstruct the broken walls of the state, which was the legacy left for the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).   The state government […]

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The Edo state government has provided a temporary central bus terminal at the Oba Akenzua Cultural Central premises to alleviate the plight of commuters and drivers in the Benin metropolis till the proposed central park would be completed.   The Chief of Staff to the state governor, Mr Taiwo Akerele, […]

Edo clean up: Govt provides temporary bus terminal


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has restated his commitment to developing sports in the state as he expressed support for the Channels Kids Cup, which started in Edo State and which is co-sponsored by the Edo State Government.   He explained that the tournament was important to the state […]

Obaseki commends Channels on sports tournament


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has urged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to help in the management of resources for the Niger Delta states, adding that individual member states accounts should be operated to facilitate appropriation of funds for project execution. This was as both parties met at […]

Obaseki urges NDDC on resource management, to repair major road


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Registered applicants and observers of the ongoing Edo Jobs initiative have commended the smooth and transparent process of the ongoing verification exercise for prospective officers of the State Traffic Control and Management Agency in Benin city, the State capital. This was as the screening and verification process of the week-long […]

Applause as Edo Jobs verification continues