L-R: Acting Chairperson,  Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and Special Adviser to the Governor on Basic Education, Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe and the Edo State Commissioner of Police,  Mr. Johnson Kokumo after a meeting to finalise arrangement on how to curb vadalism, theft and encroachment in public schools across Edo State, at the weekend
The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has concluded arrangement with the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Police, to curb vandalism, theft and encroachment on properties of schools under its jurisdiction across the state as the agency commences the roll out of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reforms for the […]

Edo SUBEB partners Police to curb vandalism, encroachment, theft as ...


Officials of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development,  marking a building which contravened Edo state’s laws on urban development, in Benin City,  the state capital. The building is being marked for demolition after final notice was issued to the developer.
The Edo State Government has served final demolition notices to developers whose buildings breached the state town planning laws. The affected buildings are sited on Airport Road, Stadium Road, Aideyan Street, Upper Adesuwa, and Ugbor and Ekae areas of Benin City.  Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Hon. Edorodion […]

Edo Govt. serves demolition notice, charges developers to comply with ...


L-R: Director, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Margret Obazuaye; Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Julie Olatunji; Commissioner, Hon. Magdalene Ohenhen and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Gender, Ms. Efosa Uyigue, during an orientation programme for Special Assistants to the governor on Gender at the Government House, in Benin City, Edo State capital.
The Edo State Government has charged Special Assistants on Gender in the state to strengthen structures in their communities that will facilitate change in the socio-economic conditions of women across the state. Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Magdalene Ohenhen, said this during a one-day orientation programme organised […]

Edo Govt. sets women empowerment agenda for female aides


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The Edo Development and Property Authority (EDPA) has commended residents in some of its estates for the impressive level of compliance recorded during its ongoing recertification exercise, warning others to comply with the exercise to make way for development in the estates. The recertification exercise, which commenced in November 2017, […]

Edo Housing Authority resumes recertification programme, says turn-out impressive



Acting Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board and Special Adviser to the Governor of Edo State on Basic Education, Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe (right); Director, Social Mobilisation Department, SUBEB, Mrs. J.E. Oghedegbe (middle) during a meeting with members of Mothers’ Association in Nigeria, Edo State chapter, in Benin City on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
The Edo State Government has engaged mothers as key stakeholders in the school system to monitor standards in its renewed effort to strengthen the basic education sector in the state. Acting Chairman, State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) and Special Adviser to the Governor of Edo State on Basic Education, Dr. […]

Basic Education: Edo Govt. engages mothers to monitor standards, report ...


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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has settled the medical bill of Mr. Jerome Obayemi, a victim of herdsmen attack in Ojah community, Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state. Obaseki, who released N500,000 through his Chief of Staff, Chief Taiwo Akerele, on Thursday at Government House, Benin City, to offset […]

Herdsmen attack: Obaseki offsets victim’s medical bill, says new security ...


R-L: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema and Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice and Chairperson, Edo State Task-force Against Human Trafficking, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, at a section of the Port Harcourt International Airport after receiving some of the Libya returnees evacuated by the federal government.
…Onyema, Babadende laud Edo’s comprehensive welfare plan Efforts of the Edo State Government at caring for its indigenes evacuated from Libya through several returnees’ welfare initiatives have received the commendation of the federal government. Conveying the federal government’s appreciation to the Edo State Government in Port Harcourt, Minister of Foreign […]

Libya returnees: FG scores Edo Govt. high on reintegration ...


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The Edo State Government has partnered with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reach the unbanked population and ease access to financial services for residents in the state, with an 80 percent target set for financial inclusion in the country by the year 2020. This was disclosed yesterday by […]

Financial inclusion: Edo Govt. targets unbanked population in rural areas



L-R: Director, Child Development Department, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mr Edward Osigbemhe; lost but found child, Precious Onade; father of the child, Sunday Onade; and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Julie Olatunji at the Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018.
The Edo State Government has disclosed plans to launch a document that outlines strategies and initiatives to curb violence against children in the state. Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Magdalene Ohenhen, who disclosed this in a chat with journalists in Benin City, said that cases of child […]

Edo Govt. to curb violence against children, rescues, reconnects stranded ...


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The Edo State Government has said trucks carrying 334,027 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) have been loaded in Lagos for distribution to oil marketers in the state.   This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Oil & Gas, Hon. Joseph Ugheoke, on Wednesday, in […]

Edo to receive 334, 027 litres of PMS


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…phase one ready 12 months post-project approval The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Governor Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday in China, expanded the portfolio of foreign investments in the state following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese consortium for a 5,500 barrel per day modular refinery […]

Obaseki, China SINOPEC sign 5,500bpd Edo Modular Refinery deal


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The Edo State Government has ordered individuals who encroached on the Benin Science and Technical College (BSTC) land to relocate immediately as they are obstructing reconstruction and expansion work at the institution. The notice was given by the Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Chief Taiwo Akerele, who was […]

Benin Technical College land: Edo Govt. reads riot act to ...