L-R: APC Party Leader, Esan West LGA, Elder Pius Omofuma; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; Commissioner for Infrastructure, Hon. Engr. Amiolemen Osahon, Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie and Project Engineer, Engr. Joel Egbon during the governor's inspection of ongoing road projects in Edo Central Senatorial District on Friday, September 15, 2017.
…laments deplorable state of Benin-Ehor-Ekpoma-Auchi road   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday inspected about 10 on-going road projects in Edo Central Senatorial District of the state as well as the failed portions of the Benin- Ehor -Ekpoma- Auchi expressway.   Obaseki, who was accompanied by top government […]

Obaseki Inspects Ongoing Road Projects in Edo Central Senatorial District


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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked global leaders and other players in the democratic space to translate democracy to tangible pro-people policies and programmes that will lift the poor masses from poverty. Obaseki threw the challenge at international and domestic political actors on Friday, as the […]

International Day of Democracy: Obaseki tasks leaders on masses’ welfare


L-R: Commissioner for Education, Hon. Dr. Christopher Adesotu; Former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; representative of the Governor of Edo State and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Akerele; MD Treasure Oil & Danco Investment Ltd, Mr.  Anamero Dekeri and the Imah of Somorika, HRH Oba Sule Idaiye during the commissioning of a block of 6 Classrooms and Principal’s Office at Oguteoke Secondary  School, Okpella donated by Anamero Foundation on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commissioned two blocks of classrooms as well as bore hole projects executed by a Non-Governmental Organisation, Anamero Idofe Anamero Foundation, at Ogute Community in Okpella, Estako East Local Government Area of the state. Speaking during the event on Thursday, Obaseki expressed his appreciation […]

Obaseki Commissions Classroom blocks, boreholes in Okpella


L-R: Mrs Gladys Idahor, Head of Service, Edo State; Osarodion Ogie Esq., Secretary to the State Government; Rt Hon. Philip Shaibu, Deputy Governor; Governor Godwin Obaseki; Mrs Emi Fowowe Ogunboye, Representing Amb. Aminu Nabeju of the Special Services Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation; Lt. Col. I. Yusuf, Representing 4 Brigade Commander, Nigerian Army; Air Commodore Shobande, 107 AMG Nigerian Air Force; DCP Olatunji Ayodele, Representing Commissioner of Police, Edo State, during the Federal and States Security Administrators' Meeting held at the Banquet Hall of the Edo State Government House in Benin City on Thursday, September 14, 2017
…To decongest prisons, reduce number of inmates awaiting trial by 50%   To address the myriad of security challenges facing the state, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to work with relevant security agencies to reduce the incidence of crime and engender a friendly environment for investment. Obaseki […]

Edo prioritises improved security to attract investments



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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has ordered a reduction in the cost of shops in Oredo Local Government Area of the state following appeals by traders in the council. Speaking after a meeting with the traders at the Government House in Benin City, Obaseki, who was represented […]

Oredo Traders’ Protest: Obaseki slashes store levies


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…  Sets up committee to review land allocation Concerned by the deterioration of inner-city roads in Edo North and Central axis of the State, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, said a tour of the affected roads “would be embarked upon in order to commence remediation work.” […]

Obaseki unveils plan to fix failing roads in Edo Central, ...


L-R: Secretary to Edo State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq.; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu during the Vice President's stop over in Benin City, after the National Council on Niger Delta meeting which the VP attended in Ondo State.
  The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday, at the Benin Airport, received the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who attended the second National Council on Niger Delta meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital.   Osinbajo, who was accompanied on the visit by the Governor of Ondo […]

N/Delta Meeting in Akure: Obaseki receives Osinbajo in Benin




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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has charged development actors within the South-South Cooperation (SSC) framework to strengthen the existing team spirit among member states in the pursuit of market-led, knowledge-based economies that will engender sustainable development. The governor said this in a statement to mark the United Nations […]

South-South Cooperation: Obaseki harps on stronger team spirit among states ...


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…Report on sequence of project implementation ready All is set for the smooth take-off of the planned Benin Industrial Park with the receipt of the Preliminary Report by Governor Godwin Obaseki from the Mahindra Group in India, on Monday. A visibly elated Obaseki, who is accompanied by the Commissioner for Wealth Creation, […]

Obaseki, Mahindra Group conclude arrangement on Benin Industrial Park


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… Faults reports on 42 months pension arrears The Edo State government has said it embarked on a holistic strategy to address pensioners welfare since the Governor Obaseki-led administration came on board, noting that it is committed to paying all outstanding pension arrears and gratuities in phases to reduce the […]

Edo Govt Explains ‘Phased Approach’ to Address Pensioners’ Welfare


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Over two decades earlier, the current Governor of Edo State was simply Godwin Obaseki – a young investment banker at the forefront of his profession in Nigeria. At that time, he issued the Tolaram Group its first Commercial Paper, which allowed the company access to the finances required to develop […]

For Edo, the Obasekis’ Investment Banking Experience Paying Off