L-R: Victor Ehikhamenor; Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke; Tayo Amusan; Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen with other panelists at the Creative Industry Session of the Alaghodaro Investment Summit in Benin City, on Saturday, November 11, 2017
Stakeholders in the nation’s creative industry on Saturday called on the Edo State Government to invest in theatres, incubation centers for creative people and put in place the right policies to drive her prestigious art and craft sector.   Leading discussions during the session on “Edo Creative Industry” at the […]

Duke, Ehikhamenor, Akpata, others call for policy, infrastructure for creative ...


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To attract more investments in agribusiness, governments must open up the space for smallholder farmers, ensure sufficient fund is provided for research and intensify efforts to remove investment bottlenecks. This was the submission of investors at the Plenary on Edo Agro-industrial Revolution and Agribusiness Transformation at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, […]

Agribusiness: Edo investors count gains, brainstorm on solutions to challenges



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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government would pursue more business reforms to accelerate progress recorded in its recent Ease of Doing Business ranking, to properly position Nigeria in her march to become a post-oil economy. Speaking at the two-day Edo State Alaghodaro Investment Summit, Friday, in Benin […]

Alaghodaro Summit: Buhari, Obaseki, Dangote discuss new investment prospects in ...



Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State receiving the Federal Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Hon.  Atari Felix (left), during a courtesy visit to the governor, in Government House, Benin City.
The Public Complaints Commission has ranked Edo State Government high on the reforms of its processes which has made it easier for the commission to access and process information from the state.   Federal Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Edo State, Hon. Felix Alari, said this when he led members of […]

Public Complaints Commission ranks Edo Govt high on Reform


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The 11-man committee set up by the Edo State Government to revive sports in the state has submitted two proposed bills:  The Edo Sports Commission Bill and the Sports Trust Fund Bill to Governor Godwin Obaseki. Receiving the documents at Government House in Benin City, Obaseki commended the committee for […]

Edo Sports Devt C’ttee proposes Sports Commission, Trust Fund Bills


L-R: Dr. Tope Oyelade, 1st National Vice President, Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN); Dr. Nosa Ehigie, Chairman, AGPMPN; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, during a courtesy visit by officials of AGPMPN to the governor at Government House, Benin City.
The Edo State Government is set to partner with the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) to accelerate the implementation of health policies in the state.   The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, said this when he received officials of the Edo State Chapter […]

Edo Govt partners AGPMPN to fast-track implementation of health policies


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The Edo State Government at the maiden Alaghodaro Investment Summit, will be explore new investment frontiers to boost investment in real estate, public utilities, healthcare and tourism.   This was revealed yesterday in a statement by organisers of the investment summit, in Benin City, as preparations gear up for the […]

Edo to explore new investments to boost infrastructure



The Governor of Edo State Mr Godwin Obaseki (Middle), Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment, Mr Emmanuel Usoh (right); and Commissioner for Youth and Special Duties, Mr Mika Amanokha (left )at the EdoJobs Summit in Benin City on Wednesday November 8, 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is set to establish several job incubation centres in the state to upgrade the skills of job seekers to meet the needs of the present day labour market.   Obaseki said this at the Edojobs fair organised by the state government as part of activities to mark the governor’s one-year anniversary in office, in Benin City on […]

Edo Govt to establish job incubation centres in new Industrial ...


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…As Alaghodaro Investment Summit kicks off Friday As business leaders storm Benin City, the Edo State capital, Friday, for the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday in Benin City said the Federal Government is already processing applications received for the establishment of seven […]

FG set to approve 3 modular refineries in Edo, processing ...


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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the goal of his administration is to have 100,000 hectares of oil palm plantation in the state within the next three years. He made this known when he received officials of the Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria (POFON), led […]

Obaseki targets 100,000-hectare oil palm plantation in 3 years


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
To attract more investments in agribusiness, governments must open up the space for smallholder farmers, ensure sufficient fund is provided for research and intensify efforts to remove investment bottlenecks. This was the submission of investors at the Plenary on Edo Agro-industrial Revolution and Agribusiness Transformation at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, […]

Agribusiness: Edo investors count gains, brainstorm on solutions to challenges