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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state says his administration will check the tide of migration through vocational training of youth to equip them with skills for gainful employment. Obaseki stated this when he received the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugee, Migration and Internally Displaced Persons Hajiya Sadiya Farouq in […]

Edo Govt taming migration via economic development


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The Edo chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has commended Wife of the state Governor, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki for empowering women through Agriculture Initiative, saying it would boost food production in the country. The state chairman of AFAN, Chief Emmanuel Odigie gave this commendation during an interview […]

AFAM commends Betsy Obaseki for empowering women


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Edo declares Friday public holiday in honour of Late Ogbemudia Edo State Government has declared Friday, 17th of March as public holiday in honour of the late Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, one of the patriarchs of the defunct Midwest and the first and two-time governor of the then Bendel state […]

Edo declares Friday public holiday in honour of Late Ogbemudia


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has signed a power purchase agreement noting that the agreement was in furtherance of the previously outlined power plan for the state. Governor Obaseki disclosed this in Benin City on Wednesday, when he appended his signature on Power Purchase Agreement entered into with Ossiomo […]

Obaseki signs power purchase agreement



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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has inaugurated a committee to work out modalities for the implementation of the federal government Social Investment Programme in the state.   The committee, which will be chaired by the governor, has his Deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu as Vice Chairman, while his Chief of […]

Obaseki inaugurates Social Investment Programme Committee in Edo


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his Delta State counterpart, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa have said that the Late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia would be remembered for his numerous contributions to the development of defunct Bendel state. This was as the governors, receiving the remains of late Ogbemudia, a two-time governor […]

Obaseki, Okowa eulogise late Ogbemudia


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that a female law graduate at the Internally Displayed Persons (IDP) camp in the state would be considered for employment. Obaseki stated this while receiving members of the Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria at The Government House in Benin on […]

‘IDP law graduate to get state employment’ – Obaseki


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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed that Edo state is just as privileged as Lagos state in Sub-Saharan Africa, to access World Bank loans at less than 1% for 20 years, and in some cases, 10 years moratorium. Governor Obaseki made this known in Benin City, as he […]

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that part of his administration’s strategic plan was to ensure that Edo State becomes an economic hub through agricultural and industrial activities. This was as he received the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington and his team in Government House on Monday […]

Obaseki to US Ambassador: ‘We will make Edo an economic ...


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Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Monday swore in the new Chairman and members of the board of the Edo Internal Revenue Service (EIRS) at The Government House in Benin City. Governor Obaseki, congratulating them on the appointment, charged them to be professional and meet up with budgeted revenue […]

Obaseki swears in new Revenue board members, charges professionalism


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revealed that plans are already in place to manage traffic more effectively within the state and to develop a masterplan to reorganise transportation in not only Benin City, but also the entire Edo as a state. This was as he also revealed that […]

Obaseki to reform Edo transport sector


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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has met with the Ogbemudia family on Saturday to pay condolence to the family as well as to discuss plans for the former governor’s state burial. In addition, Edo and Delta states are collaborating to give the ex-Bendel state Military and democratic Governor a […]

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