Obaseki Meets Okomu Forest Reserve Host Communities, Rallies Support For preservation Of Assets

Obaseki Meets Okomu Forest Reserve Host Communities, Rallies Support For preservation Of Assets

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, met with over 40 host communities of the Okomu Forest Reserve, urging the support and collaboration of all stakeholders towards the protection and preservation of forest assets in the state.  Obaseki...
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<strong>Oba Of Benin Pledges Support For Rubber Research Institute </strong>

Oba Of Benin Pledges Support For Rubber Research Institute 

Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has pledged support for the development of Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, Iyanomo in Edo.  He gave the pledge when the management of the institute, led by its Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr Leila...
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Obaseki Bags Environment Award

Obaseki Bags Environment Award

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has been honoured by the Nigeria Institute of Landscape Horticulturists for his administration’s commitment to ensuring a healthier, greener and cleaner Edo State.  The governor was honoured at the National Co...
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Edo Budgets N320.35b For 2023

Edo Budgets N320.35b For 2023

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, presented a N320.35bn budget to the Edo State House of Assembly for the 2023 fiscal year, representing a 44.3 percent increase from the N222bn budgeted for the year 2022.  Obaseki, who pr...
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<strong>Tinubu Donates N40m To Flood Victims In Edo </strong>

Tinubu Donates N40m To Flood Victims In Edo 

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu donated N40 million to flood victims in Edo State on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the floods displaced about 32,893 persons in Etsako Central,...
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Edo Targets N60b IGR, Unveils Residency Card 

Edo Targets N60b IGR, Unveils Residency Card 

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki on Friday set an Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) target of N60 billion for 2023 fiscal year in the state.  Obaseki disclosed this during sixth edition of the yearly Alaghodaro Investment Summit in Benin.  &nbs...
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Edo Allocates 35,000 Hectares Of Land For Housing, Industrial Development Projects 

Edo Allocates 35,000 Hectares Of Land For Housing, Industrial Development Projects 

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration has made available 35,000 hectares of land for housing and industrial development projects in various towns and cities across the State.  Obaseki said this when he received executive ...
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Edo Sacks Commissioner For Roads, Bridges

Edo Sacks Commissioner For Roads, Bridges

The Edo State Government has announced the removal of the Commissioner for Roads and Bridges, Engr. Newton Okojie. In a statement sent to City Business News, the Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Mr. Chris Osa Nehikhare, said “The Hon. commissi...
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Edo Concessions Okomu South, Gele-Gele Forest Reserves

Edo Concessions Okomu South, Gele-Gele Forest Reserves

The Edo State Government has signed a 30-year conservation/eco-tourism concession with Africa Nature Investors (ANI) Foundation as part of measures to protect endangered forest elephants, white-throated monkeys and the farming population, among others in the O...
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Edo Records 113 Deaths From Road Crashes In Nine Months

Edo Records 113 Deaths From Road Crashes In Nine Months

The Edo State Sector command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Wednesday, disclosed that no few than 113 deaths were recorded in the state from Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) between January and September 2022. State Sector commander, Mr...
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Group To Boost Oil Palm Production In Edo With $300m

Group To Boost Oil Palm Production In Edo With $300m

The global Roundtable on Sustainable Oil Palm (RSPO), is committing $300,000 to the implementation of its oil palm community engagement and outreach programme in Edo State.  Its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Joseph D’Cruz made the declaration at the launc...
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Reconstruct Failed Benin-Auchi Road To Tackle Insecurity, Obaseki Urges FG

Reconstruct Failed Benin-Auchi Road To Tackle Insecurity, Obaseki Urges FG

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, called for the Federal Government’s urgent intervention on the dilapidated Benin-Auchi-Okpella Road as part of measures to check insecurity in the area.  The Governor made the call after a security ...
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Obaseki Celebrates Igbinedion At 88

Obaseki Celebrates Igbinedion At 88

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has hailed the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Sir (Chief) Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, on his 88th birthday. In a statement, the governor said, “I heartily felicitate with our father, the Esama of Benin Kingdom,...
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Council Inducts 54 Nursing Graduates Of Edo Varsity

Council Inducts 54 Nursing Graduates Of Edo Varsity

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria on Friday inducted 54 nurses who graduated from the Department of Nursing Science of Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo.  The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor stated this at the 2nd...
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