Okomu Clash: Obaseki Visits Wounded Soldiers, Vows To Apprehend Perpetrators

Okomu Clash: Obaseki Visits Wounded Soldiers, Vows To Apprehend Perpetrators

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has visited soldiers wounded during an attack by assailants in Okomu Community. The governor, who expressed his displeasure over the incident, vowed that the State Government will fish out individuals and groups behind...
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Obaseki Bans Okaigheles Over Alleged Cultism

Obaseki Bans Okaigheles Over Alleged Cultism

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has banned the activities of Okaigheles (Youth Leader) in Edo South Senatorial District of the State, as part of a renewed effort to tackle cultism in the State.Obaseki disclosed this while speaking with...
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Edo Flags Off Free Vaccination Against HPV

Edo Flags Off Free Vaccination Against HPV

The Edo State Government has flagged off free vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), targeting children between 9 to 14 years, in a renewed effort to safeguard the girl-child from the scourge of cervical cancer. The Edo State First Lady,...
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NDDC Inaugurates Edo Electricity Sub-Station

NDDC Inaugurates Edo Electricity Sub-Station

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has inaugurated the 1×15MVA 33/11KV electricity injection substation it built in Amufi, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area in Benin City, Edo State.Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, the NDDC Managing Director...
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Edo Govt Warns Against Dragging Oba Of Benin, Palace Into Politics

Edo Govt Warns Against Dragging Oba Of Benin, Palace Into Politics

The Edo State Government has warned the All Progressive Congress (APC) and other political actors in the State against dragging the Benin Royal Palace and the revered Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II...
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Gunmen Kill Three Okomu Oil Workers

Gunmen Kill Three Okomu Oil Workers

Three staff of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc, Edo State have been killed. The Public Relations Officer of the company, Fidelis Olise, who confirmed the development explained that the killing was done by “unknown persons.”He stated the company enjoyed a...
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Oil Palm: Edo Unveils Agenda For 47,000-hectare New Plantation

Oil Palm: Edo Unveils Agenda For 47,000-hectare New Plantation

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has unveiled plans for the launch of phase 2 of the State’s Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP) with an additional 47,000 hectares of land to be allocated to new and prospective oil palm investors....
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Edo Flags Off Food Support Programme

Edo Flags Off Food Support Programme

The Edo State Governor. Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has flagged off the Edo State Food Support Programme, in collaboration with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). The programme which is tagged the Christian Feeding Programme was designed to feed the poorest.....
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NEPL/Seplat JV, Edo Sign Reforestation Agreement

NEPL/Seplat JV, Edo Sign Reforestation Agreement

The NNPC Exploration and Production Ltd/Seplat Energy Joint Venture and the Edo State Government have signed an agreement that will see the state government allocate 6,000 hectares of land from its protected forest reserves to enable a large-scale tree pl...
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Edo Announces N70,000 Minimum Wage

Edo Announces N70,000 Minimum Wage

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has announced an increase in the minimum wage for Edo workers from N40,000 to N70,000 effective from May 1, 2024.Obaseki disclosed this on Monday while delivering his speech at the commissioning of Edo State...
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Obaseki Rallies Stakeholders In Uhunmwode, Orhionmwon On Regional Development

Obaseki Rallies Stakeholders In Uhunmwode, Orhionmwon On Regional Development

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, met with residents and other stakeholders in Orhionmwon and Uhunmwode Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State to seek their support and input in the State’s Regional Development and Benin City...
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Edo Distributes Inputs To 1,734 Farmers

Edo Distributes Inputs To 1,734 Farmers

The Edo State Government has commenced the distribution of farm inputs and processing equipment to smallholder farmers across the seven local government areas in Edo South Senatorial District for the 2024 planting season. The distribution was carried out throu...
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Edo Unfolds Water Transportation Agenda

Edo Unfolds Water Transportation Agenda

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that the State Government has commenced the construction of water stops in various riverine communities across the State with the plan to launch the State’s water transportation system next month. Oba...
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Obaseki, Oborevwori, Igbinedion, Others Celebrate Ikimi At 80

Obaseki, Oborevwori, Igbinedion, Others Celebrate Ikimi At 80

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Delta State counterpart, Sheriff Oborevwori; former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori; former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion and the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion were among dignita...
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