Edo Budgets N153.4b For  2021

Edo Budgets N153.4b For 2021

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has presented a N153.4 billion budget proposal to the Edo State House of Assembly, for the 2021 fiscal year, representing a 9.7 percent increase from the revised 2020 budget.  Obaseki, who presented the...
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Edo: Buhari Urges APC To Avoid Rivers, Zamfara Experiences

Edo: Buhari Urges APC To Avoid Rivers, Zamfara Experiences

  President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to avoid the pitfalls that affected the party’s victory in Rivers, Zamfara and Bayelsa States in the 2019 elections. Buhari also called on the party leaders...
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Obaseki Leads Dignitaries To Ekpoma For Ambrose Alli’s 30th memorial

Obaseki Leads Dignitaries To Ekpoma For Ambrose Alli’s 30th memorial

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will on Sunday, September 22, lead a retinue of high society icons in business, academia and politics to Emuado in Ekpoma, Edo state, for the 30th Memorial Day Celebration of former Governor of...
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Edo Tasks  Palm Oil Stakeholders On Sustainable Production

Edo Tasks Palm Oil Stakeholders On Sustainable Production

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged stakeholders in the palm oil industry to work towards ensuring a shared commitment to sustainable palm oil production in the African continent.   Speaking at  Africa’s third Sustainable Palm...
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Edo, World Bank, Dangote Foundation Seek Support For Female Entrepreneurs

Edo, World Bank, Dangote Foundation Seek Support For Female Entrepreneurs

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is collaborating with the World Bank, Dangote Foundation and other development agencies to provide special support for female entrepreneurs to expand their businesses in the state. &nbsp...
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Activities Kick Off At Edo Production Centre

Activities Kick Off At Edo Production Centre

As business activities officially kick off at the Edo Production Centre, the Bank of Industry (BOI), Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BENCCIMA) and other stakeholders have applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-driven initiative which...
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Obaseki, Okowa Meet On Bendel Development Commission

Obaseki, Okowa Meet On Bendel Development Commission

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his Delta State counterpart, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, are putting finishing touches to the establishment of Bendel Development Commission, a joint body to aggregate and drive economic development efforts in the two sta...
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Obaseki: Time For Sharing Of Govt Money Over In Edo

Obaseki: Time For Sharing Of Govt Money Over In Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, stressing that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo State was over.  The governor, who said this when he...
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Edo Inaugurates Agric Produce Development Committee

Edo Inaugurates Agric Produce Development Committee

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the seven-man Edo Agricultural Produce Development Strategy Implementation Committee, to drive the state government’s policies in repositioning the state as an agricultural produce hub.  Spe...
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Edo Production Centre Attains 95 Per Cent Completion

Edo Production Centre Attains 95 Per Cent Completion

Manufacturers in Edo State are gearing to commence production at industrial scale with the assurance of stable power and other support structures as work at the Edo Production Centre has reached 95 per cent completion. The facility is a multipurpose,...
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Edo Seeks Revival Of Oil Palm Research Institute

Edo Seeks Revival Of Oil Palm Research Institute

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for the revival of the Nigerian Institute of Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) to strengthen the country’s capacity to produce quality, high-yielding seedlings and boost oil palm production.  The gover...
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Catholic Bishop Lauds Violence-Free Polls In Edo

Catholic Bishop Lauds Violence-Free Polls In Edo

The Catholic Bishop of Uromi Diocese, Most Reverend Donatus Ogun, has commended the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for ensuring violence-free conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.  The Bishop gave the commendati...
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Edo, CBN Partner On Development Of 100,000-Hectare Plantation

Edo, CBN Partner On Development Of 100,000-Hectare Plantation

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government is in discussions with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to develop a programme that will see investors taking up 100,000 hectares of agricultural land in the...
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Obaseki Extols Late Apostle Hayford Alile’s Virtues

Obaseki Extols Late Apostle Hayford Alile’s Virtues

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has extolled the virtues of former Director General of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), late Apostle Hayford Ikponmwosa Alile, describing him as a colossus who contributed immensely to Nigeria’s development.   Obaseki ...
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