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Official: Edo government prudent with debts, proceeds utilised to drive devt

The Edo State Government has flayed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for making unfounded claims of the state’s debt status, noting that the party was being mischievous with facts.

Governor Obaseki’s convoy in road accident

The convoy of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was yesterday involved in an accident along the Benin-Lagos Express Road.

Death toll from Lassa fever reaches 72 in Nigeria

Nigeria is suffering its worst outbreak of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health officials said 72 people had died since the start of this year.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Archbishop Akubeze on his election as Catholic bishops president

Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Archbishop of Archdiocese of Benin, Augustine Akubeze on his election as the new President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).

Edo govt releases IDP distribution materials roster

The Edo State Government on Thursday released a roster showing how relief materials approved by the Federal Government for the Internally Displaced Persons in the state were distributed.

PDP sends anti-open grazing bill to Edo Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo says it has forwarded an Anti-Open Grazing Bill to the House of Assembly for consideration.

No agreement to establish cattle colonies in Edo – Governor Obaseki

The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has declared as frivolous, comments by the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the strategic steps the Edo State government has taken in bringing the clashes between cattle herders and farmers to an end, in the state.

PDP condemns Governor Obaseki’s ban on night grazing

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has described the ban in night grazing by Fulani herdsmen by Governor Godwin Obaseki as unimplementable and cosmetic.

Governor Obaseki bans night-grazing, carrying of arm by herders in Edo

The Edo State Government has banned night grazing and the carrying of guns by herders in the state. It has also set up a seven-member committee in each of the local government areas in the state to check clashes between herders and farmers.

Edo youths, police clash over killing of driver

There was pandemonium on Third-East Cirular Road in the Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State as angry youths staged a protest against the alleged killing of a commercial driver by a policeman.

Governor Obaseki releases N100m for Lassa fever, dialysis equipment

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the immediate release of N100 million as first tranche payment for the procurement of four dialysis machines, ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment, drugs and other consumables required for the treatment of Lassa Fever patients.

Libyan returnees burnt beyond recognition in road accident

Eight Edo State Libyan returnees were burnt to death in a motor accident along Ore-Sagamu Road on their way to Lagos State to seek spiritual and financial assistance from Prophet T. B. Joshua, the General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN.

Why we’re building 5,500-bpd modular refinery, seaport – Godwin Obaseki

Job creation, economic diversification and the maximisation of natural resources have been listed as some of the reasons the Godwin Obaseki administration is opening the Edo economy to foreign investors.

Governor Obaseki settles medical bill of man amputated allegedly by herdsmen

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday released N500,000 to settle the medical bill of Jerome Obayemi, who was amputated during an attack allegedly by herdsmen on January 4.


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