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Explosion: Governor Obaseki orders search for bombs

Gov.. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has directed security agencies in the state to search for explosives following the explosion that rocked Okpella community of the state.

Edo council polls: Electoral commission warns against violence

Ahead of the March 3, 2018, local government elections in Edo State, the State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC, yesterday, expressed its readiness to conduct a free and fair election and warned political parties and their supporters to ensure a violence-free poll.

Federal govt evacuates 1,490 stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.

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.

Federal govt pledges to resuscitate Edo industrial centre

The Federal Government on Monday pledged to resuscitate the Industrial Development Centre (IDC) in Edo to support Medium and Small Enterprises, as well as promote made in Nigeria goods in the state.

Governor Obaseki meets Ijaw leaders, preaches peace

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Friday, said without the rule of law, peace and order, there would be no progress and the realisation of individual and collective ambition in any society.

Police deny declaring BUA cement chief wanted

The Nigeria Police have denied declaring the Managing Director of Obu Cement Company, a subsidiary of BUA Group, Yusuf Binji, wanted.

Police declare BAU Cement chief wanted over attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy

The Nigeria Police have allegedly declared the Managing Director of BUA’s Obu Cement Company, Engr. Yusuf Binji, wanted over an alleged attack on the convoy of the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Obaseki padded 2018 budget with N4bn – PDP

Edo State chapter of the People’s Democratic​ Party (PDP), has accused the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, of padding the 2018 budget estimate with about N4 billion.

BUA Group spreading falsehood – Edo govt

The Edo state government says BUA International Limited has contradicted itself with regards to the situation at Obu mine site in the Okpella area of the state.

BUA Group tackles Edo govt for sealing mining site, arresting staff

Cement firm, BUA Group, has accused Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of shutting it out of operation in one of its mining sites in the state.

Edo govt, security agencies clampdown on BUA over mine site

Edo State government and security agencies comprising men of the Nigerian army, the police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Department of State Services (DSS) in the state on Wednesday stormed the disputed Obuh mine site and arrested two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a stop-work order issued by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

Governor Obaseki orders arrest of two BUA officials

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has ordered the arrest of two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a ‘stop work order’ issued by the ministry of mines and steel.

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