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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.

Ex-Edo guber aspirant Blessing Agbomhere, others dump APC for PDP

Former governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress in Edo State and Deputy Director of Buhari Support Group, Mr. Blessing Agbomhere, has defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

PDP to challenge Edo local govt electoral law amendment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, Thursday resolved to challenge the recent amendment of the Edo State Local Government Electoral Law by the State House of Assembly.

Governor Obaseki approves N500m for infrastructure projects to access World Bank’s N2bn facility

The Edo State Government has approved N500 million as counterpart funding for the state’s SEEFOR public works programme, which will enable it access N2bn from the World Bank for infrastructural projects in the state.

Edo govt reduces 2017 budget estimate by 16.49%

The Edo State Government said it has reduced the state 2017 budget to N127.92 billion from N153. 9 billion earlier estimated.

Edo govt sacks permanent secretary, suspends three others over N283m budget fraud

The Edo State Government on Friday sacked a permanent secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, Osayuware Idahosa, and three other civil servants overallegation of padding the budget for the conduct of primary school examination to the tune of N283 million.

Edo govt organises procurement seminar for commissioners

The Edo Government on Thursday organised a seminar on public procurement for commissioners, special advisers, permanent secretaries and others in the state.

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