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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Santana market: Edo government to purchase new fire fighting trucks – official

The Edo Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Special Duties, Mr Damian Lawani, says the State Government, will purchase new fire fighting trucks to curtail fire outbreaks in the state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo government breaks silence on governor’s convoy accident

“From our findings, the Audi vehicle lost its tyre and ran into a pothole, before colliding with the Hilux vehicle, which was conveying protocol officers from Edo State Government House.”
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government to buy 100 buses ahead of national sports festival

The Edo State Government said on Thursday that it would buy 100 buses to boost the fleet of buses under the State Transport Service, to ensure a seamless transport system during the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) to be hosted in the state capital.
A former Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has called for an end to political hostility between the former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole and his successor, Godwin Obaseki.

Oshiomhole-Obaseki feud: Ex-governorship aspirant sues for peace

A former Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has called for an end to political hostility between the former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole and his successor, Godwin Obaseki.

Edo CP: Nobody attacked Adams Oshiomhole

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMallam Muhammed, has restated the State Police Command’s position that there was no attack on the person or residence of former Governor of the state and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo lists expectations from 2019 Alaghodaro summit

The Edo State Government has said the 2019 Alaghodaro Summit will focus on assessing the impact of laudable policies and programmes by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in enriching the life of Edo people.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo government inaugurates boards of EDPA, ECTS, others

The Edo State Government will on Friday, October 11, inaugurate the boards of the Edo Development and Property Authority and Edo City Transport Service.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Flood: Edo government desilts drainage, reactivates re-injection ponds

The Edo State Government has intensified flood control and waste management efforts in the state with the removal of debris from drains and re-activation of reinjection ponds sited within the Benin City metropolis, in the wake of momentary flooding caused by torrential rainfall in parts of the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reassures on kidnapping, other crimes

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards ending kidnapping and other crimes in the state.

Edo government, others train 1000 bee farmers

The Edo State government in collaboration with Thrive Agric and Market Development in the Niger-Delta (MADE) has trained over 1,000 bee farmers across the state on techniques to increase productivity and profitability, with 40 of them getting N190,000 worth of start-up packs each.
Godwin Obaseki

2, 000 farmers benefit from over 10,600 hectares agric project in Edo

Edo State Government says no fewer than 2, 000 farmers are benefiting from over 10,600 hectares agricultural project in different parts of the state.
Front row: President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Justice Babatunde Adejumo; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, during the commissioning of the Benin Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, constructed by the Edo State Government.

Industrial court president lauds Edo governor on investment in judiciary

President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has lauded the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration towards ensuring that the judicial arm of government is given the necessary support to function effectively.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Official: 95% of properties in Edo have no C of Os

The Edo Government has said that only 30,000 Certificate of Occupancy (CofOs), were issued by it in 50 years, which includes the period of Midwest State, Bendel State and the present Edo.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo Assembly crisis: Edo governor hails judiciary for upholding rule of law

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo governor orders aides not to reply predecessor’s ‘hostile’ comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered his aides not to reply what he described as “very hostile statements credited to our revered National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.”
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government reverses school resumption date to September 9

Edo State Government has succumbed to pressures from the State Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), for improved working conditions of service.

Edo government, teachers differ over September 2 resumption date

The crisis between primary school teachers and the Edo State government over poor condition of service has taken a new twist following rejection by the state wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) of the September 2, 2019, resumption date for teachers.

Edo government receives 4,943 Libya returnees in two years

The chairperson of the Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking, Yinka Omoregbe, a professor, disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Benin.

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