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Nigerian Navy seeks Delta monarchs’ support to combat insecurity

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has solicited the cooperation of traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders to combat insecurity in the Niger Delta region.

Central bank investigating accounts of palm oil smugglers

The Economic Intelligent Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has started investigating the accounts of those who are involved in smuggling or dumping palm oil into Nigeria.
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.

Governor Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is finalising plans to organise a football tournament for pupils in primary schools across the state’s three senatorial districts, as part of government’s drive to develop sports at the grassroots.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Progressive governors will support President Buhari’s drive for investment

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) will support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government’s economic policies in sustaining an investment-friendly environment for investors and ensuring that governance is brought closer to the people.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila on victory

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has congratulated the new leadership of the National Assembly led by Senator Ahmed Lawan and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila in the Senate and House of Representatives respectively on their impressive elections.
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.

Governor Obaseki appoints Julius Anelu as acting Accountant-General

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of Julius Osemen Anelu as the state Acting Accountant-General.
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Governor Obaseki: My supposed quarrel with Adams Oshiomhole is fake news

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has described the alleged infraction between him and his predecessor and National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as fake news.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki condoles with family of late Eguavoen

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described erstwhile Chairman of Mixta Africa, late Arc. Eddy Eguavoen, as a mentor and role model to many Edo people, who drew inspiration from his giant strides in the real estate sector.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki lauds 6th Edo Assembly for deepening democracy

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commended the 6th Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA), for its outstanding contributions in deepening democratic processes in the state and for supporting the executive arm in delivering dividends of democracy to Edo people.
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.

Governor Obaseki commiserates with Thisday MD over wife’s death

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Managing Director of Thisday Newspapers, Eniola Bello, over the passing of his wife, Helen.
Godwin Obaseki

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Obaseki felicitates with Muslim faithful

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with Muslim faithful on Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, after the completion of the Ramadan fast, a major pillar of Islam.
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 was over in the state.

Governor Obaseki: Time for sharing govt money is 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 was over in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: I am not a weakling

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has warned political detractors not to mistake his humane disposition for weakness.
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Governor Obaseki harps on urgent measures to check tobacco consumption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has stressed the need for effective policy framework to check tobacco consumption and reduce the risks of cardiovascular diseases.
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Senator Shuaibu: Adams Oshiohmole lacks capacity to lead APC

Another major crisis is brewing in the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the party Senator Lawal Shuaibu has demanded resignation of the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
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.

Governor Obaseki kicks against child marriage, seeks return of 14-yr-old child bride

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that his administration would not allow children to be denied the opportunity to go to school in the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki shuns Okpekpe marathon race

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was conspicuously absent from the 7th annual Okpekpe 10km marathon road race which held in Okpekpe, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.‎
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki targets opportunities in entertainment industry

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is collaborating with the private sector and other relevant stakeholders to attract investment and create jobs through the Edo Creative Hub, its new initiative to rejig the state’s entertainment industry.

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