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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.

Governor Obaseki fires local council appointees

All political appointees of the 18 local government councils in Edo State have been reportedly fired by the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
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.

Former aide faults Edo governor over suspension of three council chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.
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 governor suspends another council chairman over ‘fraud’

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the Chairman of Etsako East Local Government Council, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh, from office for a period of two months over allegations of misappropriation of funds and low revenue generation.
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BUA empowers six communities with water projects, scholarships

As part of its corporate social responsibility, BUA Cement Company Ltd, yesterday, donated boreholes to six communities in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State with a view of meeting their water needs.
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.‎
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Official: 3,148 Edo flood victims to benefit from NEMA grants

Mr Ifeanyi Omoje, the Head of Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says over 3,148 farmers affected by the 2018 flood in Edo will benefit from the agency’s grants.

24 Edo assembly members-elect get certificate of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo on Wednesday presented certificates of return to winners of the House of Assembly election held in the state on March 9.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly issues arrest warrant on Chinese company’s boss

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday issued a warrant of arrest on the Managing Director of Rongtai Aluminum Company, Chen Shijing, for his refusal to appear before the House.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Edo North: Francis Alimikhena promises issue-based campaign

Francis Alimikhena, the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, has promised the people of Edo North that he would stick to issue based campaign.

NDLEA arrests fake policemen smuggling cannabis in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in the Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.

APC loses members to PDP in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State made another haul on Sunday as some prominent chieftains and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo North Senatorial District, Adams Oshiomhole’s immediate constituency abandoned their abhorrent brooms to take shelter under the congenial umbrella.
HRH, Alhaji Aliru Momoh; Governor Obaseki; Chairman, NERC, Prof. James Adeche Momoh and Project Manager, TCN, Oommen Thomas

Edo government secures electricity license for Benin Industrial Park

The Edo State Government has secured licence from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to generate and use electricity in its offices as well as in the proposed Benin Industrial Park (BIP).

Kassim Afegbua defects to PDP with supporters

Mr Kassim Afegbua, former Special Adviser on Media to the immediate past Governor of Edo and APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has defected with thousands of his supporters to the PDP.

Aminu Tambuwal: I will not invade National Assembly when I become president

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant, and governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has lamented the pathetic state of affairs in the country under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
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Edo government directs flood victims to relocate to IDPs camp

The Edo Government has directed victims of the flooding in Etsako Central and Etsako East Local Government Areas to relocate to the camp created for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
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Flood sacks 35 Edo communities, renders 30,000 homeless

No fewer than 35 communities in Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo have been sacked by flood, occasioned by unending rains and overflow of the River Niger.
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Flood renders 2,000 homeless in Edo

Over 2,000 persons have been rendered homeless by flood in six communities in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.

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Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

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