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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government tasks teachers, parents on children career path

The Edo State Government weekend called on teachers to collaborate with parents to educate their children on the need to aim high and achieve their potential for success through legitimate means.

NAPTIP hands over two female human trafficking victims from Russia to Edo

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday in Lagos handed over two female victims of human trafficking to Edo Government.
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Edo government restates commitment to tackling human trafficking

The Edo State Government on Wednesday restated its commitment to tackling human trafficking through creation of jobs across the state.

Edo government orders stoppage of human trafficking

Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered the task force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to ensure eradication of human trafficking and illegal migration by 2020.

Official: 100 Edo secondary school students trafficked to Libya in four months

No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.

Cleric warns parents against illegal migration

A cleric with the Omega Fire Ministries, Mr Azemhe Azena, has warned parents against encouraging their children to embark on illegal migration.

Governor Obaseki approves N20,000 monthly stipends for Libyan returnees

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of N20,000 monthly stipends for a new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin.

Libya returnees accuse Edo task force of discrimination

Some Libya returnees in Edo, on Monday, disrupted the town hall meeting organised by the State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration for alleged discrimination in selecting victims participating in the empowerment programme

Edo seeks international organisations’ cooperation on illegal migration

The Edo State Government on Monday appealed for cooperation from the comity of nations and international organisations in tackling illegal migration and human trafficking.

Libyan migrants recount horrors

Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school’s education.

Libya returnees appeal to Governor Obaseki to fulfill pledge of N100m

Some returnees from Libya have appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to fulfill his pledge and release the grant of N100 million for 150 hectares of land to them.

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.

Edo govt takes campaign against illegal migration to churches, schools

The Edo State Government says it will take the campaign against illegal migration to churches and schools across the state from 2018.

Governor Obaseki appoints SSA on human trafficking, illegal migration

A Benin based Human Rights Activist, Mr Solomon Okoduwa, has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo.

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