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Edo Assembly passes bill to prohibit secret cults

Edo State House of Assembly passes a bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the law to prohibit the existence, membership and activities of secret cults in the state

Edo NMA confirms yellow fever in three local councils

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed the spread of Yellow fever in Uhunmwode, Esan West and Esan Central local government areas.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government dispels rumour of strange disease, says tests show yellow fever

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has directed the State Ministry of Health to curtail the outbreak of yellow fever in some communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Yellow fever: Godwin Obaseki directs health ministry to curtail outbreak

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has directed the state Ministry for Health to curtail the outbreak of yellow fever in some communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki orders arrest of BEDC officials for removing transformer bought by community

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Monday, ordered the arrest of officials of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for allegedly removing a transformer bought and installed by members of Ihovbor Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki launches agric cluster for 200 farmers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has launched the Edo Food and Agriculture Cluster (Edo-FAC), kick-starting a knowledge-driven food sufficiency plan, involving over 200 farmers in Ehor, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, with the full complement of an agricultural training centre in the area.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo government, Benin DisCo disagree over power outage in 444 communities

No fewer than 444 communities, spread across the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo are without electricity, Mr Yekini Idaiye, the State Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources says.

Armed men attack butchers, kill police escort, others in Edo

Less than 24 hours after dare-devil robbers raided two banks in Igarra, the headquarters of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, armed men yesterday attacked the Owan West chapter of Practicing Butchers Association of the state.

UNICEF: 1.3 million defecate openly in Edo

UNICEF on Thursday said 1.3 million of Edo population still practised open defecation, and attributed it to low level awareness on healthy living and sanitation among residents.

Edo government, EU expend N4 billion on water projects

The Edo Government said on Sunday that it expended N4 billion on various water projects across the state between January 2017 and February 2018, in collaboration with the European Union (EU).

Edo N-Power commends beneficiaries for dedication, conduct

The Edo State Focal Person for the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, Miss Osayuwamen Aladeselu, has commended beneficiaries deployed across Edo State for their exemplary conduct.

Anti-human trafficking bill scales second reading in Edo Assembly

A Bill for a law to prohibit trafficking in person and establishment of Edo State Task Force against trafficking in person on Tuesday passed second reading at the state House of Assembly.

Edo govt, Benin DisCo move to boost electricity supply

The Edo State Government has devised strategies to ensure residents in the state get sufficient electricity supply, to boost socio-economic activities.

17 states fail to access N16.2 billion UBEC fund in 2017

Failure by some state governors to access the Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) intervention fund is threatening the future of millions of Nigerian school children.

NSCDC uncovers prostitution recruitment centre in Edo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has uncovered a prostitution recruitment settlement in Edo, the Edo Commander, Mr Makinde Ayinla, has said.

Obaseki laments deplorable state of Benin-Ehor-Ekpoma-Auchi road

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday inspected about 10 on-going road projects in Edo Central Senatorial District of the state as well as the failed portions of the Benin-Ehor-Ekpoma-Auchi expressway.

PDP insists Edo ex-Speaker must face trial

The People’s Democratic Party has insisted that a former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Elisabeth Ativie, must be made to face trial if it was discovered that she contravened Section 10 of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Matters Commission (ICPC) Act.

Ex-Edo Speaker disowns lawyer over comment against Oshiomhole

A former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, has distanced herself from a statement by her lawyer calling for the prosecution of an ex-governor of the state, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, for denying that he handed over the official cars of the office of the Speaker to her.

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