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Ban On Night-Grazing Still Stands, Obaseki Tells Miyetti Allah

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  South-South  /  No Comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday says state government ban on night-grazing still stands.   Obaseki disclosed this during a parley with the national leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and heads of security agencies in the state, at the Government House in Benin City, Edo State capital.   […]

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Governor Obaseki – Making Edo State Nigeria’s Investment Destination?

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Paul Omoruyi There was time, not so far back, that communication between a Nigerian State Governor and the citizens was virtually non-existent. A Governor is only seen on TV or in tinted siren-blazing SUV convoys zig-zagging precariously through Nigeria roads with arrant disregard for vehicular traffic rules. Any motorist that does not “disappear” from the […]

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Governor Obaseki Of Edo State Appoints 7 Special Advisers

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  South-South  /  No Comments

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has confirmed the appointments of 7 Special Advisers, This is in line with the governor’s promise an interview, which he granted after the Appeal Court judgement in Edo State, to roll out his appointments. The special advisers are listed below as; 1: Chief Osaro Idah (Special Adviser on Political […]

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Obaseki To Gelegele Communities, We Won’t Tolerate Any Sabotage

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has warned the feuding indigent communities of the Gelegele area of Ovia North East Local Government Area against crisis, which could mar the progress of the project going on at the site of the multi-billion naira Export Processing Zone. Following his campaign promise to develop Edo into an economic […]

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“Edo Is Ready And Open For Housing Business” – Obaseki

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki disclosed, during the weekend, that his administration was ready and open for housing business and ready to tackle the challenges facing the sector to ensure that Edo people got affordable houses. He made the disclosure at the close of a 2-day workshop on Housing/Real Estate themed: “Quest for Adequate […]

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Edo Govt. Set To Prosecute Forest Reserve Encroachers

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  South-South  /  No Comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki said his administration is set to prosecute and punish those encroaching on the state’s forest reserve, especially Ogba Zoological Garden in Ogba Community of the state. He made this known while receiving management and staff of Forest Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), led by the Executive Director, Adeshola Adepoju, […]

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Edo Election Tribunal: PDP Tragic Drama

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal examining the 2016 governorship election has justifiably and rightly terminated the spurious drama that was being staged by the PDP in the past few months. The temple of justice gave infallible legal affirmation to the incorruptible political aspiration of Edo people as overwhelmingly expressed in the choice of Governor […]

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Obaseki Signs CDA Bill Into Law, Meets With Oba Ewuare II

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  South-South  /  No Comments

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Wednesday signed into law a bill prohibiting forceful and illegal occupation of landed property by Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Edo, after which the governor proceeded to the palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II to present a copy of the law to him. The Oba, […]

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Obaseki To Set Up Edo Sports Committee

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Concluding a 2-day workshop organised by the state government to chart the future of the sporting sector, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed that his administration would set up a technical committee to domesticate sports policies in the state. Governor Obaseki revealed that the strategic committee would play an advisory role to ensure […]

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Edo Plans Power Boost, Industrialisation

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Energy  /  No Comments

Pursuant to his promise to upswing power supply in Edo State to a 24-hr facility in 6 months, Governor Godwin Obaseki has revealed that his administration would take advantage of its connectivity to 9 power stations to address epileptic power supply and industrialise the state. This was as he received the General Manager of Benin […]

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