Tag: Edo State

Edo Governorship Election: Voters Observe Social Distancing

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing ... Read More

1.7m to Vote in Edo as Voters Abandon Over 400,000 Cards in INEC Office

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicate that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Sept. 19, Edo ... Read More

No Direct Involvement of INEC Staff in Conduct of Edo Governorship Polls – Okoye

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State ... Read More

Edo APC Governorship Primaries: Governor Obaseki Disqualified

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2020

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has been disqualified to participate in All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries slated for 22 June 2020. The chairman of ... Read More

Edo Government Lauds Empowerment 197 Women in Igarra by NPA

Henry Solomon- February 10, 2020

Edo Government has commended the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for empowering 197 women in Igarra, the Headquarter of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state. ... Read More

Gov. Obaseki inaugurates 17 members into Edo PHC board

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has inaugurated a 17-member State Primary Health Care (PHC) Board to ensure an efficient and effective healthcare system. Inaugurating the ... Read More

Child Abuse Suspect in NAPTIP Custody

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2018

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it had arrested one person for alleged child ... Read More

Leaders Must be Held Accountable for Their Deeds – Philip Shaibu

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The Deputy Governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, has called on Nigerian to endeavour to always hold those in leadership positions accountable for their services to ... Read More

NAPTIP arrests 8 suspected human traffickers in Benin

inno.korie- April 11, 2018

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested eight suspected human traffickers. The Zonal Commander, Mr ... Read More

Oshiomhole Calls on FG Review Nigeria’s Tax Laws

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2018

Former Edo Governor, Mr  Adams Oshiomhole has called for a review of the Nigeria’s tax laws for an effective tax administration. Oshiomole, also a former ... Read More

Edo Govt Releases IDP Distribution Materials Roster — Official

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2018

The Edo Government on Thursday released a roster showing how relief materials approved by the Federal Government for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the ... Read More

Herdsmen-Farmers Clash: PDP sends anti-open grazing Bill to Edo Assembly

inno.korie- February 20, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo says it has forwarded an Anti-Open Grazing Bill to the House of Assembly for consideration. Chairman of the ... Read More

Edo Teachers Call for Rejection of Bill Transferring Salary to LG

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2017

Primary school teachers in Edo have called on the state’s House of Assembly to reject any Bill prescribing transfer of payment of teachers’ salary to ... Read More

NDLEA Smashes Cannabis Inter-State Smuggling Hub in Edo

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2017

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has smashed a cartel that specialises in inter-state cannabis smuggling. Mr. Ofoyeju ... Read More

Osinbajo Commissions Cement Factory, Optimistic That Currency Stabilization Will Reduce Production Cost

Henry Solomon- August 30, 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday commissioned a 3 million tonne capacity, ultra-modern cement plant in Okpella, Edo State. The Cement factory is set up ... Read More

Human Rights Groups Raise Alarm Over Child Defilement In Edo

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2017

Some human rights groups in Edo on Wednesday, expressed worry over increasing cases of child defilement in the state and across the country. They are: ... Read More

Edo Trains 2,100 Youths on Digital Marketing, Skills Development

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2017

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said that his administration in conjunction with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goal in the ... Read More

FRSC Attributes Drop In Edo State RTCs To Compliance With Speed Limit Device

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2017

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo  said on Monday that  it recorded 22 deaths in Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) between April and May. ... Read More

Edo Govt to build functional clinics and creches in markets

inno.korie- May 5, 2017

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that his administration would build functional clinics and crèches in markets in the State Obaseki said this after he ... Read More

BREAKING: Edo State Election Petition Tribunal Upheld Godwin Obaseki

AMT Tanimu- April 14, 2017

The Edo Election Petition Tribunal, on Friday upheld the election of Mr Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Edo. Delivering ... Read More