Tag: Edo

Oba of Benin Announces Date for Outdoor Ceremony of Odudua Rites

Henry Solomon- May 1, 2021

Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has announced the date for the outdoor celebration of Ugie Odudua ceremony. This is contained in a statement, signed ... Read More

NDLEA seizes cocaine worth over N32bn in Tincan Port

Abdul Jimoh- February 10, 2021

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has Intercepted 40 parcels of cocaine weighing 43.11kg, with an estimated street value of over N32 billion at ... Read More

We are getting closer to self-sufficiency in liquefied petroleum gas production – Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- December 22, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has moved a step closer to the nation’s dream of fully utilising its abundant gas potential. The president said this ... Read More

Police confirm shooting of Area Commander in Edo

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

The Edo police Command on Friday confirmed that yet to be identified gunmen shot a senior police officer in the line of duty. The command’s ... Read More

EDO govt. plans to build 250 primary health centres – Obaseki

Abdul Jimoh- November 11, 2020

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assured of his administration’s plan to build 250 primary healthcare centres across 18 local government areas of the state. ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election Begins Amid Impressive Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Although ... Read More

Edo refinery begins production Sept

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

The management of the multi-million naira Edo Modular Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited says the project is 99 percent completed and will commence operation end of ... Read More

Police reassure on security, ahead of Edo poll

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Police Command in Edo has assured residents on adequate security ahead of Sept. 19, Governorship Poll in the state. Mr Johnson Kokumo, the state ... Read More

Ize-Iyamu promises to revamp Edo industrial sector if elected governor

Abdul Jimoh- August 19, 2020

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Sept. 19 governorship election has promised to revamp the industrial sector of ... Read More

Edo 2020: COVID-19 pandemic may disenfranchise voters — INEC

Streaming Admin- August 6, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the COVID-19 pandemic might disenfranchise many voters in the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. Mr Timidi Wariowei, ... Read More

Facebook, Edo partner on online training for over 2,000 teachers, schools

Abdul Jimoh- February 11, 2020

Facebook on Tuesday said it had partnered with the Edo Government to provide more access to online training for over 2,000 teachers and schools through its ... Read More

119 Edo cassava farmers for FG’s Anchor Borrowers Scheme

Abdul Jimoh- December 23, 2019

No fewer than 119 cassava farmers in Edo North are to benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Scheme which has been launched in the ... Read More

Edo governorship election: Stop heating up polity PDP tells APC

Abdul Jimoh- December 13, 2019

Nine months to the governorship elections in Edo, the PDP has warned the ruling APC in the state, to desist from taking actions or making ... Read More

2019 election: Over 1.5m PVCs collected in Edo – REC

admin- November 1, 2018

Over 1.5m PVCs collected in Edo – REC By Nefishetu Yakubu A of total of 1,519,350 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered ... Read More

President Buhari Hails Odigie-Oyegun at 79

Henry Solomon- August 12, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the immediate past National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on the occasion of his 79th birthday ... Read More

Edo Assembly Approves State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2018

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for a Law to prohibit trafficking in persons and also approved the establishment of a ... Read More

FG approves N1.6bn for disbursement to flood victims in 16 states

inno.korie- July 12, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja ordered the immediate release of N1.6 billion for disbursement to victims of flood in 16 states of ... Read More

NGO Advocates More Public Awareness Against Human Trafficking, Stigmatization

Abdul Jimoh- July 3, 2017

NGO Advocates More Public Awareness Against Human Trafficking, Stigmatization An NGO, Society for the Empowerment of Young Persons (SEYP), on Monday called for more public ... Read More

Edo House of Assembly Confirms 18 Commissioner Nominees

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 28, 2017

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed 18 nominees as commissioners in the state. Governor Godwin Obaseki had on June 20 forwarded the 18-man ... Read More