Obaseki to create employment for 4,200 youths
In line with his electioneering campaign promise to create at least 200,000 jobs within four years, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the employment of 4,200 youths under the Edo State public works programme.
Edo FA holds Amodu memorial lecture on Friday
Edo State FA has revealed that it would hold a memorial lecture in honour of the late Super Eagles coach, Shuaibu Amodu on Friday.
Edo communities bemoan neglect, serve quit notice to firm
Four Communities, Oben, Iguelaba, Ikobi and Obazogbe-nugu in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State yesterday lamented the level of neglect by oil producing companies and issued Seplat Petroleum Development Company...
Notorious human trafficker arrested in Edo
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it has arrested a 45-year-old woman, Rhoda Omorogie, alias Mama Bobo, for her alleged involvement in the trafficking of young girls from Benin to Europe.
Edo to set up sports arena in 18 LGAs
In a bid to reposition sports in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday said that each of the 18 Local Government Areas of the state would have a sporting arena, adding that facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia...
Edo to generate 1,000mw of electricity in four years
The Edo State government, in collaboration with Siemens AG, has planned to generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity.
60 garlands for beloved queen of Silverscreen, Rachael Oniga
The undisputable queen of the Silverscreen, Rachael Oniga, is 60.
228 years old Igarra’s ‘Aba festival’ gets endorsement
As part of efforts to promote culture and tourism, Edo state Government yesterday has endorsed the 228 years old Aba festival held once in six years in Igarra, Akoko-Edo local government area.
Appeal Court reserves ruling on Edo governorship election tribunal judgment
The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City yesterday reserved judgment in an appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the September 26 governorship election in Edo State.