Esan youths caution APC against imposition of candidates in Edo
The Esan Youth Movement (EYM) has cautioned against imposition of candidates by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State ahead of the 2019 elections. It alleged that the party was planning to impose a candidate on the Edo Central Senatorial district to fly its ticket next year.
Obaseki berates Edo NMA, rejects award as body vows to partner stakeholders
Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, at the weekend, berated the state’s chapter of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), after rejecting an award the association conferred on him. Obaseki, who refused the award during the body’s Annual General Meeting AGM/Scientific Conference, 2018 with the theme: Effective Healthcare Delivery in Edo State...
Governors, others celebrate retiring Ademowo at 70
Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and his counterpart in Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, were among eminent Nigerians who yesterday showered encomium on the Dean Emeritus of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and outgoing Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Most Rev Adebola Ademowo...
Cycling Tour to boost tourism in Edo, say promoters
Edo State government over the weekend threw its weight behind the Edo Cycling Tour, which is aimed at promoting tourism in the state. The Tour will hold from August 18 to 23, 2018.
Open letter to Governor Godwin Obaseki - Part 2
Assuming, it was a question of grazing only, the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who read between the lines suggested a civilised approach to nomadic grazing long ago: a functional...
Open letter to Godwin Obaseki
Your Excellency, I chose this medium of an open letter to reach out to you because of the existential danger presently confronting the peoples of Edo State. It is no longer news that Nigeria has become an open killing field stalked by so-called Fulani ‘herdsmen,’ a roving band of terrorists acknowledged by the Global Terrorism…
Edo, IITA explore possible collaboration on cassava
Edo State Government and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State have agreed to join forces to bring about transformational...
Why Edo state should not scrap agric college
Recently, it was in the news that the College Of Agriculture, Iguoriaikhi in Edo state has been shut down permanently by the governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki owing to the reasons that the school lacks infrastructural development, maintenance, shortage of students, internal crisis and poor accreditation of courses.
Edo council official, Obaseki’s aide clash over revenue, others
An aide to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Political Matters, Mrs. Maris Igbons, has been reportedly hospitalised after sustaining injuries during a clash with officials of the Esan West Local Council.
ATC Nigeria backs Edo ICT development
The partnership between Edo State government and some members of the organized private sector has started to yield results as the American Tower Company (ATC), Nigeria over the weekend handed over the Digital Skills Village Project it built in Benin City to the state government.
People with albinism deserve our support, says Obaseki
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for support for people with albinism, urging societies that marginalise and stigmatise them to turn a new leaf.Obaseki, who made the call in commemoration of the International Albinism Awareness Day, marked on June 13 yearly, stressed that it was time for a change of attitude towards people with albinism.