Fighting human trafficking, illegal migration amid unemployment, poverty
Government has demonstrated its determination and commitment to ensuring the safety of lives and property of its citizens by prompt response to stranded Nigerians in Libya...
Groups protest Army’s alleged land grab in Edo
Two groups in the Edo State have staged a peaceful protest over the 4 Brigade Nigeria Army's encroachment on their land in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Council Area.
Edo government vows to move against human trafficking cartel
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday vowed to deploy the state powers and resources to break the human trafficking cartel and end the illicit trade in the state. He described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge facing his administration. Obaseki said this when he received a delegation of the management and members of Edo…
Increased illegal migration caused by failure of critical institutions, says Obaseki
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has traced the current surge in illegal migration to lack of critical institutions to equip youths with requisite skills to survive in a globalised world.
Obaseki decries slavery in Libya, pledges resettlement for returnees
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki yesterday condemned the on going slavery, particularly on black African immigrants in Libya where humans were being sold for $400.
ICAN lauds Edo government on reform, transparency
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) expressed its support for the initiatives aimed at reforming critical institutions in the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration of Edo State.
Edo tackles hygiene, sanitation to reform medicare delivery
Governor Godwin Obaseki has joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day, noting that the imperative for good hygiene and sanitation was key in his plans to reform healthcare and public spaces in Edo State.
Africa won’t rise unless we industrialise, says Obaseki
The governor said that the state government has a robust industrialisation plan that has since kicked off with the ground-breaking of the Benin Industrial Park, which is heralding the industrialisation of the state.