100 Edo Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months, says Obaseki’s aide
No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.
Obasanjo, Obaseki, Ajimobi, others extol legacy of Pa Abebe at funeral mass
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, his Oyo State counterpart, Abiola Ajimobi, and the former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have extolled the legacy of the late Dr. Christopher Abebe, whose remains were laid to rest in Iruekpen, Esan West Council of Edo State. They were among dignitaries that joined the family, friends and well -wishers of the…
Activist tasks Edo State government on transparency
The Executive Director, Africa Network for Environmental and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Rev. David Ugolor, has called on the Edo State government to ensure transparency and accountability in the deployment of resources to Niger Delta institutions (NDIs) in the course of project execution. Ugolor, who made the call yesterday during a courtesy visit to the Commissioner…
Edo government begins reconstruction of 230 public schools as SUBEB reviews bids
Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced review of contract bids for the renovation of 230 public schools across the 18-local government areas.Special Adviser to the Governor on Basic Education, and Acting Chairperson, Edo SUBEB, Dr. Joan Osa-Oviawe...
Edo State gets advisory committee, mulls state’s forestry commission
Edo State Government has revealed plans to develop a policy document on forestry and set up a Forestry Commission, as part of ongoing reforms to boost economic growth through agriculture.
Obaseki, Nigeria Immigration partner to curb human trafficking
Governor Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the Edo State government’s commitment to curbing the menace of human trafficking and illegal migration.
Obaseki, security chiefs meet Miyetti Allah, strategise to end herdsmen/farmers’ clashes
Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said they will continue to intensify efforts to stem clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state to ensure peace in the state. He disclosed this during a parley with the national leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and heads of security agencies in…
Obaseki sacks environment commissioner, others
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sacked the Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Reginald Okun.Also affected in the shake-up was the General Manager, Edo State Waste Management Board, Aiyamenkue Akonofua.
Obaseki decries killing of APC youth, orders arrest, prosecution of suspects
Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has expressed shock at the news of the brutal killing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leader in Etsako West Local Government Area of the state, Samson Sedi, said to have been shot by suspected armed robbers on Wednesday night in Jattu.