Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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Edo State

4 days ago
Edo State has confirmed the death of one person who has not been vaccinated against COVID-19 pandemic, as the state government restates the need for all citizens to get inoculated to remain safe and healthy.
12 Oct
Edo State Government has commenced another phase of demolition of illegal structures and eave extensions in parts of Benin metropolis, in line with the government’s urban renewal drive.
7 Oct
The second night of tributes converged a close-knit circle of Okunbo family members and bosom friends at Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo's residence in GRA Benin in what could be described as a heartfelt evening laced by the sincerity in the eyes and voices of the many who spoke in commemoration of the patriarch. Awe-inspiring words…
7 Oct
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in Justice Joe Acha as the new Chief Judge (CJ) of the state.
6 Oct
Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki inaugurated 11 commissioners and two Special Advisers on Wednesday in Benin as part of those that will constitute the Edo State Executive Council. The governor charged the new appointees to ensure transparency and uphold accountability in all they did in their respective beats. He told them that organisational performance scorecards…
5 Oct
The Edo State Government has ramped up the vaccination of more residents with the COVID-19 vaccines, noting that over 136,082 persons in the 18 councils of the state have been inoculated with one dose of the vaccines since the commencement of the vaccination exercise.
1 Oct
Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, yesterday, canvassed a paradigm shift and national rebirth to place the country on the path of greatness as envisioned by its founding fathers.
30 Sep
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, assured the judiciary of sustained cooperation and support to ensure that more citizens have access to justice, just as he applauded the judiciary for maintaining law, peace and order in the state.
27 Sep
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, have restated the need for more persons to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
27 Sep
A lecturer with the Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU), Ogwa, Edo State, Prof. Ezekiel Shegun Asemah, at the weekend, said government alone could not actualise the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) vision and solicited stakeholders and private sector support to drive the initiative.
22 Sep
The expectation of the drafters of our Constitution is that every State will have a full blown cabinet, comprising Commissioners and Special Advisers, who would develop policies around their specific ministries ...
18 Sep
Edo State Government, yesterday, confirmed the death of two more persons who were not inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccines, raising the total number of mortalities recorded in the third wave of the pandemic to 59.


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