Edo government to prosecute farming scheme violators
Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, threatened to prosecute farmers who violate the agreement reached in the ongoing Central Bank of Nigeria-backed scheme in the state. The governor stated this in Ekpoma in Esan West Local Government Area (LGA) and at Irrua in Esan Central LGA during a town hall meeting with farmers. …
Obaseki’s convoy in road accident
The convoy of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was yesterday involved in an accident along the Benin-Lagos Express Road. The accident occurred in front of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) but no live was lost except for three persons who sustained injuries. When The Guardian visited the scene of the accident, some private…
Obaseki pledges to sustain Ogbemudia’s legacies
Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, said his administration would continue to build on the legacies of former governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel States, the late Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia.
Edo APC follows trend, wins council poll in landslide
Last Saturday’s local council poll in Edo State, which was won, as usual with ruling parties across the country, in a landslide manner by the All Progressives Congress...
Edo plans merger of Agric Institutes
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed plans to merge Colleges of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi and Agenebodo into a single institution...
Probe of alleged diversion of relief materials begins in Edo
The alleged diversion of over 4,781 bags of rice and other relief materials meant for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Edo State appears to be causing restiveness in government circles.
Obaseki offsets medical bills of indigent patients
No less than 16 patients, including a nursing mother who recently arrived from Libya, yesterday heaved a sigh of relief as their medical bills were cleared by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, a gesture he said would be regular and spread across the three senatorial districts of the state.
Saraki, others task world leaders on illegal migration, trafficking in persons
Nigeria has tasked world leaders on the challenges of illegal migration and trafficking in persons, which were threatening to undermine the quest for global...