Edo’s focus is on Sports Festival, not Youth Games, says Obaseki
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki yesterday explained why his state has not been part of the National Youth Games (NYG) since it debuted in Ilorin, Kwara State in 2015.
FG, Chinese, Edo partner on Benin River Port, Industrial Park, others
Edo State looks set to secure the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s $60 billion financial support for Africa, which was announced at the 2018 Beijing Summit under the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in China.
APC chieftain denies complicity in attack on Obaseki
Former Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Edo State, Ken Ihensekhien, has said that he neither dislikes Governor Godwin Obaseki nor was responsible for the attack on his convoy. In a release made available to journalists yesterday, Ihensekhien said those linking him with the attack on Obaseki were misguided. He urged APC leaders in…
APC leaders condemn attack on Governor Obaseki
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo Central Senatorial district have condemned attack on Gov Godwin Obaseki by some youths believed to have been hired thugs.
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 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.