Royal Museum: Edo Government, Benin dialogue group to Raise $100m for project
The Benin Royal Museum, a project being developed by the Edo State Government in collaboration with the Benin Dialogue Group, the Benin Royal Court, top Museums in Europe, among other stakeholders, is set to raise $100 million for the iconic project, which would hold restituted Benin artifacts. Representative of Benin artists in the Benin Dialogue…
Obaseki touts strong points against APC’s forces
With the conclusion of nominations by the two major political parties, All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the stage is set for the Edo State
My contract is with Edo people, not godfathers, Governor Obaseki insists
As the political ferment in Edo State careens towards 2020 gubernatorial election, Governor Godwin Obaseki, who had before now played it cool
Governor Obaseki’s divine intactness
Edo State is becoming day by day a really interesting state. The pro-Obaseki supporters and the anti-Obaseki people make the state so. The passions of the governor’ crowd, supporters and friends and the agitations of his dislikers, haters and their mob constitute at the same time joyful and angry expressions we cannot but enjoy.
Opposition, Obaseki’s camp trade tackles over NUT’s recognition
Despite commendations trailing Governor Godwin Obaseki’s recognition by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) for his pragmatic approach to issues of basic education, his political rivals have cashed in on the development to renew their battle.
Governors Obaseki and Okowa’s Ouagadougou
Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso once upon a time called the Republic of Upper Volta. It used to be a colony of France (from 1896 to 1960), and up to now France still has more than a kind of huge political, economic, and cultural control over this tiny French West African country.
Idahosa warns APC against dumping Obaseki
The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has cautioned against attempts to push Governor Godwin Obaseki out of the party.
Edo communities ecstatic as gully erosion projects near completion
Communities affected by gully erosion in Ewu and Ibore in Esan Central Local Council of Edo State have lauded government for the concerted efforts at reclaiming gully erosion sites in the areas. Governor Obaseki secured commitments from the Federal Government, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank to remedy the gully erosion threatening parts…
How Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s domestic pugilism roils Edo APC
There is controversy and there is rancour and subdued anger in Edo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). The tension, which heightened after the just concluded primaries, is unabating. Prior to the recent impasse, there has been widespread expression of dissatisfaction and unrest leading to protests and counter-protests over the conduct of the party’s…
After 70 years of agitation, Edo State government separates Weppa Clan from Uwanno
The agitation for a separate clan from Uwanno by Weppa people in Etsako East Local Council had been a protracted issue for over 70 years. But the people had been unrelenting in their clamour for a clan of their own. The dream of Weppa people was eventually realised in August 2018, when the Weppa-Wanno clan,…