Edo State won’t cede any land to herdsmen, SSG insists
The Edo State Government yesterday, restated that it will not cede any part of its land for grazing of cattle in the state. In a statement issued in Benin City, Secretary to the State Government...
Obaseki swears in SSG, urges courage, resilience to deliver on mandate
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, swore in Osarodion Ogie, as Secretary to the State Government (SSG), urging him to remain undaunted and focused to deliver on his renewed mandate to serve Edo people.
CCETC-Ossiomo IPP powers Edo secretariat complex, high court with constant electricity
Barely one month after lighting up the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, the 55MW CCETC-Ossiomo Independent Power Plant (IPP) has commenced 24-hour power supply to the Edo State Secretariat and the State High Court on Sapele Road, Benin City.
Obaseki seeks peaceful resolution of conflicts, sacks aides
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said peace and tolerance are essential in resolving and preventing conflicts, urging governments at all levels...
You can’t shut Edo Assembly, Obaseki dares Reps
The Edo Government yesterday maintained that the House of Representatives lacked the constitutional powers to shut the state House of Assembly. The Governor Godwin Obaseki administration was responding to Wednesday’s resolution of the lower chamber of the National Assembly ordering the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to seal off the complex until a ‘proper inauguration’ was done.
Residents of Umuahia, Benin react over Buhari’s re-election
Some residents of Umuahia and Benin, both in Abia and Edo have reacted to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to remain in office for the next four years. While some expressed jubilation over the re-election, others who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) congratulated the president calling on him to carry everybody…
Danger signal from Edo job market
Another practical expression of the heightening unemployment crisis in the country manifested the other day when 8000 job applicants sat for “aptitude test” for only 250 available positions in Edo State Traffic Management Agency (EDSTMA).
Obaseki appoints Ihonvbere, Idah, Eboigbe, others as special advisers
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has announced the appointment of Prof. Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, in the Governor’s Office. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie disclosed this yesterday.