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2 Nov 2021
Edo State Government, yesterday, announced plans and programme of activities for the fifth edition of the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, held yearly to mark the anniversary of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.
7 Oct 2021
Edo State Government has explained that the recent announcement for Alaghodaro was on the composition of the Board of Trustees (BoT) for Alaghodaro and not the organising committee for Governor Godwin Obaseki’s fifth anniversary in office.
20 Aug 2021
Outrage and rejection have continued to trail the purported plan by some Shuwa Arabs, said to be an ethnic group from Borno State to crown one Idris Adanno as the Sultan of Shuwa Arabs of Edo State.
23 Jun 2021
The Edo State Government has intensified the demolition of shopping malls, hotels and other commercial buildings without appropriate approvals from the relevant regulatory authorities.
17 May 2021
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has signed an executive order to deepen investment in infrastructure and the state’s social sector through the Infrastructure Development and Social Investment Tax Credit Scheme Order 2021.
19 Feb 2021
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...
3 Dec 2020
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.
30 Nov 2020
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.
3 Oct 2019
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said peace and tolerance are essential in resolving and preventing conflicts, urging governments at all levels...
19 Jul 2019
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.
27 Feb 2019
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…
11 Sep 2018
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).


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Flooding caused by torrential rains in Sudan has killed at least 52 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes, state media reported Saturday.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is almost set for the Tinubu/Shettima presidential campaign for the 2023 general elections.
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Thirty-five persons kidnapped three weeks ago at Keke Millennium City under Cikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have regained their freedom. The victims returned to Keke B community Saturday evening and were received by hundreds of people. A leader of a Joint Taskforce of the community Uwasu Yunusa confirmed their release. Our correspondent gathered that…
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A group under the aegis of Arewa Paradigm Shift (APS) has explained why PDP Governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, ignored his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal, inviting one of the  APC founding father, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamako, to inaugurate projects in the state. The group's Director of Mobilization, Alhaji Adamu Musa- Illela, explained that "Wike…
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The prime minister serving in Mali's military junta has been hospitalised after suffering an unspecified illness, one of his advisers and a doctor at the clinic treating him told AFP Saturday.