Tag Archives: EDO STATE

Edo government to establish 20 mini-stadia across the state

The government of Edo state is set to establish 20 mini-stadia across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state to facilitate the rapid development of sports talents among youths. The state’s Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamu, ...

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Insecurity in Edo State: Taxi robbers attack photo journalist in Benin


The level of insecurity in Edo State is becoming alarming. Amongst many cases, a Benin-based freelance photo journalists, Mr. Lucky Agie, was on Monday night attacked by suspected armed robbers, on his way home from work. Agie who was attacked ...

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Osinbajo inaugurates 60,000 metric tonnes fertiliser plant in Edo

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Auchi, Edo State inaugurated the Edo Fertilizer Plant and Chemical Company Limited. The plant, said to have the capacity to produce about 60,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer in a year, was revived ...

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World Bank monitoring team ranks Edo high on Transparency, job creation

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The World Bank Implementation Support Team, monitoring the implementation of State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) projects in the Niger Delta region, has ranked Edo State high on transparency and job creation for youths. The leader of the support ...

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EDO: Revenues from tax used for capital projects

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that all the revenues collected by his administration as tax are used for the execution of capital projects across the state. The governor made the disclosure while playing host to ...

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Obaseki approves special bursary for visually impaired students

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has declared that visually impaired students of Edo origin studying in tertiary institutions across the country will henceforth enjoy special bursary. Governor Obaseki gave the approval on Monday during a courtesy call by executive members ...

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2 fresh cases of Lassa Fever confirmed in Edo State

Health authorities in Edo State on Monday confirmed two fresh cases of Lassa Fever in the State. The Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Council of Edo, Dr Sunday Yerumoh, made the confirmation in Igarra. He disclosed ...

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Edo Govt bans use of school premises, roads for social events

The Edo State Government yesterday announced the immediate ban on the use of all premises of public schools, roads and other public places for social events. The ban was contained in a press statement signed by the Commissioner for Communication ...

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Edo auto crach leaves 5 dead, 10 injured

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of five persons in a road traffic accident involving several vehicles on the Benin-Auchi road in Edo, on Saturday. Mr Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Public Education Officer, told the News Agency ...

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Edo Assembly confirms Obaseki’s commissioner nominees

The Edo State House of Assembly, today, confirmed 18 nominees ‎sent to it by Governor Godwin Obaseki as commissioners. The nominees were cleared ‎eight days after the list was read during plenary on June 20, 2017. Obaseki had in a ...

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