Tag Archives: EDO STATE

Edo to establish fabrication village, signs MoU with NIW

he Edo Government has resolved to set up a foundry and fabrication village in an effort to spur skill and technological development and fast track the industrialisation of the state. The state has therefore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ...

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NAPTIP arrests notorious human trafficker in Benin, rescues 3 victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Sunday said it has arrested a notorious human trafficker and rescued three victims from his residence in Benin. Mr Josiah Emerole, the Head, Press and Public Relations, NAPTIP, ...

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Obaseki suspends LG Head of Service for lateness

Governor Godwin Obaseki, of Edo state, on Wednesday suspended top officials of Egor Local Government Council over alleged negligence of duty and coming late to work. Those affected were the Head of Service, Rachel Oriefo and all Heads of Departments of ...

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EDO: Oil rich Gelegele gets potable water

The Federal Government has constructed a borehole with overhead tank at the oil-rich Gelegele Community in Edo to put an end to many years of water scarcity in the community. The project was executed through the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) ...

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BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Obaseki’s election as Edo Governor

Members of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State are in high spirit, as the Edo Election Petition Tribunal on Friday upheld the election of Mr Godwin Obaseki as governor of Edo. In a two-hour ruling read by the Chairman ...

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Edo declares Friday public holiday for Ogbemudia

The Edo Government has declared Friday public holiday in honour of the late Samuel Ogbemudia, former governor of the defunct Mid-West Region and Bendel. John Mayaki, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Godwin Obaseki, said this in a statement he ...

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Edo government serves warning notice to street traders

Edo state government has advised Street traders and persons who trade on the walkway to relocate into the market as the government would commence the enforcement of the law against street trading. The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who ...

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Guinness opens N4.8bn Spirit production line in Benin

As part of efforts to fulfil his campaign promise of creating 200,000 jobs in four years, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has promised that his administration would partner Guinness PLC in achieving that feat. Obaseki made the promise on ...

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Buhari to pay 2-day working visit to Edo State

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to pay a 2-day official visit to Edo State on Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to Edo State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, ...

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Photos: Protesting Uselu market women shut Benin-Lagos highway

Protesters under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, on Monday at about 8:20am blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo to relocate traders. The placard-carrying women blocked both sides ...

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