Obaseki Allocates Over 40,000 Hectares Of Land To 6 Firms For Oil Palm Plantation

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the allocation of over 40,000 hectares of land to six firms for oil palm cultivation. Obaseki who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, said the step was in furtherance of the government’s vision to make agriculture the mainstay of the state’s economy. The […]

Govt, Community, Religious Leaders Meet In Ikpoba-Okha LGA Over Insecurity

    …As Police Deploys 877 New Constables   As part of efforts to tackle rising insecurity to safeguard lives and property in Edo State, government officials on Monday met with traditional, religious and community leaders in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area (LGA) to chart a path on the new community-based security scheme in the area. […]

Obaseki Extends Health, Life Insurance To Special Constables, As 877 Graduate From Police Training School

    …Gov Tasks Constables On Arrest Of Escaped Prisoners   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has stated Special Constables under the community policing project of the Nigeria Police Force in the state, would benefit from the state government’s health and life insurance packages. Obaseki disclosed this at the Passing out Parade of […]

Runsewe Backs Ogun Gov, Dapo Abiodun Promotion Of Adire Fabrics Economy

        Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe said he has found a soul mate in Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on the strategic campaign to promote indigenous fabrics as national dress code, thus showcasing Nigeria’s iconic cultural heritage. Otunba Runsewe who’s also the President, Africa Region […]

JIFORM Mourns Ghana’s Rawlings, Nigeria’s Balarabe    

    The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), today mourned the passing away of former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings describing him as a great liberator and one of the Pan-Africanists ever lived. The media foundation with over 250 journalists covering migration across the world also expressed condolences to the people of Nigeria over the […]

House Committee On Interior Scores NIS High On Infrastructural Development

  The Chairman House Committee on Interior, Honourable Nasir, SaniZangon-Daura has extolled the massive infrastructural boost at the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). A statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration(DCI),Sunday James, explained  the Chairman made the remark when he visited the service Headquarters of the NIS on Tuesday, November 10, […]

Obaseki Presents N153.4B 2021 Budget Proposal To Edo Assembly

    …Education, Health, Infrastructure Get Lion Share   …Prioritises Capacity Building, Hiring Professionals Into Civil Service To Boost Efficiency   Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has presented a N153.4 billion budget proposal to the Edo State House of Assembly, for the 2021 fiscal year, representing a 9.7 per cent increase from the […]

Edo Govt. Distributes Relief Materials To Victims Of Flood Disaster In Etsako Central, Esan South-East  

  The Edo State Government has distributed another batch of relief materials to victims of flood disaster in Esan South East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The state government delegation led by the Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon. Benjamin Iyase also visited Oghomere Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp, in Ekperi, […]

Money Laundering: Court Adjourns Trial of Atiku’s Lawyer, Brother, Till Dec. 7

      Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Further trial of Mr. Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to former Vice President,  Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, currently being prosecuted over alleged money laundering to the tune of $2 million, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, has been adjourned till December 7, 2020. The adjournment was at the instance of […]

Kemi , 28-Year Old Nigerian Lady Cries From Oman, Begs FG For Rescue

  … Says I Cannot Cope With The Job, I Want To Go Back Home     A 28-year old Nigerian, Miss Najeeb Rukoyat Kemi from Ikire town in Osun State has made a passionate appeal to the Federal Government to come to her rescue in Oman where she is being presently held in captivity. […]