Obaseki Boosts Police Morale, Promises Rebuilding Of Destroyed Stations, Payment Of Officers’ Hospital Bills, Others

    …Meets Senior Officers On Restoration Of Peace, Order   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the state’s Police Command not to be demoralised by the recent incidents that stemmed from the hijack of the #EndSARS protests in the state but draw lessons from them and rebuild trust with members of […]

Ahead AFCON Qualifier Game In Benin, Shaibu, Pinnick Inspect Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium

    As part of preparations for the Super Eagles’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick, has inspected the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Pinnick was accompanied by the Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade, Philip Shaibu, who led other stakeholders […]

Unpaid Debt: Court To Hear AMCON’s Suit Against Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah Nov. 26

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Justice Ayokunle Faji the Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed November 26, 2020, for hearing of a suit filed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and his company, Capital Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited, over alleged N135 billion unpaid debt. Justice Faji fixed the date, […]

Obaseki Pledges Support For Okonjo-Iweala, Says Fmr. Minister Best Option For WTO Top Job

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed his support for the candidacy of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of  World Trade Organisation (WTO), noting that her competence and experience as a renowned economist and international development expert make her eminently suited for the WTO top […]

Lekki Toll Gate Shootings: Lagos Govt. Requested Military To Intervene To Restore Normalcy–Army

    The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army has stated that soldiers were deployed to Lekki Toll Gate on the instance of the Lagos State Government. The latest development by the 81 Division of the Army further  faults the denial by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu that he did not invite soldiers to […]

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Reopening Of Lagos Markets  

    The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu has approved the full re-opening  of both food markets and non food markets in the state . With the governor’s approval, markets are now to open daily as obtained before the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic. The re-opening of Lagos markets is contained in a statement […]

#EndSARS: Obaseki Inaugurates Judicial Panel Of Inquiry, Says  Hearing Will Be Made Public

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry established to look into the activities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and the circumstances surrounding #EndSARS protests in the state and investigate cases of human rights abuses by operatives of the defunct unit. The panel headed by […]

Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu

  …Says I Came To Ask Sanwo-Olu If He Was The One Who Ordered Soldiers To Attack #EndSARS Protesters …I Did Not Travel Out Of Nigeria, I Am A Lagosian … I Still Hold The Title Of Asiwaju Of Lagos, I Am Still Jagaban     The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

#ENDSARS: US Shuts Consulate In Lagos

  The United States today issued a security alert over the ongoing #EndSARS protest in Nigeria, asking its citizens to avoid areas where protests and demonstrations are going on and to check local media for updates and traffic This was contained in a statement made available today by the Consulate. In the statement, the US […]

Obaseki Congratulates Oba Of Benin On Birthday, 4th Coronation Anniversary

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, on his birthday celebration and fourth coronation anniversary. The governor, in a statement, prayed for more years of unmatched advancement and development with Oba’s continued reign on the throne […]