2018 EDOFEST: Edo govt firms stakeholders’ engagement for successful outing

2018 EDOFEST: Edo govt firms stakeholders’ engagement for successful outing

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Edo State Government has strengthened partnership with stakeholders in the state’s tourism and hospitality sector, to ensure a smooth outing for the 2018 Edo Festival of Arts and Culture (EDOFEST). Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero, disclosed this after the stakeholders’ meeting held at the Edo Innovation Hub, […]

Flooding: ECOWAS, Edo Govt meet to mitigate impact

Flooding: ECOWAS, Edo Govt meet to mitigate impact

Edo State Government has rescheduled the two-day National Planning Workshop for Flood Emergency Response and Management for September 17 and 18.   The government is organising the workshop in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria.   In a statement, the state government said the workshop, themed Building Flood Resistant Communities, will hold at the […]

Int’l Day of Democracy: Obaseki tasks actors on ideals, development-focused policies

Int’l Day of Democracy: Obaseki tasks actors on ideals, development-focused policies

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has saluted promoters of democracy across the world for defending a system of government that allows people to forge their destinies through popular participation in governance. Obaseki who said this on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, celebrated on September 15, each year, noted […]

Sales intensify for EDPA’s Emotan Gardens, as demand chases available units

Sales intensify for EDPA’s Emotan Gardens, as demand chases available units

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s affordable housing programme has stirred a mild revolution in the state’s real estate sector, as increased confidence in the administration has led to a rush for units in the state government-backed 1800-unit Emotan Gardens housing project. Emotan Gardens, an ambitious affordable real estate project, is being […]

Orphans do not need sympathy or empathy – Activist

Orphans do not need sympathy or empathy – Activist

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Eghosa Ogbebor, the chairman/CEO of EEval Nigeria Limited and Founder Advanced Centre for Peace and Credibility(ACPC) International, a not for profit  organization, has stated that “orphans do not need sympathy or empathy,” adding that “what they need is support of love and affection. They need someone who can build confidence in them […]

I won’t let my constituents down – Senate hopeful vows

I won’t let my constituents down – Senate hopeful vows

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Hon. Sylvanus Igbogbo, the leading contender for the All Progressives Congress(APC) senate seat for Edo Central in 2019, has vowed not to let down the people of the senatorial district when he gets to the upper legislative chamber. He was reacting to recent upsurge in his endorsement by groups and individuals the […]

King stabbed to death by a mentally challenged man in Ekiti

King stabbed to death by a mentally challenged man in Ekiti

 Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin, the Olowa of Odo Oro Ekiti state has been stabbed to death in his palace. The incident, according to reports occurred early on Monday August 20th when a man suspected to be mentally deranged entered the palace and stabbed the monarch multiple times. News of the monarch’s death led to a violent […]

Edo Govt charges traders to pay waste levies to LGAs

Edo Govt charges traders to pay waste levies to LGAs

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Edo State Government has urged traders in markets across Benin City, the state capital to pay levies for waste collection and disposal through market associations to the local councils. The state government said the move is part of effort aimed at ensuring clean and healthy environment through prompt collection and evacuation of […]

Obaseki’s affordable housing project: Edo, only state in Niger Delta with no disturbances on project site – MIXTA Africa

Obaseki’s affordable housing project: Edo, only state in Niger Delta with no disturbances on project site – MIXTA Africa

…Not less than 10000 jobs will be created – EDPA BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN As work progresses on the 1800 housing-unit Emotan Garden project, Project Manager, MIXTA Africa, Mr. Livinus Onunaku, has said that Edo is the only state in the Niger Delta, where they have had no record of disturbances on the project site. Onunaku, […]

Delta killings: Group wants Senator Peter Nwaoboshi interrogated

Delta killings: Group wants Senator Peter Nwaoboshi interrogated

Chris Steven, Abuja The Coalition of Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG), a coalition of several Civil Society Groups  on Human Rights defenders and good governance has called on the Delta State Government to expedite the process of the trial of all those indicted in the killing of innocent Nigerians in Ibusa Delta State in […]

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