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Obaseki, Oshiomhole meet in Auchi

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor and former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, met again on Saturday.

Oshiomhole’s N30bn water project a fraud: Obaseki blows hot

Governor Godwin Obaseki has labeled the N30 billion Benin stormwater project, carried out by Adam Oshiomhole's administration, a ploy to defraud the people of Edo state.

Edo has no funds to host National Sports Festival – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called on the Federal Government to help in funding the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in the state.

Obaseki, PDP leaders fighting over sharing formula for positions

Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Peoples Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict within his cabinet.

#EdoDecides2020: Obaseki wins at Ize Iyamu’s LG after PDP’s alarm

Richard Elesho/ Jethro Ibileke Governor Godwin Obaseki of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been declared winner of Orhiomwon Local Government as announcement of the results...

Prophet Samuel decrees peaceful election in Edo

By Daniels Ekugo Abuja popular clergy and General Overseer of Shiloh Word Chapel, Prophet I.O. Samuel has prayed for peaceful elections in the midst of...

Obaseki kicks off countdown to Edo 2020

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has flagged off the countdown to the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) holding in Benin, the State capital on Friday, 21st February, 2020.

We won’t continue with Oshiomhole’s bad policies – Obaseki

Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Taiwo Akerele, has rebuffed claims that the governor did not continue with his predecessor’s projects and policies.

Edo Assembly crisis: Oshiomhole’s a biased leader, says Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki has attacked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole for linking him with the crisis at the Edo House of Assembly, calling him a bias leader.

Obaseki kicks against child marriage, seeks return of 14-yr-old child bride

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration would not allow children to be denied the opportunity to go to school in the state.

Gowon, Obaseki, Okowa, others bid Ejoor farewell

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon on Friday said the unity of Nigeria was a collective responsibility of everyone. Gowon made the remarks at...

Edo to begin payment of N30,000 minimum wage immediately – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Wednesday said the state would commence implementation ​of the new national minimum wage immediately.

Cult invasion: Obaseki orders police to apprehend gang members

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the invasion of two secondary schools on Tuesday in Benin, by suspected cult members.

Obaseki commiserates with Igbinedion’s family over son’s death

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the family of former Governor of the State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, over the death if his son, Osaretin.

Obaseki signs Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill into law

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill 2019 into law.

Obaseki approves N843m for the payment of LG pensioners

The sum of N843, 324, 509.46 has been approved by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, for the payment of arrears owed local government pensioners covering years 2015 to 2018.

Edo PDP: Obaseki has no business being Governor

Chief Dan Orbih, chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo state, said Godwin Obaseki has no business being Governor of the state.

Obaseki launches Edo Security Trust Fund

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday launched the state's Security Trust Fund/Security Architecture.

Imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship -Obaseki urges politicians

The President of the Midwest Movement, Don- Pedro Obaseki,has urged presidential candidates in the 2019 elections to exhibit the spirit of sportsmanship in order...

2019: Obaseki charges corps members on patriotism, commitment

As the 2019 general elections approaches, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has charged corps members to be patriotic and committed during the conduct of the elections.

Alleged poor performance: Obaseki walks BEDC MD out of his office

There was mild drama on Tuesday at the Government House in Benin, when Governor Godwin Obaseki walked the Managing Director of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mrs. Funke Osibodu, out of his office, for allegedly failing to meet obligations to electricity consumers in Edo and throwing the state into darkness for weeks.

Gov. Obaseki rewards 33 Edo traffic officers

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has rewarded 33 outstanding officers of the State Traffic Control and Management Agency (EDSTMA) with automatic promotion and cash award of N250, 000 each.

Obaseki orders arrest of BEDC officials for removing transformer bought by Ihovbor Community

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Monday ordered the arrest of officials of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for allegedly removing a transformer...

Anenih: Edo PDP lauds Obaseki for declaring 3-day mourning period

Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for declaring a three-day mourning period in honor of the late former Chairman of Board of Trustees of the party, Chief Tony Anenih.

Obaseki declares three days mourning in Edo for Anenih

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Tuesday declared a three-day mourning period in honour of late elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih.

Edo’s ready to pay N30,000 new minimum wage – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured workers in the State that his administration will pay the new minimum wage for workers in the country.

Why I never query journalists’ reports – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday explained that he has never called any journalist to query a news report because he is a "believer of press freedom."

Anenih: Family formally announces death, as Oshiomhole, Obaseki, Okowa mourn

The family of the former Board of Trustees of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has formally announced the passing on of the political icon.

Obaseki charges Corps members to fight crime, humanity trafficking

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has charged Corps members deployed to the State to join forces in the fight against economic crimes, women and child trafficking and other vices.

Obaseki congratulates Osun governor-elect, Oyetola

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has congratulated Mr Gboyega Oyetola, Osun governor-elect, describing his victory as “hard-fought.”

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