Edo State News

Obaseki approves 13th month salary for workers


The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved December 27 for the payment of the 13th month salary to workers in the state. The state Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, noted that the governor has continued to prioritise the welfare of workers in the state […]

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From glory to gory: Sorry state of Benin-Warri Road 


Travelling the highway from Benin City in Edo State to Warri in Delta State used to be a breeze. That was several years ago when the road was still in good shape. However, the current dilapidated state of the Federal Government road has led to countless deaths and long delays in travel time. IDAHOSA MOSES […]

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PDP releases timetable for Edo gov election


The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has released its schedule of activities ahead of the Edo State governorship election. The timetable which was signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, was released on Thursday after a joint meeting of the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee of the party […]

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Obaseki hails Insurance goalie, Obasogie on Super Eagles invitation


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Bendel Insurance goalkeeper, Amas Obasogie, on his call-up to the Super Eagles ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe. The 23-year-old Obasogie was invited by the Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro to replace Maduka Okoye. He will compete with Francis Uzoho (Omonia […]

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Edo poll: Ex-works minister, others defect to APC


The Minister of Works under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Arch Mike Onolememen, and a former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, who stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki in 2020 when he defected from the APC to the PDP, Gideon Ikhine were both received by the APC on Monday. Receiving the two heavyweights and […]

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