Posts Tagged ‘Edo’

Edo Will Not Give Any Land To Herdsmen For Grazing – Obaseki

Edo State Government has said it will not give any part of its lands for cattle grazing. This was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., on Thursday. The SSG said that the position of Governor Obaseki’s administration on the matter is clear and has not shifted since […]

We’ll Flush Out killer Herdsmen In Edo Forests – Gov. Obaseki

As the Edo state government intensifies efforts to flush out criminals from the state, Governor Godwin Obaseki says the state government has concluded plans to launch an operation to comb forests in the state for killer herdsmen. Governor Obaseki disclosed this when he led heads of security agencies in the state on a fact-finding tour […]

COVID-19: Edo Has Capacity To Conduct 600 Tests Daily – Obaseki

By Onwuka Gerald Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has setup capacity to conduct 600 COVID-19 tests daily. Governor Obaseki charged stakeholders and residents to support the government’s efforts in containing further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor stated this while briefing journalists in Benin on Sunday. His words, “Responding to COVID-19 , we […]

Former Edo Commissioner, Didi Adodo, Reportedly Dies Of COVID-19

By Seun Adeuyi Comrade Didi Adodo, a former Commissioner for Establishment and Special Duties in Edo State, is dead. He reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday from COVID-19 complications. Before his death, he was the General Secretary of Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ISSSAN). Adodo was also a former General […]

Court Affirms Obaseki As Edo Governor

By Seun Adeuyi The Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the election of Godwin Obseki as the governor of Edo State. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, who delivered the judgment on Saturday, dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the governor by the All Progressives Party (APC) and a chieftain of the party, Williams Edobor. […]

#EndSARS: Police Re-arrest 10 Escapees From Edo Jail Break

The police have so far rearrested about 10 escapees from the jail break at the two correctional facilities in Benin City. Mr Johnson Kokumo, Edo State Police Commissioner, said this in Benin on Wednesday while parading them along with other criminal suspects. Mr. Kokumo identified Emmanuel Udoh, Friday Etim, Victor Akpotor, Fortunate Precious and Osarumen […]