Obaseki Approves Automatic Promotion, N11.5m Cash Prize To 23 Outstanding Civil Servants

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has decorated 23 state workers, who exhibit a deep sense of diligence, commitment and dedication to their duties in the state civil service. The governor said plans are underway to establish the Edo State Public Service Training Academy with a training facility that will accommodate…

The Legalization Of Sports Betting And Its Implications

Starting from 1992, sports betting was illegal across the vast majority of the US territories. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was enacted this year, prohibiting individual states from legalizing sports betting within their jurisdictions. However, this all changed in May 2018 when the Supreme Court of the US overturned PASPA for being…

Edo Govt. Directs Tricycle Operators To Leave Major Roads, Unapproved Routes

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has directed operators of tricycles, popularly called Keke, who ply unapproved routes to return their business to the roads and streets approved for them by the state government. Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, who spoke to journalists in Benin…

8 Youths Died During Lagos Island Mayhem…. Residents And Traders Live In Fear As Shops Burgled.

LAGOS – Residents and traders in some parts of Lagos Island are now living in fear as eight youths have reportedly died during the renewed bloody clashes between Onola and Okepopo boys at weekend. Several others including one Almajiri man were learnt to have sustained fatal injuries during the attack and counter attack by the…

Protests: Edo Csos Kick Against BEDC License Renewal, Solidarizes With Electricity Employees.

Benin city – As the operational license of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) expires at the end of October 2018, the Edo Civil Society Organization (EDO CSOs) today rounded off a 3-Day protests against alleged plans by the federal government to extend it. The organization which is a network of civil society groups in the…

Edo Govt ready to pay agreed minimum wage, Obaseki Assures …Ready for N30,000

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured workers in the State that his administration will be the first to implement the resolution reached at the emergency meeting between the Federal Government and state governors over the new minimum wage for workers in the country. Obaseki gave the assurance while addressing members of the…

Obaseki to reward hardworking civil servants

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will on November 1, reward productivity among civil servants, especially those who have continued to demonstrate commitment to discharging their duties. While presenting cheques to families of deceased state employees under the Life Insurance policy of the State Contributory Pension Scheme at the Government…

Emotan Gardens: Our affordable housing products are tailored to suit needs, aspirations of Edo people – MIXTA Nigeria

…cites Obaseki’s pro-business agenda for new investment As subscribers queue to snatch the various housing types being developed in the 1800 Emotan Gardens on Sokponba Road in Benin City, the joint venture partner developing the estate, MIXTA Nigeria, has said that the estate’s unique selling point is its tailored products that meet the housing needs…