Edo conceives state-led security scheme to tackle insecurity, safeguard residents

By Onome Amuge   Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment towards devising a new state-operated security scheme aimed at tackling insecurity and safeguarding lives and properties in the state. Obaseki, who made this known during a thanksgiving service to commemorate his inauguration for a second term in office, charged religious […]

Edo woos private investors in agriculture with PPP deal

The Edo state government has expressed openness to private investments in its agricultural sector via Public Private Partnership arrangement as part of efforts to diversify its revenue base and job creation prospects for its youth. Godwin Obaseki, the governor who led top government officials on a study visit to Fregede Cassava Farms in Delta, said […]

NEXIM urges Edo state exporters to access export funds

The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) has urged exporters in Edo state to access its N50 billion Export Development Fund (EDF) to boost non-oil revenues of the state. It said aside the N500 billion Export Stimulation Facility and the N50 billion Export Development Fund, which the bank was implementing with the CBN, exporters in the […]

Edo partners SLOT, Oxfam, others, launches EdoJobs to create 200,000 jobs

Godwin Obaseki, Edo State Governor

The Edo State government will in March launch EdoJobs 2.0, the second phase of its skills development programme to fast-track employment creation for youths in the state. In a statement issued by Ukinebo Dare, senior special assistant to the governor on skills development and job creation, the state government said it has sealed partnership agreement […]